Armisen to Present at This Year’s Creative Arts Emmy Awards

Fred Armisen is about to get creative

The 47-year-old half-Venezuelan American actor and former Saturday Night Live star, who received his first-ever Emmy nomination in an acting category this year, will be among the presenters at the 2014 Creative Arts Emmy Awards on August 16, according to the show’s executive producer Spike Jones Jr.

Fred Armisen

Armisen, who earneda best supporting actor in a comedy nod for Portlandia, the IFC series filmed and set in Portland, joins a list of presenters that includes Jane Lynch, Morgan Freeman, Tony Goldwyn, Heidi Klum and much of the nominated cast of Orange Is the New Black.

Other presenters include Patrick Adams (Suits), Vince Gilligan (Breaking Bad), Tony Goldwyn (Scandal), Judy Greer (Archer), Jonathan Groff (The Normal Heart), Tim Gunn (Project Runway), Tony Hale (Veep), Allison Janney (MomMasters of Sex), Keegan Michael Key (Key and Peele), Natasha Lyonne (Orange Is the New Black), Joe Manganiello (True Blood), Joel McHale (The Soup; Community), Aisha Tyler (Archer), Matt Walsh (Veep), Matt Weiner (Mad Men) and Bellamy Young (Scandal).

This year’s awards show will take place a week and a day before the Primetime Emmy Awards. An edited version of the show will be broadcast on the FXM cable network.

The entire show will be streamed on Emmys.com from noon to 3 p.m. on Monday Aug. 25, just before the Primetime Emmy Awards.

Diaz’s Character to Experience Torture on ABC’s “Scandal”

Guillermo Díaz is about toexperience torture like he’s never experienced it before…

In the latest preview clip for an upcoming episdoe of ABC’s Scandal, the 37-year-old Cuban-American actor is featured in a graphic torture scene. In the teaser, Diaz’s character Huck is being interrogated after he was arrested under the Patriot Act in the last episode. Accused of attempting to assassinate President Fitzgerald Grant (Tony Goldwyn), he’s forced to admit to the crime he didn’t actually commit during the brutal interrogation.

GUILLERMO DIAZ

“His past has prepared him for what’s coming – but I can’t say what is,” Diaz previously teased about what’s coming for him next. “It’s not going to be good.”

With Huck being held under the Patriot Act, Kerry Washington‘s Olivia and her team get unexpected assistance from an old friend. Meanwhile, Olivia helps First Lady Mellie (Bellamy Young) out of a very compromising situation that could affect Fitz’s (Goldwyn) future, and her relationship with Senator Edison Davis (Norm Lewis) reaches a boiling point.

The new episode titled “One for the Dog” will air this Thursday, January 10 at 10:00 pm ET on ABC.