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IFC Renews Portlandia for Two More Seasons

Portlandia Renewed Season 4 Season 5

IFC announced on Wednesday morning that its Friday night staple, Portlandia, has been renewed for not one but two more seasons.

The 10-episode Seasons 4 and 5 will premiere …READ MORE


Exclusive Portlandia First Look: SNL's Bill Hader Drops By for Some Finale Fun With Fred Armisen

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No doubt making Lost‘s John Locke proud, Bill Hader drops by this Friday’s Portlandia finale (IFC, 10/9c) to take Peter and Nance on a walkabout — and we’ve got your exclusive first look at the adventure. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO


Breaking Bad, Louie, Girls and Portlandia Win Big at 2013 Writers Guild Awards

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Breaking Bad and Louie took top TV honors at Sunday’s 2013 Writers Guild Awards, winning best drama and comedy series respectively.

Individual achievement kudos (awarded to a specific episode) went to …READ MORE


TVLine Items: Big C's Final Season Title Change and Casting Scoop, Portlandia Promo and More!

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The Big C‘s fourth and final season has yet to secure a premiere date, but it has obtained a brand-new name.

Titled The Big C: hereafter, the four-episode event will conclude the story of Laura Linney’s cancer-battling Cathy and those who have stood by her side over the past three seasons. It will also introduce two new characters in guest stars Kathy Najimy and Isaac Mizrahi, Showtime announced Thursday. READ MORE


TVLine Items: Sevigny to Portlandia, Bieber Does Simpsons, Have Gun-Will Travel Reboot and More

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Chloe Sevigny is moving to Portlandia.

The Big Love alumna has joined Season 3 of the quirky IFC comedy as …READ MORE


TVLine Items: Portlandia Makes a Summer Brunch Date, G4 Gets Lost Again and More!

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Put a bird on this: IFC is serving up an extra offering of Portlandia.

Portlandia: The Brunch Special, featuring a director’s cut of the Season 2 finale “Brunch Village,” will air July 20 at 11/10c. READ MORE


The TVLine-Up: TV Worth Watching This Friday

"Ruddy Cheeks" --  Lisbon (Robin Tunney) and the CBI try to narrow down the list of suspects when a terminally ill man, is found murdered, on THE MENTALIST, on a special night and time, Friday, March 9 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Greg Gayne/Warner Bros. √?¬©2012 Warner Bros. Television. All Rights Reserved.

On TV this Friday: We see an extra dose of The Mentalist, a red-hot Grimm, Portlandias very special season finale, sibling rivalry on Blue Bloods and more. Here are nine programs to keep on your radar. READ MORE


The TVLine-Up: TV Worth Watching This Friday

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On TV this Friday: A Gifted Man tries to save his Sons of Anarchy sweetheart, Merlin and Spartacus lead important missions, Laverne De Fazio crashes a Portlandia party and more. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features, here are eight programs to keep on your radar. READ MORE


Exclusive: The Simpsons Travels to Portlandia, Taps Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein

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The Simpsons is jumping on the fast-moving Portlandia bandwagon.

The Fox ‘toon has tapped Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein — the stars of IFC’s Portland-influenced comedy series — to lend their voices to an episode set to air next fall (during the show’s 24th season).

The duo will play …READ MORE


Portlandia Season 2 Scoop: Expect Pickling, a BSG Spoof and a Very Special House Guest

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When Portlandia premiered, no one expected it to be a success, much less one of the overnight variety. But danged if the show — a series of sketch-comedy vignettes starring real-life BFFs Fred Armisen (SNL) and newcomer Carrie Brownstein — didn’t break out. Set in a dreamy, romanticized version of Portland, Ore., it pokes fun at the city’s hipster-hippie residents, who seem to want to “pickle everything” (and we mean everything). What — and who — can you expect from the upcoming season, premiering tonight, Jan. 6, at 10 pm on IFC? Read on and find out! …READ MORE