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IFC greenlights Marc Maron show straight to series (Exclusive)

IFC greenlights Marc Maron show straight to series (Exclusive)

By | March 17, 2012 at 10:39 am | 18 comments

UPDATE: March 20, 8:30 pm EST: IFC confirms at the network's up-front presentation in New York that Marc Maron's show -- tentatively titled Maron -- has been picked up as a full series. IFC's description of the show is below: Marc Maron has been a comedian for 25 years. He’s...

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Carrie Brownstein confirms Portlandia will be back for season 3

Carrie Brownstein confirms Portlandia will be back for season 3

By | March 13, 2012 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments

In an interview today with Australian radio show The Doctor hosted by Lindsay McDougall on the Triple J radio station, Carrie Brownstein confirmed that IFC has picked up Portlandia for a third season. As she's currently on tour with her band Wild Flag, filming has not yet begun,...

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SXSW Comedy: Day 3, feat. Tim Heidecker, Reggie Watts, T.J. Miller and more!

SXSW Comedy: Day 3, feat. Tim Heidecker, Reggie Watts, T.J. Miller and more!

By | March 13, 2012 at 3:58 pm | One comment

Day 3 did not go as planned. I began my comedy day at IFC’s Crossroads House at the Vice Bar on 6th Street, which would feature a live performance of Scott Aukerman's popular podcast (and now television show on IFC) Comedy Bang Bang. The bar quickly filled to capacity,...

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Thank you, Seth Rogen for having balls about the Chris Brown and Rihanna thing (Video)

Thank you, Seth Rogen for having balls about the Chris Brown and Rihanna thing (Video)

By | February 27, 2012 at 4:11 pm | One comment

The night before the Oscars went down, Seth Rogen hosted the Independent Spirit Awards on IFC, held annually to honor movies made by independently-run studios. It's sort of the anti-Oscars in a lot of ways; the most glaring difference is in the general presentation. Rogen freely...

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Comedian Juston McKinney inks development deal with Denis Leary’s Apostle and IFC

Comedian Juston McKinney inks development deal with Denis Leary’s Apostle and IFC

By | February 9, 2012 at 11:47 am | No comments

Stand-up comedian Juston McKinney may be taking his web series Hosed to a new, cable television audience if all goes according to plan. McKinney signed a deal with Denis Leary’s production company Apostle, in which his Web series Hosed would be developed for IFC, which is...

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Comedy Bang Bang will become a television show on IFC

Comedy Bang Bang will become a television show on IFC

By | January 9, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 2 comments

IFC has started their comedy programming in 2012 off with a "bang." There has been an incredible amount of hype surrounding the second season of Portlandia (and for good reason) with Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, not to mention their live tour that's touring the...

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Listen to NPR’s 38-minute interview with Portlandia stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein

Listen to NPR’s 38-minute interview with Portlandia stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein

By | January 5, 2012 at 2:21 pm | No comments

Portlandia's second season debuts tomorrow on IFC at 10 pm ET! And the show's stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein sat down with Terry Gross, of NPR's Fresh Air recently. It aired this morning. And you can listen to the entire thing here. You. Are....

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Spend 24 minutes behind the scenes at ‘Portlandia’ with Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein

Spend 24 minutes behind the scenes at ‘Portlandia’ with Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein

By | December 29, 2011 at 11:07 am | No comments

Portlandia's second season on IFC is fast approaching, comedy nerds. In fact, we're just eight days away from the bizarrely funny sketch show's Jan. 6 premiere (10 pm ET)! So, to further whet your appetite for the second coming of Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein and co.,...

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Portlandia’s Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein are going on tour!

Portlandia’s Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein are going on tour!

By | November 21, 2011 at 10:41 am | No comments

In the unlikely event you're not properly excited for the second season of IFC's Portlandia, which goes down Jan. 6, let us submit this delicious piece of information. The show's stars, writers and co-creators Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein are hitting the road for a string...

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