Portlandia


HBO greenlights Spanish-language comedy

HBO has given the green light to a Spanish-language comedy pilot named Mexico City: Only Good Things Happen. The half-hour series is created by Portlandia star and producer Fred Armisen (pictured left), Broadway Video and Más Mejor. The comedy follows a group of friends obsessed with horror films and monster makeup in present day Mexico. […]

Portlandia to end after eighth season

IFC’s US hipster comedy Portlandia will return for its eight and final season in 2018. The long running sketch series, which began in 2011, satirises modern culture in Portland, Oregon, through a group of eccentric misfits including feminist bookstore owners Toni (Carrie Brownstein) and Candace (Fred Armisen), and bohemian couple Peter (Armisen) and Nance (Brownstein). US cable […]