or


[12/11/12 - 09:16 AM]
Video: New IFC.com Web Series Explores the Real-Life Characters That Inspire "Portlandia"
Kumail Nanjiani stars as the tour guide to some of the idiosyncratic real-life Portland locations and residents that serve as the show's biggest influences.

[via press release from IFC]

NEW IFC.COM WEB SERIES EXPLORES THE REAL-LIFE CHARACTERS THAT INSPIRE "PORTLANDIA"

Starring Kumail Nanjiani

Portlandia Season Three Premieres Friday, January 4 at 10:00pm ET/PT

NEW YORK, NY -Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - Before IFC's hit series Portlandia returns Friday, January 4, 2013 at 10:00pm ET/PT, IFC.com is pulling back the curtain on the town of Portland and the colorful locals that inspire the show with the new web series, Kumail Tours Portlandia. Comedian and frequent Portlandia guest star, Kumail Nanjiani (Franklin & Bash) stars as the tour guide to some of the idiosyncratic real-life Portland locations and residents that serve as the show's biggest influences. Directed by Portlandia co-creator and director Jonathan Krisel, Kumail Tours Portlandia premieres today exclusively on IFC.com with additional webisodes posting weekly throughout December and January http://www.ifc.com/shows/portlandia/kumail-tours-portlandia.

In the premiere webisode of Kumail Tours Portlandia, Kumail meets the real-life Toni & Candace by exploring the sketch-worthy feminist bookstore "In Other Words." Future Kumail tours include a conversation with the cosplay enthusiasts of the Portland Steampunk Society, an exploration of a vegan strip club and a visit to a local chicken retirement home.

"To meet people who actually embody the characters on Portlandia is very surreal," commented Nanjiani. "I went to a vegan strip club. Only in Portland would strip club patrons care if the food is vegan. Who's eating at the strip club anyway? You should eat a nice light meal before you go."

Watch how Portlanders continue to inspire Portlandia by catching the premiere of the third season on Friday, January 4, 2013 at 10pm ET/PT on IFC. In addition to the premiere in January, fans will receive an early all-new pre-premiere episode Friday, December 14, 2012 at 10:30pm ET/PT, which will also be available on IFC.com, the Portlandia Facebook page and iTunes the next day.

For continued updates on the new season of Portlandia, please check out: Facebook: facebook.com/portlandia Twitter: @ifcportlandia/#portlandia Online: http://www.ifc.com/shows/portlandia

About IFC

IFC creates and champions authentic, original comedies that are "Always On. Slightly Off," which air alongside an extraordinary collection of films and comedic cult TV shows. IFC.com features exclusive video, web series, podcasts, blogs and additional content that engages fans with IFC originals. The network's On Demand offering, IFC Free, gives viewers the opportunity to watch select content from IFC whenever they want. Established in 1994, IFC is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc. and is available in nearly 70 million homes on every major cable, satellite and TelCo provider.





  [december 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· PORTLANDIA (IFC)





most recent video | view all posts
[07/18/18 - 09:13 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - Rev Run's Scripted Netflix's Comedy - "All About the Washingtons"
The series is an autobiographical family sitcom that follows Joey Washington (Joey Simmons/Rev Run) and his wife Justine Washington (Justine Simmons), playing fictionalized versions of themselves raising a family of four kids.

[07/13/18 - 10:48 AM]
Video: "Casual" Official Trailer - The Final Season - A Hulu Original
All eight episodes will premiere on Tuesday, July 31.

[07/12/18 - 01:09 PM]
Video: Trailer Debut - "The Bleeding Edge," A Searing New Expose by Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering
Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering turn their sights on the $400 billion medical device industry in the Netflix film, examining lax regulations, corporate cover-ups, and profit driven incentives that put patients at risk daily.

[07/12/18 - 11:48 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - "Duck Duck Goose" Starring Jim Gaffigan and Zendaya and Directed by Christopher Jenkins
Lance Lim, Greg Proops, Reggie Watts, Natasha Leggero, Diedrich Bader, Stephen Fry, Craig Ferguson, Jennifer Grey, Rick Overton, and Carl Reiner are also featured in the Netflix original.

[07/12/18 - 08:16 AM]
Video: First Trailer for Netflix Film "The Package" - Starring Daniel Doheny, Geraldine Viswanathan and Sadie Calvano
When five teens go on a spring break camping trip, an unfortunate accident sets off a race against time to save their friend's most prized possession.

[07/11/18 - 08:01 AM]
Video: Just Be You - "Sierra Burgess Is a Loser" Trailer and Key Art Debut
The Netflix movie is billed as a modern rom-com retelling of the Cyrano de Bergerac story set in high school.

[07/11/18 - 07:04 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - "Extinction" Starring Michael Pena and Lizzy Caplan and Directed by Ben Young
The Netflix original movie will launch on Friday, July 27.

[07/10/18 - 09:02 AM]
Video: Official Trailer - Hulu Original "Castle Rock" from J.J. Abrams and Stephen King
"Castle Rock" is an original story that combines the mythological scale and intimate character storytelling of King's best-loved works, weaving an epic saga of darkness and light, played out on a few square miles of Maine woodland.

[07/09/18 - 11:26 AM]
Video: Trailer - The Final Season of "Versailles" on Ovation
In season three, Louis XIV (George Blagden) resolves to regain control of his own life, his precious Versailles, and France itself.

[07/09/18 - 08:05 AM]
Video: Official Trailer Release - "Orange Is the New Black" Season Six
The ladies of Litchfield are back with iron wills and nothing to lose.

[07/02/18 - 10:37 AM]
Video: Official Trailer Revealed for TNT's "I Am the Night"
Chris Pine stars in the limited series, formerly known as "One Day She'll Darken."

[06/29/18 - 07:01 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - "Father of the Year" Starring David Spade
Nat Faxon, Joey Bragg, Matt Shively and Bridgit Mendler also star in the Netflix film.

[06/29/18 - 06:00 AM]
Video: Starz Releases Official Trailer for New Original Series "America to Me" Set to Debut August 26 at 9 PM ET/PT
The series follows students, teachers and administrators in suburban Chicago's Oak Park and River Forest High School over the course of a year.

[06/28/18 - 08:30 AM]
Video: A Feisty Elf, A Personal Demon, And A Princess Who Can Drink You Under the Table Welcome to Dreamland with First Look Teaser for "Disenchantment"
From the mind of Matt Groening, comes the 10-episode adult animated comedy fantasy series, "Disenchantment," launching on Netflix, August 17.

[06/28/18 - 08:06 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" Starring Lily James and Michiel Huisman and Directed By Mike Newell
Based on the novel by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows, the Netflix original film premieres August 10.