IFC has greenlit “Portlandia,” an original short-based comedy series about the people and values of Portland, Ore. SNL‘s Fred Armisen and singer/guitarist Carrie Brownstein star. Armisen and Brownstein will write the series with Allison Silverman and Jonathan Krisel. The series is executive produced by Lorne Michaels. Portlandia begins production later this month and is shot entirely on location in Portland.
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