RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Portlandia (tv program)

A collection of news and information related to Portlandia (tv program) published by this site and its partners.

Top Portlandia (tv program) Articles

Displaying items 23-33
  • 'The Portlandia Activity Book' is hipster hilarity

    'The Portlandia Activity Book' is hipster hilarity
    I really wasn't craving another season of "Portlandia," Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein's TV sendup of all things hipster. How many times can you put a bird on it? But the first couple episodes have felt surprisingly refreshed (perhaps, in part,...
  • The laughs are real on fake talk show 'Comedy Bang! Bang!'

     The laughs are real on fake talk show 'Comedy Bang! Bang!'
    Thursday brings the third-season return, on IFC, of Scott Aukerman's "Comedy Bang! Bang!" An often surreal and free-associating sketch show in the guise of a talk show, it is also a talk show within a sketch show — the one shading into the other...
  • Lena Dunham bares it all for 'SNL'

    Lena Dunham bares it all for 'SNL'
    Critics of the HBO show “Girls” may not have found a lot to love about “Saturday Night Live” last night, as the show’s creator and star Lena Dunham hosted and tapped into the good-natured obliviousness and awkwardness of...
  • A woman as president? Stephen Colbert responds to Bill O'Reilly

    A woman as president? Stephen Colbert responds to Bill O'Reilly
    The next U.S. presidential election isn't until 2016, but many in the media are speculating heavily that Hillary Rodham Clinton has a real shot at the Oval Office. A woman as president? Is there a downside? That's what Stephen Colbert and his "papa bear"...
  • Kyle MacLachlan won't do 'Jaws' but Christopher Walken ... yes!

    Kyle MacLachlan won't do 'Jaws' but Christopher Walken ... yes!
    Kyle MacLachlan is a man of many TV titles. He's the mayor on "Portlandia." He's "The Captain" on "How I Met Your Mother." (Nobody beats his readings from "H.M.S. Pinafore." Nobody.) And on "Believe," he played Dr. Roman Skouras, a renowned geneticist...
  • TV This Week, April 27-May 3: 'Last Week Tonight With John Oliver'

    TV This Week, April 27-May 3: 'Last Week Tonight With John Oliver'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 27 - May 3, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY Tweens and pre-tweens can get an eyeful...
  • TV This Week: Feb. 23 - March 1: 'Film Independent Spirit Awards'

    TV This Week: Feb. 23 - March 1: 'Film Independent Spirit Awards'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 23 - March 1, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   See latest XXII Winter Olympics TV schedule here.   --------------...
  • TV Picks: 'Portlandia,' Australian mysteries, 'Legit'

    TV Picks: 'Portlandia,' Australian mysteries, 'Legit'
    "Portlandia" (IFC, Thursdays). The sketch-comedy expression of the best-friendship of Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein begins its fourth season this week. Brownstein, formerly of the band Sleater-Kinney and currently of Wild Flag, has long since...
  • How TV Costume Designers Help Fans Dress the Part

    The cultish fans who gather online to obsess over every detail of ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" aren't just entranced with what the characters are saying and doing: They're very, very interested in what they're wearing. Given the wealth of...
  • TV Picks: 'True Detective,' 'Review,' 'Hudson Valley Ballers'

    TV Picks: 'True Detective,' 'Review,' 'Hudson Valley Ballers'
    "True Detective" (HBO, Sundays). The self-contained first season of this anthology show, created and written by novelist Nic Pizzolatto and directed entirely by Cary Joji Fukunaga ("Sin Nombre"), moves into its final quarter. The double act of Woody...
  • SXSW: The Must-See Events You Can't Miss This Week in Austin

    In the not-too-distant past, SXSW was a festival for the techies and their start-ups and weird local bands. Now it's a weeklong getaway for comedians and Hollywood celebrities. These A-listers have descended on Austin en masse and taken the festival...