Good news for fans of “Portlandia”: the hiatus is almost over and new episodes will be airing soon. Season 3 of the IFC show starring Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein kicks off on Friday, January 4, 2013 at 10pm. If that seems like a long time to wait for your “Portlandia” fix, there’s more good news: a special new episode, “Winter in Portlandia,” airs on Friday, December 14th at 10:30/9:30c.
IFC also just announced some of the guest stars that will be visiting Portlandia in the coming season. The guest stars appearing this season include Chloë Sevigny (American Horror Story, Big Love), Jeff Goldblum (“Jurassic Park,” “Independence Day”), Kyle MacLachlan (Desperate Housewives, Twin Peaks), Kumail Nanjiani (Franklin & Bash), Roseanne Barr (Roseanne), Matt Berry (The IT Crowd), Rose Byrne (Damages, Bridesmaids), the band Dirty Projectors, Jim Gaffigan (Flight of the Conchords, Bored to Death), Bill Hader (Saturday Night Live), Juliette Lewis (“Conviction,” “Natural Born Killers”), Matt Lucas (Little Britain), J Mascis (Dinosaur Jr.), Bobby Moynihan (Saturday Night Live), tennis champion Martina Navratilova, Patton Oswalt (“Young Adult”) and George Wendt (Cheers).
You can read IFC’s full announcement here: http://www.ifc.com/shows/portlandia/blog/2012/11/welcome-to-portlandia-the-season-three-guest-stars-are