#OregonMade IFC and Broadway Videos’ “Portlandia” is almost back for its eigth and final season. 10 episodes will air every Tuesday night on IFC. Along with Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen, returning guest stars will include Jeff Goldblum, Ed Begley Jr., Natasha Lyonne, Kyle MacLachlan, and Kumail Nanjiani. Other guest stars coming to “Portlandia” include: Scott Adsit, Rachel Bloom, Aidy Bryant, musician Brendan Canty, John Corbett, Terry Crews, Dan Gregor, Cherry Jones, Rashida Jones, Andy Kindler, Nick Kroll, John Mulaney, musician Krist Novoselic, Henry Rollins, Tracee Ellis Ross, novelist Cheryl Strayed, Tessa Thompson, David Wain, Brent Weinbach, Dolly Wells, Shannon Woodward, and singer-songwriter Kurt Vile.
Over the last 8 years “Portlandia” has accounted for almost $40M of direct spending and supporting 200 annual jobs with nearly $15M in payroll, and $18M in in-state goods & services paid to more than 100 Oregon vendors each season.
With 20 award nominations to date, “Portlandia” has won 4 Emmy Awards and is currently nominated for another 3 Emmy’s for their 7th season. This is unprecedented among all of our #OregonMade internationally distributed TV series. Read more about how the show has become embedded into the city culture – Kristi Turnquist’s piece in the Oregonian. Enjoy season 8!