IFC Renews ‘Portlandia’ and ‘Whisker Wars’, Announces New Originals for 2012/13
via press note:
IFC announced its 2012/2013 programming slate today at its first-ever Upfront in NYC. In addition to Comedy Bang! Bang! and Bunk premiering Friday, June 8, the hit original comedy series Portlandia will return for a third season along with the new animated series, Out There, in January 2013. They will join a second season of the facial hair face off Whisker Wars and a brand new installment of R. Kelly’s urban operetta Trapped in the Closet premiering later this year. Also on the slate is the new scripted comedy Maron (working title) premiering in the third quarter of 2013.
IFC also announced a myriad of guest stars who will be visiting host Scott Aukerman on Comedy Bang! Bang! including Zach Galifianakis (The Hangover), Jon Hamm (Mad Men), Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation), Seth Rogen (50/50) and Paul Rudd (I Love You, Man) among many others.