Carrie and Fred are back, and as epic as ever. IFC’s “Portlandia” released its season five trailer Thursday, giving glimpses at some of the very unique characters and scenes from the minds of…
"It is an honor just to be nominated," insisted both Lena Dunham, the creator and star of "Girls," and "Portlandia's" Fred Armisen, when Variety caught up with the Emmy comedy nominees recently…
“Portlandia” star and co-creator Carrie Brownstein has come on board to write a “Lost in Austen” movie, based on the original U.K. series. It’s the first feature writing project for Brownstein, and…
Latenight Fight in Variety Series Race
Nearly 80 awards are scheduled to be presented at the Creative Arts Emmy ceremony today at the Nokia Theatre.
The program relies heavily on improvisation, while making do on a limited budget. Most episodes consist of short pieces, but this season, the program tested a story arc in which the two main…
British hyphenate Simon Fuller might be best known for creating the "Pop Idol"/"American Idol" franchises, but his entry into sports is also helping build his $573 million fortune.
"Adventure Time," "Portlandia," "The Simpsons" and the Alex Gibney documentary "Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God" are among the juried winners of Primetime Emmys announced today.
Relationships are as important to this year's comedies as straight laffs.
IFC has made a double investment in “Portlandia” as it renews the comedy for a fourth and fifth season. Cabler has ordered 10 halfhour episodes from Broadway Video for each new season, and is slating…