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'Portlandia' Returns in February, With Jello Biafra, Kirsten Dunst, Dan Savage and Gus Van Sant Among Guest Stars

Photo of Alison Willmore By Alison Willmore | Indiewire December 10, 2013 at 11:16AM

"Portlandia" will kick off its fourth season on IFC on Thursday, February 27 at 10:00pm ET/PT, the network announced today.
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Chris Hornbecker/IFC Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen in 'Portlandia'

"Portlandia" will kick off its fourth season on IFC on Thursday, February 27 at 10:00pm ET/PT, the network announced today.

The 10-episode new season of the Emmy-nominated comedy series will find co-creators and stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein joined by guests like Tunde Adebimpe (TV On The Radio), Jello Biafra (Dead Kennedys), Vanessa Bayer ("Saturday Night Live"), Kirsten Dunst ("Melancholia"), Joshua Homme (Queens of the Stone Age), singer-songwriter k.d. lang, Duff McKagan (Guns N' Roses, Velvet Revolver), Silas Weir Mitchell ("Grimm"), Michael Nesmith (The Monkees), Mark Proksch ("The Office"), Maya Rudolph ("Bridesmaids"), columnist Dan Savage, Nick Swardson ("Reno 911!"), jazz duo Tuck and Patti, Jeff Tweedy (Wilco) and Olivia Wilde ("House"). Paul Allen and members of the Portland Trail Blazers will also stop by.

Past guests set to return include Ed Begley Jr. ("Arrested Development"), Steve Buscemi ("Boardwalk Empire"), Annie Clark (St. Vincent), Jeff Goldblum ("The League"), Kumail Nanjiani ('Newsreaders"), Jason Sudeikis ("We’re The Millers") and director Gus Van Sant ("Promised Land," "Milk"). Kyle MacLachlan will also be back as the Mayor.

A comedy about the unique culture of Portland, Oregon, "Portlandia" is co-created and co-written by Armisen, Brownstein and Jonathan Krisel, who's also the series director. Here are Armisen, Brownstein and company making the announcement themselves on Instagram:



This article is related to: Television, TV News, Portlandia, IFC, Carrie Brownstein, Fred Armisen