- Parent Category: News
- Category: Location News
- Published on Tuesday, 27 August 2013 19:04
- Written by Margie and Frank Barron
IFC has ordered two more seasons of “Portlandia,” which will film on location in Portland, Oregon. The show will shoot 10 new half-hours for each season through 2014–15. The Emmy, Peabody and WGA Award-winning comedy series stars Fred Armisen (“Saturday Night Live”) and Carrie Brownstein, who are the show’s writers/creators along with Director Jonathan Krisel. “Portlandia” is executive produced by Lorne Michaels for his company Broadway Video.
The NBC fantasy drama “Grimm” is also shooting a new season in Portland, Oregon. Production for its third season started this summer. The FilmedinPortland.com website offers maps showing the locations used for season one and two. The show’s cast and crew have praised Portland for supporting their production, and its star David Giuntoli reports that he’s now looking for a home in the area.