The Eighth and Final Season of ‘Portlandia’ Premieres in January
The eighth and final season of Portlandia finally has a premiere date. IFC just announced that Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein will be back for their final batch of Portlandia episodes on Thursday, January 18th at 10:00pm. In addition to the Oh, Hello guys, the 10-episode season will feature a pile of new and returning guest stars including Kyle MacLachlan, Natasha Lyonne, Aidy Bryant, Rachel Bloom, Kumail Nanjiani, Andy Kindler, Jeff Goldblum, David Wain, and more. Here’s the full lineup:
New guest stars coming to Portlandia in Season 8 include (in alphabetical order): Scott Adsit (Big Hero 6, Veep), Rachel Bloom (My Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), Aidy Bryant (Saturday Night Live, Girls), musician Brendan Canty, John Corbett (My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Sex and the City), Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Are We There Yet?), Dan Gregor (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), Cherry Jones (American Crime, Transparent), Rashida Jones (Angie Tribeca, Parks and Recreation), Andy Kindler (Bob’s Burgers, Maron) Nick Kroll (Oh Hello on Broadway, Kroll Show), John Mulaney (Oh Hello on Broadway, Saturday Night Live), musician Krist Novoselic, Henry Rollins (The Legend of Korra, Sons of Anarchy), Tracee Ellis Ross (Black-ish, Reed Between the Lines), novelist Cheryl Strayed, Tessa Thompson (Thor: Ragnarok, Annihilation, Westworld, Creed), David Wain (Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later, Role Models) Brent Weinbach (Rad Lands, Another Period), Dolly Wells (Doll & Em, 45 Years), Shannon Woodward (Westworld, Raising Hope), and singer-songwriter Kurt Vile.
Returning guest stars include Ed Begley Jr. (Arrested Development, Ghostbusters), Jeff Goldblum (Jurassic Park, Independence Day),Natasha Lyonne (Orange Is the New Black, Hello, My Name is Doris), Portlandia’s Mayor Kyle MacLachlan (Twin Peaks, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D), and Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley, The Big Sick).