• Almost Asian leads IFC’s comedy development slate

    IFC is developing five new comedies for their 2019 schedule. The line-up includes a show based on the popular web series Almost Asian produced by Margret Cho. Almost Asian stars Katie Malia as a dancer who is trying to find her way as a mixed-race millennial trying to make it as a dancer in Hollywood. The dark comedy web series launched on YouTube in 2014 and ran for 12 episodes.

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    IFC gets all Police Navidad with Lethal Weapon, Die Hard marathon (Exclusive video)

    This Christmas Eve, skip the feel-good holiday movies (we’ve all seen A Christmas Story too many times to count) and tune in for a full day of bad-ass cop movies with IFC’s Police Navidad marathon. Featuring the Lethal Weapon and Die Hard movie series. All day Saturday, December 24th starting @ 6:00AM. Check out the video and schedule below! Beverly Hills Cop III Airs Saturday, December 24 @ 6:00AM Lethal

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    Stan Against Evil with John C. McGinley renewed for second season

    FROM IFC: IFC announced that horror-comedy series Stan Against Evil has been picked up for a second season slated to air in 2017. Created by Dana Gould (The Simpsons, Parks and Recreation) and starring John C. McGinley (Scrubs) and Janet Varney (You’re The Worst), Stan Against Evil debuted Halloween week to strong numbers and critical acclaim. Season 1 concluded in November with Sheriff Evie Barret (Varney) stranded in the past

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    Exclusive Stan Against Evil preview: John C. McGinley flips out on priest (Video)

    IFC’s newest original series Stan Against Evil has pretty much everything a needy consumer of entertainment needs. First and foremost, it’s got comedy. Right, that’s why you’re here. Second it’s got horror for all you morbid sickos out there. Third, it’s got an amazing cast led by Dr. Perry Cox (real name: John C. McGinley), he of Scrubs fame, and solidified by Janet Varney, who, if you’re a true comedy

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    Denis Leary ‘Benders’ hockey comedy headed to IFC

    Denis Leary gets another TV show greenlit as IFC has ordered eight episodes of Benders. The half-hour hockey comedy developed under the title Uncle Chubby’s follows a group of friends bonded by an undying obsession with their amateur hockey league. None of the members are near-professional or even truly amateur athletes but that doesn’t stop them from playing slow, out-of-shape, “Hey guys, hold on a second!” hockey. IFC president Jennifer

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    IFC Comedy Crib launches, will rival Comedy Central’s cc:studios

    If all of its original comedy series aren’t enough for you, IFC just launched a new webpage for short-form web series and comedy videos. On IFC Comedy Crib you’ll be able to binge-watch web series by some of the network’s favorite comedians. IFC Comedy Crib will also feature select videos through partnerships with AboveAverage.com and UCB Comedy. Among the first series on IFC Comedy Crib is ClickBait Overload from UCB Comedy. The

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    Portlandia season 5 sneak peek: Goths love funerals (Video)

    Just in time for Halloween, IFC has released a sneak peek for Portlandia’s fifth season, set to premiere in Janauary 2015. It’s here that we find Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein as an over-the-top Goth couple reveling in planning their respective funerals. They want something special, not just the typical ho-hum celebration of death. They want shrieks and squeaky doors. And jackals. There must be jackals. Check it out below.

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    David Cross resurrects The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret

    Despite not having a world to return to, David Cross’s Todd Margaret will return to IFC in 2015. The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret ended its second season in 2012 averaging 1.6 million viewers. The world blows up at the end of season two after Todd Margaret (Cross) goes through a very stressful court case. IFC president Jennifer Caserta said, “Perhaps it was a poor decision for Todd to

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    Feminist Portlandia bookstore will close down in real life without financial support

    The Women & Women First bookstore featured on Portlandia is still in business. But the real-life feminist bookstore – called In Other Words – in which those sketches starring Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein are filmed may be closing up shop if its owners don’t get a much-needed monetary injection. Located in Northeast Portland, In Other Words is not just a bookstore but is also a feminist community center— and

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    IFC developing Denis Leary hockey comedy Uncle Chubby’s

    Denis Leary’s Apostle empire has sold the idea of yet another comedy show, this time to IFC. Uncle Chubby’s is a comedy about a group of friends in their late 20s who play hockey together. They decide to take their casual play to the next level and compete for the league title in a competitive adult league. Jim Serpico and Tom Sellitti wrote the script and will executive produce alongside

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    IFC renews Marc Maron series, ‘Maron’ season three will premiere spring of 2015

    Veteran comedian and trailblazing podcaster Marc Maron will return to IFC for a third season of his semi-autobiographical series Maron. Scheduled to return in the spring of 2015, production will begin this fall on 13 brand new episodes. “I am very proud of both seasons of the show and thrilled we’re doing another one,” Maron says. “Through all the episodes I can see the growth and evolution of the character,

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    Will Ferrell, Adam McKay bring second ‘Spoils of Babylon’ to IFC

    Will Ferrell’s epic spoof mini-series The Spoils of Babylon will return to IFC for another round The Funny Or Die production will show the latest book-to-screen adaption from fictional author Eric Jonrosh, The Spoils Before Dying. Jonrosh/Ferrell’s monstrous event will premiere in summer 2015 in the form of a six-episode mini-series. Jonrosh will bring a new all-star cast to his production. The Spoils of Babylon flaunted the likes of Val

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    Marc Maron, Michael Ian Black, Chris Hardwick square off on ‘Maron’ returning to IFC May 8 (Video)

    There’s only 10 days before Marc Maron returns to our smallscreens! And if the first season is any indication, viewers can expect another dose of hilarious, dysfunctional misery in the second season of IFC’s Maron premiering May 8 at 10 pm. In the unlikely event you don’t know what the show is about, comedian, actor and groundbreaking podcast host Marc Maron stars as a slightly fictionalized version of himself struggling

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    Conan O’Brien, David Cross, Bill Burr, many more to appear on new season of Maron on IFC

    IFC’s hit comedy series Maron will finally return for eager viewers for a second season in May– and with a line-up of stellar guest stars. Marc Maron’s semi-autobiographical show about a comedian with new-found success hosting a podcast out of his garage creates and sabotages his professional, romantic and personal relationships. In this new season, his dysfunctional family will go to new heights when they are all forced to co-exist

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    IFC announces long list of Portlandia guest stars for season four

    Like the three prior seasons, Portlandia’s fourth season promises no dearth of stellar special guests when it returns to IFC on Thursday, Feb. 27 at 10 pm ET. Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein will be joined by brand new faces like Saturday Night Live’s Vanessa Bayer, Kirsten Dunst, Nick Swardson, Maya Rudolph, Olivia Wilde, Silas Weir Mitchell (Grimm), Mark Proksch (The Office), sex columnist Dan Savage, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen

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