IFC has renewed their sketch comedy TV series, Portlandia, for a third season. It’ll return in January 2013, along with the premiere of a new animated series, Out There. A second season of Whisker Wars should debut sometime later in this year.
New shows Comedy Bang! Bang! and Bunk are set to debut on Friday, June 8th. A new installment of R. Kelly’s Trapped in the Closet should air in the latter part of the this year. IFC has also ordered a new scripted comedy vehicle for Marc Maron, tentatively titled Maron. That’s expected to debut in the third quarter of 2013.
Here’s the IFC press release with additional information:
IFC UNVEILS “SLIGHTLY OFF” ORIGINALS FOR 2012/2013 SEASON
HIT SERIES “PORTLANDIA” RENEWED FOR A THIRD SEASON PLUS FIRST-EVER STANDALONE SPECIALS AIR LATER THIS YEAR
THE ULTIMATE FACIAL HAIR FACE OFF “WHISKER WARS” RETURNS FOR SEASON TWO
IFC TEAMS WITH SOUTH PARK ANIMATION DIRECTOR RYAN QUINCY ON THE ANIMATED COMEDY, “OUT THERE”
COMEDIAN MARC MARON JOINS IFC FOR SCRIPTED SERIES BASED ON HIS LIFE & POPULAR WTF PODCAST – “MARON” (working title)
R&B ICON R. KELLY RETURNS TO IFC WITH THE NEXT INSTALLMENT OF HIS HIP HOP OPERA, “TRAPPED IN THE CLOSET”