Paul Allen and the Portland Trail Blazers officially announced as Portlandia guest stars


Today the IFC sketch comedy show “Portlandia” announced that they are coming out with their fourth season of the acclaimed show.

Along with the announcement for the show’s return, they announced a list of guest starts who will be on this next season.

Earlier this basketball season, there were trailers and a film crew at the Blazers practice facility in Tualatin and from the official release of the show, team owner Paul Allen and members of the Portland Trail Blazers will be featured on the show.

LaMarcus Aldridge, who has guest starred on the show before tweeted out this picture with the show’s stars, Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein.

Photo via @aldridge12 on twitter.

Photo via @aldridge12 on twitter.

From the post on the show’s website today:

Get excited: Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein are coming back to IFC on Thursday, February 27th at 10/9c and they are bringing some incredible guest stars to the fourth season of Portlandia.

Joining Fred and Carrie this season are Tunde Adebimpe (TV On The Radio), Jello Biafra (Dead Kennedys), Vanessa Bayer (Saturday Night Live), Kirsten Dunst (Melancholia, Spider-Man),Joshua Homme (Queens of the Stone Age), singer-songwriter k.d. lang, Duff McKagan (Gun N’ Roses, Velvet Revolver), Silas Weir Mitchell (Grimm), Michael Nesmith (The Monkees), Mark Proksch (The Office), Maya Rudolph (The Way, Way BackBridesmaids), columnist Dan Savage, Nick Swardson (Reno 911!), jazz duo Tuck and PattiJeff Tweedy (Wilco) and Olivia Wilde(HERHouse). Paul Allen and members of the Portland Trail Blazers also stop by this season.

Returning this season are Ed Begley Jr. (Arrested DevelopmentPineapple Express), Steve Buscemi (Boardwalk Empire), Annie Clark (St. Vincent), Jeff Goldblum (The League),Kumail Nanjiani (NewsreadersFranklin & Bash), Jason Sudeikis (Eastbound & DownWe’re The Millers) and director Gus Van Sant (Promised LandMilk). Kyle MacLachlan (How I Met Your MotherThe Good Wife) will also be back as Portlandia’s Mayor.


Erik Gundersen

Erik Gundersen

Erik Gundersen is the Trail Blazers beat reporter for The Columbian. He's a graduate of the Allen School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon in addition earning a degree in Spanish. He's covered the NBA for four seasons. You can also occasionally find his work on's NBA section for their TrueCities series. He also fist-bumped with Kanye West once. Follow @BlazerBanter on twitter for more Blazers and NBA news.

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