5 Reasons to cheer for 'Portlandia' Season 2 renewal


IFC has give a Season 2 order to its short-based comedy "Portlandia," The network announced that 10 new half-hour episodes will start in Jan. 2012. This green light comes only a few weeks after the start of the show's initial run, which features "Saturday Night Live" star Fred Armisen and former Sleater Kinney singer and guitarist Carrie Brownstein as various characters lampooning hipster and alternative culture in Portland, Oregon. Most of the series as already disseminated online, but this being on IFC and there only being 6 episodes to the freshman season, "Portlandia" hasn't yet reached a critical mass of eyeballs. So if you're still in the dark or on the fence, here are five compelling examples of why you should tune in: 1. "House Sitter""Parks and Recreation" star -- and one of the world's most adorably funny human beings -- Aubrey Plaza has made several appearances on the show so far. In "House...



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