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Portlandia Will Be Back for a Third Season

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 05:  Actor Fred Armisen attends the "Portlandia" season 2 premiere screening at the American Museum of Natural History on January 5, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

In its first ever upfront presentation today, IFC announced (wisely) that Portlandia will return for a third season. There's more. The network is also launching several new comedies this year and next, including an "animated coming-of-age series," Out There; an "anti-game show," Bunk, which will include segments such as, "Break the News to a 5-Year-Old"; and a show tentatively titled Maron, based on the exploits of comedian Marc Maron. Portlandia's third season will begin in January 2013. And this summer, IFC will show Portlandia: The Brunch Special. Marionberry pancakes sold separately.

Photo: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images