SEASON PREVIEW

How Portland's Grimm Took Over Friday-Night Television

The city's resident horror show returns to our screens for its fifth season on October 30 on NBC. We take a look at how it became TV's alpha beast.

09/21/2015 By Les Chappell

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Unknown Mortal Orchestra on Seth Meyers

Plus NW Dance Project’s Ching Ching Wong’s major national award, and last call for POWFest submissions.

08/13/2015 By Fiona McCann

FILM

Portland Comedy Series 'The Benefits of Gusbandry' Headed to a Small Screen Near You

A new comedy web series about the friendship between a straight woman and her gay friend is in the Portland pipeline—and it's looking for backers!

06/29/2015 By Fiona McCann

TELEVISION

The Bad Girls Club Is Casting in Portland

Yes, we talked to the casting director. Pro tip: don't bring a vibrator.

06/11/2015 By Marty Patail

JUST BECAUSE

Take a Twin Peaks Road Trip for the Show's 25th Anniversary

Venture to the land of Lynch along the Snoqualmie River, just east of Seattle.

05/22/2015 By Margaret Seiler

NORTHWEST TRAVEL

The Hotel from Twin Peaks Is Offering a Package for Superfans

Salish Lodge & Spa channels its television doppelgänger, the Great Northern Hotel, with overnight packages, maps of filming locations, and Twin Peaks souvenirs.

04/15/2015 By Margaret Seiler

TELEVISION

Rainn Wilson's Backstrom Co-Star Kristoffer Pohala Gets a Haircut in Portland

Fox’s new crime show is set in “Portland,” but it took a pilot screening to get actors to visit the real-world Rose City.

01/16/2015 By Larisa Owechko

CULTUREPHILE

PDX Comics Kingpin Brian Michael Bendis Makes His Next Move

He killed Spider-Man. He gave new life to The Avengers and Guardians of the Galaxy. Now, Portlander Brian Michael Bendis becomes the creative force behind Sony Playstation Network’s first streaming TV show.

01/05/2015 By Aaron Scott

TELEVISION

Jerry Seinfeld and Fred Armisen Grab Coffee in Portland

The Portland episode of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee premiered today. It's awkward, it's funny, and it's worth a watch.

12/04/2014 By Marty Patail

DISPATCH

Leveraging the Success of 'Leverage' for Future Portland-Based TV Hits

The crew behind the TNT hit reunites to tell new tales of the weird with 'The Librarians.' Debuts Dec 7

12/01/2014 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

FOOD TV

Nong to Compete on Chopped "Food Truck Fight"

On August 19, a Portland food cart star takes the spirit of Nong's Khao Man Gai into a heated competition on the Food Network.

08/12/2014 By Karen Brooks

TRAVEL NEWS

Gordon Ramsay Fixes Up a Southern Oregon "Hippie" Hotel

On Monday August 4, the frequently-irate Gordon Ramsay shows his sensitive side at a hotel in Applegate, OR on FX's Hotel Hell.

07/31/2014 By Caleb Diehl

TELEVISION

'Portlandia' Scores Six Emmy Nominations, Plus Lena Dunham Chats 'Girls' with Carrie Brownstein

Portlandia joins the big leagues, including best supporting actor for Fred Armisen, and Lena Dunham from 'Girls' comes to town to talk with riot grrrl Carrie Brownstein.

07/15/2014 By Schuyler Keenan

TELEVISION

Portland: Coming to a Small Screen Near You

Three new television series join Grimm and Portlandia to bring our city center screen this season. We've got the trailers.

07/14/2014 By Peter Holmstrom

TELEVISION

QUIZ: Truth or Portlandia?

Can you distinguish the wackiness of Portlandia from the weirdness of real-life Portland in preview of the show's fourth season.

02/26/2014 By Molly Woodstock

INTERVIEW

Q&A: RuPaul's Drag Race Stars Michelle Visage and Alaska

The touring version of RuPaul's Drag Race hits the Crystal Wednesday night. We asked for style tips from two of its biggest stars.

02/04/2014 By Eden Dawn

REALI-TV

Portland Designers Take Over Reality Television

Seth Aaron Henderson takes home the prize for Project Runway All Stars on the same day two more Portland designers are announced for Tim Gunn's new fashion show.

01/10/2014 By Eden Dawn

HAPPENINGS

Calling All Twin Peaks Fans!

Head to North Bend, WA for the 21st Annual Twin Peaks festival, a celebration of David Lynch's cult TV mystery

07/08/2013 By Emily Gravlin

TELEVISION

Grimm: The Story So Far

A look back at the humble beginnings of 'Grimm' and its evolution into must-see TV.

05/22/2013 By John Chandler

WEEKEND AWAY

Gordon Ramsay’s 'Hotel Hell' Filming in Southern Oregon

Book a room at the Applegate River Lodge and enjoy the relaxing sounds of meandering stream, singing birds, and a screaming Scot.

05/13/2013 By Marty Patail