Are you chilling the Cristal yet? Prepared the confetti cannons? Stuffed a C-list celebrity in a plastic ball? Ironed your skinny jeans, dry cleaned the flannel and polished your best fixed gear bike? Just us? Well, you can’t blame us for wanting to celebrate, The Onion News Network and Portlandia premiere tonight. The fun starts at 10 p.m. ET/PT, followed by Mr. Show at 11 p.m.
The Onion News Network premieres at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The Onion News Network has spawned more than 100 subsidiary news channels, five separate Onion Business Channels, the Onion Prison Network, and OnionAisle, a news channel played on department store electronics display models. Globally, Onion-branded channels reach 811 countries in 152 languages. The Onion News Network is one component of the larger Onion media empire which includes the Onion Broadcasting Channel (OBC) for general programming, Onion Pictures for major film releases, and the Onion News Bar & Grill with more than 2,000 restaurant locations nationwide. Come watch The Onion News Network as they flatten the cable news competition by using their best listening faces. At ONN, the anchors don’t jump to conclusions, they slam into them at 500mph.
In Portlandia, stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein inhabit a world of feminist bookstores, charismatic cults, and very eco-conscious eaters. The sketch comedy show lovingly skewers the city and values of Portland, Oregon, but the laughs are universal.
After you watch the show, give Carrie a call and tell her how much you liked it:
And you can try to email Fred. Just try. It might work:
Wait, what are you looking at? Go away.
The Onion News Network premieres at 10 p.m. ET/PT and Portlandia premieres tonight at 10:30 p.m. ET