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PORTLAND, Ore. -- Portland's tolerance test continues - after sketch comedy series Portlandia was renewed for a second season.

Entertainment paper Variety reported Mondaythatwork ona 10 new episodes should start this summer.

The show, created by Portland's Carrie Brownstein and Saturday Night Live's Fred Armisen, is in the midst of its six-episode debut.

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It has featured a broad skewering of Portland and pop culture quirks, shot around town and featuring guest stars such as Kyle MacLachlan, Steve Buschemi, Aimee Mann and even Portland Mayor Sam Adams.

This is the first time ever that we've picked up a show while it's still running, IFC senior VP of original programming Debbie DeMontreux told Variety.

The paper reported the show was averaging 235,000 viewers among adults 18-49, that's almost four times the network's IFC's primetime average.

Episode 6 wraps up this season on February 25. The show airs at 10:30 p.m. Fridays on IFC.

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