Portlandia fans rejoice! The dream of the 90s is alive and it will be returning for a likely hilarious sixth season on IFC on Thursday, January 21 at 10 PM ET. Like previous seasons, season 6 will include creators Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, and Jonathan Krisel playing old and new characters that are all equally unforgettable. Portlandia’s sixth season will include ten episodes. Want to watch Portlandia online? We’ll show you your options below.
If you do not have cable, you can still watch Portlandia online, both live and on demand. You have a variety of easy to use and inexpensive options that will give you access to Portlandia and other great IFC shows. There are at least two options that will allow you to watch the Portlandia live stream and a number of other on demand options where you can watch Portlandia online using your computer or any number of devices.
Watch Portlandia Online with Sling TV – Live & On-Demand
Sling TV is the answer to every cord cutter’s prayers. This great service allows you to live stream a bundle of cable channels including AMC, A&E, IFC, TBS, TNT, and even ESPN for just a small monthly fee of $20 with no contract! That’s right, you just pay as you go and can cancel at any time. Using Sling TV, you can watch the Portlandia live stream or you can catch episodes after they air in the on demand library. You can watch Sling TV online or with tablets, Smart TVs, gaming consoles, or devices like Chromecast, or Roku.
If you’ve never used Sling TV before they are offering a free 7-day trial just so that you can give it a shot and make sure that it’s for you! Sign up a few days before January 21 and you can watch Portlandia free episodes as part of your 7-day trial. Once you try Sling TV, if you realize you can’t live without it, you can sign up for three months at once and Sling TV will give you the option of a Free Roku 2 Streaming Media Player or you can take 50% of the new Roku 3!
If you opt for the Roku 2 (a $70 value) you will receive the Roku and 3 months of Sling TV for $10 less than if you bought the Roku 2 on its own. That’s a huge savings when you add in the 3 months of Sling TV to go with it. That’s a great deal!
Watch Portlandia Full Episodes with Playstation Vue
Another great way to watch Portlandia online is with Playstation Vue. Created for the Playstation Network, you can watch Vue on PS 3, PS 4, iPad, Amazon Fire devices, and Chromecast. Vue is pretty similar to Sling TV, with both services offering many of the same network channel live streams, including IFC. The main difference between Sling TV and Vue is the availability and the price. Currently, Playstation Vue is only available in seven major cities (Chicago, New York, Dallas, Miami, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Philadelphia). As far as price goes, Vue packages start out at $49.99, which will be a bit pricey for some. That being said, if you do have Vue, watching Portlandia will not be a problem for you.
Other Legal Options for Watching Portlandia Online
If you’re not worried about catching episodes live, there are a number of legal ways to watch Portlandia full episodes online after they air. In most cases, new episodes are available for purchase the day after they air on television. Unfortunately, none of these options offer Portlandia free episodes, but all of the options are relatively low-cost and you will own the episodes, so you will be able to watch them as much as you want in the future.
- Amazon Instant Video: You can purchase Portlandia full episodes on Amazon Instant for around $2 per episode or you can purchase the Season Pass and get a discount. If you purchase the season pass, new episodes will be automatically added to your video library when they are made available for purchase.
- Vudu: Vudu is another great option for watching Portlandia online. The pricing is similar to Amazon at around $2 per episode. Vudu also offers a season pass option for most shows.
- iTunes: You can access iTunes on all Apple products and with Apple TV. The benefit here is that most people seem to use iTunes these days. The drawback is that individual episodes can occasionally be higher on iTunes. You will want to check that out to ensure the best deal.
- Google Play: Google Play is similar to the other sites but they cater to Android users. Episodes range in the $2-$3 range and are available the day after they air.
Ways to Watch Other IFC Shows Online
If you can’t get enough of the zany excitement that comes from Portlandia, you might enjoy the other independent and interesting shows that IFC has to offer. If that’s the case, you can check out the IFC live stream guide to find all of the best ways to watch your favorite IFC shows without cable.
If you have any questions about accessing Portlandia full episodes let us know and we will do our best to answer them! Also, make sure to check out our amazing search tool for help in finding all of the best ways to watch all of your favorite TV shows online!
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