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Does Portland Deserve an Emmy? The Mayor Thinks 'Portlandia' Does

June 1, 2012 at 12:43 PM | by | ()

With Emmy nominations right around the corner Portland Mayor Sam Adams, Travel Portland, and Oregon Film, are asking Academy voters to Put An Emmy On Portlandia.

In a recent video, Mayor Adams, who is the real Mayor of Portland and also plays the Mayor's assistant on the show, explained why the city is willing is to stand behind Portlandia.

Portlandia has supported and benefited many local businesses...Portlandia has embraced and and celebrated our unique culture and its citizen through their fun and quirky characters.

Adams closes the video with a play on the show's popular Put A Bird On It sketch, "I'm Portland Mayor Sam Adams and I'm asking you to put an Emmy on it."

You can watch the full video at OregonLive.

[Photo: OregonLive]

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