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9 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Nick Offerman's role in 'Parks and Recreation' boosted reputation as a comedian

Nick Offerman, known for his role as an anti-government bureaucrat on NBC's "Parks and Recreation," never aspired to work in television. "Television is not my favourite medium by a long stretch," the actor said by phone from Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Nick Offerman, Amy Poehler, Aziz Ansari, Aubrey Plaza

10 hrs ago | Dallas Observer

Aziz Ansari Brought a Relatable Force of Funny to Dallas Saturday night

The night's opening act was a Michael Jackson impersonator with his own backing applause soundtrack. It seemed fitting with the ego and presence that Ansari puts out to the public as a celebrity.

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Related Topix: Human Giant, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Aziz Ansari, Dallas, TX, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson

11 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

Adam Scott and Wife Ink First Look Deal at Universal TV

The 'Parks and Rec' star and wife Naomi are best known for producing Adult Swim's 'The Greatest Event in Television History' specials Productions, has inked an exclusive first look deal with Universal Television, which produces the actor's long-running NBC comedy, Parks and Recreation . and we are excited that his and Naomi's passion to produce will continue with us at Universal TV," said Universal TV's executive VP Though he and his wife, a former Jimmy Kimmel Live producer, intend to be increasingly active behind the camera, Scott doesn't plan to scale back his on-camera presence.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Recognise this action hero hunk?

ONE of Hollywood's hottest stars has shared his very first headshot with the world - and he looks a little too much like Fabio in it. LINDSAY Lohan has planned out the next five years of her life, and they aren't what you'd expect from someone so used to the spotlight.

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Related Topix: Watches, Guardians of the Galaxy, Entertainment, Television, Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Hot Chicks, Dave Bautista

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

'Poking a Dead Frog' cracks the comedy code

Comedy is having a moment. You can't really talk about the vaunted New Golden Platinum Age of Television without reference to Louis C.K., Amy Schumer or Amy Poehler.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Louis C.K., Amy Poehler, Celebrities, Tina Fey, Inside Comedy

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Toronto Film Festival: Aubrey Plaza & Hal Hartley aim for 'Ned Rifle'

Actor Liam Aiken, writer-director Hal Hartley and actress Aubrey Plaza at the world premiere of "Ned Rifle" as part of the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival. Actor Liam Aiken, writer-director Hal Hartley and actress Aubrey Plaza at the world premiere of "Ned Rifle" as part of the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival.

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Related Topix: Safety Not Guaranteed, Comedy Movies, Henry Fool, Drama Movies, Short, Thriller, Trust, The Unbelievable Truth, Entertainment, Television, Aubrey Plaza, Movies

OnMilwaukee

10 new TV shows to watch this fall

As evident by this week's cold temperatures, it's safe to say that fall is finally here. But besides the darker skies, cooler temperatures, dust-free sweaters and pumpkin spice beverages, there's another reason the fall is the absolute best: It's pilot season.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Rashida Jones, Zeljko Ivanek, Drama, Comedy, Movies

Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Five characters worthy of their own spinoffs

One of this season's most eagerly awaited new TV shows takes the Dark Knight out of the city and offers viewers a chance to learn about the gritty underbelly that created him. "Gotham," which debuts on Fox on Sept.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Emmy Awards, Justified, Drama, Kentucky

Christian Science Monitor

'Saturday Night Live': Michael Che in, Cecily Strong out for 'Weekend Update'

'Saturday Night Live': Comedian Michael Che will replace Cecily Strong at the 'Weekend Update' desk, while Strong will stay on as a cast member. Comedian Michael Che will handle "Weekend Update" duties with Colin Jost during the upcoming 40th season of "SNL," the network said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Ferguson, MO, Guardians of the Galaxy, Chris Pratt

Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Oregonian

Hallmark's 'Countdown to Christmas' starts on Halloween; Chris Pratt hosts 'SNL' premiere:...

A scene from "Northpole," a new made-for-TV movie coming as part of the Hallmark Channel's "Countdown to Christmas" event, which this year kicks off on Oct. 31. Today's TV Talk includes news about the Hallmark Channel's "Countdown to Christmas" getting off to an early start; Chris Pratt hosting the "Saturday Night Live" season premiere, with musical guest Ariana Grande; and possible bad news for "Community" fans. "Countdown to Christmas": The Hallmark Channel just can't wait for the holiday season.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Guardians of the Galaxy, Television, Chris Pratt, Life, Holidays, Halloween, Comedy, Dance, Pop/Rock, Ariana Grande, Movies

ChartAttack

The one guy who predicted U2's surprise album stunt: Parks & Recreation's Adam Scott

But there's only one review that matters to us: the one by Scott Aukerman and Adam Scott. While you're on iTunes grabbing your U2 album, click over to the Podcasts tab and look up U Talkin' U2 To Me .

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Adam Scott, Comedy Bang! Bang!, iPod

Examiner.com

Chris Pratt to host 'SNL': 'Guardians of the Galaxy' star kicks off 40th season

Actor Chris Pratt attends The Cinema Society with Men's Fitness and FIJI Water special screening of Marvel's 'Guardians of the Galaxy' at Crosby Street Hotel on July 29, 2014 in New York City. In what has already been a big year for Pratt, this will be his first time hosting "SNL."

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Hollywood Reporter

'Saturday Night Live': Chris Pratt to Host Season 40 Premiere

27 season opener. Pratt also co-stars on NBC's Parks and Recreation and will next be seen on the big screen in Jurassic World.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

MTV

Lena Dunham, Amy Poehler, And Your New Favorite Webseries Are Coming To A Book Store Near You

It's a great time to be a sassy literary lady out here in the world. The Tina Feys, Mindy Kalings and Caitlin Morans of the world have kept us busy and laughing for the past whatever, and we're grateful to them for it.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Amy Poehler, Girls, Lena Dunham

Mon Sep 08, 2014

JD Supra

Discrimination and Harassment Training A Necessity In Male Dominated Industries

If you have ever seen Parks and Recreation, a TV show featuring a cast of funny all-stars such as Amy Poehler and Rashida Jones, then you might be familiar with one episode where Leslie Knope decides it's time to correct the under representation of women in all areas of city government. In her attempt to battle employment inequality, her and her coworker April decide to take over a garbage collection route to prove that women are up to the task.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Aubrey Plaza

The Washington Post

a Parks and Reca filmed in DC. Fans freaked out.

The cast and a crew from the NBC show " Parks and Recreation " filmed some scenes in Washington this weekend, something the show's producers wanted very badly to keep under wraps. A publicist for the show tells us that details about the shoot are practically classified information, since they fear that even the tiniest detail might serve as a spoiler for the sitcom's seventh and final season, slated to air in 2015.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Washington, DC, Foggy Bottom (Washington, DC), Amy Poehler, Adam Scott

Vanity Fair

TVa s Latest Trend Might Already Be Out of Steam

This Sunday, HBO's series Boardwalk Empire returns for the last time. After three seasons spent in the roaring 20s, the fourth and final one jumps an astonishing seven years forward in time to bring us to 1931.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Waffles and brunch are big at The Parlor on Granby

In the immortal words of Leslie Knope from NBC's "Parks and Recreation:" "We need to remember what's important in life: friends, waffles, work. Or waffles, friends, work.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Breakfast, Life, Food

Daily Mail

Amy Poehler spends the day with wheelchair bound superfan on set of Parks And Recreation

Making his wish come true! Amy Poehler spends the day with wheelchair bound superfan on set of Parks And Recreation The 42-year-old star hung out with Joshua Ritter, a wheelchair bound college student, through the Make-A-Wish Foundation. 'You can tell the difference when someone is being nice just to be nice and when someone is genuinely nice and caring,' Ritter told The Hollywood Reporter .

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Amy Poehler

Fri Sep 05, 2014

TheCelebrityCafe

Werner Herzog to cameo in 'Parks and Recreation' final season

If a group of people were to write a list of who they would guess would cameo in the upcoming season of Parks and Recreation , it is hard to imagine many-if anyone-would have prolific writer/director Werner Herzog anywhere on their list. But, sure enough, the German filmmaker is going to find himself on the show's curtain-closing season.

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