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Watch RZA's 'Parks and Rec' Screen Test

Part-time television critic Questlove who works his day gig playing in the Roots on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon recently spotted a parallel between another show on his network, Parks and Recreation , and one of his favorite groups, the Wu-Tang Clan .


Related Topix: RZA, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Music!, Wu-Tang, Parks and Recreation, Entertainment, Television, Raekwon, Music

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

NBC plans 'SNL' 40th anniversary special in 2015NBC plans 'SNL' 40th...

The network will pay tribute to the legendary late-night comedy show on a Sunday - Feb. 15, 2015 - with a live, three-hour special that will feature past and present cast members Past and present 'Saturday Night Live' cast members, such as Bill Hader, left, Amy Poehler, Seth Meyers and Andy Samberg, are expected to reunited for a 40th anniversary ... (more)


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Bill Hader, Seth Meyers, Andy Samberg

E! Online

Parks and Recreation Finale Features Big Changes, "Exciting" Moments That Set Up Season 7

Everything changes, that's a fact Parks and Recreation has expertly embraced. The fan-favorite NBC comedy is wrapping up a season of surprises on Thursday, April 24, and they've saved the biggest twist for a "very exciting last moment" in the finale.


Related Topix: Parks and Recreation, Entertainment, Television

Back Stage

Comedy Chops Can Boost Your Acting Career

It takes a strong sense of comedic license to reference the labia minora, turn it into a Jewish joke, and come out unscathed.


Related Topix: Matt Walsh, Ian Roberts, Theater, Arts


'Parks and Recreation' TV review: 'One in 8,000'...

In "Parks and Recreation" season six, episode 20, we get one of the show's most emotionally satisfying episodes ever.


Related Topix: Parks and Recreation, Entertainment, Television, Adam Scott, Retta, Chris Pratt

The Daily Record

Celebrity odds and ends

Court records show Will Arnett has filed for divorce from Amy Poehler more than 18 months after the comedians announced their separation.


Related Topix: Parks and Recreation, Entertainment, Television, Will Arnett, Madison, WI, Scott Walker, US Governors

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WMGI-FM Terre Haute

Dear Amy Poehler: Please Host One of Your 'Smart G...

In June, Amy Poehler is hosting a summer camp in Austin, Texas inspired by her Smart Girls web series.


Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Austin, TX

The Huffington Post

Amy Poehler Teams Up With Fellow 'SNL' Alum Al Franken For Senate Fundraiser

"Parks and Recreation" star Amy Poehler will give a reelection boost to fellow "Saturday Night Live" alum Sen. Al Franken at a Los Angeles fundraiser next week.


Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Al Franken, Senator Al Franken, US Senate, Comedy, Democrat, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Parks and Recreation

The Huffington Post

Cannes Film Festival Doubles Female Directors To Compete For Palme d'Or

The Cannes 2014 lineup features more films directed by woman than it did in the past two years, and has doubled the number of female-directed films that will compete for the Palme d'Or from last year.


Related Topix: Movies, Entertainment, The Bling Ring, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Last Comic Standing, Comedy, Reality TV, Television


Will Arnett files for divorce from Amy Poehler nearly two years after separating

Miley Cyrus has been hospitalized after suffering a severe allergic reaction, forcing the singer to cancel one of her shows on the Bangerz tour.


Related Topix: Parks and Recreation, Entertainment, Will Arnett, 30 Rock, Comedy, Tracy Morgan

Wed Apr 16, 2014


TV Thursday: Buzz surrounds hijinks of Parks and Rec

Yes she can. Diehard devotees of Parks and Recreation learned last week that Leslie Knope is pregnant, in the kind of did-not-see-that-coming twist Parks and Recreation has become known for.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Parks and Recreation


Will Arnett files for divorce Amy Poehler

The former couple, who have two sons, Archie, five, and Abel, three, together announced their split in September 2012 after nine years of marriage but 'The Millers' actor officially filed court documents to legally dissolve their relationship on last week on April 8. The 43-year-old star requested joint legal and physical custody of their children, ... (more)


Related Topix: Will Arnett, Wedding, Entertainment

The Modesto Bee

Will Arnett files for divorce from Amy Poehler

Arnett filed a divorce petition in Los Angeles Superior Court on April 8 citing irreconcilable differences.


Related Topix: Parks and Recreation, Entertainment, Television, Will Arnett, Modesto, CA


Will Arnett Files For Divorce From Amy Poehler

Two years after the comedic power couple announced their separation , Will Arnett has formally filed for a divorce from his wife of nine years, Amy Poehler.


Related Topix: Arrested Development, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Will Arnett


Live high on the hog again with Bacon Bacon reopening

The little cafe , tucked away on an unassuming block on the border of Haight-Ashbury and Cole Valley, made national headlines last year when it was shut down after neighbors complained about bacon fumes drifting into their homes.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Haight (San Francisco, CA), SoMa (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco, CA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Huffington Post

Amy Schumer Takes On 'The Newsroom' And NAILS It

The clip above, posted ahead of this week's episode, is complete with everything that makes Sorkin's drama both fantastic and terribly cringe-worthy.


Related Topix: Sports Night, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Josh Charles, Last Comic Standing, Reality TV, Ian Roberts

Sun Apr 13, 2014

93.3 The Eagle

Paul F. Tompkins to Guest Host

He moved to Los Angeles in 1994 and began regularly performing at clubs like Un-Cabaret, Largo and the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater.


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Free Republic

Amid praise for Stephen Colbert, some ask: What about diversity in late night?

The choice of comedian Stephen Colbert as the replacement for David Letterman ignited a battle of words online Thursday: While little doubt exists that Mr. Colbert is as funny, clever, charming, and goofy as Mr. Letterman, some media voices loudly complained that the decision by CBS now means that network late-night television will largely remain ... (more)


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Celebrities, Tina Fey, Black Entertainment, Chris Rock

Sat Apr 12, 2014

She Knows

5 Comedians who got their start at Upright Citizens Brigade

There's a common thread between some of the funniest people in comedy today: They all were performers with the Upright Citizens Brigade.


Related Topix: Upright Citizens Brigade, Entertainment, Television, Matt Walsh, Ian Roberts, Emmy Awards

Chico Enterprise-Record

U.S. Internet ad revenue surpasses broadcast television

This March 18, 2014 file photo shows actress Amy Poehler at Paleyfest 2014 - "Parks and Recreation," in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Parks and Recreation, Entertainment, Television