Mike Schur

NBC’s ‘The Good Place’ Gets Good News With Season 2 Renewal

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 30, 2017 @ 3:44 PM
NBC
The shocking twist atop the final outing of NBC’s Kristen Bell-Ted Danson comedy The Good Place demanded a second season, and NBC isn’t about to argue. The new series from the minds behind Parks and Recreation and The Office officially has its second season order in place, and it’s a good one.

‘Parks and Rec’ Star Nick Offerman Reveals Ron Swanson’s 2016 Vote

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 14, 2016 @ 8:01 PM
NBC
We’ve all needed to retreat from reality at one point or another during Election 2016, only to find even our beloved Parks and Recreation eerily mirroring our choices. Thankfully, Ron Swanson is here to knock some sense into us, as Nick Offerman reveals his grizzled counterpart’s take on the 2016 election.

NBC Orders Sitcom Pilots From Tina Fey, DC Comics, ‘Parks and Rec’ Creator and More

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by Britt Hayes January 7, 2016 @ 6:17 PM
NBC
With the loss of 30 Rock and Parks and Recreation, NBC has struggled in the sitcom department and fallen far short of their former glory, particularly in the face of FOX’s strong lineup and excellent original content from Netflix, Amazon and other streaming providers. There are potentially great things ahead, however, as the company has ordered pilots from Tina Fey, Mike Schur, Marlon Wayans and DC comics, offering a veritable variety platter of humor that could very well punch-up their sitcom lineup and put them back in the game.

Aziz Ansari’s Netflix ‘Master of None’ Breaks Seal on First Trailer

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 22, 2015 @ 11:04 AM
Netflix
Parks and Recreation may be a tragically distant memory, but Aziz Ansari’s comedic partnership with creator Mike Schur looks to enter a whole new phase with the comedian’s upcoming Netflix dramedy Master of None. Our first full trailer for the November series has arrived, seeming equal parts Louie and Apatow, so who wants a first look?

NBC Orders New Comedies From Tina Fey, ‘Parks and Rec’ Creator

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 13, 2015 @ 2:33 PM
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The state of NBC comedy has grown increasingly dim over the years, a point magnified with the NBC-deported Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’s recent Emmy nominations, but the network is making some strides back to the top. Not only has the peacock ordered a new comedy from Parks and Rec creator Mike Schur, but so too given a pilot commitment to 30 Rock duo Tina Fey and Robert Carlock’s new series.

‘Parks and Rec’ Creator and Aziz Ansari Reunite for New Netflix Comedy

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 22, 2015 @ 12:21 AM
Universal Television
Netflix’s cycle of pickups can leave us with a bit of whiplash, renewing Daredevil for every Full House revival, but the latest is definitely an upswing. Parks and Recreation creator Mike Schur will reunite with Aziz Ansari and a cast of comedy favorites for a new Netflix comedy.

'Parks and Recreation' Will Say Goodbye With Season 7

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by Britt Hayes May 11, 2014 @ 2:13 PM
NBC
It seemed sort of inevitable given the way things have been heading with 'Parks in Recreation' over the last couple of seasons, and with chances of renewal always uncertain, we knew that the season 6 finale could've easily served as a series finale. But now it's official: Leslie Knope and the gang will say farewell as 'Parks and Rec' makes season 7 its last on their own terms.

'Parks and Recreation': Rob Lowe Eyes New NBC Series, Creator Responds to Exit

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 1, 2013 @ 12:35 AM
NBC
Yesterday 'Parks and Recreation' fans were shocked to learn that both series regulars Rob Lowe and Rashida Jones were planning departures midway through the upcoming sixth season of NBC's acclaimed comedy. Now, it seems Lowe may already have rebounded with his own NBC sitcom on the horizon, while 'Parks' showrunner Mike Schur has opened up to address the departures.

FOX Picks Up Andy Samberg Cop Comedy 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine,' Seth MacFarlane's 'Dads' and More

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 9, 2013 @ 8:50 AM
FOX
Earlier tonight we heard that FOX had picked up four major new dramas to series, though the network's announcements are far from over. FOX has also granted series orders to 'SNL' vet Andy Samberg's new detective comedy 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine,' under 'Parks and Recreation' showrunner Mike Schur,' along with Seth MacFarlane's 'Dads' and three others. Get the inside scoop on FOX's new comedy lineup inside!