Bless the Parks and Recreation cast, and the political optimism they’ve come to embody. Following an NRA attempt to co-opt the image of Leslie Knope over Twitter, creator Mike Schur and stars Nick Offerman and Amy Poehler are letting the pro-gun organization have it.
Look, we love a bonkers shared universe theory as much as anyone, but it’s another matter when shows confirm it. A new fan observation of NBC’s The Good Place seemingly confirms the afterlife comedy in the same continuity as Parks and Recreation, and our forkin’ minds are blown.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine fans were admittedly nervous when the majority of FOX renewals came and went without mention of our favorite detectives. Thankfully, Jake, Amy, Terry, Boyle, Gina, Rosa and Captain Holt will keep the Nine-Nine open another year, as FOX officially puts them on the case.
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.
If ever Parks and Recreation had a spiritual successor, NBC’s The Good Place would quite literally be it. Even more, it seems Parks creator Mike Schur will bring a bit of Pawnee upstairs, setting Adam Scott for a recurring role as early as next week.
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.
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.
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?
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.