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Parks and Recreation (tv program)

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  • 'Obvious Child's' Jenny Slate ready to be in the lead

     'Obvious Child's' Jenny Slate ready to be in the lead
    "I'm definitely wearing a bikini top as a shirt," Jenny Slate said, looking down at her body as if she were observing it for the first time that day. She was. Overalls shorts too. She'd spent the night before drinking at the Sportsmen's Lodge,...
  • Culture drives laughs in today's TV comedy

    Culture drives laughs in today's TV comedy
    From "All in the Family" to "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" to "Seinfeld," comedy has always lived in the zeitgeist of the culture, and if there's one series that satirizes society's ever-expanding love-hate relationship with modern technology, it's HBO's...
  • Why Actresses Like Zooey Deschanel, Mindy Kaling are Stepping Up Behind the Camera

    Before Zooey Deschanel joined the cast of Fox's "The New Girl" in 2011, she wasn't exactly looking for a full-time television series. She had already guest-starred on plenty of established shows, like Showtime's "Weeds," and had a thriving film career...
  • 'Obvious Child' teases the comedy out of the human condition

     'Obvious Child' teases the comedy out of the human condition
    I think we need a new movie genre dubbed "Girls" for films echoing the vision articulated so well by Lena Dunham in her tart HBO comedy about single, young females in the city trying to figure themselves out. Life is awkward, emotions are unfiltered, it...
  • Adam Scott: Is 'Parks and Rec's' Ben Wyatt going to the White House?

    Adam Scott: Is 'Parks and Rec's' Ben Wyatt going to the White House?
    Why was Ben Wyatt wearing a tux in that flash-forward finale of "Parks and Recreation"? What does Adam Scott think the character might be doing when we see him next? (Hint: Julia Louis-Dreyfus is angling for that job on "Veep.") And why isn't Billy Joel...
  • Emmy Creative Arts: Setting The Scene With Sound

    Sound mixing for half-hour comedies and dramas is a strange and delicate business. The sound pros on set and in post are charged with both letting the dialogue shine and preserving a sense of time and space. Whether a show takes the audience on a ride...
  • Maker Studios Premieres Ben Stiller's 'Next Time on Lonny' on Its Own Site, Ahead of YouTube

    Disney's Maker Studios is debuting the second season of reality-TV spoof "Next Time on Lonny" from Ben Stiller's Red Hour Digital on Maker.TV, a day before it puts the episodes up on YouTube. With the release strategy, Maker -- like other multichannel...
  • NBC to move 'The Blacklist' to Thursday

    NBC to move 'The Blacklist' to Thursday
    Coming this fall, NBC will add six new series that feature old favorites Debra Messing ("Will & Grace"), Kate Walsh ("Private Practice") and Katherine Heigl ("Grey's Anatomy"). But the network will save its most crucial move for February and shift...
  • Emmys may be ready to give up the 'Modern Family' lock on comedy

    Emmys may be ready to give up the 'Modern Family' lock on comedy
    "Modern Family" has won the Emmy for comedy series four years running. The only show to take it five straight years? "Frasier." Should "Family" win again, we might need therapy. An early look at this year's comedy races. COMEDY SERIES "Modern Family"(...
  • Critics' Choice TV nominees include 'The Good Wife,' 'Fargo'

    Critics' Choice TV nominees include 'The Good Wife,' 'Fargo'
    The Broadcast Television Journalists Assn. announced nominations for the 4th Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards on Wednesday. "Fargo," "Masters of Sex," "The Good Wife," "The Big Bang Theory" and "The Normal Heart" were the most-nominated programs...
  • Henry Winkler Honored with Award Of Excellence at Banff World Media Festival

    For Henry winkler, receiving the Award of Excellence at the Banff World Media Festival represents an embarrassment of riches. Winkler is best known as the Fonz on "Happy Days," one of the coolest and smoothest smallscreen characters of all time. Now,...
  • 7-Eleven using mustaches, Mason jars to make Slurpees hipster friendly

    7-Eleven using mustaches, Mason jars to make Slurpees hipster friendly
    Slurpees, the sugar-charged slushy drinks from 7-Eleven, aren't exactly the most hip of beverages. In fact, the mass-produced, uber popular drink probably goes against everything Portland even stands for. But the 7-Eleven chain is making its Slurpees...