Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope on Parks & Recreation (Photo by: Tyler Golden/NBC)

‘Parks and Recreation’ Boss Promises Satisfying Election-Themed Finale

During a year when a lot of comedies were inconsistent, “Parks and Recreation” kept humming along, giving viewers a consistently funny fourth season that centered on parks department deputy Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) and her run for Pawnee city council. Along the way, though, viewers have seen growth and change from the entire cast, with […]

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Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope in Parks and Recreation (NBC)

‘Parks and Recreation’ Filmed Double Endings For Its Campaign Storyline

Will Leslie Knope be elected to the Pawnee city council? The producers of “Parks and Recreation” are so concerned about keeping the results of the election a secret that they filmed different endings to the fourth season finale. “We shot two endings, the show’s creator Michael Schur told the audience at Tuesday’s PaleyFest. “Partly to […]

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Ratings: ‘Big Bang’ and ‘Idol’ Tie; Fox Wins Night

On a Thursday night that continued a week of declining broadcast ratings, Fox’s “American Idol” and CBS’ “The Big Bang Theory” tied for first in the key demographic, while “Idol” gave Fox an overall win for the night, according to preliminary numbers.

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