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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‘Parks and Rec’: A Romance Rekindled, But Will It Sink Leslie?

“Parks and Recreation” is becoming NBC’s version of “Modern Family”: It’s often hilarious, giving us quotable moments of pure pleasure, but it’s also one of the more consistently funny shows on TV from week to week. Like “Family,” a “bad” episode of “Parks” is usually still pretty good.  Last night’s episdoe was one of the […]

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Watch The Brief ‘Party Down’ Reunion on ‘Children’s Hospital’

The cast of cult comedy “Party Down” reunited on last night’s episode of  “Children’s Hospital” (Adult Swim). The cause for the blink-and-you’ll-miss-it gathering? A hospital bar mitzvah in need of caterers. Martin Starr, Lizzy Caplan (on the phone, naturally), and Ryan Hansen were there, along with Ken Marino and Megan Mullally, who both star as […]

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