Harvard-educated Mike Schur spent six and a half years as a writer for “Saturday Night Live” then worked on “The Office” with Greg Daniels before the two co-created “Parks and Recreation,” all three of which are available for viewing on Streampix.
Andre Braugher and Andy Samberg are two actors whose paths seemed unlikely to cross. Yet they are this season’s funniest sparring partners on FOX’s new comedy “Brooklyn Nine-Nine.” The show was among the most enthusiastically received at this summer’s Television Critics Association press tour.
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 […]
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 […]
When NBC’s ‘Parks and Recreation‘ (Thursdays at 8:30/7:30c) premiered last spring, it faced big expectations. For starters, it carried the mantle of being a spin-off of ‘The Office’ even though, mockumentary format be damned, it simply wasn’t. Also, no less than America’s current TV-comedy sweetheart, ‘Saturday Light Live’ alum Amy Poehler, was fronting it. Great […]
Rob Lowe is leaving the sunny California environs of ‘Brothers & Sisters‘ for Pawnee, Indiana, as he joins the cast of NBC’s ‘Parks and Recreation‘ for a multi-episode run. “He will be coming in at the second-to-last episode of the season,” ‘Parks and Rec’ executive producer Michael Schur tells Fancast. “And he’ll be with us […]