Streampix: Mose Schrute Speaks: A Chat with ‘Parks and Recreation’ Creator Michael Schur

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.

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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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‘Parks & Rec’ Boss Shares Secrets Behind Sophomore Surge

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 […]

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‘Parks & Rec’ Boss On Rob Lowe’s Arrival: “It’s a Perfect Fit”

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 […]

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