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‘Upload’ Cast and Creators Talk Sophomore Season, Working With “Genius” Greg Daniels

On Tuesday evening, the cast and crew of Prime Video’s Upload gathered for the first time to celebrate the show’s sophomore run. The first season debuted at the start of the pandemic in 2020, leaving the group without an official season one premiere.  Led by sitcom veteran and The Office creator Greg Daniels, Upload was […]

Todd Whiting, NBCUniversal Digital Content Veteran, Dies at 45

Todd Whiting, a 17-year veteran with NBCUniversal, has died. He was 45. Whiting died suddenly on Jan. 4 of cardiac arrest resulting from pneumonia and complications from COVID-19, his family said. “Todd’s love of people and faithfulness in friendship is what will be missed by so many from coast to coast. Todd had an infectious […]

Celebration of Latino Cinema Sets Full Honorees, Presenters Roster Including Clifton Collins Jr., Eugenio Derbez and Natalie Morales

The inaugural Celebration of Latino Cinema is set as the Critics Choice Association has announced the full list of honorees and presenters across 10 categories. Reinaldo Marcus Green will receive a director award for his work on the Will Smith-starrer King Richard. Aunjanue Ellis, earning raves for her role as Oracene, the mother of tennis […]

Nick Offerman on Why He Stopped Smoking Marijuana and the “Bummer” of Politicians Posting Ron Swanson Memes

Nick Offerman says that while he once used marijuana for escapism, he no longer wants to because his life is currently “happy enough.” In an interview published by The Independent on Saturday, the Colin in Black and White and Parks and Recreation actor explained why, after years of using marijuana and advocating for its regulated […]

‘Parks and Recreation’ Band Mouse Rat Makes Billboard Chart Debut

From winning the Pawnee Battle of the Bands to headlining the Edward Philips Senior Center Valentine’s Day Dance (with gigs at Li’l Sebastian’s memorial and the Pawnee Unity Concert in between), Mouse Rat is now officially a Billboard hitmaker. The fictional band from the NBC comedy Parks and Recreation, led by Chris Pratt’s character Andy […]

Rob Lowe Unveils ‘Parks and Recollection’ Podcast With Alan Yang

Rob Lowe is bringing Parks and Recreation fans back to Pawnee, Indiana with his new podcast Parks and Recollection. Lowe, who played government official Chris Traeger on the show, announced he will be teaming up with Parks writer and producer, and Mouse Rat bassist, Alan Yang for the series. The podcast will recap episodes from […]

‘Parks and Recreation’ Co-Creator Mike Schur Remembers Carl Reiner, “The Emperor of Comedy”

Mike Schur pays tribute to Carl Reiner, who appeared on a 'Parks and Recreation' episode alongside Amy Poehler. "For 98 years, comedy flowed through Carl Reiner, and radiated off him, and followed him like an obedient hunting dog, ready to follow his commands."

Critic’s Notebook: ‘All Rise’ Quarantine Episode Raises the Bar by Being Average

CBS' character-driven legal drama 'All Rise' achieved something unlikely by doing a Stay-at-Home episode that felt like a normal episode and not like a stunt.

Social Climbers Charts: ‘Parks and Recreation’ Debuts, Chris Hemsworth Gains Big

Dwayne Johnson holds on to the No. 1 spot on The Hollywood Reporter’s Top Actors social media chart, but Chris Hemsworth isn’t far behind, vaulting from No. 8 to No. 2 on the list dated May 6, while 'Parks and Recreation' makes its maiden Top Scripted appearance.

TV Ratings: ‘Parks and Recreation’ Special Scores for NBC

NBC's Parks and Recreation special topped Thursday's ratings among adults 18-49, drawing numbers in line with its final season five years ago. CBS' Young Sheldon is close to a season high in total viewers, and Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? improved considerably on a new night.  Parks and Recreation scored a 1.4 rating among […]

‘Parks and Recreation’ Reunion Delivers a Heartfelt Message of Hope

A look into how the one-off scripted 'Parks and Recreation' special played out as the cast and creators look to raise money for Feeding America's COVID-19 Response Fund.

‘Parks and Recreation’: Inside the Reunion With a Purpose

'Parks and Recreation' co-creator Mike Schur never wanted to do a revival, reboot or any sort of reunion. Then the novel coronavirus shut down the world and changed everything.