When "Parks and Recreation" finally returns for Season 6 to anchor NBC's prestige Thursday line-up, the special one-hour premiere will see Amy Poehler's Leslie Knope and her Pawnee posse jump the pond and visit London Town.With just two weeks to go before the Sept. 26 premiere, NBC has finally released the first look at the new season -- including a glance at big time guest star Heidi Klum, who shows up as the mayor of a town in Denmark whose population loves her just as much as Pawnee's hates Leslie. Check out the promo above and let us know if you're ready to head back to Pawnee."Parks and Recreation" returns for Season 6 on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/09/parks-and-recreation-season-6-promo-first-look-at-heidi-klum-in-london-based-premiere.html
When news broke that both Rashida Jones and Rob Lowe would be stepping away from "Parks and Recreation" permanently midway through the comedy's upcoming sixth season, it became clear that Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) would find herself adrift without her best friend Ann Perkins.Who might fill the void in Leslie's life? Executive producer Mike Schur spoke with TV Line, telling the website that the series will "position different people to fill in parts of her emotional world. It won't be just one person."Schur continues, "There's something that April (Aubrey Plaza) does in the [London-set, Sept. 26] premiere that's sort of a harbinger of things to come. And we're bringing Retta a lot more to the forefront this season. Donna and Leslie will have some good connections and some good screen time together."But Schur is realistic about that fact that Ann's exit won't lead to a simple plugging of a hole with another character. He notes... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/08/parks-and-recreation-season-6-with-rashida-jones-out-who-will-be-leslies-new-bff.html
Parks and Recreation's season 6 guest star roster just got sexier. Entertainment Weekly reports that supermodel turned reality TV host Heidi Klum will guest star in the NBC comedy's fall premiere episode as the mayor of a small town in Denmark, who ends up making Leslie a little jealous. This guest star scoop comes hot on the heels of the recently-announced casting of Henry Winkler as Jean-Ralphio's father, as well as Kristen Bell's guest star appearance in the 2nd episode of the season. Don't miss Parks and Recreation's star-studded return when season 6 kicks off on September 26th, and be sure to stick with us at Celebified for more fall TV scoop.
NBC's "Parks and Recreation" is bringing in the big dogs for its hour-long Season 6 premiere, with Heidi Klum and Henry Winkler set for guest-star appearances.In the Sept. 26 premiere, a handful of the "Parks" gang will be hopping the pond to London, where Amy Poehler's Leslie will receive a "Woman in Government" award from an international organization. At the event, she comes across a mayor of a small town in Denmark who is a fellow recipient. EW reports that Klum will play the woman. "Her town completely worships her in a way that makes Leslie a little jealous, considering that Leslie is undergoing a recall vote in Pawnee," executive producer Michael Schur tells the magazine.Winkler, meanwhile, will pop up in the premiere as Jean-Ralphio's (Ben Schwartz) father, THR reports. The "Happy Days" alum's role has the potential to return in future episodes.Klum and Winkler join previously announced Season 6 guest star Kristen Bell, who... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/07/parks-and-recreation-season-6-heidi-klum-henry-winkler-to-guest-in-premiere.html
Meet Leslie Knope's new rival! Kristen Bell is taking a break from her busy Veronica Mars film schedule to stop by Parks and Rec next season! Get the deets on her destined-to-be-hilarious guest spot. A Veronica Mars and House of Lies star is moving to Eagleton! Parks and Rec fans will be pleased to know that the show has recruited none other than Kristen Bell to play Leslie Knope's latest political rival. Bell is slated to appear on an episode the hit NBC sitcom as Ingrid, a snooty city councilwoman from Eagleton who's basically "Leslie's equivalent, but richer and better dressed." In the episode, which airs September 26th, Leslie and Ingrid meet at the annual Pawnee-Eagleton high school basketball game, where tensions are guaranteed to be high. So, how excited are you to see Kristen Bell and Amy Poehler face off? Sound off in the comments and stick with us at Celebified for more of the latest TV news.
Even though Leslie Knope ( Amy Poehler ) could soon lose her job as a Pawnee City Councilwoman, she'll go gallivanting off to London in the Parks and Recreation premiere this fall — but for good reason! Read More... http://www.tvguide.com/News/Parks-Recreation-Season6-Spoilers-1067708.aspx?rss=breakingnews
Leslie Knope better be getting ready for that recall election.NBC has given Amy Poehler and Co. another season on the air, renewing "Parks and Recreation" for a sixth season on Thursday (May 9), a network source confirmed with Zap2It.The sitcom, which left several balls in the air in its Season 5 finale, including the impending fatherhood of Ron Swanson, now stands as the elder statesman for the Peacock comedy brand, with both "30 Rock" and "The Office" shuttering this season.It's been a busy day at the network, with NBC already having sent out a flurry of series orders to a trio of comedies ("About a Boy" from Jason Katims, "Sean Saves the World" starring Sean Hayes and "Family Guide" starring Parkey Posey), as well as the dramas "Believe" and "Crisis.""Parks and Rec" joins the network's previously renewed drama series "Parenthood," "Grimm," "Revolution," "Law & Order: SVU" and "Chicago Fire." The fate of the networks remaining... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/05/parks-and-recreation-nbc-renews-veteran-comedy-for-season-6.html
For the past several years, Parks and Recreation has been forced to do their season finales with the idea the episode may also serve as the series finale. That attitude has yielded some incredible episodes, including the midseason wedding episode, "Ben and Leslie" (which would have served as the season finale had NBC kept the order at the original 13). Suddenly, this season Parks has turned into the Peacock’s steadiest sitcom performer. With a season six all but official, the show decided to utilize this season finale to set up story lines for the presumptive season six. READ MORE...
HitFix's Alan Sepinwall interviews "Parks and Recreation" co-creator Mike Schur, who says he feels "fairly confident" the NBC comedy with Amy Poehler will be back for a sixth season. Read More... http://www.hitfix.com/whats-alan-watching/parks-and-recreation-co-creator-mike-schur-fairly-confident-about-renewal-and-lots-more-on-season-5
The Parks and Recreation Season 5 finale airs tonight at 9:30 p.m. on NBC, and it will not be [in Jean-Ralphio voice] "the wooooooorst" way to spend a Thursday night. Here's the synopsis for "Are You Better Off?": "Leslie commemorates her first year as a city councilor; April receives life-changing news; Tom considers a business opportunity." TV Guide talked to executive producer Mike Schur about the finale. "It's very much a year-end wrap-up," Mike said. "In a real way and in a meta way... http://feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/X_gQWiwK9dk/parks-and-recreation-season-5-finale-spoilers-pregnancy-mystery-april-news