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Amy Poehler will produce new comedy series ‘Welcome to Sweden’

Amy Poehler will produce new comedy series ‘Welcome to Sweden’

By | May 9, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 3 comments

It turns out Amy Poehler is huge in Sweden. She and her brother Greg just sold a comedy series called Welcome to Sweden, which will air on TV4 in the Nordic nation. The show is part of the sibling’s newly launched production company Syskon, who’s mission is to develop...

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Amy Poehler has some good things to say about the Boston Marathon Bombings (Video)

Amy Poehler has some good things to say about the Boston Marathon Bombings (Video)

By | April 19, 2013 at 4:25 pm | One comment

On the latest installment of her weekly Web series Ask Amy, wherein she answers questions from young people, Parks and Recreation star Amy Poehler addressed the way in which we all currently consume images online and on television, especially now as it relates to the Boston...

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Amy Poehler-produced Broad City coming to Comedy Central (Video)

Amy Poehler-produced Broad City coming to Comedy Central (Video)

By | March 13, 2013 at 11:55 am | 4 comments

Amy Poehler is coming to Comedy Central! Sort of. The network announced today that popular Web series Broad City has been picked up to series and will debut 10 episodes in 2014. Poehler will executive produce the comedy, centered around Upright Citizens Brigade alums Abbi...

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Tina Fey tells photographer ‘go f*ck yourself’ when asked about Taylor Swift joke

Tina Fey tells photographer ‘go f*ck yourself’ when asked about Taylor Swift joke

By | March 8, 2013 at 11:35 am | 3 comments

When you shove a video camera in Tina Fey's face on the streets of New York City and start asking her inane questions about a joke she made about Taylor Swift, be prepared. That scene played out yesterday when a paparazzo-type, fishing for a reaction, got just that. After...

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Aggressively boring Taylor Swift implies ‘there’s a special place in hell’ for Tina Fey and Amy Poehler

Aggressively boring Taylor Swift implies ‘there’s a special place in hell’ for Tina Fey and Amy Poehler

By | March 5, 2013 at 1:12 pm | 6 comments

UPDATE (3/6/13): 9:32 pm EST -- Tina Fey told Entertainment Tonight the following: "If anyone was going to get mad at us, I thought it would be James Cameron. I did not see that one coming. It was a joke. It was a lighthearted joke." UPDATE: 4:52 pm EST -- Amy Poehler had...

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Amy Poehler will write her first book, star in a Super Bowl ad for Best Buy

Amy Poehler will write her first book, star in a Super Bowl ad for Best Buy

By | January 29, 2013 at 11:20 am | No comments

Beloved Parks and Recreation star Amy Poehler has just inked a deal to write her very first book! Planned for a 2014 release, Harper Collins will publish a tome, described as an “illustrated, nonlinear diary full of humor and honesty and brimming with true stories, fictional...

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Modern Family leads pack of Golden Globes comedy nominations, but many are close behind

Modern Family leads pack of Golden Globes comedy nominations, but many are close behind

By | December 13, 2012 at 11:46 am | No comments

Regardless of who wins at the Golden Globes on Jan. 13, we’re already pleased the Hollywood Foreign Press chose Tina Fey and Amy Poehler (video below) to host event on NBC. But that doesn’t mean we aren’t interested in the nominees, especially as they relate to...

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Vice President Joe Biden will guest star on Parks and Recreation (Video)

Vice President Joe Biden will guest star on Parks and Recreation (Video)

By | November 8, 2012 at 1:45 pm | No comments

When Parks and Recreation traveled to Washington D.C. for their season premiere in July, senators Barbara Boxer, Olympia Snowe, and John McCain all made cameos. It was not only exciting for viewers to watch, but also for Amy Poehler's character Leslie Knope, who's a feminist...

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David Wain on Wet Hot American Summer sequel: We have more than a few pages done (Exclusive)

David Wain on Wet Hot American Summer sequel: We have more than a few pages done (Exclusive)

By | November 8, 2012 at 1:13 pm | 4 comments

Once the hopes and chatter became official months ago when David Wain and Michael Showalter confirmed that yes, there would, indeed, be a sequel to the cult comedy classic Wet Hot American Summer, comedy nerds worldwide have been asking: When? The question, of course, comes from...

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