Parks and Recreation


First Lady, Michelle Obama, has some cameos coming up. The season finale of Parks and Recreation this week and an appearance on Nashville next month. Continue reading »


Billy Crystal returning to television

FX announced Wednesday that it has ordered 13 episodes of The Comedians, a single-camera comedy series that takes us behind the scenes of a late-night sketch show. Crystal will star as a famous comedian who is, much to his dismay, paired up with Josh Gad (1600 Penn, Frozen, The Book of Mormon).

The role marks Crystal’s return to television, as it will be the comedian’s first regular appearance since starring as Jodie Dallas in the ABC comedy Soap from 1977 to 1981.

NBC renews shows Continue reading »

quickflixlogoThis is some very good news for Quickflix that will no doubt have upset both TVNZ and Sky.  The good news for viewers is that Doctor Who might finally be available to view in HD here.

New deals with Disney, NBC Universal and BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand expand Quickflix offering in quality TV drama series Quickflix today announced that it has entered into agreements with The Walt Disney Company Australia, NBC Universal and BBC Worldwide ANZ to license popular and award‐winning TV series programming for its streaming service.

Content licensed under these new agreements includes seasons of Emmy Award‐winning drama series Downton Abbey, Golden Globe Award‐winning US comedy series Parks and Recreation, BAFTA‐winning Mrs Brown’s Boys and other series from NBC Universal; drama series Revenge, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D and other series from Disney/ABC Television Group; as well as hit series Sherlock, Orphan Black, Doctor Who and many other series from BBC Worldwide ANZ. Continue reading »

WantedThe Wanted get E! reality series

British boyband The Wanted have landed their own E! channel reality series called The Wanted Life. The series will chronicle the group’s personal and professional lives.

Simmons to guest in Parks and Rec

JK Simmons will make a guest appearance in Parks and Recreation, playing a mayor of one of the character’s hometowns. Continue reading »

New photo of Doctor’ Who’s Tardis

The BBC has released a photo of the interior for the new Tardis that is set to be revealed in the upcoming Christmas special.

Schwartzman joining Parks and Rec

Jason Schwartzman has been added to the cast of Parks and Recreation for an episode in 2013. The actor will play the owner of a video store that has fallen on hard times. Continue reading »

The arrival of December marks the end of the month-long festivity we know as Movember and what better time to applaud the men of television who celebrate Movember all year round.

As many of us reach for the razors and regain the respect of loved ones, the men on this list will continue to sport their ‘staches and show us all how it’s done.

Here’s our top 10, let us know what you think. Continue reading »

10:00pm – Tuesday, December 4 on FOUR

The city council election in Pawnee is coming, but before Election Day, the candidates – Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) and Bobby Newport (guest star Paul Rudd) – will put it all on the line in this week’s Parks and Recreation, screening on Tuesday, December 4 th at 10pm on FOUR.

This week sees Leslie publicly debating her chief rival, Bobby Newport.

“He is just a likeable guy,” Poehler explains about guest star Paul Rudd’s character, Bobby Newport.

“What Bobby Newport has and what is played so beautifully by Paul is an ease,” the actress continues. “Leslie’s biggest nightmare is not a tough opponent who is fierce and mean. Her biggest nightmare is a guy who doesn’t even really want the job.”

“Her fear is losing to a guy who only entered because his dad wants him to have a job during the day.” So will Paul Rudd’s Bobby Newport be that guy? Find out when Parks and Recreation screens on Tuesday, December 4 th at 10pm on FOUR.

Script nearly complete for Inbetweeners movie sequel

The creators of The Inbetweeners have confirmed they are nearly finished a script for a movie sequel. Iain Morris said: “Inbetweeners fans are more discerning and vocal than people give them credit for. The last thing any of us wants is a cheap cash-in. At the moment the script is at version 0.5, so we’re getting close… but we’re not there yet.”

Joe Biden to guest on Parks and Rec

US vice president Joe Biden will make a cameo appearance in Parks and Recreation this season. Biden will feature in an episode where Leslie (Amy Poehler) visits the White House. Continue reading »

10:00pm – Tuesday, October 30 on FOUR

Louis C.K.’s Dave returns and tries to win Leslie (Amy Poehler) back in this week’s hilarious Parks and Recreation, continuing its latest season on Tuesday, October 30 th at 10pm on FOUR.

When audiences last saw Dave, played with awkward charm by Louis C.K., he was the sweet and slightly uncomfortable police officer Leslie was dating. But then he went to California and apparently went a little crazy without her.

This week Dave returns to Parks and Recreation where he not only runs into the woman he still loves, but also meets her new boyfriend, Ben Wyatt (Adam Scott).

Make sure not to miss this when Louis C.K. guest stars in Parks and Recreation, screening on Tuesday, October 30 th at 10pm on FOUR.