After a series of escalating dares, Will Arnett and Amy Poehler offically announce their divorce
It’s a sad day for two of comedy’s most beloved stars, Will Arnett has officially filed papers to divorce Amy Poehler, People reports. The two had been married since 2003 but the two have been separated since 2012. So I guess this was inevitable. Lastly, Arnett is seeking joint custody o... [Read More]
Watch the first U.S. trailer for Amy and Greg Poehler’s ‘Welcome To Sweden’
Amy Poehler and her brother Greg recently sold their TV show, Welcome To Sweden to NBC. The show was originally commissioned by the country of Sweden to be their first English language series and just recently picked up for a second season. NBC will begin airing the US version of the show this July ... [Read More]
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to star in a new movie together
The power duo of Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are officially set to team up in a new flick called The Nest, this according to Buzzfeed. Universal has confirmed that Poehler was in talks to star opposite of Fey. Paula Pell, who worked with both Fey and Poehler on Saturday Night Live, wrote the new [&hell... [Read More]
From webseries to Comedy Central to Cannes: “Broad City” takes its success story to MIPTV
Broad City began as a webseries by Upright Citizens Brigade performers Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, and after 35 webisodes and the approval of Amy Poehler, made the leap to TV. Broad City just wrapped its first season on Comedy Central, with a renewal for more episodes in 2015. That's the sh... [Read More]
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to Star as Sisters in 'The Nest'
by Megh Wright Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are reuniting for their first starring film roles together since 2008's Baby Mama. According to Variety, Poehler is in final negotiations to join Fey in The Nest, a comedy by longtime SNL writer Paula Pell about two sisters "who decide to throw one last massiv... [Read More]
Swedish TV Renews Greg and Amy Poehler's 'Welcome to Sweden' for Season 2
by Bradford Evans Welcome to Sweden, the Swedish sitcom Amy Poehler is producing that was created by and stars her brother Greg, was renewed  for a second season by Swedish broadcaster TV4 today, Digital Spy reports. The show was such a big hit over there that it was renewed after just two epis... [Read More]
'Kroll Show's Second Season Evolves Into "Sketch-uational Comedy"
by Erik Voss As far as character showcases go, it doesn't get much more elaborate than Kroll Show. When Nick Kroll's sketch series on Comedy Central returned for its second season in January, it was clear that he had set his sights firmly on the pseudo-celebrity culture of reality television, with a... [Read More]
Here's a Trailer for Greg and Amy Poehler's 'Welcome to Sweden' Featuring Will Ferrell
by Megh Wright Nearly a year ago it was announced that Amy Poehler and her brother Greg sold a show to the Swedish television network TV4 called Welcome to Sweden starring Greg as an American accountant who falls in love with a Swedish woman and follows her back to Stockholm. The series premiered in... [Read More]
Amy Poehler Calls 'Parks and Rec' the Best Job She's Ever Had
by Megh Wright "Mike and I knew each other at SNL and he just said a very simple thing to me when he was pitching me the show and the idea of the show, which was: 'You will really like the way we do this show, and I promise you this will be, like, the best job you will ever have.' Something very sim... [Read More]
SXSW 2014: Season 3 of ‘Billy On The Street’ at the Funny Or Die Clubhouse proves to be a crowd pleaser
Lustre Pearl played the location for the house party that Funny Or Die put together and oh what a party it was. There was food, music, live entertainment, podcast recordings. They also played host to a screening of season 3 of Billy On The Street. A season that’s chock full of celebs like Amy ... [Read More]