NBC says goodbye to “Welcome to Sweden”
Welcome to Sweden, and now fare thee well, Sweden. Amy Poehler said goodbye to NBC and Parks and Recreation earlier this year, and barely anyone stuck around to watch her brother, Greg, toil away with his wife and new life in Sweden. Viewership of Welcome to Sweden -- in its second season from Swede... [Read More]
Amy Poehler to Produce and Star in Basketball Film ‘Balls,’ Ike Barinholtz to Co-Write
Get ready for more Amy Poehler on the big screen. According to Variety, Poehler has signed on to star in and produce a comedy for Universal called Balls through her production company Paper Kite, which will center on Poehler as “a once-promising basketball coach who is asked to lead an NBA tea... [Read More]
Mike Schur Calls Amy Poehler’s Lack of Emmys “One of the Great Hollywood Tragedies”
The Emmy Award nominees were announced earlier today, and there’s one name on the list who is on the verge of suffering from Steve Carell-level Emmy Award injustice: Amy Poehler. Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, Parks and Rec co-creator Mike Schur doubled down on what he’s called in the... [Read More]
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Premiere the New ‘Sisters’ Trailer on ‘The Tonight Show’
Last night, the wonderful Amy Poehler and Tina Fey visited their old pal Jimmy Fallon at The Tonight Show, and they brought a very special treat: the first full trailer for their new movie Sisters, which was written by SNL’s Paula Pell and hits theaters on December 18th. They also faced off ag... [Read More]
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler premiered the trailer for “Sisters” on The Tonight Show
Last night Tina Fey and Amy Poehler stopped by The Tonight Show for a round of True Confessions with Jimmy Fallon. But they weren’t there just to play games, they were also there for the world premiere of their new movie, Sisters. Fey and Poehler are two disconnected sisters whose parent sold ... [Read More]
Amy Poehler Curated an Outdoor Summer Film Series in New York
If you’re in the New York City area in the next few months, Amy Poehler has put together a great summer movie series that’s worth checking out. Gothamist reports that Poehler has curated a summer movie series that will take place on the rooftop bar and restaurant of the McKittrick Hotel,... [Read More]
Last Things First, Episode #2: The Upright Citizens Brigade
Welcome to Last Things First. This is the show that asks comedians about the historic lasts and firsts in their lives as their comedy careers have blossomed -- from young people with dreams to adult people living those dreams. Or still dreaming. Questions both big and small are asked and answered. I... [Read More]
Poehler, Besser, Roberts, and Walsh Look Back on the Early Days of UCB
To celebrate UCB’s 25th anniversary and annual Del Close Marathon this weekend, founders Amy Poehler, Matt Besser, Ian Roberts, and Matt Walsh appeared on the Today show this morning to look back on UCB’s evolution. The four cover everything from their “legit poor days” to ge... [Read More]
Amy Poehler and Seth Meyers reunite for a new Really!?! segment about male chauvinism in sports
There’s no question that when Seth Meyers and Amy Pohler served as co-hosts of Weekend Update, it was one of the most enjoyable moments in Saturday Night Live’s 40 year history. Part of it was due to their popular sketch Really!!? where they’d take a hot button topic and tear it a ... [Read More]
Watch a teaser for Netflix’s Wet Hot American Summer mini-series in all its VHS glory
The Netflix reboot/mini-series of Wet Hot American Summer comes to us on July 31st. Today they released a teaser about said mini series that’s fully inspired by the 80s VHS world that Camp Firewood exists in. Jon Benjamin narrates as we catch glimpses of the cast doing fun summer activities li... [Read More]