Amy Poehler: "My Whole Life Changed Once Don Pardo Said My Name"
by Megh Wright "My whole life changed once Don Pardo said my name. I will really miss that kind and talented man." - In a short but sweet statement for The Wrap, Amy Poehler remembers SNL's legendary announcer Don Pardo. 0 Comments... [Read More]
NBC renews Greg Poehler’s ‘Welcome to Sweden’ for a second season
NBC loves the Poehler family. According to Deadline, NBC has renewed Greg Poehler’s (brother of Amy Poehler) rookie sitcom, Welcome to Sweden for second season. This is terribly surprising, since the import program had already been renewed overseas in Sweden by its original host, TV4. Not to m... [Read More]
Greg Poehler’s Welcome to Sweden renewed for second season
Amy Poehler’s brother Greg is making a name for himself on NBC. The Parks & Recreation network has renewed his summer comedy series Welcome to Sweden for a second season. Originally produced and aired in Sweden, the sitcom is based on Greg Poehler’s life as a New York accountant who ... [Read More]
NBC renews “Welcome To Sweden” for second season
File this under unsurprising surprises. NBC officially renewed summer sitcom Welcome To Sweden for a 10-episode second season. It keeps the Peacock Network in business with Greg Poehler -- brother of network darling Amy, and who himself was named one of Variety's 10 Comics To Watch just last month. ... [Read More]
Neal Brennan loves Louis C.K. but says ‘Louie’ is the kale of television (Interview)
In this vast, cacophonous digital age, television programming finds inspiration from Twitter feeds, Tumblr blogs, podcasts and YouTube channels. So, it’s oddly quaint that Sundance TV is about to launch a new series based on one page of a magazine (magazines are like books but flatter and shin... [Read More]
Chris Pratt tells Seth Meyers about flashing Amy Poehler and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’
Chris Pratt, star of Marvel’s new Guardians of the Galaxy, rounded out his press tour with a visit to Late Night with Seth Meyers. Pratt sat down with Meyers to talk about the time he flashed Parks and Recreation co-star Amy Poehler, filming GOTG, and the time he flashed Amy Poehler. A very se... [Read More]
Chris Pratt Tells Seth Meyers About the Time He Flashed Amy Poehler
by Megh Wright Despite NBC explicitly telling him not to make public jokes about it, last night Chris Pratt told Seth Meyers a great story about the time he flashed Amy Poehler while filming a scene during the second season of Parks and Recreation instead of putting on the skin-colored briefs he was... [Read More]
Tina Fey and Rachel Dratch's Old Second City Show 'Dratch & Fey' Is Now Online
by Megh Wright Before they broke into SNL stardom, Tina Fey and Rachel Dratch starred in a two-woman show together called Dratch & Fey that ran at Second City and New York's UCB from 1999-2000, and a couple days ago an old VHS copy of the entire show showed up on YouTube. The quality isn't the b... [Read More]
Billy On The Street’s Billy Eichner writing pop culture book, is becoming media powerhouse
Billy On The Street host Billy Eichner is an improviser, actor, TV host and sass mouth. Now the potentially new USA Network star will now add author to his already long and varied resume. The Emmy-nominated comedian has signed a deal to write a book about Hollywood and pop culture. No title or relea... [Read More]
66th Primetime Emmy Nominations in Comedy
Here are your nominees for 2014 Emmy Awards in TV comedy. Will update with more categories and breakdowns, but for now, congrats to all! Making a big splash this year definitely is Netflix, with its decision to Orange Is the New Black in comedy earning the streaming site a series and acting nods. Th... [Read More]