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BBC’s Quarantine Comedy Series ‘Staged’ Reunites ‘Good Omens’ Stars David Tennant and Michael Sheen

It looks like the number of makeshift programming inspired by the coronavirus pandemic lockdown will keep rising as time goes on. While the likes of Parks and Recreation, All Rise and Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet have put together remotely produced special episodes, the BBC has put together an entirely new comedy series called Staged. The […]

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‘Have a Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics’: Film Review

Writer-producer Donick Cary has spent his whole career near the top of the showbiz comedy heap, from stints on “Late Show with David Letterman” and “The Simpsons” to sitcoms like “Just Shoot Me!,” “New Girl,” “Parks and Recreation” and “Silicon Valley.” So it shouldn’t surprise that his first directorial feature, the documentary “Have a Good […]

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‘Parks and Recreation’ Special Has Already Raised $3 Million for Feeding America

Critics loved last night’s heartfelt “Parks and Recreation” reunion special, and the one-off episode has enjoyed early success in its mission to raise funds for charity. The special has raised $3 million for Feeding America’s Covid-19 Relief Fund, according to NBC.Last night’s telecast of “A Parks and Recreation Special,” sponsored by State Farm and Subaru […]

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‘Parks and Rec’ Co-Creator Mike Schur Says Reunion Special Wasn’t Easy to Pull Off

Circumstances aside, the upcoming “Parks and Recreation” one-off scripted reunion special will likely be a dream come true for the acclaimed sitcom’s legion of fans. It’s also a project the series’ writers and core cast were eager to reunite for. Regardless, “Parks and Recreation” executive producer Mike Schur warned that producing television during the ongoing […]

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If Covid Happened in ‘Veep,’ Showrunner Says Selina Meyer Would Actually Be Competent

While we’re all inside marathon-watching television until our eyeballs bleed and the bedsores take hold, it’s fun to imagine what certain shows might look like in the time of the coronavirus. This week, Vulture did just that, polling 37 TV writers on what their characters in series new and old might do in a pandemic.The […]

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‘Standing Up, Falling Down’ Trailer: Ben Schwartz and Billy Crystal Pal Around in a Small Town

If you put Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation) and Billy Crystal (When Harry Met Sally) in a room together, comedic magic will happen. A new film called Standing Up, Falling Down bets big on this basic idea, and according to our review from last year’s Tribeca Film Festival, the film succeeds largely because of their […]

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’79ers’, A Comedy Described as “Goonies For Adults,” Will Be Directed By ‘Blockers’ Director Kay Cannon

Blockers director Kay Cannon has found her newest directorial project. She’ll tackle 79ers, a treasure hunt comedy originally written by actor/writer Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation) that aspires to be “Goonies for adults.” So does that mean it’s going to suck, but an entire generation is going to love it anyway because of blinding nostalgia? […]

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