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Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Aziz Ansari, Nick Offerman, Aubrey Plaza, Chris Pratt, Adam Scott, Jim O'Heir, Retta, Rob Lowe, Paul Schneider

'Parks and Recreation' Finale Offers Glimpses at the Future

February 25, 2015 03:02:56

After seven seasons, "" aired the series' final episode on Tuesday, February 24. Airing on NBC, the finale showed what happened to the beloved characters of the fictional town of Pawnee, Indiana, such as 's Leslie Knope, 's Ron Swanson, 's April Ludgate, 's Andy Dwyer and 's Tom Haveford in the future.

The finale sees a man coming to the Parks Department to repair a broken swing, prompting Leslie to come to her officemates to ask for help. Glimpses at the character's future, from 2019 to 2048, are seen.


Paul Rudd Returns to 'Parks and Recreation' for Final Season

December 30, 2014 09:12:52

Another A-list star is scheduled to pay a visit to "" before it ends its run next year. , who stars in Marvel's movie "" due July 17, 2015, will reprise his role as professional manchild and Sweetums heir Bobby Newport in two episodes of the show's final season.

"He's the world's nicest human being-and the funniest," executive producer Michael Schur tells EW about the "" star. "We made a list of all the people that we wanted to have back and he was high on the list, so we managed to snag him."


First Promo for 'Parks and Recreation' Final Season Sees Future Panem

December 17, 2014 03:12:26

Having just completed the filming of its final season, "" has now released a promo for the swan song. Making its way out via EW.com, it takes fans to the future, in 2017 to be exact, where the season 6 finale left off.

It sees Leslie and Ben receiving a package delivered by a drone. Andy a.k.a. Johnny Karate has his own TV show, while Tom, dressed in a shiny black jacket, looks like a rich guy as he calls himself a "mogul."


Pictures From Last Day of Filming 'Parks and Recreation'

December 13, 2014 01:12:18

Stars of "" have been tweeting pictures from their last day of filming the sitcom. "Our last day filming on Parks and Rec. I'm gonna miss this glorious cast and crew very much. #ThankYouParksCrew," captioned one group photo which also features , , , and .


Final 'Parks and Recreation' Season Premiere Date Announced

December 02, 2014 06:12:54

NBC has announced the premiere date of final "" season. The 13-episode seventh season will go down on Tuesday, January 13 at 8 P.M., just two days after star hosts the Golden Globes with .

The concluding season will air back to back each week, becoming the lead-in to 9 P.M. comedies "" and "". It takes over the timeslot of "" which will wrap up its current season this fall. The singing talent show will return in February and provide a good lead-in for "Parks and Recreation" series finale on February 24.


Rob Lowe, Rashida Jones and Jon Hamm Return to 'Parks and Recreation' for Final Season

November 21, 2014 08:11:01

and are heading back to Pawnee one more time before "" closes the curtain. The former series regulars on the sitcom will reprise their roles as Chris and Ann respectively in the final season of the comedy series.

They will appear in one episode. The two actors departed the show in the middle of season 6 when their characters decided to move to Michigan to be closer to her family. Jones returned briefly later in the season after Ann gave birth to her and Chris' son Oliver.


'Parks and Recreation' Next Season Will Likely Be the Last, Executive Producer Says

April 26, 2014 11:04:14

"" end date may have been set. Executive producer Michael Schur addresses speculations that the show will likely end after seven seasons, explaining why the next season will be the right time to wrap up the comedy series.

"It's fairly likely that next year will be the last," he tells Entertainment Weekly. "The natural rhythm of the show and the big creative jump we take at the end of this season certainly suggests that we're moving in that direction."


Michelle Obama to Appear on 'Parks and Recreation' Season Finale

February 28, 2014 08:02:16

The U.S. First Lady is booking a trip to Pawnee. NBC has announced that Michelle Obama is set to make a guest appearance in the one-hour season 6 finale of "" slated to air Thursday, April 24 at 8 P.M.

Mrs. Obama already filmed her scene in the episode titled "Moving Up" in late February in Miami where she celebrated investments in healthier out-of-school programs as part of her "Let's Move" initiative dedicated to solving the challenge of childhood obesity. Series regular appeared as a special guest at a February 25 event held by Mrs. Obama in Miami.


'Parks and Recreation' Pictures Tease Rob Lowe and Rashida Jones' Farewell

January 22, 2014 10:01:30

"" fans better prepare a lot of tissues to watch an Ann and Chris farewell episode. Photos from the said outing have been shared to give a peek at the emotional send-off, and it does look like a tearjerker.

There are a lot of hugs, and Leslie and Ann visit Lot 48 together for one last time before she leaves Pawnee with Chris. Of course there will also be some hilarious moments such as when Chris shows an awkward dancing move as seen in one of the pictures.


NBC Renews 'Parks and Recreation' for Seventh Season, Plans Live 'Peter Pan' Musical

January 20, 2014 11:01:26

NBC has committed to a seventh season of "". NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt dropped the news at the TCA winter press tour on Sunday, January 19.

Initially saying he's bullish about the returns of "Parks" and "", Greenblatt finally said, "I'll go out on a limb: 'Parks and Rec' will have a seventh season," when pressed further by reporters about the show's future. He added that there's "a strong possibility" that "Community" would come back for next TV season.


First Photos of Kristen Bell on 'Parks and Recreation'

September 20, 2013 04:09:13

First look at 's guest-starring appearance on "" has been unveiled in a form of photos. Her character is apparently going to work together with 's Leslie Knope as they stand on a podium side by side for what seems to be a press conference.

In another picture, the two ladies have a meeting, joined by 's Ben Wyatt and 's Chris Traeger. Giving a hint at what they're possible discussing, a wide screen in the room displays a line which reads, "Eagleton Recovery Plan."


First Official Photo of Heidi Klum on 'Parks and Recreation'

September 06, 2013 03:09:36

's guest-starring appearance on "" has been previewed in a new photo. In the image, the super model, donning a blue dress, smiles brightly as she bumps into 's Leslie Knope, who doesn't seem too excited and pays more attention to her glass of wine rather than to the gorgeous lady in front of her.

In the hour-long season premiere of the sitcom, the German-born fashion designer plays a mayor of a small town in Denmark who attends an event in London. Both Leslie and Klum's character will be honored with a "Women in Government" award from an international organization.


Official: Rob Lowe and Rashida Jones to Depart 'Parks and Recreation'

August 01, 2013 08:08:04

and are leaving "" following the 13th episode of season 6. Hours after Buzzfeed broke the news, showrunner/executive producer Mike Schur has issued a statement confirming the two stars' imminent departure.

"We've been working on their storyline (on and off) for four seasons now, and heading into this year, with the two of them contemplating parenthood, it felt like a natural time to move them into the next phase," he writes.


Heidi Klum to Be a Town Mayor on 'Parks and Recreation'

July 25, 2013 10:07:04

"" season 6's guest list is getting starrier. After booking and Henry Winkler, the show has now tapped to appear in the season premiere, which will be set in London, where 's Leslie Knope will receive a "Women in Government" award from an international organization.

In the hour-long episode set to air September 26, the "" host will portray a fellow award recipient and mayor of a small town in Denmark. "Her town completely worships her in a way that makes Leslie a little jealous, considering that Leslie is undergoing a recall vote in Pawnee," executive producer Michael Schur tells Entertainment Weekly.


Kristen Bell and Ben Schwartz to Visit 'Parks and Recreation'

July 12, 2013 09:07:19

and are scheduled to stop by "". Both of the actors, who star together on Showtime's "", have landed guest-starring gigs on the NBC comedy but it's unknown if they're going to appear in the same episode or not.

Bell will portray Ingrid, a snooty City Councilwoman from Eagleton. "She's Leslie's equivalent, but richer and better dressed," executive producer Michael Schur tells EW. Schur additionally assures fans that Bell's character won't come between 's Leslie and 's Ben. "Do not fear. Not even the considerable charms of Kristen Bell can come between Leslie and Ben," he tells E! News.


NBC Renews 'Parks and Recreation', Cancels 'Up All Night', 'Whitney', '1600 Penn'

May 10, 2013 10:05:31

Prior to its Monday's upfront presentation, NBC has revealed the fate of some of its shows. "" receives the good news that it has been renewed for a sixth season, while five other shows are not that lucky.

The network has decided to cancel sophomore comedies "" and "". Cancellation notices have also gone out to rookies "", "" and "".


First Look at Ben and Leslie's Wedding on 'Parks and Recreation'

February 20, 2013 11:02:53

Ben () and Leslie () will finally tie the knot in the next episode of "". After deciding to get hitched at the black tie gala in the previous episode, the couple only has two hours to prepare for their quickie wedding.

In one sneak peek for the upcoming outing, Ben and Leslie are seen assigning the parks department staff to get the wedding dress, cake and marriage license, as well as to officiate the wedding. In another short preview, fans can get a quick glimpse at Leslie wearing her wedding gown with Ron walking her down the aisle.


'Parks and Recreation' Nabs Newt Gingrich for Cameo in 'Random Chance'

December 05, 2012 11:12:34

"" has just landed a cameo appearance by another politician. Newt Gingrich will appear on the NBC sitcom after he bumped into the cast of the show when they were filming an upcoming episode which features a bachelor party for Ben.

On Monday, December 3, , , , , and Jim O'Heir were shooting at St. Elmo Steak House in Indiana. Coincidentally, Gingrich who was in the town to meet Gov. Mitch Daniels stopped by the restaurant for lunch.


Sneak Peeks of Joe Biden's Guest Appearance on 'Parks and Recreation'

November 08, 2012 04:11:54

"" has scored another VIP to appear in its upcoming episode. After featuring sitting senators John McCain, Barbara Boxer and Olympia J. Snowe earlier this season, the show has apparently filmed in Washington D.C. last summer with Vice President Joe Bidden.

Though the shooting took place a few months ago, the scoop isn't unveiled until after the Presidential Election on November 6. Executive producer Michael Schur explained, "The hardest part was keeping it secret for so long because there's all these FEC rules and equal-time rules. We couldn't air it before the election because it was the equivalent of a campaign contribution to advertise for one candidate."


Lucy Lawless Visits 'Parks and Recreation', John Slattery Joins 'Arrested Development'

August 16, 2012 01:08:19

"" may give Ron a new love interest. Former "" actress has been booked to appear in at least two episodes of the show as Diane, a single mother who has a small problem in her neighborhood.

The parks department sends Ron and Andy to help her, and Andy soon notices there might be some chemistry between her and Ron. Lawless will first appear in the third episode of season 5 which will air October 4.


'Parks and Recreation' Season 3 Sneak Peek

January 06, 2011 03:01:28

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