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Amy Poehler’s ‘Making It’, Kristen Bell’s ‘Family Game Fight!’ & ‘AGT: Extreme’ Parked Indefinitely As NBC Unveils Schedule

Click here to read the full article. The future of high-profile unscripted NBC series including Amy Poehler’s Making It and Kristen Bell’s Family Game Fight! is up in the air as the network has indefinitely parked them. Making It, Family Game Fight and AGT: Extreme did not make it into NBC’s schedule and it seems that they are the latest non-scripted series to neither be canceled or renewed – in a growing trend as highlighted by Fox earlier this morning as well as ABC with series such as Supermarket Sweep and Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? It comes as the network...
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Amy Poehler's ‘Moxie,’ Based on Book by Houston Author, Screens Friday at Orange Show’s Punk-Perfect Event

PUNK ROCK AND the spirit of community art-making and activism is alive and kicking thanks to The Orange Show Center for Visionary Art, a Houston institution described by the very un-punk GQ Magazine as a “temple for outsider art.” On Saturday, May 14, The Orange Show presents the first public screening of the comedy-drama coming-of-age film Moxie, directed by Amy Poehler, and based on the book of the same name by beloved Houston young adult author and former “riot grrrl” Jennifer Mathieu. The multidisciplinary event also includes live music and a visual-art workshop.
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In a nod to Dave Chappelle attack, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler get Jack McBrayer to protect them at Netflix Is a Joke Fest

“We saw what happened to Chappelle, and I don’t care what anyone says, I didn’t like it," Fey said during their on-stage conversation. "We were a little worried about that, but I feel like the vibe in here feels good. I don’t feel like anybody is going to try that sh*t.” As a joke, Fey brought up her 30 Rock colleague McBrayer on stage. “It really is an honor to be here,” he said. “But security is important so I do need y’all to know that if you act a fool, I will f*ck your sh*t up. If you come for them, I will come for your nut sack.” Fey and Poehler also discussed the time Kevin Spacey hit on Fey at an SNL afterparty and the time Fey tried to set up Poehler with James Marsden. ALSO: Steve Harvey lost a lot of respect for Will Smith: "You slap me? If you sit back in your seat, Jada would have to move out of the way."
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Amy Poehler -- Good Genes Or Good Docs?!

Amy Poehler has never looked like a regular mom ... she always looks like a cool mom!. Here's the 29-year-old version of the hip comedian with her knockout smile at a cast party for "Saturday Night Live" in NYC back in 2001 (left). Of course, this was before she played Regina George's hot mom in "Mean Girls" and the mom of triplets in "Parks and Recreation."
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Amy Poehler on Why It’s “Super Fun” to Play a Teenage Boy on ‘Duncanville’

Amy Poehler is known for playing assertive, outspoken characters — think Leslie Knope in Parks and Recreation and Joy in Pixar’s Inside Out. As she puts it, the roles she takes are often “the engines who make things run.” The lead character she voices on Fox’s animated comedy Duncanville, which Poehler co-created with animation veterans Mike Scully and Julie Thacker Scully, is…not that.More from The Hollywood ReporterWhoopi Goldberg, Amy Poehler, Maury Povich, William Shatner Among NATPE Honorees'Russian Doll' Cast on Working With Natasha Lyonne and Season 2's Big SwingsPeacock Orders Reality Show That Helps People Prepare to Die Duncan is a 15-year-old...
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Amy Poehler says she’s “down” for ‘Parks and Recreation’ reboot

Amy Poehler has expressed interest in reprising her role of Leslie Knope in a potential reboot of Parks and Recreation. Asked about the possibility of returning to the character at the season two premiere of Netflix’s Russian Doll, the actor said she’s “always standing by” for a revival of the sitcom.
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‘Lucy And Desi’ Director Amy Poehler On Finding The “Human Story” Behind TV Legends – Contenders TV: Docs + Unscripted

Click here to read the full article. I Love Lucy premiered on CBS more than 70 years ago, but time hasn’t diminished its appeal. The show starring real-life couple Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz is still consistently ranked among the greatest sitcoms of all time. The Amazon Prime Video documentary Lucy and Desi, directed by Amy Poehler – a comedy great herself – explores the relationship between the pair who would rewrite television history. Contenders TV Docs + Unscripted — Deadline’s Complete Coverage “We had the unusual job of, in this doc, actually dealing with people who are very famous and very well-known...
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Whoopi Goldberg, William Shatner, Amy Poehler Among 2022 Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Award Honorees

Click here to read the full article. Whoopi Goldberg, William Shatner, Amy Poehler, Alex Kurtzman, Maury Povich, Warner Bros Television Group chairman Channing Dungey and producer and media investor Jeff Sagansky have been selected as the recipients of NATPE’s 2022 Tartikoff Legacy Awards. The awards, in their 18th year, are given to acknowledge a select group of television professionals who have demonstrated the highest degree of excellence in their field. The honors will be bestowed June 2 at a gala at the Beverly Wilshire, the first year of the awards ceremony moving from the organization’s NATPE Miami Marketplace and Conference. It...
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