• Amy Poehler animated series Duncanville picked up by Fox

    Amy Poehler loses one show and gains another. Duncanville has been picked up for 13 episodes by Fox. The series is an animated TV comedy about a 15-year-old boy, Duncan, and his friends and family. The show is the second big announcement for the actress this week as Broad City, which was executive produced by Poehler, will end after its fifth and final season. The Saturday Night Live alum will lend her

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    Watch Rashida Jones in TBS comedy ‘Angie Tribeca’ from Steve Carell

    As TBS got ready to start its upfront presentation on Wednesday, the network released the trailer for the Rashida Jones-led comedy Angie Tribeca. TBS gave the cop comedy a series order last week for 10 episodes. Angie Tribeca is the brainchild of Steve and Nancy Carell about a group of LAPD detectives who investigate crime and refuse to rest until justice has been served…sort of. Jones plays the lead role

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    Rashida Jones, Casey Wilson romantic comedies greenlit by NBC

    The day after the Rashida Jones-led comedy Angie Tribeca is greenlit by TBS, the former Parks and Recreation star’s romantic comedy A To Z received a series order from NBC. Jones will produce the show alongside Will McCormack. A To Z is set in the world of an online dating company that details the “A to Z’s” of a relationship, from meeting to breakup. Cristina Milioti (fresh off of How

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    TBS greenlights Steve Carell’s police comedy starring Rashida Jones

    Steve Carell and wife Nancy’s police comedy Angie Tribeca starring Rashida Jones received a 10-episode first season order from TBS. Carell’s project is a single-camera show that focuses on an eccentric but brilliant group of LAPD detectives who investigate crime and refuse to rest until justice has been served…sort of. “We’re proud to be working with the outstanding comedy talents behind Angie Tribeca, especially Nancy and Steve Carell and the

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    Parks and Recreation star Rashida Jones will star in Steve Carell’s pilot for TBS

    Steve Carell’s comedy pilot for TBS just got a whole lot funnier. Exiting Parks and Recreation actress Rashida Jones will play Angie Tribeca, a strong-willed lone-wolf police veteran of the LAPD’s Really Heinous Crimes Unit on Tribeca. Carell will write the script and executive produce the single-camerea police satire. He will also direct the pilot episode. Pilot season has all sorts of projects in the works. Jones herself, whose last

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    Parks and Recreation celebrates 100th episode with amazing cake (Photo)

    To celebrate the filming of its 100th episode, the cast of Parks and Recreation were gifted this amazing cake. True fans of the show, which stars Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Nick Offerman, Aziz Ansari, Aubrey Plaza, Adam Scott and more, will recognize the crazy confection as a piece of the Pawnee institution JJ’s diner. It’s where Leslie Knope (Poehler) scarfs down waffles and where a dish named Four Horse-Meals of

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    Laughspin Podcast, episode 68: Donald Glover, Patrice O’Neal, Jim Gaffigan

    On a brand-spanking-new episode of The Laughspin Podcast, Mike and I get peeved (that’s right, PEEVED!) about a YouTube “star” who blatantly stole jokes and ideas from the late Patrice O’Neal. Also, we listen to a new track from Joe DeRosa’s new album You Will Die, which comes out Sept. 3. And if that’s not enough we deliver news on Rashida Jones, Jim Gaffigan, Donald Glover, the Comedy Central Roast

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    Rashida Jones inks deal with Fox to produce her own series

    She may be slowly exiting her role as Ann Perkins on Parks and Recreation, but Rashida Jones has plenty on her plate, including a new show at Fox called Stuck. It was revealed this week she and her producing partner Will McCormack – with whom she wrote last year’s flick Celeste & Jesse Forever — inked a deal with the network to create the pilot, which centers on a middle-aged

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    Report: Rashida Jones and Rob Lowe are leaving Parks and Recreation

    It seems that pretty soon Amy Poehler’s lovable Leslie Knope will not have her uber-supportive friend Ann Perkins around much longer– nor will she have the painfully positive Chris Traeger to buoy her spirits. Both Rashida Jones and Rob Lowe will be exiting Parks and Recreation, according to BuzzFeed, who reports, “Sources have confirmed Lowe’s and Jones’ departures…will take place in the show’s 13th episode (likely landing during February sweeps).”

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    Chris Rock, Jennifer Aniston, Aziz Ansari, Jennifer Garner, Beyonce, and more demand stricter gun laws (Video)

    One week after the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT and just hours after NRA president Wayne LaPierre declared, “The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun,” a video starring dozens of comedians and Hollywood A-Listers, wherein they address their concerns about increasing gun violence in America, has been released. Chris Rock, Aziz Ansari, Jennifer Aniston,

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    It would be awesome if we were trapped in a closet with Rashida Jones (Video)

    In the latest installment of Saturday Night Live writer Mike O’Brien’s web series 7 Minutes in Heaven, Rashida Jones takes a trip to the closet and proves, once again, why the Parks and Recreation star is beyond awesome. And pretty. And talented. And beyond awesome. Be sure to “like” Laughspin on Facebook!

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    Did Rashida Jones really need to apologize to John Travolta?

    The most beautiful nurse in all of Pawnee, IN, Rashida Jones made a comment in a recent interview during the Celeste and Jesse Forever press tour that has been considered a rare gaffe by the loveable actress. While she and co-star Will McCormack were speaking with the website Spinning Platters, the topic of Frank Ocean — the pop star who recently came out of the closet — McCormack said, Jones

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    Watch Rashida Jones and Andy Samberg in the trailer for ‘Celeste and Jesse Forever’

    Rashida Jones, known for playing Ann Perkins on Parks and Recreation makes her screenwriting debut with Celeste and Jesse Forever, a bittersweet dramedy starring Andy Samberg. Samberg and Jones play high school sweethearts who married young and divorce as they hit 30, yet try to remain friends while pursuing others. Celeste premiered at Sundance this year and audiences report that it was one of the highlights. It was just purchased

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    Parks and Recreation’s Rashida Jones: ‘I’m lucky to be alive’ (Video)

    Most of us know Rashida Jones as the intelligent and sensitive Ann Perkins, who’s best of friends with Amy Poehler’s character Leslie Knope on Parks and Recreation. You may also know she’s the daughter of legendary music producer Quincy Jones and actress Peggy Lipton. But if you tune into the newest episode of Who Do You Think You Are?, NBC’s family tree documentary series, her family portrait will become even

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