Starring Amy Poehler, Matt Dwyer, and Del Close. Written by Adam McKay and Tom Gianas. Seen by barely anyone until now. I'm having a hard time describing this 1995 pilot, "RVTV," that Second City dug up from its archives in a single sentence, which might have something to do with why it was never picked up. Show More Summary
There's an RV? And kind of a rap?
As it did recently with Chris Farley, The Second City released some clips of Amy Poehler in her pre-fame years, back when she was just an improv student with a ’90s wardrobe. The video showcases a never-before-seen pilot about subversive hackers working out of an RV. Show More Summary
As sad as it is to see Parks and Recreation end for good, it's nice to know that we'll be seeing the stars pop up in new projects. Amy Poehler has an upcoming movie with Tina Fey, Chris Pratt is about to battle dinosaurs, and Aubrey Plaza is keeping very busy. Show More Summary
Is Leslie Knope the most positive person on TV? It sure feels like it, with Amy Poehler's performance having taken what could have been a one-note character and making her effervescent, confident, and dynamic. While we've celebratedShow More Summary
Galentine's Day foreshadowing: she quotes Queen Latifah's "Ladies First."
It seems like every celebrity out there has a pre-fame project that probably shouldn?t ever see the light of day. And for Amy Poehler, it's a failed TV pilot called RVTV, in which she raps and spoofs MTV VJs. Click To Continue Readi...
Before Parks and Recreation, before SNL, before the Upright Citizens Brigade set up shop in New York City, Amy Poehler was a fresh-faced college grad studying with the rogue improv mastermind Del Close and performing with The Second City. In 1995, Poehler and Close starred together in a pilot called RVTV, along with fellow Second […]
Long before Amy Poehler was a law-abiding citizen on Parks and Recreation, she was a malicious, vest-wearing hacker. Scared? You should be. While practicing her comedic chops in the improv group Second City, Poehler starred in a very strange TV pilot called RVTV where she played a free-styling and fast-typing cyber criminal. Show More Summary
Something to fill the Leslie Knope–sized hole in your heart.
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Actress and filmmaker Drew Barrymore is working on a book about her life for Dutton, the publisher announced Thursday. Barrymore joins other high-profile women in entertainment -- Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and Lena Dunham -- who have published successful memoirs.
A story about people who love one another made by people who clearly love one another, "Parks and Recreation" ended its seven-season, zigzag run through prime time Tuesday night on NBC. In the final shot, star Amy Poehler, as public servant Leslie Knope, faced the camera, face aglow, and...
Costarring Del Close and written by Adam McKay and Tom Gianas
I will not miss "Parks And Recreation." But I will miss Amy Poehler's Leslie Knope
Chris Pratt and Amy Poehler lead the cast of Parks and Recreation in a musical number during their reunion on Late Night with Seth Meyers on Tuesday (February 24) in New York City. The cast and creators – Chris, Amy, Aubrey Plaza, Adam Scott, Nick Offerman, Retta, Aziz Ansari, Jim O’Heir, Michael Schur, and Jon [...]
After seven season, NBC's Parks and Recreation finally says goodbye with its series finale tonight at 10 p.m. Over the years, Amy Poehler's Leslie Knope has, through her unconditionally-positive outlook on the public sector, managed to meet some of the biggest names in American politics.
"I'm always excited about what's next."So says Amy Poehler, and it's time for the "Saturday Night Live" alum to focus on that as "Parks and Recreation" reaches the end of its road. NBC's local-government comedy series wraps up its seven-season run with an hour-long finale Tuesday (Feb. Show More Summary
Tonight I am going to be in deep denial. Tonight is not happening, and if I wish it away, the end of Parks and Rec will never come. Tonight we say good bye to a beloved comedy and the family Amy Poehler made for us after 7 incredible years of showing us women leading, women being friends and not competitors, and family forged of breakfast food. Show More Summary