Amy Poehler

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  • Birth Place: Burlington, Massachusetts, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 09/16/1971, Virgo
  • Profession: Actor; comedian
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How Welcome to Sweden Went from a Pipe Dream to Your New Favorite Show

Following in an older sibling's footsteps can be daunting, but thank God Greg Poehler had the balls to try or else we never would have gotten to see the refreshing and hilarious new comedy Welcome to Sweden.

The semi-autobiographical series, which premieres on Thursday at 9/8c on NBC and is already a hit (and renewed!) in Sweden, is based on Poehler's experiences leaving his high-powered job in New York and moving to Stockholm to be with the love of his life.

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Review: Extant and New NBC Summer Comedies

In space, no one can see you conceive. That appears to be the weird but intriguing premise of CBS's high-profile summer fantasy drama Extant, a show put into play after last year's successful summer run of the network's increasingly absurd Under the Dome. While Wednesday's pilot episode (9/8c) of Extant (all that was available for review) lacks the sort of unforgettable "wow" moment provided by the severed cow in Dome's opener, the new series also seems less likely to lapse irrevocably into silly hysteria.

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John Mulaney Marries Annamarie Tendler

Actor/comedian John Mulaney married his girlfriend Annamarie Tendler over the holiday weekend, Us Weekly reports.

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Videos

MEGA MINUTE: Secret Siblings Shake Up House, Brothers & Sisters! Plus: Updated Office Spinoff Talk.
MEGA MINUTE: Secret Siblings Shake Up House, Brothers & Sisters! Plus: Updated Office Spinoff Talk.
Chris Pratt Flashed His Parks & Recreation Co-Stars
Normal Face Housewife

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Alvin & The Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
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Free Birds (2013)
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A.C.O.D.

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Proving Love/Lägenhet
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Learn the Language/Språket
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Day One/Välkommen
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Day One/Välkommen

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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 Broad City TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2014 Golden Globe Awards TV Show Series, Host
2014 Welcome to Sweden TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2013 Golden Globe Awards TV Show Series, Host
2013 Carol Burnett TV Show Series, Appearing

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Emmys: TVGuide.com's Picks for Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Emmy season is here! For the next two weeks, voters will be checking off names and shows they think are worthy of getting a nomination come July 10. We at TVGuide.com have a few selections in mind ourselves. Next up: our dream ballot for Best Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.
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Jon Hamm Can Do No Wrong! Find Out How the Mad Men Star Once Soothed a Pregnant Amy Poehler

While promoting her upcoming memoir Yes Please at last weekend's BookCon, Amy Poehler shared a hilarious story about how Jon Hamm calmed her nerves just days before she was due to give birth to her... read more

Wednesday TV: Don Rickles Tribute, NBC's Snowden Scoop

Insults never sounded sweeter than when Don Rickles was hurling hilarious barbs at his targets, whether innocent ringside onlookers or the rich and famous on a celebrity roast dais. At 88, though stooped and using a cane, he still gives as good as he gets, a fact brought home with delightful wit and genuine lump-in-the-throat sentiment in Spike TV's One Night Only: An All-Star Tribute to Don Rickles (Wednesday, 9/8c).

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Watch This Tonight: Parks and Recreation

It's Binge Saturday! Watch the first five seasons of Parks and Recreation

Our suggestion for this weekend's Binge Saturday is the NBC comedy starring Amy Poehler and her cast of zany misfits. Check out more reasons why you should watch:

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USA Announces New Projects from Amy Poehler, Jodie Foster and Lost's Carlton Cuse

USA is developing new projects from the likes of Amy Poehler, Jodie Foster and Lost's Carlton Cuse, the network announced this week.

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