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Golden Globes Surprises and Snubs: The CW Breaks Through and Modern Family Gets Shut Out

Eric Stonestreet, Gina Rodriguez

What a difference a day makes, right? After the Screen Actors Guild Awards went with the new, the Golden Globes went — as usual — with the new Thursday. Check out our Globes surprises and snubs, and then tell us yours.

Fargo, True Detective and The Affair top Golden Globe nominations

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Jane the Virgin: A nomination for the irrepressible Gina Rodriguez was expected, but few saw the series nod coming. These are the first nominations read more

VIDEO: Julia Louis-Dreyfus Makes Selling Old Navy Sweaters Look Easy

Julia Louis Dreyfuss

Who's funnier: Julia Louis-Dreyfus or Amy Poehler? That's the question on everyone's minds right now as the holiday season approaches.

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NBC Announces Parks and Recreation's Final Season Premiere Date — But Why Are Fans Upset?

Chris Pratt, Adam Scott and Amy Poehler

NBC is celebrating the final season of Parks and Recreation by getting rid of it almost as fast as it can. The exciting news of Season 7's premiere date was dampened by the fact that NBC is sending the sitcom off with back-to-back episodes over the course of seven weeks. 

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VIDEO: Amy Poehler and Tina Fey Reveal Who (and What) They'll be Wearing to the 2015 Golden Globes

Tina Fey, Amy Poehler

The Golden Globes (and all awards shows) are, on the surface, about recognizing talent in the entertainment industry. But we all know that awards shows are really about looking good in outfits that cost half a year's salary. Funny ladies Tina Fey and Amy Poehler understand this, and in the first promo for the 2015 Golden Globes ceremony—which will mark the duo's third and final turn hosting the event—they address the most important question: Who will they be wearing?

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Mega Buzz: The Mentalist's Coupling, Parks and Rec's New Reality and a Homeland Standoff

Simon Baker, Amy Poehler, Mandy Patinkin

Each week, executive editor Adam Bryant satisfies your need for TV scoop. Please send all questions to mega_scoop@tvguide.com.

Do you have anything on The Mentalist's premiere episode you can share? — Shena, via Twitter
After their big kiss at the end of last season, Lisbon and Jane are fully immersed in their honeymoon period when the season begins. But when they're called back to work to investigate the murder of an undercover FBI agent, they have to figure out how (or if) to break the news of their relationship to their colleagues. Lisbon, for one, wants to keep the romance under wraps — which Jane is willing go along with. Or at least he is until Lisbon's ex Pike comes back in the picture.

How will Leslie and Ben be different when Parks and Recreation returns? — Eddie
Other than the obvious — aka being parents to three kids — and the ridiculous — "We're just inventing stupid 2017 technology," Amy Poehler jokes —  viewers should keep their eyes peeled for small, Easter egg-like nods to things that have changed.... read more

Hulu Orders New Series from Amy Poehler, Billy Eichner

Amy Poehler

Hulu has given a straight-to-series order to Difficult People, a new comedy from Amy Poehler and starring Billy on the Street's Billy Eichner and Julie Klausner.

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Top Videos: Ellen Launches EllenTube, Game of Thrones Trivia with Amy Poehler

Amy Poehler, George R.R. Martin and Seth Meyers

This week, Ellen DeGeneres launched her own video channel, called EllenTube, and Daniel Radcliffe showed off his (impressive!) rapping skills on The Tonight ShowAmy Poehler and Seth Meyers decided to find out just how well George R.R. Martin knows Game of Thrones, and the cast ofDancing With the Stars got scared out of their minds while prepping for the Halloween episode. Also, a woman in New York filmed herself walking around the city to demonstrate how often women get harassed on the street. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:

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10 Things We Learned About Amy Poehler from Her Memoir Yes Please

Yes Please

Amy Poehler devotes a substantial amount of ink in her new memoir Yes Please to telling readers that she "had no business" writing a book in the first place. With a schedule that includes 12-hour days on her sitcom Parks and Recreation, as well as raising two boys under 6, Poehler makes no secret of what a tedious process it was to complete Yes Please. Fortunately, the final product is much easier to consume than it apparently was to produce.

But while there aren't any jaw-dropping revelations per se, Yes Please includes plenty of new information about Poehler that even die-hard fans probably didn't know. Here are the most interesting tidbits we learned about the comedienne:

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Amy Poehler Details Past Cocaine and Ecstasy Use in Her New Memoir

Amy Poehler

In Amy Poehler's upcoming memoir, perhaps too appropriately titled Yes Please, the comedienne opensup about experimenting with drugs in her 20s while working as an improv comedian, according toexcerpts obtained by the British newspaper The Mirror. 

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Watch My Show: Welcome to Sweden's Greg Poehler Answers Our Showrunner Survey

Greg Poehler

The NBC sitcom Welcome to Sweden couldn't get much more personal for Greg Poehler. Not only is it based on his life — he married a woman from Sweden and moved there — he also stars as, Bruce, a money manager to the stars who follows a woman to Stockholm (where much of the show was filmed). Then there's Poehler's sister, Amy, who serves as an executive producer and appears in multiple episodes.

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