Tatiana Maslany has shown great acting range creating multiple unique clone characters on Orphan Black. But can she do comedy?
On Thursday's Parks and Recreation (8/7c, NBC) Maslany will play the love interest of Tom Haverford (Aziz Ansari), whom she meets at the Parks Department. Tom, of course, doesn't make a great first impression, but Maslany's character, Nadia, won't mind because she's looking for a little mental escape from her job with Doctors Without Borders.
Exclusive Parks and Rec Sneak Peek: Orphan Black's Tatiana Maslany meets Tom Haverford
TVGuide.com hit the set of the NBC comedy to chat with Maslany about her comedic turn. (And this time, she's only playing one character!)
Orphan Black's Tatiana Maslany makes her debut on Parks and Recreation Thursday — and Tom Haverford can't hide his excitement about her arrival.
Aziz Ansari knows how to "Treat Yo' Self" even in Hong Kong. The Parks and Recreation star heads to Asia for Esquire Network's The Getaway, the brainchild of Chef Anthony Bourdain in which celebrities travel to their favorite place to reveal their go-to haunts, eats and activities.
Comebacks are big news this fall — James Spader enjoyed one on Monday with the splashy premiere of NBC's The Blacklist — and nowhere is this more true than on Thursdays, with three high-profile comedy vehicles for beloved stars from sitcoms past. And while conventional wisdom has long suggested that it's easier to create new stars on TV — Sleepy Hollow's Tom Mison, anyone? — than to build new shows around old favorites, what really matters is giving them material that lives up to the billing.
Parks and Recreation is back!
The NBC comedy kicks off its sixth season on Thursday night with a special one-hour episode that sees Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) & Co. headed off to London. It sounds like a jolly good time, but their trip is just one step in Leslie's comprehensive plan to hopefully keep her job. The recall campaign will be the least of her worries when she discovers her best friend Ann (Rashida Jones) will be leaving Pawnee. Way to kick a girl while she's down! TVGuide.com hit the set of Parks to get the scoop on what's in store for Pawnee's Parks Department this season, including the impending birth of Ron Swanson's (Nick Offerman) baby, Ann and Chris' (Rob Lowe) exit and Tom's (Aziz Ansari) new love interest: