Anna Faris and Allison Janney
Like mother, like daughter. That's the premise of CBS' new sitcom Mom, which stars Allison Janney and Anna Faris as dysfunctional mother-daughter pair Bonnie and Christy, who are both recovering addicts and less-than-exemplary parents. But they're working on it.
"Christy and her mom Bonnie are funny, intelligent women that have a bit of mess to them," Faris tells TVGuide.com. "I love that [Christy's] just hanging on by a thread. I love playing messy characters. ... She's been a really selfish person for a long time, and now she is really trying to turn over a new leaf, be a very present mom."
"Welcome to the O.C., bitch!"
It's hard to imagine it's been 10 years since The O.C. premiered and changed all our lives for the better. But would it have had the same effect without Seth Cohen? Or without band Death Cab for Cutie, for that matter?
Creator Josh Schwartz, who's now running Fake Empire with Stephanie Savage, talked to TVGuide.com about The O.C.'s success, where it went wrong and the surprising couples we never got to see....
Nick Offerman, Rashida Jones
Wedding bells will be ringing once again on Parks and Recreation!
During the upcoming sixth season of the NBC comedy, one couple will take a trip down the aisle. "I will personally guarantee that there will be a wedding this season, that some couple will get married," executive producer Mike Schur tells TVGuide.com.
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Which duo will be taking the plunge?
Allison Janney and Anna Faris
Chuck Lorre has a gift for making even the most unsympathetic characters seem relatable, whether it's Charlie Sheen's manwhore on Two and a Half Men or a bunch of social misfits on The Big Bang Theory. The prolific executive producer will add...
Andy Dwyer is no longer the chubby shoe shiner we fell in love with.
In case you missed it, Parks and Recreation's Chris Pratt is going to star in the upcoming Marvel superhero film Guardians of the Galaxy — and he's certainly been preparing to play a superhero. Earlier this week, Pratt unveiled his rock-hard body on Instagram, and noted that he got his new defined abs by going six months without beer. But that puts his NBC comedy into quite a predicament because Andy Dwyer has never been one to exercise.
Parks and Recreation Season 6 Scoop: How will Leslie handle the recall?
Even though Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) could soon lose her job as a Pawnee City Councilwoman, she'll go gallivanting off to London in the Parks and Recreation premiere this fall — but for good reason!
Thanks to Chris Pratt — and his rock-hard abs — the NBC comedy will cross the pond to film their season premiere later this month, taking a bulk of the Parks Department with them. To find out why, TVGuide.com turned to executive producer Mike Schur, who dishes on all things Season 6, including its 100th episode, Leslie's new challenges, Ron's (Nick Offerman) baby and more!
Something you don't expect any NBC show that isn't The Voice to be asking: "Are you better off than a year ago?" Leave it to cockeyed optimist Leslie Knope (the sublime Amy Poehler), the hopeful heart and resilient soul of Parks and Recreation, to set herself up for a smackdown in the too-soon season finale (Thursday, 9:31/8:31c), by posing this question at a public forum that she naively sees as a "victory lap" to celebrate her one-year anniversary in office. While Leslie contends with a Pawnee version of Tea Party-style opposition — in this town, more like "sweet tea," with extra sugar in a 512 oz. cup — Andy (Chris Pratt) adopts his bumbling "Burt Macklin, FBI" persona (always a win) to solve a mystery that could change one of his co-worker's life forever. NBC is certainly better off for sticking with this show as it has improved over the seasons to become the network's most reliably enjoyable comedy — even though this already eventful and possibly pivotal episode would have been better off without the subplot involving Tom's "Rent-a-Swag" business and his contentious relationship with Jean-Ralphio's horror-show sister Mona Lisa (Jenny Slate).
Adam Scott and Amy Poehler
It's the moment five seasons in the making (and also one Pawnee year of planning and two hours of prep): Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) is getting married to Ben Wyatt (Adam Scott)!
And although we're as excited as when The Office's Jim and Pam said "I do" — twice — we're a little worried about how the Parks and Recreation power couple will get their wedding together in a mere two hours after deciding to get hitched at the black tie gala to raise money for their park project. Will everything come together in time? TVGuide.com caught up with executive producer Mike Schur to find out about Thursday's eventful back-to-back episodes (airing 8:30/7:30c and 9/8c on NBC). Plus: Will Leslie finally get to build her park?
Adam Scott, Amy Poehler
Can Leslie Knope, the consummate planner, really pull off a last-minute wedding? With a little help from her friends, the Parks and Recreation heroine will be on the way down the aisle this week!
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After pulling off an amazing black tie gala to raise money for their park project, Leslie (Amy Poehler) and Ben (Adam Scott) spontaneously decided to get hitched at the event. (After all, Leslie did want to invite the whole town to the wedding!) Now, the problem is actually pulling the nuptials together...
Anna Faris is heading to the small screen.
The actress has been cast in CBS' Mom, a new half-hour comedy pilot from Two and a Half Men creator Chuck Lorre, TVGuide.com has confirmed. Faris will play a newly sober single mom who tries get her life together in Napa Valley.