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.
Adam Scott and Amy Poehler
Parks and Recreation is getting back into the business of, well, parks and recreation.
On Thursday's episode, the infamous Lot 48, which was once the pit that Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) had been so desperate to turn into a park, will return. But it's not Leslie leading the charge this time: April (Aubrey Plaza) wants to turn it into a dog park!
Parks and Recreation Exclusive: Megan Mullally returning as Tammy 2!
The lot's return, however, won't be the only pain in Leslie's side as she begins to plan for her wedding to Ben (Adam Scott). To find out what a Leslie Knope wedding would look like, TVGuide.com turned to executive producer Mike Schur, who also dished on Joe Biden's appearance, Tom's (Aziz Ansari) new business venture and...
Nick Offerman, Lucy Lawless
Twist! Ron Swanson is getting a love interest who isn't named Tammy!
Yes, the Parks and Recreation's curmudgeon will meet his match this Thursday when Lucy Lawless makes her first appearance as Diane, and TVGuide.com was on set for their meet-cute.
Parks and Recreation Scoop: Bert Macklin returns — sort of!
It's all thanks, in part, to Chris Traeger (Rob Lowe), who has introduced a new initiative called 311, where concerned citizens of Pawnee can call the government to get their questions answered and complaints heard. "While Ron is on the phone shift, this lady keeps calling about this pothole in front of her house," Nick Offerman explains of Ron and Diane's initial interaction. "I think he shares her frustration with the government that nobody at public works is picking up the phone, so he...
Aziz Ansari, Rob Lowe, Chris Pratt
Bert Macklin is back, baby!
On Thursday's episode of Parks and Recreation, Andy Dwyer (Chris Pratt) will realize his dream of always being Bert Macklin, aka becoming a police officer.
Exclusive Videos: Parks and Recreation's Andy Dwyer presents the facts — sometimes
"Andy is definitely pursuing a career in law enforcement, and so far that's created some really great stuff," Pratt tells TVGuide.com. "Andy has to train physically because...
Chris Pratt and Rob Lowe
If you've ever wanted an awesome tour of Washington, D.C., then Parks and Recreation's Andy Dwyer is... not your man.
Parks and Recreation Scoop: Leslie's about to get a rude awakening
In these exclusive never-before-seen videos shot while the NBC comedy was on location in the nation's capital for the season premiere, Andy (Chris Pratt) acts as tour guide around Washington, D.C. to present the facts — which are often really wrong. Still, he goes on the hunt for an underground city, picking up clues (aka money) out of fountains. And since he's in D.C., Bert Macklin makes a surprising return!
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Anna Faris and Chris Pratt
It's a boy for Parks and Recreation's Chris Pratt and funny lady Anna Faris, People reports.
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Their son Jack was born on Aug. 25. Pratt, 33, and Faris, 35, "are happy to announce the birth of their beautiful baby boy...
Ron may finally meet his match!
Lucy Lawless has landed a multi-episode arc on Parks and Recreation, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
The Battlestar Galactica and Spartacus alum will portray...
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Knope we can, and yes, Parks and Recreation's Leslie did!
After spending the majority of Season 4 fighting her way through a lopsided election against the biggest imbecile in Pawnee, Ind. — you're so pretty, Bobby Newport (Paul Rudd) — Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) is finally a City Councilor. But just as her dreams finally came true, Leslie's boyfriend Ben (Adam Scott) nabbed a job in Washington, D.C., which is where Ben will be stationed when the comedy returns this fall.
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With executive producer Mike Schur and the brain trust behind NBC's Thursday night staple back in the writers' room, TVGuide.com has the scoop on what's in store for Season 5, including how the series will change now that Leslie is in office, how close she came to losing the election and what the distance between Leslie and Ben will really mean next season. Plus: Tammys + The Avengers = Awesome? Get the scoop: