In the spring of 2009, a new kind of romance was born on NBC when overeager bureaucrat Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) met sweet nurse Ann Perkins (Rashida Jones) on the Parks and Recreation series premiere. Over the last six seasons, their journey has spawned catchphrases, beautiful compliments and a new faith in female friendships on television. However, that will all soon come to an end when Jones and co-star Rob Lowe leave the comedy early next year.
"Amy and Rashida, like Leslie and Ann, are dealing with it in real time," Jones tells TVGuide.com. "Amy has been saying to people, 'She thinks she's leaving, but I'm going to lock her in my trailer.' I'm a little bit in denial about it, too."
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Considered a father of the modern movie poster, Bob Peak created art for Apocalypse Now, Superman: The Movie and The Spy Who Loved Me, among many others. But during a nearly 20-year run, he was also one of TV Guide Magazine's most prolific cover artists, contributing 38 gorgeous, graphically inventive illustrations. Peak's son and archivist, Thomas Peak, helps annotate some of his father's finest.
It's Spock vs. Spock in the new ad for Audi.
In the clip, Leonard Nimoy, who originated the character in the Star Trek film and TV franchise, and Zachary Quinto, who plays a younger version in the reboot, go head-to-head in chess. After Nimoy beats Quinto, Quinto challenges the actor to a round of golf. But while Quinto's journey in his Audi is seamless, speedy and high tech, Nimoy can barely fit his clubs in the trunk of his Mercedes.
In the second part of our farewell to Fringe, producers and cast discuss the introduction of the parallel universe, which opened up the world of Fox's sci-fi drama to new and exciting possibilities, including a new set of characters with names like Walternate and Bolivia that fans would — gasp! — actually come to love in the end...
Fringe kicked off the final day at Comic-Con Sunday with a crowd full of Observers — at least it looked that way with more than 6,000 fans donning Fringe fedoras. They gathered to celebrate the tearful final panel for the Fox sci-fi series, which will say farewell at the end of its upcoming fifth season.
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While the cast and executive producer J.H. Wyman were very coy about teasing the final season, a new pre-filmed trailer...