Not every popular TV show starts off as a success. Pilot TV is a hard formula to crack with all the pressure to be both critically and commercially successful while guiding audiences through a new world of characters. As a result, some of the most popular TV shows in history […]
Insider rounded up some of the best and worst series finales of all time. Some shows, like “Breaking Bad” and “The Wire,” captivated critics until the very end. Other series, like “How I Met Your Mother” and “Scrubs,” seemed to drop the ball. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. For […]
“The Good Place” producer Megan Amram apologised for past offensive tweets that have recently resurfaced. Amram tweeted: “Today was the day Donald trump finally became president” on June 13, which led to a Twitter user posting screenshots of her old tweets from 2012 and 2013. One of her tweets read: […]
Austin parks closed on Easter weekend to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, and then again a couple of weekends after due to overcrowding, but there was no blanket rule requiring all parks to close. Texas’s stay at home order expired on April 30, and now three popular Austin parks […]
“Parks and Recreation” aired from 2009 to 2015 and starred Amy Poehler as mid-level Indiana public official Leslie Knope. Insider combed through interviews with the show’s cast and creators and rounded up some fun facts about the beloved series. For example, the sitcom was originally pitched as a spin-off of […]
As the novel coronavirus pandemic spreads across the US, cities and states are taking measures ranging from encouraging social distancing to ordering residents to “shelter in place” in order to better control the spread. But confusion about what the various terms mean abounds, and many people are wondering if, and […]
Chris Pratt has recalled the time he ate 16 racks of ribs during a day filming “Parks and Recreation.” Pratt said during a Thursday appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” that in a bid to get some screen time in a scene in which he had no lines, he decided it […]
Year after year we see the cancellation of great television shows, and even some that don’t quite make it off the ground to begin with. Some popular TV shows were almost canceled too soon at one time or another, but thanks to loyal fans, rescue networks, or persistent producers, they […]
In reaction to a story about President Donald Trump,Mitch McConnell’s campaign on Monday tweeted a GIF of Adam Scott as Ben Wyatt, his character on the hit show “Parks and Recreation,” smiling and winking. Scott on Wednesday asked the Senate majority leader and “all those representing him” to “please refrain […]
Every week, INSIDER puts together a list of great shows on Netflix you should watch. This week we recommend watching new comedy “Special,” Swedish drama “Quicksand,” and the always great “Parks and Recreation.” Visit INSIDER.com for more stories. Netflix rolls out more content than most people can possibly track let […]
“Parks and Recreation” released an episode about a government shutdown in 2010. Many of the jokes ring true during the current record-breaking US government shutdown. In the episode – the finale of the second season – Tom Haverford considers getting a “temp job,” while Leslie Knope is concerned about sewage. […]
One of the best things about Halloween is seeing what kind of costume everyone else thinks up – and that includes the characters in your favourite television shows. A lot of shows take advantage of the spooky holiday season to feature special Halloween episodes where the characters go all out […]
Fans are crushed that Fox abruptly cancelled the beloved sitcom “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” – but Fox did the right thing. It’s really the fans’ fault the show has been cancelled because most don’t seem to watch “Nine-Nine” live with advertising. The broadcast networks’ economic model still relies on selling ads on […]
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