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TVLine Items: Aziz Ansari Brings His Schtick to Netflix, Wolfgang Puck Visits CSI and More

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Aziz Ansari is teaming with Netflix on his latest stand-up special.

The Parks and Recreation star’s third comedy solo comedy performance, titled Buried Alive, will be available exclusively on the streaming service …READ MORE


Video: Parks and Recreation's Tom, Unplugged?!

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One of TV’s most wired (literally and figuratively), tech-savvy characters will undergo a Revolution when Parks and Recreation‘s Tom Haverford powers down in an upcoming episode.

Speaking with TVLine’s Michael Ausiello on the red carpet at Sunday’s Emmy Awards, Aziz Ansari revealed …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO


Eye on Emmy: Parks and Rec's Aziz Ansari on Tom's Evolution and Genuine Love of Ginuwine

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Parks and Recreation is nothing if not a place to find a vast array of loveable, quirky characters. Yet that was not always the case with Aziz Ansari‘s Tom Haverford. The Pawnee Parks Department’s erstwhile second-in-command was, in the NBC comedy’s debut season, actually a bit subversive. But after some tweaks here and rejiggering there, Tom — and Ansari — emerged as one of Parks‘ VIP players — a title of which he would no doubt approve. READ TVLINE’S Q&A


Parks and Recreation Scoop: Aziz Ansari Reveals Tom's Hidden Past with [Spoiler]!

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Usually, when I get scoop out of an actor on the red carpet, I’m happy, right? Well, at the Emmys on Sunday, talking with Parks and Recreation’s Azis Ansari, I was deliriously so.

Why? READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO


TVLine Items: True Blood Baddie Gets Burn'd, Idol Kicks Off Season 11, and More TV News

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One of True Blood‘s craziest big bads is hightailing it to Burn Notice as …READ MORE


Emmys 2011: Sizing Up the Supporting Comedy Actor Race, Including Our Dream Nominees

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There are few certainties about the 2011 Emmys derby, but rest assured this is one of them: if you’re a male performer on a sitcom not called Modern Family, you face an uphill battle elbowing your way into the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series race. Even without a nod for patriarch Ed O’Neill last year, ABC’s hit comedy accounted for half of all the category’s nominations. So the question this year isn’t whether the Family men will make another strong showing — they will — but rather who’ll snap up the remaining spots. Here’s how things look going into nomination season. REVIEW CONTENDERS & VOTE


PaleyFest '11: Eight Surprising Spoilers From the Parks and Recreation Panel

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It was Parks and Recreation‘s turn to take the PaleyFest stage Wednesday night and, as expected, it was filled with lots of laughs, scoop and even some Ron Swanson sexual innuendo.

Our very own Michael Ausiello was on hand to moderate the festivities and he got to the bottom of eight spoilery Pawnee plot-points — plus the real deal with all that Rob Lowe/Charlie Sheen talk. …READ MORE