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Parks and Recreation Exclusive: Louis C.K. Returns… To Steal Leslie Away From Ben?

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Parks and Recreation is not making things easy for Leslie (Amy Poehler) and Ben (Adam Scott) this season.

As if Leslie’s political ambitions weren’t enough of an obstacle for the star-crossed lovers, the show is now bringing back ex-boyfriend Louis C.K. READ MORE


Scoop: Parks and Recreation Elects Kathryn Hahn as Leslie's Political [Spoiler]

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Former Free Agent Kathryn Hahn is returning to NBC with one helluva political agenda. READ MORE


Exclusive: Amy Poehler and Will Arnett Perform TVLine's New Theme Song on Emmy Red Carpet!

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When Will Arnett and Amy Poehler stopped by to say hi on the Emmy red carpet Sunday, they tossed me the mother of all world exclusives: The husband and wife comedy team (and stars of NBC’s Up All Night and Parks and Recreation, respectively) gave an impromptu performance of TVLine’s new theme song(s). READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO


Burning Emmy Questions: Kyle Chandler's Lost Speech, Comedy Actress Pageantry and More!

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63RD PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS: "Friday Night Lights" Kyle Chandler wins the Outstnding Lead Actor in a Drama at the 63RD PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, CA, on Sunday, Sept. 16 on FOX.  CR: Phil McCarten/FOX  © 2011 Fox Broadcasting Co.

The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards are history, but, as per usual, the three-hour ceremony left us with more than a few burning questions. Here’s the scoop on some of the evening’s biggest mysteries.

After accepting his trophy for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series, Friday Night Lights champ Kyle Chandler raced back to the mic, but his audio had already been cut off. What did he say? READ MORE


Emmys 2011: Five Best and Worst Moments

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63RD PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS: Presenters Rob Lowe and Sophia Vergara announce Mellisa McCarthy winning Oustanding Lead Actress at the 63RD PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, CA, on Sunday, Sept. 18 on FOX.  CR:   © 2011 Fox Broadcasting Co.

The 2011 Emmy Awards are in the books, and while host Jane Lynch didn’t score nearly as many laughs per minute as last year’s emcee Jimmy Fallon, there were enough deserving and/or surprising winners to salvage the three-hour telecast from the scrap heap. (Raise your hand if you still can’t quite believe voters finally …READ MORE


Parks and Rec Boss Teases Leslie's Big Ben Problem: Will She Have 'Buyer's Remorse'?

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Run for office, or cast her vote for true love? Such is the dilemma presented to Parks and Recreation‘s Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) in the Season 3 finale — and it’s a choice she will grapple with as the new season unspools. READ MORE


Emmys 2011: Who Deserves the Award for Lead Actress in a Comedy Series? Take Our Poll!

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Bad news for Nurse Jackie‘s Edie Falco: Emmy voters haven’t awarded the Lead Actress in a Comedy statuette to the same lady in consecutive years since Patricia Heaton’s victories for Everybody Loves Raymond back in 2000 and 2001. But it’s even worse news for Tina Fey, …READ MORE


Emmy Nominees Flummoxed by Snub of Parks and Recreation's Nick Offerman

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Does Nick Offerman’s Emmy snub have you staring at Ron Swanson’s Pyramid of Greatness and wondering what went wrong — especially since the third season of NBC’s buzzed-about Parks and Recreation picked up nods in the Best Comedy Series and Lead Actress in a Comedy (for Amy Poehler) categories? Well, take heart in the knowledge that …READ MORE


Emmy Nominees React! Who Said What?

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Emmy nominations morning is a very exciting morning for those who learn that they’re competing in TV’s Big Show. They get the news from unexpected sources — and most often at ungodly hours! — and the occasional actor might even wake the baby with their jubilation! From there on, they tumble down the rabbit hole into a day full of praise, elation and, yes, personal disbelief.

Here are the reactions from this year’s nominees (detailed here) that TVLine has collected thus far — keep checking back for more! READ MORE


Eye on Emmy: Adam Scott Still Counts His Lucky Stars For 'Incredible' Parks and Rec Gig

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If there’s one thing Adam Scott wants you to know about him, it’s this: He might be the biggest Parks and Recreation fan around. Nerdily so, in fact. (His words, not ours.)

Sure, it sounds a little strange given that he’s actually on the NBC charmer, but that wasn’t always the case. See, Scott’s Season 2 guest arc had developed into a full-time gig by the beginning of Season 3 — long after he was a Pawnee devotee — giving him a free pass at super fandom just like the rest of us. With Emmy buzz (finally) swirling around Parks and Rec, TVLine spoke to Scott about making his dream gig a reality. READ MORE