Parks and Rec Goodbye Episode Recap: Ann Gets Her Park, and We Are Wrecked

We’re gonna need a lot of breakfast food.

NBC’s Parks and Recreation this Thursday said farewell to Ann Perkins (played by original cast member Rashida Jones) and Chris Traeger (Rob Lowe, who joined the series in Season 2), with an episode that involved 103 scrapbooks, six buddy boxes, one party that was actually 30 parties and a mix tape that’s heavy on Sarah McLachlan. READ MORE

NBC Orders Susan Sarandon Comedy Pilot -- Written by and Co-Starring Her Daughter

When it comes to supporting her child’s writing career, Susan Sarandon is putting her career where her mouth is.

The Academy Award-winning actress is set to star in Growing Ivy, a single-camera comedy pilot for NBC, conceived, co-written by and co-starring her daughter Eva Amurri Martino, and executive-produced by Parks and Recreation favorite …READ MORE

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Parks and Rec Scoop: EP Mike Schur Reveals Who's 'Replacing' Ann as Leslie's BFF

The departure of Rashida Jones‘ Ann midway through Parks and Recreation‘s upcoming sixth season is going to leave a huge vacancy in her BFF Leslie Knope’s (Amy Poehler) social circle — so huge it will take more than one person to fill it.

According to executive producer Mike Schur, the NBC comedy will …READ MORE

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Parks and Recreation Shocker! Rashida Jones and Rob Lowe to Exit NBC Comedy In Season 6

In literally shocking news, Ann Perkins and Chris Traeger are leaving Pawnee.

Parks and Recreation staples Rashida Jones and Rob Lowe will depart the critical darling in its sixth season, sources confirm to TVLine. READ MORE