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NBC renews 'Parks & Recreation' for 7th season


PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - The future is looking bright at NBC for Golden Globe winner Amy Poehler, but not so much for Michael J. Fox.

NBC entertainment president Robert Greenblatt said Sunday that Poehler's "Parks & Recreation" will be back for a seventh season next fall. NBC has also signed a production deal with Poehler, the show's star, and committed to making a pilot for a comedy about older people that Poehler is writing. Poehler won a Golden Globe for best comedy actress.

Greenblatt, at a news conference, couldn't hide his disappointment with the performance of Michael J. Fox's Thursday comedy, although he made no official comment about its prospects beyond this year. He said NBC may move it around its schedule, but he doesn't know if that will help its poor ratings.

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Jo Anne January 19 2014 at 6:08 PM

With his health problems I have great respect for him.

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Millie January 19 2014 at 4:32 PM

notice her ex husband is on a show opposite her show!!!

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susandanielspi Millie January 19 2014 at 4:50 PM

His show is very funny.

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MASTER January 19 2014 at 4:48 PM

Yea! One less time slot for another reality show! Other than that, eh.

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sashafaas January 19 2014 at 4:45 PM

why????? More dumb down TV.... What a waste of time....

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ntweety7777 January 19 2014 at 4:53 PM

Oh goodie another show I will not watch. Poehler just dont like her.

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ncan99 January 19 2014 at 6:06 PM

NBC-that says it all. What a piece of s**t network.

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Clint January 19 2014 at 4:22 PM

have never seen it.

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ljkht January 19 2014 at 4:37 PM

Good deal!

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susandanielspi January 19 2014 at 4:50 PM

Poehler is too far left for me. Wouldn't watch her show for money.

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ldrthmaul susandanielspi January 19 2014 at 10:46 PM

Hey, a Right-winger with a closed mind that makes prejudiced judgements about something they know nothing about. I can guess what channel you watch.

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Chloe Smith January 19 2014 at 5:15 PM

Seventh season? Unbelievable. I couldn't even watch an entire episode of this show. It has to be one of the worst shows on television. I also don't understand why Amy Poehler is so successful in the biz. She has to be one of the most overrated Hollywood "types". However, I do like her ex-husband and wish him all of the success in the world. He can do much better than Amy.

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