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2011-09-16 12:00:00

Performics tracks search & social buzz and wonders: Will online chatter lead to offline gold? Chicago (PRWEB) September 16, 2011 Performics (http://www.performics.com), the performance marketing agency owned by Publicis Groupe, today unveiled its Primetime Emmy® Online Comedy Index that tracks which nominees command the most online buzz leading up to the Emmy Awards on Sunday, September 18. The comedy index compares and contrasts search and social buzz for all nominees in three top...

2009-09-20 23:20:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- DIAMONDS, their strength and brilliance sparkled on the red carpet as Emmy nominees and Hollywood's elite shined in thrilling diamond fashions at the 61st Annual Emmys. Brilliant diamond jewelry - both classic and long diamond earrings, stunning diamond bracelets and large diamond rings - made an appearance on the red carpet accompanying the many jeweled and scarlet frocks. Some of the best diamond looks included Anna Gunn from "Breaking Bad" in Everlon...

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2009-07-31 11:26:59

Amy Poehler has signed up to guest star on the first two editions of the new series Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday, NBC said. The former longtime Saturday Night Live cast member left the sketch-comedy series last season to headline the new sit-com Parks and Recreation. NBC said she will appear on Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday for its premiere Sept. 17 and its second installment Sept. 24. Poehler is to reunite with Saturday Night Live star Seth Meyers behind the...

2009-06-16 05:00:00

ARRIVES ON DVD SEPTEMBER 8, 2009 FROM UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOME ENTERTAINMENT 'A GENUINELY FUNNY AND ENGAGING COMEDY!' - DANIEL CARLSON, HOLLYWOOD REPORTER OVERVIEW: From executive producers Greg Daniels (NBC's "The Office") and Michael Schur (NBC's "The Office") comes a new comedy starring Amy Poehler (NBC's "Saturday Night Live," Baby Mama) that looks at the exciting world of local government! The cameras follow Leslie Knope (Poehler) a mid-level bureaucrat in the Parks and Recreation...

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2009-05-04 12:05:54

A new category -- Best WTF Moment -- has been added to the list of MTV Movie Awards to be given out in Universal City, Calif., this month, the network said. The category is intended to recognize some of the most shocking scenes in the previous year's films. The nominees are Amy Poehler for urinating in a sink in Baby Mama, Angelina Jolie for her curved bullet kill in Wanted, Ayush Mahesh Khedekar for jumping in the toilet waste in Slumdog Millionaire, Ben Stiller for tasting the decapitated...

2009-05-03 13:16:41

NBC says it has ordered 13 additional episodes of its midseason U.S. TV series Southland in preparation for its fall lineup announcement. The Hollywood Reporter said Saturday the police drama was renewed by the TV network despite a slip in Southland ratings following a strong start on Thursday nights. The fate of fellow midseason addition, Parks and Recreation, remains a mystery in the days leading up to Monday's announcement of the network's fall line-up. But the Reporter said the comedy...

2009-03-21 17:04:48

Amy Poehler's new TV series may draw some of its inspiration from the parks department in Lafayette, Ind., a city official says. As it turns out, staff of the NBC series Parks and Recreation contacted the city of Lafayette to do some research, the Journal & Courier in Lafayette reported Saturday. Parks and Recreation, which is to premier April 9 with Poehler playing city parks deputy director Leslie Knope, is set in the fictional Indiana city of Pawnee. Pawnee is based on a city the size...


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