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Topic: Parks and Recreation

Upfront Uproar: NBC Guts Thursday Night Comedies, Shifts The Blacklist Big changes in store for fall

On the verge of winning its first seasonal ratings crown in a decade, NBC still has a lot of work to do if it’s going to repeat its title run…

May 11, 2014, 3:37 PM EDT

Broadcast’s Incredible Shrinking Thursday Ratings continue to slide on a crucial night for advertisers

Movie studios looking to prime the pump for their weekend releases may want to start looking for an alternative to broadcast TV. At the risk of trafficking in hyperbole, the…

March 28, 2014, 2:34 PM EDT

NBC Renews 3 Dramas Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D. and Grimm picked up for next season

NBC has renewed the Dick Wolf series, Chicago Fire, and its freshman spinoff drama, Chicago P.D., for the 2014-15 broadcast TV season. The network also ordered a fourth season of…

March 20, 2014, 2:14 PM EDT

Rake’s Charm Offensive Fails to Hook Viewers Soft launch for Fox’s Greg Kinnear drama

Although it was given the plum slot leading out of American Idol, the series premiere of the new Fox drama, Rake, failed to drum up much business Thursday night. According to…

January 24, 2014, 2:13 PM EST

Parks and Rec Star Retta Lives to Live Tweet And when not tweeting up Scandal, she's browsing Instagram for her daily nail art fix

Specs Who Retta Accomplishments Stars as Donna Meagle on NBC’s Parks and Recreation (returns Thursday, Jan. 9 at 8:30 p.m.); comedienne; dubbed “The Only Person You Need to Follow on Twitter” by BuzzFeed Base…

December 8, 2013, 9:39 PM EST

The Adweek Agencies of the Year Issue [Video] Jim Cooper and the team provide a preview

What are the criteria to be Adweek's Agency of the Year? Plus: Minority Report-style advertising is genuinely on its way says one ad guy, and a chat with Parks and…

December 6, 2013, 10:34 AM EST

David Eckstein's Fake Ad for a Fake Law Firm Really Is Inside Baseball Ex-MLB player extends Parks and Rec joke

Behold this strange ad-like object, which is half internal joke and half attempt to prove baseball is still down with the hip kids. It's a fictional ad for a fictional law…

November 25, 2013, 4:04 PM EST

More Tricks Than Treats: November Sweeps Begin on Halloween Ratings predictably meager as HUT levels plummet

By a quirk of the calendar, this year’s November sweeps began on Halloween night and will end on the night before Thanksgiving. Bad news, good news. In kicking off on an evening…

November 1, 2013, 3:01 PM EDT

NBC Grounds Ironside, Welcome to the Family Low ratings doom two freshman series

Ironside is off the case. Effective Oct. 30, Ironside will roll to a halt, freeing up the Wednesday 10 p.m. time slot first for a repeat of Law & Order: SVU…

October 18, 2013, 6:01 PM EDT

CBS Delivers With Thursday Comedy Block Big Bang, The Millers Soar; CW’s Vampire Diaries Beats ABC, NBC

With four weeks of data on the books, CBS’ new two-hour Thursday night comedy block appears to be one of the season’s few unambiguous success stories. Anchored by The Big Bang…

October 18, 2013, 1:52 PM EDT

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