LOS ANGELES (AP) — The original cast members of “Parks and Recreation” are getting back to work for a coronavirus-related fundraising special.
"The Greatest Love Story Ever Told" (Dutton), by Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman
In their new book, actors and humorists Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman leave nothing off the table. "The Greatest Love Story Ever Told" describes their passionate marriage, acknowledges their non-traditional views of life and celebrates their ability to make it all work in Hollywood.
NEW YORK (AP) — An upcoming audiobook about Mark Twain offers food for thought, and some thoughts for food.
Nick Offerman will narrate "Twain's Feast," a look at Twain's life through the food he loved.
The producer and distributor Audible Inc. announced Tuesday that the book comes out Nov. 2.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — They made you laugh, but can they make you craft?
"Parks and Recreation" co-stars Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman are bringing the same silly, sweet sitcom vibe to reality television with "Making It," a competition show that challenges contestants to craft everything from Halloween costumes to lawn furniture. Airing Tuesday nights on NBC, the show offers up an unapologetic antidote to bleak current events.
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC cut through the summer doldrums with the best week for a television network since the NBA Finals were seen on ABC two months ago.
NBC was led, as is typical during the summer months, by "America's Got Talent." The competition show was seen by 11.8 million people last week, more than four million more than anything else on television, the Nielsen company said.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — FX is diversifying its offerings, picking up a drama about a cutting-edge tech company starring Nick Offerman, sinking resources into a limited series based in feudal Japan and returning for a fourth series of "Fargo," this time with Chris Rock.
Nick Offerman shares the secrets to marriage longevity
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Writer and director Brett Haley knew he wanted a "That Thing You Do" moment in his new music-loving film, "Hearts Beat Loud," where Nick Offerman's character hears the song he wrote with his daughter in public for the first time. In 2018 it wouldn't be on the radio, he thought, but it might make it onto a Spotify playlist that a local bakery would play in the background. And bingo: A perfect, charming moment that is ardently rooted in reality, just how Haley and his actors like it.
NEW YORK (AP) — Expect some laughs, and more serious talk, at this year's adult author breakfast at BookExpo.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Margaret Atwood is receiving a lifetime achievement award from one of the world's oldest literary organizations.
PEN Center USA announced Wednesday that Atwood will accept the honor at the group's annual Literary Awards Festival in October.
Atwood has written more than 40 books of fiction, poetry and essays. The television adaptation of her novel "The Handmaid's Tale" premiered on Hulu earlier this year and has been renewed for a second season that will be released in 2018.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — This year's University of Illinois commencement has become a big draw.
Officials say students have already picked up more than 33,000 tickets for the May 13 graduation ceremony at Memorial Stadium. The keynote speaker is actor and humorist Nick Offerman.
Students rushed to get tickets for commencement when the university's invitation to former President Barack Obama was pending.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Nick Offerman of the NBC hit comedy series "Parks and Recreation" will be the University of Illinois' commencement speaker.
The actor, humorist, author and woodworker is a native of Minooka, Illinois and a 1993 graduate of the university's theater program.
In "Parks and Recreation," which also starred Amy Poehler and Aziz Ansari, Offerman portrayed the government-hating character Ron Swanson.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former "Parks and Recreation" stars Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman are reuniting for an NBC reality competition focused on craft making.
The network says Poehler and Offerman will produce and host "The Handmade Project." The series pits "eight of America's best all-around makers" against one another in a series of projects over six episodes.