Score! Television’s favorite curmudgeon with a heart of gold is going to be playing one of film’s greatest curmudgeons with a heart of gold. Parks and Recreation star Nick Offerman has been cast as the cantankerous coach in Amazon’s A League of their Own series.

The series, helmed by Abbi Jacobson and Will Graham, is an hourlong live-action drama that focuses on the women of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. The show will be inspired by, but not based directly on, the movie with which it shares a name. The young women who make up the Rockford Peaches will still be the focus, but we shouldn’t expect to see the same characters or exact plotlines from Penny Marshall‘s beloved film.

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Showtime Cinema Toast Series

There are a lot of new movies and TV shows inspired by the coronavirus pandemic coming down the pipeline. Thankfully, there are still plenty of ideas being generated as a result of the pandemic without shining more of a light on COVID-19, and Showtime has picked one of them up in the form of a new anthology series called Cinema Toast.

Created by Jeff Baena (Horse Girl, The Little Hours) and produced by Mark & Jay Duplass (Room 104, The Overnight), Cinema Toast will take footage from old movies in the public domain and re-contextualize them into new stories through editing and voice dubbing, including the voices of Alison Brie, Nick Offerman, Fred Armisen, John Early, Christina Ricci, Megan Mullally, Chloe Fineman and Christopher Meloni. Read More »

Pam and Tommy cast

Nick Offerman has played cops, killers, a reluctant small town bureaucrat, a tech genius, and dozens more characters over the course of his career, but he’s about to add an incredibly niche notch to his acting belt. Offerman has been cast as real-life porn impresario Uncle Miltie in Pam & Tommy, the Hulu limited series about model/actress Pamela Anderson and Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee and their famous sex tape that “went viral” in the late 1990s, before that became a widely used term. Read More »

colin in black and white cast

Colin in Black and White, the upcoming Netflix limited series about the adolescent life of activist Colin Kaepernick, has added two new cast members: Mary-Louise Parker and Nick Offerman. Parker and Offerman will play Teresa and Rick Kaepernick, the adoptive parents of Colin Kaepernick, who “must navigate what it means to raise a Black child in a predominantly white family and community.” Ava DuVernay will serve as executive producer along with Kaepernick.

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The Great North Teaser Trailer

If you’re a fan of Bob’s Burgers, then you’ll probably be interested in the first look at creator Loren Bouchard‘s new animated The Great North. Coming to FOX early next year, the new family comedy follows Nick Offerman as a single father living in Alaska as he tries to keep his oddball kids close to him. The first teaser trailer has arrived to give us a sneak peek at the series, and it looks like it could be a new hit for FOX. Read More »

nick offerman comedy specials

Nick Offerman is appealing to America’s funny bone to feed people in need. The actor, writer, comedian, producer and woodworker is putting three of his comedy specials for sale on his website, with 100% of the proceeds set to benefit America’s Food Fund, which aids people struggling with food scarcity during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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A Parks and Recreation Special

No one has been begging for television programming about the coronavirus pandemic because we’re already being inundated with that nonsense every damn day of our lives. But last night, A Parks and Recreation Special managed to make the most delicious lemonade out of some very bitter lemons by remotely reuniting the cast of the hit NBC comedy series for an episode catching up with Pawnee’s finest as they self-quarantine and check on each other during these uncertain times. If you missed it because you don’t have cable or Peacock, don’t worry, because the entire episode is online for free right now. Read More »

A Parks and Recreation Special Clip

Tonight brings the surprise return of Parks and Recreation in the form of a special episode that is set during the current coroanvirus pandemic. The episode was produced remotely with Amy Poehler and the rest of the cast returning with scenes shot from their homes, with a bit of TV magic involved. If you’re wondering how it’s going to play out, you can see a Parks and Recreation Special clip now before the episode premieres. Read More »

Contagion PSAs

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, the cast of Steven Soderbergh‘s pandemic drama Contagion has delivered a set of PSAs about how to stop the spread of coronavirus. Plus, a video essay takes a look at the symbols and motifs of the Best Picture winner Parasite to express the film’s powerful thematic elements, and Parks & Recreation star Nick Offerman runs through everything he does in a day. Read More »

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Accuracy of Car Scenes in Movies

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, a car expert breaks down the accuracy of car scenes in movies like The Fate of the Furious, Planes, Trains & Automobiles, Gone in 60 Seconds, and more. Plus, Adam Savage puts together a prop replica of the thermal detonator from Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, and Parks and Recreation star Nick Offerman answers the web’s most searched questions about him. Read More »