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  1. 5 reasons why 'Big Little Lies' is a must-watchRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... winners Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon along with The Fault in Our Stars fame Shailene Woodley. Parks and Recreation fame Adam Scott, Jurassic Park fame Laura Dern and Alexander Skarsgard of True Blood and The Legend of Tarzan fame also star in ...

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  2. Happy Galentine's Day, ladies! And thanks 'Parks and Rec'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | The Pike County Courier

    Move over Friendsgiving. Galentine's Day is on the way. Designating Feb. 13 for the ladies has endured since 2010, when Amy Poehler's “Parks and Recreation" character, Leslie Knope, declared the fictional holiday her favorite day of the year on the NBC show: “Ladies celebrating ladies," Knope explained of her Galentine's breakfast bash with friends.

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  3. Adam Scott Can't Get His Kids To Watch 'Parks And Recreation'Read the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | Switched

    Appearing on "Late Night with Seth Meyers," the actor said he's been trying for a long time to persuade his two children to watch his hit show, "Parks and Recreation," to no avail. Scott and his wife Naomi have an 8-year-old daughter named Frankie and a 10-year-old son named Graham.

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  4. Retta to Star In NBC's Good Girls PilotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | TVLine

    Parks and Recreation vet Retta has joined NBC's soapy drama pilot Good Girls , rounding out a cast that also includes Parenthood 's Mae Whitman and Episodes ' Kathleen Rose Perkins, TVLine has learned. Penned by ex- Scandal EP Jenna Bans, the potential series follows three "good girl" suburban wives and mothers who, suddenly faced with dire circumstances, decide to stop playing it safe and risk everything to take their power back.

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  5. Retta Joins NBC Soap 'Good Girls'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Hollywood Reporter

    The Parks and Recreation alum has signed on to star in the network's drama pilot Good Girls , The Hollywood Reporter has learned. From Shondaland grad Jenna Bans, the project explores what happens when three "good girl" suburban wives and mothers suddenly find themselves in desperate circumstances - they decide to stop playing it safe and risk everything to take their power back.

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  6. Sara Cox on "fan-girling" over Poldark's womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Radio Times

    ... comedy heroes. There are loads of great American female comedians Tina Fey in 30 Rock, Amy Poehler in Parks and Recreation and Amy Schumer is awesome. More and more. I got obsessed with Tom Hollander after Doctor Thorne and The Night Manager. I've ...

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  7. PerrisWhy actor Chris Pratt was at Lake PerrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The Press-Enterprise

    ... was going to be the model. When Kazarian found out it was Pratt -- a popular character actor on NBC's "Parks and Recreation" who has become a big time Hollywood star following the "Guardians" and "Jurassic World" movies -- he had to ask around to ...

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  8. L'Or al-Covered Party Guests Swarm Blake Lively on Galentine's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | New York Magazine

    On a seminal episode of Parks & Recreation in 2010, Amy Poehler's character Leslie Knope introduced the world to Galentine's Day, a made-up holiday on February 13 celebrating female friendship. Last night, actress and L'Oreal Paris spokesmodel Blake Lively unleashed her own interpretation of Galentine's Day on an expansive loft space in the Meatpacking District.

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  9. Actress Busy Philipps gets ready for galentine's day in Los Angeles. GETTYRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | 24 Hours

    ... to escape the consumerist nature of the day even if you're against it. Thanks to popular sitcom Parks and Recreation, there's also a new holiday to celebrate. "Galentine's Day" occurs every year on February 13 and is an occasion for women to ...

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  10. Galentine's Day: Celebrating Women, Waffles, And, OK, More WafflesRead the original story

    Monday Feb 13 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    ... we've ever gotten from Leslie Knope, the unfailingly earnest bureaucrat at the helm of the NBC series Parks and Recreation, describing it thus during season two: "Every February 13th, my lady friends and I leave our husbands and our boyfriends at ...

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  11. Watch: Super Secret Mystery Meeting Episode 41Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Runner's World

    Happy Galentine's Day! What is this holiday you may ask? It was first introduced to us by Leslie Knope on Parks and Recreation and occurs every February 13 . "It's all about ladies celebrating ladies."

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  12. "Galentine's Day": Celebrate the Day before Valentine's With Brunch and Man-HatingRead the original story

    Monday Feb 13 | Independent Women's Forum

    It's today, Feb. 13. It started out as a completely fictional holiday in a 2010 episode of Parks and Recreation In which Leslie Knope holsts a "Galentine's Day" brunch at a restaurant the day before Valentine's Day in which she secretly auditions candidates for her new BFF. It was kind of like "Festivus" as an alternative to Christmas on Seinfeld.

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  13. Happy Galentine's Day: Lin-Manuel Miranda drops an all-female...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... Galentine's Day!" (Galentine's Day, for the uninitiated, was created by Leslie Knope on the NBC sitcom "Parks and Recreation" and celebrated every Feb. 13. It's a day for Leslie - played by Amy Poehler - and her lady friends to hang out and enjoy ...

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  14. Galentine's Day: Celebrating Women, Waffles And, OK, More WafflesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | KQED

    ... we've ever gotten from Leslie Knope, the unfailingly earnest bureaucrat at the helm of the NBC series Parks and Recreation, describing it thus during Season 2: "Every February 13th, my lady friends and I leave our husbands and our boyfriends at ...

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  15. It's Galentine's Day, So Lin-Manuel Miranda Made A Playlist Dedicated To LadiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Switched

    ... women to celebrate their female friendships in the style of Leslie Knope. (If you haven't seen that "Parks and Recreation" episode , well, it's the best Galentine's gift you could receive.) One such enlightened individual is Lin-Manuel Miranda , the ...

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  16. We Need 'Galentine's Day' More Than Ever - Here's WhyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Refinery 29

    ... serving in the California state Assembly. The views expressed are her own. There's a great episode of Parks and Recreation where Leslie Knope and her best friend, Ann Perkins, infiltrate the "boys' club" of city planners because that's where the ...

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  17. Galentine's Day: Lilith Fair, Minus The AngstRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Benzinga

    "Parks and Recreation" lovers are more than familiar with the concept of "Galentine's Day," but the rest might be scratching their heads. NBC's "Parks and Recreation" featured an episode in which Leslie Knope invented a holiday that takes place the day prior to Valentine's Day.

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  18. This Galentine's Day blog post is for you. You poetic, noble land-mermaid.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Smithsonian Blog

    By Patri O'Gan, Shannon Perich, Mallory Warner, Rachel Anderson, Lucy Harvey, Madelyn Shaw, and Peggy Kidwell, February 13, 2017 On February 13, women everywhere will be gathering together to celebrate Galentine's Day. First introduced in 2010 by character Leslie Knope on the TV show Parks and Recreation , Galentine's Day is about "ladies celebrating ladies," be they friends, co-workers, family members, or personal heroes.

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  19. "Saturday Night Live" surges to its highest ratings in six yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | PanArmenian Network

    ... the sketch comedy series this year, following "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" actress Felicity Jones, "Parks and Recreation" actor Aziz Ansari, "Personal Shopper" star Kristen Stewart and Baldwin. "So this is happening. Hope to see you there. #snl ...

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  20. Chris Pratt and Anna FarisRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Liberty Tribune

    Pratt (who went from "Parks and Recreation" to movie stardom) and Faris ("Mom") met way back in 2007 on the set of a TV movie and married in 2009. They had a son, Jack, in 2012. Pratt and Faris don't get to work together that much, but he recently got to date her on an episode of "Mom."

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