Entertainment News: amy poehler
Amy Poehler of the NBC show "Parks and Recreation" has won the 2014 Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical Or Comedy, marking her first win and third nomination for the show.
The winners were announced at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, California on Jan. 12. Dunham beat nominees Zooey Deschanel of "New Girl," Lena Dunham of "Girls," Edie Falco of "Nurse Jackie" and Julia Louis-Dreyfus of "Veep."
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Amy Poehler and comedian Billy Eichner hassled a few New Yorkers recently to sing Christmas carols with them for a dollar.
The stunt was a bit for Eichner's Fuse show "Billy on the Street." The clip aired on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Dec. 11 and can be viewed here (Warning: Video contains censored expletives).
Amy Poehler and the cast of "Parks and Recreation" recently gathered to celebrate the show's 100th episode.
The show, which premiered on NBC back in April 2009, launched its sixth season in September and will air its 100th episode of the show this season. In addition to Poehler as Leslie Knope, deputy director of the Pawnee Parks and Recreation Department, the show boasts numerous comedic talents including Rashida Jones, Aubrey Plaza, Chris Pratt, Adam Scott and Rob Lowe.
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will return to host the Golden Globes in 2014 and 2015.
The two actresses, former "Saturday Night Live" cast members who appeared together in the 2008 comedy "Baby Mama" and the 2004 Lindsay Lohan movie "Mean Girls," hosted the annual award ceremony for the first time earlier this year and were highly praised for their on-stage jokes and good chemistry.
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Amy Poehler posted a new video to her Smart Girls channel on YouTube on Thursday, April 18, where she advised a 16-year-old girl named Millie about spreading better messages online.
The comedian expanded the question to what should people be watching and looking at now in light of the recent events following the bombings at the Boston Marathon, where three people were killed and over 100 were injured.
Taking a page from bestie and fellow comedy actress Tina Fey, now Amy Poehler is set to become an author.
Poehler, the star of the NBC series "Parks and Recreation," has signed a deal with It Books, an imprint of publishing company HarperCollins, and HarperCollinsCanada to pen her first book, which is tentatively set for release in the fall of 2014, the parent firm said in a statement obtained by OTRC.com.
David Letterman and Amy Poehler recently shared a kiss on his CBS talk series "The Late Show."
The one-second smooch occurred after the actress talked about how she tried to plant a smooch on Vice President Joe Biden while he was filming a guest spot on her NBC show "Parks and Recreation." Letterman then announced a clip from the series would be played.
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler have signed on to jointly host the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards, which will air on January 13.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which organizes the annual event, announced the news on Twitter on Tuesday, October 15, saying: "Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will host the 70th Golden Globe Awards on January 13, 2013."
Amy Poehler opened up about motherhood with Ellen DeGeneres on Thursday, explaining that she can only have so much control over her two sons.
"They are boys, so they're kind of crazy," Poehler said on "Ellen" on September 20. "Mothers come over with daughters and we have play dates. My house is a little crazy - everyone's kind of running around, jumping off furniture. They'll bring their daughters over and the daughters will be like, 'Should we sit in the corner and cooperate?' My guys are like, 'I made chocolate soup.' They will just make dirt soup. And the girls are making like a birdhouse out of organic materials. It's different."