Parks and recreation is back, baby! It was announced today that the entire cast, including Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Aziz Ansari, Nick Offerman, Aubrey Plaza, Chris Pratt, Adam Scott, Rob Lowe, Jim O’Heir and Retta, will come together to Once. which will benefit the Feeding America’s COVID-19 Response Fund. The half-hour scripted special is scheduled to air on Thursday, April 30 8:30 p.m. ET / PT.
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The story of the stage has to do with Leslie Knope (Poehler), Pawnee’s most dedicated public servant, and the determination to stay in touch with her friends in an era of social distancing. In addition to the main cast, it is said that several guest stars from Pawnee may also appear. Give us more of Perd Hapley! ” Like many other people, we were looking for ways to help and believed that bringing these characters back for one night could bring in money,“Said executive producer Michael Schur in a statement. “I sent a hopeful email to the distribution and they all responded within 45 minutes. Our former Parks and Rec team has collected an additional 30 minutes of Pawnee life (in quarantine) and we hope everyone will enjoy it. And donate!“The parks and recreation ended in 2015 after seven seasons. In another press release, Lisa Katz and Tracey Pakosta, script programming co-chairs, NBC Entertainment, said:
In these uncertain times, we cannot think of anyone better than Leslie Knope to unite our country with her boundless enthusiasm and compassion. A huge thank you to Mike Schur and the Parks and Recreation cast for putting together this wonderful special and for smiling on all of our faces while raising money for such a worthy cause.
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State Farm and Subaru of America will make matching gifts of $ 150,000 to the Feeding America’s COVID-19 Response Fund, which, combined with NBCUniversal and the writers / producers / actors of Parks and Recreation, will total $ 500,000 in matching donations will run until May 21. If you wish to donate yourself, you can do so here.