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'Parks & Recreation' Is Leaving Netflix Today - Where to Watch Instead!

The hit NBC show Parks and Recreation will be removed from Netflix today and fans are devastated.

It’s a fan favorite on the platform and many enjoy streaming old episodes over and over, especially now that Coronavirus lockdowns are keeping fans home more than usual.

Well, there is some good news if you’re a big Parks and Rec fan. If you subscribe to Peacock, NBC’s streaming service, all of the episodes can be found there instead.

Be sure to find out what else Netflix is removing from the streaming service in the next few weeks.

ARE YOU GOING to miss watching Parks and Recreation on Netflix’s streaming service??? Sound off in the comments with your thoughts (and if you’ll be watching on Peacock, too!)

Rashida Jones Honors Late Mom Peggy Lipton on What Would Have Been Her 74th Birthday

Rashida Jones is celebrating what would have been her mom Peggy Lipton‘s 74th birthday.

The 44-year-old Parks & Rec actress took to Instagram on Sunday (August 30) to wish her mom a happy birthday.

“Happy birthday mama. I feel you smiling down on us. Miss you everyday in every way,” Rashida wrote along with a black and white photo of Peggy.

Rashida‘s sister Kidada also shared the same photo of Peggy on her Instagram, along with the caption, “My first love. My true love. My forever love 🌹Happy Birthday my precious mommy.”

Peggy passed away in May 2019 after a battle with cancer.

After marrying Quincy Jones in 1974, Peggy took a step back from the spotlight to raise their daughters. After their divorce in 1989, Peggy returned to acting starring in Twin Peaks.

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'BlackAF' Gets Picked Up for Season Two by Netflix

#blackAF is coming back for a second season!

The comedy from creator Kenya Barris, starring Kenya and Rashida Jones, has been picked up for a second season, Netflix announced on Tuesday (June 23).

Here’s the show’s synopsis: “Loosely inspired by Barris‘ irreverent, highly flawed, unbelievably honest approach to parenting, relationships, race, and culture, #blackAF flips the script on what we’ve come to expect a family comedy series to be.”

It continues, “Pulling back the curtain, #blackAF uncovers the messy, unfiltered and often hilarious world of what it means to be a ‘new money’ black family trying to get it right in a modern world where ‘right’ is no longer a fixed concept.”

Kenya plays a heightened version of himself with Rashida starring as his wife. They’re children are played by Genneya Walton, Iman Benson, Scarlet Spencer, Justin Claiborne, Ravi Cabot-Conyers, and Richard Gardenhire Jr.

#blackAF season one is available for streaming on Netflix now.

Check out all the shows Netflix has renewed in 2020 so far!

The 'Parks & Recreation' Special Raises $3 Million For Feeding America

It’s only been a day since the Parks and Recreation Special aired and it has already raised a ton of money for Feeding America.

Stars Amy Poehler, Nick Offerman, Adam Scott, Rashida Jones, Rob Lowe, Chris Pratt, Aubrey Plaza, Retta, Aziz Ansari, and more reunited for the event, which saw Leslie Knope trying to keep up with her friends during quarantine.

The special episode benefited Feeding America and has raised $3 million dollars so far, which includes the $500,000 in matching donations from State Farm, Subaru of America, NBCUniversal and the producers, writers, and cast.

Fans are able to contribute to the fund through May 21 at FeedingAmerica.org/ParksandRec.

“Thank you to everyone who has donated!” Chris reacted to the news on Twitter. “It’s not over. Let’s get that number up!”

He added, “There are a lot of wonderful pay check to pay check folks struggling to feed their kids right now. We’re making them stay home from work to protect our most vulnerable. They’ve earned our help.”

If you missed it, see which famous actor popped up at the beginning of the special!

'Parks & Recreation' Cast Reuniting for Scripted Special Taking Place in Social Distancing Era

The cast of the beloved NBC series Parks and Recreation will be reuniting for a scripted special that will raise money for food banks amid the ongoing health crisis.

Amy Poehler, Nick Offerman, Rashida Jones, Aziz Ansari, Adam Scott, Rob Lowe, Chris Pratt, Aubrey Plaza, Retta, and Jim O’Heir are all confirmed to reprise their roles in the special, which will air on Thursday, April 30 at 8:30pm ET on NBC.

Here’s a synopsis of the special (via TV Line): “Pawnee’s most dedicated civil servant, Leslie Knope, is determined to stay connected to her friends in a time of social distancing.”

Michael Schur, the executive producer of the series, said, “Like a lot of other people, we were looking for ways to help and felt that bringing these characters back for a night could raise some money. I sent a hopeful email to the cast, and they all got back to me within 45 minutes. Our old Parks and Rec team has put together one more 30-minute slice of (quarantined) Pawnee life, and we hope everyone enjoys it. And donates!”

Fans are encouraged to donate to Feeding America’s COVID-19 Response Fund during the special. NBCUniversal, the Parks and Rec cast, and sponsors State Farm and Subaru of America will be matching donations up to $500,000 as well.

'BlackAF' Trailer: Rashida Jones & Kenya Barris Team Up for Netflix Comedy Series - Watch!

Kenya Barris and Rashida Jones join forces in the trailer for their upcoming Netflix series #blackAF!

The 45-year-old Black-ish and Grown-ish writer and the 44-year-old Parks and Recreation actress star in and executive produce the new parenting comedy.

Here’s the synopsis: “Loosely inspired by Barris‘ irreverent, highly flawed, unbelievably honest approach to parenting, relationships, race, and culture, #blackAF flips the script on what we’ve come to expect a family comedy series to be.”

It continues, “Pulling back the curtain, #blackAF uncovers the messy, unfiltered and often hilarious world of what it means to be a ‘new money’ black family trying to get it right in a modern world where ‘right’ is no longer a fixed concept.”

#blackAF stars Kenya Barris making his acting debut as “a fictionalized version of himself” and Rashida Jones (Angie Tribeca) as his wife Joya. Kenya and Joya’s children are played by Genneya Walton, Iman Benson, Scarlet Spencer, Justin Claiborne, Ravi Cabot-Conyers, and Richard Gardenhire Jr.

Don’t miss #blackAF when it hits the streaming service on April 17, and watch the trailer now!

See what else is coming to Netflix in April, and what’s leaving.


#blackAF | Official Trailer | Netflix

Jon Hamm, Tracee Ellis Ross, & More Watched Oscars 2020 at Mercedes-Benz's Viewing Party

Tracee Ellis Ross wears a nose ring with a chain while attending the 2020 Mercedes-Benz Viewing Party for the Oscars on Sunday night (February 9) at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 47-year-old actress, who attended the Vanity Fair Oscar Party that night in a gold dress, was joined at the party by black-ish co-star Anthony Anderson.

Jon Hamm was seen meeting up with Rashida Jones at the event, which was also attended by Linda Cardellini, Jane Lynch, and Martha Stewart.

More stars at the party included The Act‘s Calum Worthy, Orange Is the New Black‘s Jackie Cruz, Riverdale‘s Madelaine Petsch and Ross Butler, Grand Hotel‘s Anne Winters, Pose‘s Dyllon Burnside, DescendantsThomas Doherty, model Jessica Hart, and TV personality Kaitlynn Carter.

FYI: Madelaine is wearing a Monique Lhuillier dress, Stuart Weitzman shoes, and Effy jewelry. Linda is wearing a Zuhair Murad dress with earrings by Ruchi New York and rings by Edward Avedis. Ross is wearing a Les Hommes suit and Kurt Geiger shoes. Thomas is wearing Boss. Kaitlynn wore Loriblu shoes and clutch.

40+ pictures inside of celebs attending the Mercedes-Benz party… More Here! »

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