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    Oscars Rehire Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron

    While we here at Women and Hollywood had many problems with the Oscars executive produced by Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, the Academy is very pleased that the show was able to bring in that coveted young male demographic. They are so happy that they made the early decision to rehire Meron and Zadan ...

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    The Film Arcade, Paramount Home Media Team Up For Release of 'A.C.O.D.' Starring Adam Scott and Amy Poehler

    Distributors The Film Arcade and Paramount Home Media Distribution have teamed up for the release of Sundance comedy "A.C.O.D." (Adult Children of Divorce), the companies announced today. The Film Arcade will handle the film's North American theatrical release, while Paramount Home Media Distributio...

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    'Mad Men' Event: What Do Betty and Megan Really Think of Each of Each Other?

    What do the ex and the current Mrs. Don Drapers have to say to each other? I'm not sure, but I know how to find out: join me on April 24th at the 92nd St. Y for a conversation with Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner, along with January Jones (Betty) and Jessica Pare (Megan) for a wide-open conversati...

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    Watch This: Amy Poehler Interviews Irma Kalish - Pioneer Comedy Writer

    For her super smart web series for girls, Smart Girls at the Party, Amy Poehler interviews Irma Kalish, a pioneer female comedy writer, who wrote for iconic shows such as Good Times, All in the Family, Maude and I Dream of Jeannie. It's a trip down memory lane for any sitcom loving kid who grew up ...

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    On 'Parks and Rec,' Leslie and Ron Take a Stand on Arthouse Culture

    While as a network NBC continues to have trouble in terms of ratings and finding new series people want to watch this season, it's also still home to one of the most charming shows on TV -- "Parks and Recreation," which was at its strongest last night with "Bailout," an episode that tackled socialis...

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    Comedy Central Gives a Season Order to Web Series Adaptation 'Broad City,' Produced by Amy Poehler

    "Broad City," the web series adaptation for which Comedy Central ordered a pilot in October, has been greenlit to series by the network.

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    Seth MacFarlane Says He Won't Host The Oscars Again, 5 Suggestions For Who Could Replace Him

    While you can continue to debate the merits of Sunday night's Oscars hosted by Seth MacFarlane (as we have already done), the bottom line is the Academy got what they wanted by hiring the edgy, younger skewing, "Family Guy" creator. The ratings for the show were up in 2013 with 40...

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    Our Favorite Super Bowl Ad Starring Amy Poehler

    One of Women and Hollywood's favorite ladies, Amy Poehler, starred in a Best Buy ad during the Super Bowl as an extremely difficult customer, automatically winning our favorite Super Bowl ad of this year. Poehler's ad also proves that you don't need sexist garbage to make something hilar...

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    Writers Guild Awards Bring Class and Comedy with Presenters Jessica Chastain, Amy Poehler, Adam Scott and More

    The first wave of presenters for the 2013 Writers Guild Awards have been announced. Included in the lineup are Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain, Golden Globes host Amy Poehler and her "Parks and Recreation" co-star Adam Scott, and the hilarious "Key and Peele" stars Keegan Michael Key and Jordan Peele...

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    Lena Dunham Talks Success, Image Misconception, Franco, Fey and Poehler in New EW

    In the new issue of Entertainment Weekly (on newsstands February 1), "Girls" creator and recent Golden Globe winner Lena Dunham talks her surprise meteoric rise, the misconception that she comes from a rich family, James Franco as a TV critic, Globes hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler and more.

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