Universal Breaks Ground with Parks & Recreation in September

From the demise of Kath and Kim rose Parks and Recreation on NBC’s Comedy Done Right schedule. The series is done just like The Office with the documentary crew following around a bunch of lovable goofballs. The series does give Paul Schneider more exposure after Lars and the Real Girl. There’s only 6 episodes to the first season set due out in September. Here’s the press release from Universal Studios Home Entertainment:

FROM THE PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARD-WINNING
TEAM BEHIND THE OFFICE COMES

PARKS AND RECREATION: SEASON 1

ARRIVES ON DVD SEPTEMBER 8, 2009
FROM UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOME ENTERTAINMENT

“A GENUINELY FUNNY AND ENGAGING COMEDY!”
DANIEL CARLSON, HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
OVERVIEW: From executive producers Greg Daniels (NBCs The Office) and Michael Schur (NBCs The Office) comes a new comedy starring Amy Poehler (NBCs Saturday Night Live, Baby Mama) that looks at the exciting world of local government! The cameras follow Leslie Knope (Poehler) a mid-level bureaucrat in the Parks and Recreation Department of Pawnee, Indiana while she attempts to beautify her town and advance her career. Joining in on the laughs are Rashida Jones (I Love You Man), Aziz Ansari (I Love You Man), Paul Schneider (Away We Go), Aubrey Plaza (Mystery Team), Nick Offerman (Sin City), and Chris Pratt (Wanted). Catch every episode of the breakthrough season Daniel Carlson is calling “funny, smart,
and fast!” (The Hollywood Reporter)
BONUS CONTENT:
• DELETED SCENES
• GAG REEL
• FEATURE COMMENTARY
o PILOT: commentary with Greg Daniels, Mike Schur, and Rashida Jones.
o CANVASSING: commentary with Seth Gordon and Nick Offerman.
o THE REPORTER: commentary with Dan Goor, Dean Holland, and Paul Schneider.
o BOYS CLUB: commentary with Nick Offerman, Chris Pratt, Dean Holland, and Alan Yang.
o THE BANQUET: commentary with Amy Poehler and Beth McCarthy-Miller.
o ROCK SHOW: commentary with Greg Daniels, Mike Schur, Chris Pratt, and Rashida Jones.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION:
Street Date: September 8, 2009
Price: $29.98 SRP
Selection Number: 61108025
Running Time: 2 Hours, 37 Minutes
Layers: Dual Layers
Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1
Picture Format: Anamorphic Widescreen
Languages: English DTS
Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish Subtitles
Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1

CAST AND FILMMAKERS:
Cast: Amy Poehler, Aziz Ansari, Rashida Jones, Paul Schneider, Aubrey Plaza, Nick Offerman
Executive Producers: Greg Daniels, Michael Schur, Howard Klein
Director of Photography: Peter Smokler
Production Designer: Dan Bishop
Editor: Dean Holland
Costume Designer: Kelli Jones

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