Amy Poehler in prime time in "Parks and Recreation" is a Thursday TV pick
This new workplace comedy has several things going for it. It's from the producers of "The Office," it's got a great time slot and it features...
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"Parks and Recreation"
This new workplace comedy has several things going for it. It's from the producers of "The Office," it's got a great time slot and it features the wonderful Amy Poehler. The former "Saturday Night Live" cast member plays Leslie Knope (no relation), a mid-level bureaucrat in the town of Pawnee, Indiana. If anyone can make local government funny, it's these folks. 8:30 tonight, NBC (seattletimes.com/tvlistings).
Doug Knoop, Seattle Times staff
Also on today
"Bones," 8 p.m. (Fox): Brennan (Emily Deschanel) and Booth (David Boreanaz) head to a research institute where a controversial study may have led to the death of a physicist.
"The Office," 8 and 9 p.m. (NBC): Jim (John Krasinski) bumbles his introduction to his new supervisor, Charles (Idris Elba), and then finds himself face-to-face with the boss in a parking-lot soccer game. At 9, in another new episode, Dwight (Rainn Wilson) and Andy (Ed Helms) bond and go hunting.
"American Chopper," 9 p.m. (TLC): The guys at Orange County Choppers begin a sixth season by constructing a B-2 Bomber bike for Northrop Grumman and another for the National Hockey League.
"Harper's Island," 10 p.m. (CBS): Jon Turtletaub, who produced CBS' "Jericho" and the "National Treasure" films, is behind this new 13-episode murder mystery about a flock of family and friends who travel to a secluded island with a sinister past for a destination wedding — and to die.
"Krod Mandoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire," 10 p.m. (Comedy Central): Sean Maguire plays Mandoon, a reluctant freedom fighter who, with his band of bumbling warriors, is the last great hope in a battle against the evil ruler, Chancellor Dongalor (Matt Lucas), of an ancient fantasy realm.
"Southland," 10 p.m. (NBC): John Wells ("ER" and "The West Wing") is an executive producer of this new drama set in a Los Angeles police unit.
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