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Michael Schur

  1. vulture lists
    Every Character on The Good Place, RankedFrom demons to Janets, we’ve thoroughly evaluated the show’s best and worst people.
  2. the good class
    Of Course The Good Place Got Its Own College SeminarAuditing The Good Class with guest lecturer Michael Schur (and 17 very lucky Notre Dame students).
  3. tv review
    Abby’s Feels Like a Vintage Sitcom in Need of Fresh AirThe Michael Schur–produced NBC sitcom is very transparently a Cheers update, but it’s still figuring out the “update” part.
  4. behind the scenes
    How The Good Place Made Its Very Special Janet EpisodeAnd that Janet-on-Janet kissing scene.
  5. the good place
    The Good Place Showrunner Michael Schur Knows the Meaning of Life“‘Are you good or bad?’ is essentially unfair. That’s going to be the argument of the show when all is said and done.”
  6. tv review
    The Good Place Is Still the BestStill surprising, still hilarious, still forking great.
  7. How Mike Schur and Damon Lindelof’s Unlikely Bromance Shaped The Good Place“I wrote an email to my agent and said, ‘I would like you to set me up on a playdate with Damon Lindelof.’”
  8. chat room
    Ted Danson on The Good Place, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and Imagining the Afterlife“If you’re trying to live to some degree honestly, there is always an existential crisis around the corner.”
  9. wordplay
    The Food Puns in This Week’s Episode of The Good Place Are SpectacularKnish From a Rose! From Schmear to Eternity! Beignet and the Jets!
  10. vulture lists
    7 Important Questions The Good Place Season Two Needs to AnswerWho actually belongs in the Good Place? How will Eleanor find Chidi? And five more unanswered mysteries.
  11. ‘The Good Place’s Optimism Is a Salve for Despair in the Trump Era On Thursday, January 19, 2017, the day before Donald Trump’s inauguration, I found myself filled with dread about the weeks, months, and […]
  12. The Refreshing Artifice of ‘The Good Place’ I spent many weekends of my childhood watching and re-watching Monty Python & The Holy Grail with audio commentary. Like all little girls […]
  13. Netflix Orders a New Comedy Series from Aziz Ansari and Mike SchurAziz Ansari is headed to Netflix with his very own show. According to THR, the streaming network has ordered a 10-episode half-hour comedy […]
  14. How ‘Parks and Rec’ Transcended its Mockumentary RootsNBC’s Parks and Recreation ended its seven-season run Tuesday night and will go down as undoubtedly my favorite sitcom of its era. Created as a […]
  15. ask him anything
    Michael Schur Answers Your Lingering Parks and Recreation Questions“Thank you for watching the show, and caring about the show, for the last six years.”
  16. ask him anything
    Parks and Recreation Creator Michael Schur Is Taking Your QuestionsAnything Parks and Recreation–related!
  17. Mike Schur on the End of ‘Parks and Recreation’ and NBC’s Thursday Night […]If you’ve been a TV comedy fan within the past ten years, chances are that Mike Schur is behind one of your favorite shows. An original writer […]
  18. Michael Schur Talks About Andy Samberg Playing a More Grounded Character […]Michael Schur and Dan Goor, the creators of the upcoming Brooklyn Nine-Nine, talked to Alan Sepinwall about the show and what it’s like taking […]
  19. Talking to Mike Schur About ‘Parks and Recreation’ and His New Show […]With the premiere of his new Fox show Brooklyn Nine-Nine set for the fall, Parks and Recreation showrunner and co-creator Mike Schur is poised […]
  20. Patton Oswalt to Guest Star on ‘Parks and Rec’Patton Oswalt will be guest starring on an upcoming episode of Parks and Recreation, showrunner Mike Schur confirmed in a conference call […]
  21. Terry Crews to Star in Andy Samberg’s Fox Pilot; Phil Lord and Chris […]Actor and former NFL player Terry Crews has just been added to the cast of Andy Samberg’s untitled Fox pilot, according to Deadline. Phil Lord […]
  22. Andy Samberg and Mike Schur’s Cop Comedy Ordered to Pilot by Fox The Fox network just ordered a pilot for a cop comedy starring Andy Samberg and created by Parks and Recreation co-creator Mike Schur and […]
  23. Jason Schwartzman and ‘Parks and Rec’ Co-Creator Michael Schur Worked on a […] Rushmore and Bored to Death star Jason Schwartzman gave a nice little interview to Vulture this week, and when discussing his upcoming guest […]
  24. Andy Samberg Cast in Michael Schur’s Cop ShowFresh off his SNL departure, Andy Samberg has been cast in Parks and Recreation co-creator Michael Schur’s new cop sitcom for Fox, Deadline […]
  25. ‘50 Power Showrunners’ List Includes Louis C.K., Seth MacFarlane, Lena […]The Hollywood Reporter put out a list today of “50 Power Showrunners,” the leading writer-producers in TV. Here’s the full roster of comedy […]
  26. ‘Parks and Rec’ Showrunner Michael Schur Is Handing Out Season 5 Spoilers […]Entertainment Weekly just published a series of spoilers from Parks and Recreation’s showrunner Michael Schur, but with the names of the […]
  27. Cop Sitcom from ‘Parks and Rec’ Big Shots Is Exciting a Bidding FrenzyParks & Rec showrunner Michael Schur and co-executive producer Dan Goor have created a single-cam comedy about a bunch of detectives who […]
  28. Michael Schur Says Goodbye to Kevin Youklis’s Play-Doh Face“Kevin Youkilis is one of the most oddly shaped human beings in professional athletics. His torso is giant and cylindrical — he looks like a […]
  29. ‘I think coolness is kind of the death of good television.’“I think coolness is kind of the death of good television. I think if you’re too concerned with being cool or hip or liked, you can’t really […]
  30. What Somewhat Famous Person Was the Basis for Andy Dwyer?As part of the AV CLUB walkthrough of this season of Parks & Recreation, Michael Schur addressed where the character of Andy came […]
  31. Walk Through Every Episode of this Season of ‘Parks & Recreation’Parks & Recreation Season 4 is getting the A.V. Club walkthrough treatment, with showrunner Michael Schur getting into both the nitty and […]
  32. the dope on knope
    Parks and Rec Showrunner Michael Schur Deconstructs Season FourHe talks Leslie’s political future, Ben’s move to D.C., and the Low-Cal Calzone Zone.
  33. There Are Three Parks & Rec Season Finale Endings On TapeNot even the writing staff of Parks & Recreation know if Leslie will win her campaign for Pawnee City Council. At the show’s Paley Center […]
  34. exclusive
    Paul Rudd Will Be Back for at Least Two More Parks and Rec Episodes“It depends on his schedule,” showrunner Mike Schur says, “and whether we can grab him and hold him down until he does more.”
  35. Enter the Parks & Rec Writers’ RoomThis article takes us untested innocents into the darkness of the Parks & Recreation writers’ room to uncover the mysterious - and often bloody […]
  36. Michael Schur Gives Cheers the Respect it DeservesParks and Rec showrunner Michael Schur really loves Cheers. So much so that he did an entire interview with Vulture about the show and what […]
  37. tv
    Parks and Recreation Showrunner Michael Schur Gives a Master Class on CheersThe writer waxes rhapsodic about just why the Ted Danson classic is the perfect sitcom, and how it influenced his own show.
  38. video
    Parks and Rec Co-Creator Michael Schur Directed a Decemberists VideoHe tells us all about his homage to his longtime obsession, David Foster Wallace’s ‘Infinite Jest.’
  39. party chat
    Showrunners Paul Lieberstein and Michael Schur Talk About the Upcoming Seasons of The Office and Parks and Recreation“We’re not playing out the cliffhanger beyond the cold open. Then we’re done, and it’s a new dynamic.”
  40. Parks and Rec Showrunner Michael Schur Walks You Through Every Episode of […]Just like they did with Dan Harmon and Community, the AV Club has wrangled up Parks and Rec showrunner Michael Schur to talk in detail about […]
  41. the vulture transcript
    The Showrunner Transcript: Parks and Recreation’s Michael Schur on Sleep-Fighting and the Secret to the Show’s Sweetness“Poehler can pretty much curse any of the dudes on the show under the table.”
  42. Parks & Rec Showrunner Michael Schur on Jerry, Donna and Needing That […]I’m not going to lie; I was one of those people who saw the first episode of Parks & Rec and thought, “Eh, we’re doing this again? With the […]
  43. Inside the New Season of Parks and Rec with Co-Creator Michael SchurVulture has a great, in-depth interview with Parks and Rec co-creator Michael Schur, one that dives deep into the show and the upcoming season. […]
  44. news reel
    Michael Schur, Man Behind The Office’s Mose Schrute, Announces Well-Deserved BreakHe has a “wonderful excuse not to have to put on that stupid neck beard again.”
  45. the industry
    Russell Crowe to Play Bill Hicks?Plus: The Coens cast some well-deserving character actors in ‘A Serious Man,” and Tom Cruise makes his superhero move.
  46. quote machine
    Fat Joe Is Realistic About His ChancesPlus: What’s John Darnielle listening to?
  47. the early-evening news
    ‘Bond’ Producers to Amy Winehouse: Stay Clean if You Want to Contribute a Hacky Soundtrack SongPlus: Mose Schrute has a blog! It’s about baseball.