Skip to comments.Poehler to Create New Church-Centered Sit-Com for NBC
Posted on 10/28/2014 8:38:02 AM PDT by upbeat5
Oh good. A Hollywood liberal is doing a sitcom about a church. What could go wrong?
With NBCs popular comedic sit-com Parks and Recreation heading into its seventh and final season, lead actress Amy Poehlers next project is one conservative Christians probably wont welcome.
Deadline Hollywood broke the news October 17 that Poehler and Parks and Recreation co-executive producer Aisha Muharrar are re-teaming together to co-write a new series for NBC. The currently untitled new series will be centered around a young, agnostic woman who inherits a church and the crew of strong-willed characters who make up her new community.
A.V Club described the church goers as colorful (Read: eccentric and/or stupid with a fair dose of hypocrisy thrown in). Its been a long time since Hollywood produced a TV show in which religious characters werent villainous hypocrites or hopelessly naïve kooks. One need look no further than ABCs controversial 2012 series G.C.B (originally titled Good Christian B*tches), which was cancelled after just 10 episodes over its mockery of respectable church-going women on Sunday who become lusty, gossip crazed rivals the rest of the week.
A staunch liberal, Poehler will probably take similar liberties with the colorful church goers of the new show. While the denomination of the church hasnt been disclosed yet, Poehler herself was raised Catholic and she isnt shy about deriding her old faith. In one S.N.L skit, she made fun of Catholic politicians for trying to restrict the use of birth control."
It hasnt yet been determined if Poehler will solely have the executive producer and writer type role or if she will star in her new show like she does in Parks and Rec. Still she can do enough damage even if it is just the former. Poehler has used her previous shows SNL and Parks and Recreation as platforms to sell the liberal agenda under the guise of comedy. On them she has sold Obamacare, hyped feminism and promoted gay themes and abortion.
One thing thats clear is that Poehler doesnt take faith seriously. She herself has said that Some people go to church to feel in touch with that creative force that some people call God
So if the stage is my church, improv is my religion
Thats one religion conservatives ought to avoid.
Why not do a sitcom about a similar character inheriting a mosque?
The best thing to do is ignore this. Any protest or objection will simply draw attention to their idiotic television program.
Parks and Recreation co-executive producer Aisha Muharrar”
The muzzie name has nothing to do with this, Islamophobes... nothing to see here.
“Inherits a church?”
I always said a sitcom making fun of liberals would be great. Then I saw Portlandia and thought it was pretty good!
I think SitCom has a totally different meaning today something more along the lines of situational communism since they all present concepts undermining the values and principles that America was founded upon in an effort to promote moral bankruptcy.
Great! Martin Short could play Joel Osteen.
That was my question, also. Sounds like this series was formulated rather stupidly...
That caught my eye as well. How does one inherit a church?
Look up Joel Osteen and Lakewood Church in Houston.
Allright. Someone tell me how you inherit a church. Sorry, but I just don’t know.
Of course it was a joke among the uninvited "sinners" (including me) but it was really laughable when they invited the agnostic woman to join.
Hollyweird writers have AMAZINGLY fertile imaginations and will come up with a DOOZY of an explanation.
POSSIBLE scenarios for where the inheritance came from:
1. Nutty grandma
2. Imprisoned formerly-rich bookie priest
3. Pedophile bishop
4. Transgender Pope
5. Wealthy female homosexual couple
6. Closet Nazi convent
7. Mother Theresa's secret children by a Hindu guru from Calcutta
8. Lol. I can't go on. Help.
I agree - let it wither on the vine as Newt Gingrich might say.
Love your moniker, btw. I’m now going to bed.
That’s excellent! I especially like the Nazi convent, lol.
Amy is incredibly funny, but she hasn’t realized that poking at the faith of at least 50% of her viewers really isn’t a good thing.
This was on Conan. She played Andy’s sister and she was as funny as all get out. This was the reason why she got the SNL gig:
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