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Amy Poehler: Public Service


On Tuesday (January 27), Amy Poehler was spotted on the set of a new show along with costar Rashida Jones of “The Office” fame.

The “Baby Mama” actress will be playing a mid-level government official named Leslie Knope, with a working title “Public Service,” the new show will reportedly premiere on April 9th at 8:30EST on NBC.The new show was supposed to begin airing after the Super Bowl on February 1st.

Meanwhile, Amy told press about her new project: “What I’m looking forward to in this new show is finding the smaller moments. I’m really looking forward to playing a character that I can settle in with and kind of turn the volume down a little bit and get really specific and really real and allow myself to be an actor a little bit more. I really like this character. She’s really distinctive and funny and disillusioned and all those things that make a comic-tragic lead character.”

Enjoy the pictures of Amy Poehler and Rashida Jones on the set of Public Service.

Thursday, January 29th, 2009