NBC's 'Parks and Recreation' may count among its permanent losses this year Rashida Jones and Rob Lowe, but Lowe at least doesn't seem to be going very far. NBC has already given a pilot commitment to 'The Pro,' a new tennis-themed comedy for the former Chris Traeger, but will it prove as literally hilarious as its predecessor?
Yesterday 'Parks and Recreation' fans were shocked to learn that both series regulars Rob Lowe and Rashida Jones were planning departures midway through the upcoming sixth season of NBC's acclaimed comedy. Now, it seems Lowe may already have rebounded with his own NBC sitcom on the horizon, while 'Parks' showrunner Mike Schur has opened up to address the departures.
Earlier today we heard the news that 'Parks and Recreation' guest actor Lucy Lawless would return for the upcoming season 6 premiere, but the series may have a much bigger spot to fill that originally thought. New reports making the round suggest that series regulars Rob Lowe (Chris Traeger) and Rashida Jones (Ann Perkins) will depart the series.