NBC Renews ‘Parks and Recreation,’ Cancels Four Series

by | May 9, 2013 at 3:34 PM | Parks & Recreation

"Parks and Recreation": Adam Scott as Ben Wyatt, Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope -- (Photo by: Tyler Golden/NBC)

UPDATE: NBC has also cancelled “Guys With Kids” and “Up All Night,” according to Deadline.

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One of NBC’s beloved sitcoms will remain a part of its Thursday night comedy lineup for another season.

Parks and Recreation” has been renewed by NBC, the network announced Thursday afternoon.

Not that its future was ever really in question, but “Parks and Rec” fans can go off and celebrate knowing for sure that Amy Poehler and co. will be back for a sixth season. Now “Community” on the other hand….

But NBC has dropped the axe on at least two other struggling sitcoms. “Whitney,” starring comedian Whitney Cummings, has been cancelled after two seasons, according to Deadline.com. Jenna Elfman’s freshman comedy “1600 Penn” has also been cancelled, as predicted.

“Parks” joins the previously announced NBC renewals for “Revolution,” “Chicago Fire,” “Grimm,” “Parenthood” and “Law & Order: SVU.”

NBC Orders 5 New TV Series for Next Season

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