IMDb > Mo Collins > News
Quicklinks
Top Links
biography by votes awardsNewsDeskmessage board
Filmographies
overviewby type by year by ratings by votes awards by genre by keyword
Biographical
biography other works publicity photo galleryNewsDeskmessage board
External Links
official sites miscellaneous photographs sound clips video clips

News for
Mo Collins (I) More at IMDbPro »

Connect with IMDb



2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007

12 items from 2014


Yes, Perd Hapley of 'Parks and Rec' was on 'Revenge' last night: We chat with TV's hardest-working fake newscaster

12 May 2014 7:00 AM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

Buried within Sunday’s crazypants Revenge finale was a glorious Easter egg for devoted TV watchers: a newscast delivered by none other than Perd Hapley, a.k.a. Pawnee, Indiana’s most beloved TV personality.

Well, sort of. Perd, of course, isn’t real — he’s played by Jay Jackson, who’s delivered fictional news reports on series including Scandal, DexterThe MentalistThe Closer, and Body of Proof, not to mention movies like Battleship and Fast Five. Look at Jackson’s IMDb page, in fact, and you’ll find that he’s played a reporter nearly every single time he’s appeared onscreen. »

- Hillary Busis

Permalink | Report a problem


Parks and Recreation's Shocking Finale Twist, Grey's Anatomy's Jaw-Dropping Changes and More Omg TV Moments!

24 April 2014 8:40 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Tonight, Parks and Recreation blew us away with a series finale-worthy ending to a stellar season. Honestly, all other TV shows on the air, you could really learn a thing or two from this perfect comedy. Meanwhile, Grey's Anatomy revealed yet another baby bombshell and The Vampire Diaries killed one of their most dynamic characters. All this and more in tonight's edition of Omg TV Moments! Parks and Recreation: Now That's how you do a finale! Tonight's P-Rex finale was filled with everything we could have ever hoped and dreamed for jammed into their star-studded, hour-long finale. Seriously what other show could bring in first lady Michelle Obama, Megan Mullally, Lucy Lawless, Jenny Slate, Mo Collins, Ben »

Permalink | Report a problem


‘Parks and Recreation’ Cast Picks Their Favorite Pawnee Residents (Video)

19 March 2014 12:11 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Ever wonder which of the outrageous Pawnee residents that regularly appear in “Parks and Recreation” are among the cast's favorites? TheWrap asked before the NBC comedy's PaleyFest panel on Tuesday, and the stars of the show were more than happy to answer. See video: Earthquake Interrupts Ktla's Live Broadcast: Anchors Dive Under Desk (Video) Pawnee's local media personalities Perd Hapley (Jay Jackson) and Joan Callamezzo (Mo Collins) were easily favorites with more than one mention, but the Indiana town has no shortage of memorable characters. Watch the video (above) to find out who Amy Poehler, Adam Scott, Chris Pratt, Nick Offerman, »

- Greg Gilman

Permalink | Report a problem


'Parks and Recreation' at PaleyFest: Season finale is 'bonkers'

19 March 2014 1:57 AM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

Pawnee went Paley on Tuesday night as Amy Poehler & Co. hit the stage at PaleyFest to talk all things Parks and Recreation — and bask in some crazy fan love. The Q&A panel, held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood and moderated by comedian and Parks visitor Patton Oswalt, included wine, assorted memory lane strolls, a hint about the finale, ample guest-star shout-outs, and more. Read on for the highlights:

• Best entrance: While Adam Scott scored laughs for not-quite-moonwalking across the stage and awkwardly trying to sit in a seat (a nod to the third installment of his Greatest Event »

- Dan Snierson

Permalink | Report a problem


Watch 'Parks and Recreation's' digital series 'The Hapley Group' debut

20 February 2014 6:45 PM, PST | Zap2It - From Inside the Box | See recent Zap2It - From Inside the Box news »

Ever wonder what airs from 2:45 to 6:15 a.m. on Pawnee's public access? Why, a news magazine hosted by Perd Hapley, of course.

NBC has released the first episode of "The Hapley Group," their "Parks and Recreation" digital series meant to satisfy fans' cravings while the sitcom breaks for the Winter Olympics and, boy, is it a heaping helping of Hapley.

In the episode, everyone's favorite newscaster (played by Jay Jackson) sits down with some of Pawnee's brightest luminaries -- Joan Callamezzo (Mo Collins), Crazy Ira (Matt Besser), The Douche (Nick Kroll) and a new character, conservative pundit Mike Patterson (Seth Morris), host of "Eagleton Now" -- to chew the fat on the topics of the day.

Not only do we learn that Perd believes Obamacare is short for Alabamacare, but we're also treated to a commercial for the Pawnee Farmers' Market After Dark, featuring the sultry Chardbodies.

Check »

- editorial@zap2it.com

Permalink | Report a problem


Watch: 'The Hapley Group' Is A Perd-Centric 'Parks and Rec' Webisode

20 February 2014 11:11 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

NBC has already provided the world with a "Friday Night Lights"/"Parenthood" crossover thanks to its Olympics hiatus digital series "Friday Night at the Luncheonette," and now it's offering a "Parks and Recreation" web-only installment featuring a look at "The Hapley Group," a roundtable talk show "featuring Pawnee, Indiana's foremost pundits." Perd Hapley (Jay Jackson), naturally, is the host, and Joan Callamezzo (Mo Collins) is one of the guests providing absolutely no useful insight into the issues at hand. Seth Morris, new to the series, appears as Eagleton conservative Mike Patterson, and Matt Besser and Nick Kroll reprise their roles as shock jocks Crazy Ira and The Douche. It's very funny, but the commercial in the middle, for the Pawnee Farmer's Market/Chardbodies, steals the show. Check out the video below: »

- Alison Willmore

Permalink | Report a problem


Watch: 'The Hapley Group' Is A Perd-Centric 'Parks and Rec' Webisode

20 February 2014 11:11 AM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

NBC has already provided the world with a "Friday Night Lights"/"Parenthood" crossover thanks to its Olympics hiatus digital series "Friday Night at the Luncheonette," and now it's offering a "Parks and Recreation" web-only installment featuring a look at "The Hapley Group," a roundtable talk show "featuring Pawnee, Indiana's foremost pundits." Perd Hapley (Jay Jackson), naturally, is the host, and Joan Callamezzo (Mo Collins) is one of the guests providing absolutely no useful insight into the issues at hand. Seth Morris, new to the series, appears as Eagleton conservative Mike Patterson, and Matt Besser and Nick Kroll reprise their roles as shock jocks Crazy Ira and The Douche. It's very funny, but the commercial in the middle, for the Pawnee Farmer's Market/Chardbodies, steals the show. Check out the video below:

»

- Alison Willmore

Permalink | Report a problem


Briefs: Ben Cohen Has More Bounce To The Ounce, Justin Jaymes Is Truly Unbelievable, And Adam Scott And Paul Rudd Are “Bosom Buddies”

17 February 2014 2:28 PM, PST | The Backlot | See recent The Backlot news »

Birthday shoutouts go to Jerry O’Connell (above), who is 40, Ed Sheeran is 23, Billie Joe Armstrong is 42, and Barry Humphries is 80.

Russia’s Gay Rights Debate Suddenly Lacking Star Quality

Celebrities React To Ellen Page Coming Out In The Most Beautiful, Supportive Way

NFL Camera Operators Prepare For Challenging Year Of Avoiding Offensive Michael Sam Signs. “The cameramen added that they are also proposing a 15-second delay for all games taking place in the South.” Sometimes the line between The Onion and reality is razor thin.

After Simon & Simon, Hart To Hart and Too Close For Comfort, now Adam Scott brings us a shot by shot remake of the opening to … Bosom Buddies! He plays Peter Scolari to Paul Rudd‘s Tom Hanks, with Mo Collins a formidable Holland Taylor

He’s lucky he didn’t break his coccyx.

Just fell through the trampoline and broke it. Lol. #bigkid pic. »

- snicks

Permalink | Report a problem


‘Parks and Rec,’ ‘Parenthood,’ More Get Original Web Series

10 February 2014 2:01 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Accepting the fact that viewers cannot survive on luge and figure skating alone, NBC has launched digital spinoffs of some of its scripted series to satiate fans while its primetime schedule is dominated by the Sochi Olympics.

This month NBC will roll out original Web series based on characters from “Chicago Fire,” “Parks and Recreation,” “Grimm” and “Parenthood,” airing them on NBC.com, Hulu and YouTube.

Chicago Fire” leads things off on Tuesday with a four-part digital series titled “I Am a Firefighter.” It follows Monica Raymond’s Dawson, who must put her training and confidence to the test when she is alone in the station during an emergency.

Parenthood’s” digital series actually celebrates a former NBC show: “Friday Night at the Luncheonette,” which debuts Thursday, features guest stars Jesse Plemons and Derek Phillips who reprise their “Friday Night Lights” roles when “Parenthood’s” Amber (Mae Whitman) is tasked »

- Whitney Friedlander

Permalink | Report a problem


'Parenthood' gets 'Friday Night Lights' crossover in new web series

10 February 2014 1:45 PM, PST | Zap2It - From Inside the Box | See recent Zap2It - From Inside the Box news »

"Parenthood" has seen its fair share of "Friday Night Lights" alumni make appearances on the show (both are executive produced by Jason Katims), but never have they played their characters from the beloved former NBC series. Until now.

NBC announced on Monday (Feb. 10) that "Parenthood" would be getting a four-part digital series, "Friday Night at the Luncheonette," as a way of keeping viewers engaged in the series during the 2014 Winter Olympics hiatus. The series will follow Amber (Mae Whitman) as she watches after cousin Max (Max Burkholder) while working after hours at the studio.

During her adventures, "Fnl" stars Jesse Plemons and Derek Phillips reprise their roles of Landry Clarke and Billy Riggins, respectively, showing up as the band Crucifictorious. (And presumably explaining how Billy came to be part of the band.) Phillips has appeared on "Parenthood" as a different character in the past, so continuity sticklers would be advised to look the other way. »

- editorial@zap2it.com

Permalink | Report a problem


Watch 'The Greatest Event in TV History 4': 'Bosom Buddies'

24 January 2014 10:30 AM, PST | Zap2It - From Inside the Box | See recent Zap2It - From Inside the Box news »

After premiering Thursday night (Jan. 23) on Adult Swim, the fourth "Greatest Event in TV History" has made it's way online and, as promised, it's pretty great.

Adam Scott and Paul Rudd recreated the intro to "Bosom Buddies," and had the help of the show's original stars, Tom Hanks and Peter Scolari, along the way. The intro itself also features Gillian Jacobs, Mo Collins, Aisha Muharrar, Helen Slayton-Hughes and Aidy Bryant.

This was touted as the final "Greatest Event in TV History," but it shouldn't take too long to figure out whether or not that's true. With so many old shows out there, these could go on forever. »

- editorial@zap2it.com

Permalink | Report a problem


Watch Adam Scott and Paul Rudd's Bosom Buddies Reenactment Side by Side With the Original

24 January 2014 7:15 AM, PST | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Last night, Adult Swim aired the fourth and final installment in Adam Scott's Greatest Event in Television History series, in which he and some of his pals create frame-for-frame reenactments of the opening credits for eighties TV shows (after ten minutes of mockumentary footage about the making of the reenactment). He'd already tackled Simon & Simon, Hart to Hart, and Too Close for Comfort, so last night, he teamed with Paul Rudd to remake the lengthy, exposition-heavy opening to the Tom HanksPeter Scolari drag sitcom Bosom Buddies. (Gillian Jacobs takes the Donna Dixon role, Aidy Bryant does the late Wendie Jo Sperber, Parks and Rec writer Aisha Muharrar is Telma Hopkins, and Mo Collins nails Holland Taylor in just one face.) Watch the re-creation and the original side-by-side and marvel at the unicycle and handball skills Adam Scott had to master to pull this off. And how long did it »

- Abraham Riesman

Permalink | Report a problem


2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007

12 items from 2014


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners