17 Apr '17, 7am
Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman are Bringing DIY to Prime-Time
What do you get when you combine the talent of Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman, and a reality show about DIY projects? Our guess is a real good time. A crafty idea Last month, The Hollywood Reporter reported that NBC ordered six episodes of “Handmaid Project,” a DIY reality show. Amy Poehler, Nick Offerman, and a panel of experts will judge eight makers and artisans’ crafting abilities. The pairing isn’t a big surprise, considering Poehler and Offerman’s chemistry on the late, great “Parks and Recreation.” Offerman also is well known for his woodworking talent. “People who make things are my favorite kind of folk,” Offerman says. “Practical, clever and terrific in a pinch. That makes me tickled pink to have a front-row seat at this prodigious display of talent, and admiring and cheering on an amazing crop of American makers. Plus, Amy and I have a strong tradition of tomfool...