A dynamic Parks and Recreation duo is back on screen, but this time they’re hoping to get you to turn off the TV.
In the new trailer for NBC’s upcoming crafting competition Making It, hosts Nick Offerman and Amy Poehler joke around and dance a jig while discussing the inspiration for their Pinterest-perfect program.
Poehler hopes the show will inspire families to get off the couch and go make something. “Making things connects you to each other, to yourself and to a bigger world,” she says in the clip. “And we all kind of need that right now.”
It’s a mindset Offerman made famous as the cynical outdoorsman Ron Swanson on Parks and Recreation. “It is actually a very Ron Swanson thing, making a show to get people to stop watching TV,” he says.
The duo will guide eight crafters in the six-episode series, accompanied by judges Simon Doonan (of Barney’s NY) and Dayna Isom Johnson (of Etsy).
Poehler says she joined the show to celebrate the everyday maker. Oh, and to hang out with Offerman all the time.
“I cleverly knew, if I was the actor that could use tools, that I’d be the one that Amy would pick when she made her crafting show,” Offerman says. “And by God, here we are.”
When he’s not showing off his comedy chops on screen, Offerman is chopping wood as the founder of the Offerman Woodshop in Los Angeles. He also authored the 2016 book Good Clean Fun: Misadventures in Sawdust at Offerman Woodshop.
Making It premieres July 31 on NBC. Check out the trailer above, full of goofs and glue sticks.