04/09/2012 05:51 pm ET Updated Apr 09, 2012

'Parks And Recreation' Returns With Bradley Whitford In 'Live Ammo' (PHOTOS)

"Parks and Recreation" is returning to NBC on Thurs., April 19 in its new timeslot, 9:30 p.m. ET and its bring with it two veteran stars of the network, Bradley Whitford and Kathryn Hahn.

In "Live Ammo," "The West Wing" veteran Whitford gets political again as Councilman Pillner. Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) turns to Councilman Pillner for help when she finds the Parks Department is about to get its budget slashed. However, the cuts that are made cause unexpected problems for Leslie's campaign.

Meanwhile, Ron Swanson (Nick Offerman) and his new government pal Chris (Rob Lowe) hit a meditation center.

From the looks of the photos below, viewers will be treated to a classic "West Wing"-esque walk and talk between Leslie and Councilman Pillner AND a pet adoption drive. Cute puppies alert!

"Parks and Recreation" returns Thurs., April 19, 9:30 p.m. ET on NBC.