The Office: Who's Coming Back? Who's Fired? Plus: The Cast Fondly Looks Back at 9 Seasons
Emotions were running high on Wednesday when members of the media dropped by the set of The Office for one last visit with the cast of the departing comedy.
Most of the press conference-style interview with stars John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, Rainn Wilson and showrunner Greg Daniels, to name a few, was spent reminiscing about the past nine years. But the group did drop a few select, series-ending scooplets …READ MORE
Exclusive Office Video: John Krasinski Looks Back on a Painfully Memorable Jim/Dwight Prank
If there’s one thing The Office has consistently delivered on over the years, it’s engineering absurd and funny — and absurdly funny — pranks between Jim and Dwight. Now, as the long-running NBC comedy approaches the finish line, John Krasinski is reminiscing about one such shenanigan that he says “made Rainn [Wilson] the happiest.” READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
The Office Exclusive: The New Boss Speaks! (MAJOR SPOILER ALERT)
You know how sometimes I say SPOILER ALERT, and you just kinda keep reading anyway, assuming it won’t be that big. This is a “that big” SPOILER ALERT. If you don’t want to know who the new manager of The Office’s Scranton branch is, STOP READING. NOW. READ MORE
Office Boss Race: Down to Jim, Dwight or Andy?
Here’s some grist for the watercooler for ya! Now that we know James Spader is being wooed to join The Office as a replacement for Kathy Bates’ CEO, Jo, and not for Steve Carell’s office manager, Michael, it seems increasingly likely (even inevitable?) that the sitcom’s producers will promote from within to fill the vacant post at the Scranton branch. And, as teased in this week’s Ask Ausiello, the current frontrunners for the job are Jim, Andy and Dwight. Assuming the execs need a little help making the big decision, we’ve compiled a handy list of each contender’s pros and cons. And, just to keep things democratic (the Fourth of July is coming up), we embedded a poll for you to weigh in, too. READ MORE & VOTE
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Former All My Children leading lady Sydney Penny has found a (temporary) new home in Salem. READ MORE
Emmys 2011: Sizing Up the Supporting Comedy Actor Race, Including Our Dream Nominees
There are few certainties about the 2011 Emmys derby, but rest assured this is one of them: if you’re a male performer on a sitcom not called Modern Family, you face an uphill battle elbowing your way into the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series race. Even without a nod for patriarch Ed O’Neill last year, ABC’s hit comedy accounted for half of all the category’s nominations. So the question this year isn’t whether the Family men will make another strong showing — they will — but rather who’ll snap up the remaining spots. Here’s how things look going into nomination season. REVIEW CONTENDERS & VOTE