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Backstrom Lives! Fox Orders Rainn Wilson-Fronted Procedural to Series After CBS Passes


A high profile casualty of the 2013 pilot season is getting a new lease on life.

Fox has given a 13-episode series order to Backstrom, the hour-long procedural starring Rainn Wilson that CBS passed on last May. READ MORE

'Injury,' 'Dinner Party' and Yankee Swap, Oh My! The Office Cast Takes a Walk Down Memory Lane


One week from tonight, The Office will close up shop for good. But before that bittersweet moment arrives (which, let’s be honest, we’d like to delay for…ever), we’re opening up the Dunder Mifflin vault and taking a walk down memory lane with Rainn Wilson, Jenna Fischer, Angela Kinsey and other vets of NBC’s long-running comedy. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

Video: The Office Boss, Cast Tease Series Finale Full of 'Deep Emotion and Absurd Wackiness'


Less than an hour after production wrapped on The Office‘s ninth and final season, the series’ cast hit the red carpet at a celebration honoring the long-running NBC comedy — and TVLine was on-hand to enjoy the festivities. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

Office Alterna-Cast Shocker: Adam Scott as Jim? Mary Lynn Rajskub as Pam? And More!

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The Office star Rainn Wilson Monday posted a Facebook photo of a preliminary casting call sheet from the NBC sitcom’s early days — and we’re willing to bet you recognize a few names on the list.

Wilson and co-star Jenna Fischer are there, of course, but we’re more blown away by some of their competition.

Try to imagine that Season 2 “Casino Night” kiss with …READ MORE

Pilot Scoop: Rainn Wilson Is CBS' Backstrom

Rainn Wilson Stars In Backstrom Pilot

Someone might wanna start loading up on the deer jerky.

Rainn Wilson has landed the title role in Backstrom, CBS’ drama pilot about “an overweight, offensive and irascible” police detective who …READ MORE

The Office: Who's Coming Back? Who's Fired? Plus: The Cast Fondly Looks Back at 9 Seasons

NBC UNIVERSAL EVENTS -- "TCA The Office Set Visit" -- Pictured: (l-r) Rainn Wilson as Dwight Schrute, Greg Daniels, Jenna Fischer as Pam Halpert, John Krasinski as Jim Halpert, Craig Robinson as Darryl Philbin -- Photo by: Chris Haston/NBC

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

TVLine's Performer of the Week: Rainn Wilson

THE OFFICE -- "The Target" Episode 909 -- Pictured: Rainn Wilson as Dwight Schrute -- (Photo by: Byron Cohen/NBC)

A new feature in which we spotlight the past week’s shining star

THE PERFORMER | Rainn Wilson

THE SHOW | The Office (NBC)


NBC Nixes Dwight-Centered Office Spin-Off

Office Spinoff The Farm

NBC isn’t buying The Farm.

The Peacock net will not be moving forward with its Dwight-centric Office spin-off, Rainn Wilson announced on Twitter late Monday. READ MORE

What to Watch: 5 Web Series Worth Checking Out

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A dancin’, advice-spewing Kid President serves as a timely antidote to the current negative political climate, the adorkable Book Club crew concludes their first season with a Karate Kid-inspired episode, and Ira Glass (This American Life) has a hidden talent that combines balloon art and haircuts. READ MORE

Exclusive Office Spin-Off Scoop: Find Out Who's Who Down on The Farm

THE OFFICE -- "Garden Party" Episode 804 -- Pictured: (l-r) Michael Schur as Mose, Rainn Wilson as Dwight Schrute -- Photo by: Chris Haston/NBC

The Office’s Dwight Schrute has a dream to be a boss, and it’s inching closer to being a reality.

TVLine has secured exclusive intel on casting for The Farm, the buzzed-about planted spin-off to star Rainn Wilson‘s ambitious off-kilter character. The prospective off-shoot will …READ MORE