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Rainn Wilson Confirms Dwight Spinoff Chatter: 'It Would Be Even More Far-Out Than The Office'

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Recent buzz that NBC is mulling an Office spinoff built around Dwight was much ado about something, confirmed his portrayer Rainn Wilson at Sunday’s 18th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.

After initially joking that a Dwight-centric series is “the worst idea I have ever heard in my life,” Wilson …READ MORE


The Office Shocker: NBC Spinning Off Dwight!

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Dwight Schrute, your moment has finally arrived.

Our sister site Deadline.com is reporting that NBC is developing an Office spinoff built around Rainn Wilson’s long-suffering second banana, to launch in early 2013. READ MORE


The Office Exclusive: The New Boss Speaks! (MAJOR SPOILER ALERT)

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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?

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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


Emmys 2011: Sizing Up the Supporting Comedy Actor Race, Including Our Dream Nominees

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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