Emmys 2011: Sizing Up the Lead Comedy Actor Race — Including Our 6 Dream Nominees

Last year’s Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series race was a David-and-Goliath tale, as relative newcomer Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) brought down comedy giant Alec Baldwin (30 Rock) by denying him a third consecutive win. This year, in addition to both of those likely repeat nominees, there’s also Steve Carell to consider. Having bid farewell to The Office, his swan song season becomes Emmy’s last chance to award him for his seminal role. Will he grab gold? Or will a lovable long shot like Community’s Joel McHale emerge from the pack to change the game? REVIEW CONTENDERS & VOTE

Great Scott! Counting Down The Office's Top 32 Most Memorable Michael Moments (Day 4)

Parting truly is such sweet sorrow, especially when the person leaving has been an integral part of your TV-lovin’ life. But the day of Michael Scott’s Office farewell is finally here, so instead of sulking around — I’m saving that for later tonight — let’s celebrate his seven seasons of hilarity with Michael’s Top 8 Greatest Moments.

Warning:This is gonna hurt like a motherf—er.” Thanks for that one, Michael. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

Great Scott! Counting Down The Office's Top 32 Most Memorable Michael Moments (Day 2)

And TVLine’s “Goodbye, Michael Scott” countdown rolls on…

It’s Day 2 of my 32 Most Memorable Office Moments extravaganza, and things are not getting any easier, folks. The clips are funnier, the laughs are bigger, and — if you’re anything like me — the thought of losing one of TV’s greatest characters (and Steve Carell) this Thursday (NBC, 9/8c) is becoming increasingly unbearable. But let’s get to it: Is your favorite Scott-ism on this list? …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEOS

Great Scott! Counting Down The Office's Top 32 Most Memorable Michael Moments (Day 1)

The time has finally come to kick-off our week of “Goodbye, Michael Scott” goodies, and I for one am a big ol’ mess about it. The thought of The Office moving ahead without its shameless leader (and Steve Carell, for that matter) is still kind of unbearable, but this is happening, folks, so I’ve put together a digital trip down memory lane to help ease the pain — even if just a bit.

Over the next four days, I’ll be counting down Michael’s Top 32 moments — eight per day — leading up to the departing boss’ supersized swan song this Thursday at 9/8c on NBC. Did your favorite Scott-isms make the cut? READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO


The Office Exclusive: Ray Romano, James Spader, Catherine Tate in Running For Top Job

With Steve Carell’s Office exit set to air in a matter of weeks (April 28 to be exact), you’d think the pool of possible Michael Scott successors would be narrowing.

Think again.

Sources confirm to TVLine exclusively that three additional names have been added to the short long list of potential replacements: …READ MORE