The Office Taps New Executive Producers
Dan Sterling, Brent Forrester
The Office consulting producer Brent Forrester has been promoted to executive producer of the show alongside King of the Hill's Dan Sterling, Deadline reports.
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Neither of them has been tapped as the comedy's new showrunner nor has a showrunner been named, but Forrester and Sterling are expected to fill the void left by former showrunner/executive producer Paul Lieberstein, who exited the show to develop the Dwight (Rainn Wilson) spin-off.
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Forrester and Sterling previously worked with Office developer Greg Daniels on King of the Hill. With the spin-off in the works and Mindy Kaling's departure for her new Fox series, Daniels is planning a creative overhaul for Season 9, according to the site.
Forrester has been a consulting producer on The Office since Season 3 and has written for the show as well. Sterling currently serves as consulting producer on Girls.
The Office will return for its ninth season this fall on NBC.