Scrubs' Sarah Chalke has joined Rainn Wilson in Fox's midseason drama Backstrom, TVLine reports.
When Fox Entertainment chairman Kevin Reilly stood in front of reporters in January and proclaimed the death of pilot season, he drew a good amount of ribbing from the competition.
Reilly was making the case for torching the broadcast primetime model as we know it — starting with the annual tradition of everyone developing everything all at once. It was a grand pronouncement, particularly in an industry that talks big but can rarely turn on a dime. Nonetheless, change is afoot, and Reilly's not the only one flipping the script.
House of Lies actress Genevieve Angelson will star opposite Rainn Wilson in Fox's new series Backstrom, Deadline.com reports.
From Bones creator ...
George Stephanopoulos, Sky and Lara Spencer
This week, The Walking Dead celebrated its return by playing a zombie prank on unsuspecting New Yorkers, and Stephen Colbert sent Buddy Cole to investigate anti-gay laws at the Sochi Olympics. Courtney Love launched her own web series, and Rainn Wilson's Soul Pancake YouTube channel premiered a TV-length sitcom. Also, Kevin Hart and Ellen DeGeneres played a game of "Giant Jenga." Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:
Philip Seymour Hoffman
News of Philip Seymour Hoffman's sudden death Sunday shook the film world, and many of the actor's colleagues, friends and co-stars took to Twitter to express their grief.
Fox has given a 13-episode series order to Bones creator Hart Hanson's crime show Backstrom, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
Rainn Wilson, Jason Biggs
Celebrity sightings are fairly common at the U.S. Open tennis tournament, but on Thursday night, they'll be on the court rather than in the audience.
Jason Biggs and Rainn Wilson are teaming up for a "battle of the sexes" against former champions Chris Evert and Monica Seles Thursday night in Arthur Ashe Stadium.
Zach Sobiech, who wrote the viral farewell song "Clouds," lost his battle with bone cancer Monday morning. He was 18.
In the fourth and final part of our goodbye to NBC's The Office (which airs its finale Thursday at 9/8c), the cast and producers talk about the decision to end the series after nine seasons, the return of original showrunner Greg Daniels, breaking down the fourth wall with the documentary crew and the show's legacy.
TVGuide.com spoke to stars Rainn Wilson (Dwight Schrute), Jenna Fischer (Pam Beesly-Halpert), Angela Kinsey (Angela Martin), Oscar Nunez (Oscar Martinez), Kate Flannery (Meredith Palmer), Ellie Kemper (Erin Hannon), Jake Lacy (Pete Campbell), producer and director Ken Kwapis, and executive producers Greg Daniels, Ben Silverman and Mike Schur about The Office's long, strange trip from British underground hit to America's favorite workplace. This is the fourth in a four-part series...
In the third part of our goodbye to The Office, the cast and producers open up about the tough loss of the World's Best Boss Michael Scott, aka series star Steve Carell. After rising from network underdog to Best Comedy Series Emmy winner in Season 2, The Office solidified its status as one of the top comedies on TV. In 2007, NBC moved the series to its prized Thursday-at-9 timeslot. The following year, the network hand-picked The Office to air immediately following Super Bowl XLIII. However, the show was about to face a huge blow...