A single-camera, mockumentary-style comedy following the employees of a paper company in Scranton, Pa.? When the American adaptation of the critically beloved British series The Office debuted on NBC in March 2005, it was a far stretch from the network's glossy, multi-camera powerhouses, like Friends and Will & Grace. Nine seasons and countless "that's what she saids" later, the Scranton party will stop on Thursday, May 16 at 9/8c on NBC.
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 first in a...
Jenna Fischer, John Krasinski
Bob Odenkirk as Michael Scott? An African-American Pam Beesly? A spinoff starring Ed Helms as suburban dad Andy Bernard?
Science Channel has picked up the new docuseries The Moaning of Life, featuring An Idiot Abroad star (and Ricky Gervais sidekick) Karl Pilkington in a new set of adventures.
The Moaning of Life is part of a new slate of programs for the...
It's been almost 10 years, but David Brent is back! Ricky Gervais reprised his Office role for a 10-minute video, The Office Revisted.
While many are still mourning Steve Carell's decision not to return to The Office as Michael Scott, there is a silver lining: We still have Ricky Gervais. The Office creator has decided to bring back David Brent for a "mini episode" called The Office Revisited, Entertainment Weekly reports.
Tina Fey, Amy Poehler
You knew it was going to be a funny night as soon as Amy Poehler and Tina Fey were named co-hosts of the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards — and the comedic BFFs didn't disappoint.
In their opening monologue, the Saturday Night Live alums proved they weren't going to hold anything back, slamming everyone, including "the rat-faced people of television," Ricky Gervais and even director Kathryn Bigelow's famous ex.
Ricky Gervais may have enjoyed being the "most feared man in Hollywood" when he notoriously offended many as a the host of the Golden Globes, but he insists that his new sitcom Derek, set in a nursing home, is "sweeter" than his usual fare.
Derek, an original series to premiere on Netflix sometime this year, won't target the elderly with Gervais' sardonic wit. The show's humor doesn't lie in mocking them, but rather in taking jabs at the callous outside world and its marginalization of the elderly. It's certainly not an obvious topic for humor, but Gervais hopes that viewers will give the show a chance.
"I think there's risk of people not watching it because of assumptions that it was cruel," he said at Netflix's winter TV previews on Wednesday. "There's risk that they don't get it. Or that they get it and don't like it. ... I haven't felt this excited and proud of a project since The Office. That's the truth of it."
Tina Fey is in talks to star in the upcoming sequel to The Muppets, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler
All of Amy Poehler's hard work has finally paid off.
After years of crafting hilarious awards show bits — such as the victory speech she "accidentally" switched with Best Actress in a Comedy winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus at this year's Emmys — the Parks and Recreation star has been tapped to co-host the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards with...
Awards season is slowly — but surely — revving up.
The 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards will be broadcast on Sunday, Jan. 13 on NBC, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced Tuesday.
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The ceremony will again take place from the...