Dunder Mifflin won't officially close its doors until May, but the beginning of the end of The Office is already ramping up.
"I don't think we're planning on packing everything into the last episode. I would encourage people, if you are waiting for the end of The Office to re-tune in, I would start doing it right away," series showrunner Greg Daniels told reporters during a set visit Wednesday. "[The Jan. 24 episode] is really what I would say is the beginning of the end where we really start to break down what's going on with this documentary and see behind the scenes, who's involved and...
"What a difference a year makes," NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt said during his opening remarks at the Television Critics Association winter previews Sunday.
Of course, he was referring to NBC's huge comeback this fall. On the strength of Sunday Night Football, a fall cycle of The Voice and new drama hit Revolution, NBC ended the fall as the No. 1 broadcast network. In fact, Greenblatt said the network was up 24 percent in the adults-18-to-49 demographic and 19 percent in total viewers; NBC was also the only network to improve in both measures this fall.
NBC is alive with The Sound of Music.
The network is teaming with Smash producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron to present a live broadcast of The Sound of Music, based on the original Broadway musical, the network announced Friday.
Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson is joining Smash for a multi-episode arc, NBC announced Friday.
Hudson, 30, will play a Tony-winning Broadway star who has a...
If this year was the warm up, next season will be the true test of NBC Entertainment chairman Bob Greenblatt's command at the troubled network. Greenblatt and his key lieutenant, NBC Entertainment president Jennifer Nicholson Salke, have ordered a whopping seven new comedies and five dramas.