Will Ferrell, Steve Carell
Jeers to The Office for mismanaging the Steve Carell-Will Ferrell transition.
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The Anchorman costars are briefly overlapping on NBC's too-long-running sitcom as Carell's Michael Scott says his looooong goodbye and Ferrell temps as his would-be replacement, D'Angelo Vickers. At first it seemed like the new boss was the same as the old boss — i.e., a clueless boob...
Steven Tyler, Jennifer Lopez and Randy Jackson
Ok, so we've already talked about how much we adore the new American Idol judging panel. Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler are clearly fans of the show, have oodles of energy and totally crack us up with some of their back and forth. Even Randy Jackson seems a bit looser and happier now that he's free from the rule of Simon and the ridiculousness of Paula.
But mother of all that is Idol, do they know ...
NBC's getting more social. As the networks continue to dabble with Twitter and Facebook, NBC this week will unveil plans to take that kind of interactivity one step further.
Get ready for the launch of NBC Live (www.nbc.com/live), which will shoot out polls, trivia, insider commentary, photos and other behind-the-scenes information synced up to what's happening ...
It's taken five weeks, but the studio audience is finally starting to drop the "S" bomb: Simon. He was gone like a puff of black smoke. And in the hoopla surrounding the two new judges — glamour goddess Jennifer Lopez and rock god Steven Tyler — he was almost forgotten.
But that was before Pia Toscano was booted off the show, making it only to ninth place. And the fans, still touchy on the subject, are now trying to place blame. Eavesdrop on their conversations ...
Bye-bye, Michael Scott. Hello, Deangelo Vickers!
Big-screen funnyman Will Ferrell drops by The Office tonight for the first of four guest appearances to help send off Steve Carell's Michael Scott. "It was initially Will's idea to do something on the show as a way to...
Connie Britton and Kyle Chandler
Friday Night Lights (Friday, 8/7c, NBC)
It's never easy to say goodbye to a beloved series — but if you've ever spent time in Dillon, Texas, you'll want to check in for the final season of this marvelous series about big-hearted people in small-town America (previously shown on DirecTV but getting its broadcast premiere this week). Life goes on with poignant realism, which means...
An Idiot Abroad
Ricky Gervais' pal Karl Pilkington has proven to be quite the useful Idiot for Science. The cable network is set to announce Thursday that it has secured the second season of hit series An Idiot Abroad.
For season two, Gervais and Stephen Merchant are again sending the dimwitted Pilkington on a trip around the world — but this time to tackle a "bucket list" of things to do before you die.
Unlike season one, which was produced first in the U.K. and later acquired by...
Two words for you, people: Pink slime.
Last night, Jamie Oliver launched the second season of his Food Revolution, and for all the nauseating apathy displayed by the Los Angeles United School District, which publicly refused to grant Oliver access to their cafeterias until just recently, the thing that really ...