Question: Since Kristen Bell isn't doing Lost, can you at least give me some Office scoop?

Answer: If that helps you cope, sure. Don't hold your breath waiting for Carol Burnett to play Michael's mama. Although the Office creator considered hiring her to play the plum part, when asked about it at press tour, he acknowledged that her status as a TV legend might prove a distraction for viewers. "The thing I'm a little worried about," he said, "is she's so famous."