Ricky Gervais’s David Brent Mockumentary Hits Theaters Next Year
While his original plan was to bring it to television at HBO, Netflix, or the BBC, Ricky Gervais has now found a home for his in-the-works mockumentary starring his Office character David Brent: the big screen. According to The Wrap, Open Road Films has acquired the US rights to the mockumentary tit... [Read More]
Celebrate 'The Office's 10th Anniversary with an Oral History of "Diversity Day"
by Megh Wright Today marks ten years since the American Office debuted on NBC, and to celebrate Uproxx put together a thorough oral history of the show's second (and arguably best ever) episode "Diversity Day" written by B.J. Novak and featuring consulting producer Larry Wilmore as Mr. Brown. Here's... [Read More]
Jane Lynch sends off Glee with musical comedy showcase in Austin (Review)
While Gleeks everywhere are singing funeral dirges over the loss of their beloved Fox franchise, at least one Glee cast member is experiencing sensational new life after TV death. But really, if anyone’s going to rise out of the ashes, guns blazing, of the mega-popular high school musical dram... [Read More]
Watch Rainn Wilson and Paul F. Tompkins Have a Chat on 'Speakeasy'
by Megh Wright Here's the newest episode of Speakeasy with Paul F. Tompkins and special guest Rainn Wilson, who looks back on how he got his start in acting, landing his Six Feet Under role, and of course his over 200 episodes playing Scranton's favorite beet farmer Dwight Schrute on The Office from... [Read More]
NBC teams with Sky 1 UK to air Rob Lowe, Megan Mullally, Jenna Fischer comedy “Apocalypse Slough”
NBC set to air Apocalypse Slough, a comedic drama featuring talents from Parks and Recreation, The Office, Will & Grace, Broadchurch and more. Some of the best from the US and UK team up with the British network Sky,  who are developing a new comedy series featuring Rob Lowe, Mega... [Read More]
This Week on TV: The Larry Wilmore era begins tonight on Comedy Central with “The Nightly Show”
“It’s like ‘The Daily Show’, but Nightlier” says Larry Wilmore who’s new show aptly titled, The Nightly Show, begins tonight. Originally called The Minority Report, but ultimately changed, The Nightly Show is a spin-off of The Daily Show where Wilmore sp... [Read More]
Three new comedy pilots ordered by NBC including one from “Hot In Cleveland” creator
Pilot season is in full swing and here’s some news in the realm of orders, specifically NBC. The peacock is triple dipping by ordering three comedy pilots, all hailing from NBC’s Universal TV production studio. Hot In Cleveland creator Suzanne Martin is behind an untitled ... [Read More]
How Rashida Jones went from 'comedy adjacent' to comedy creator (video)
Jones has since made a name for herself on a host of beloved comedies, including The Office and Parks and Recreation. She spoke to EW about her roles on the two NBC sitcoms, as well as her writing and producing projects Celeste and Jesse Forever and A to Z. [Read More]