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]
 
Best Fictional TV Jerks – Top 10 List Podcast – Episode 113
In each episode of The Top 10 List Podcast, a panel of comedians compete to get as many of their individual picks, from a list they prepared before the show, on a final top 10 list. Episode topics range from People who Changed the World to Most Doable Hollywood Actors. The Top 10 List... [Read More]
 
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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]
 
Best Fictional TV Jerks – Top 10 List Podcast – Episode 113
In each episode of The Top 10 List Podcast, a panel of comedians compete to get as many of their individual picks, from a list they prepared before the show, on a final top 10 list. Episode topics range from People who Changed the World to Most Doable Hollywood Actors. The Top 10 List... [Read More]
 
Stephen Merchant's Undying Love for the Romantic Comedy
by Phil Davidson Despite all of its cringe-worthy moments, the original version of The Office was at its core a love story between the characters Tim and Dawn. So it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that series co-creator Stephen Merchant has a bit of a soft spot for romantic comedies. Tha... [Read More]
 
Steve Carell on Never Getting That 'Office' Emmy: "What Can I Complain About? I've Won the Lottery"
by Megh Wright "His journey also will likely include a trip down the red carpet at next year’s Academy Awards — talk that Carell finds flattering, but prefers not to dwell on. After all, this is the man who was zero-for-six at the Emmy Awards, despite creating an iconic character. 'When ... [Read More]
 
Ricky Gervais releases David Brent demo song ‘Slough’ and it’s excellent (Audio)
It’s been more than 10 years since BBC2 aired the last original episode of The Office. But Ricky Gervais’ character of David Brent, the bumbling manager of the Wernham Hogg paper company has lived on. Fans of the original Gervais series know that Brent was also a wannabe musician. And we... [Read More]