Morning Briefing

Carell unlikely to return for Office finale

Steve Carell is unlikely to return to The Office for its final ever episode this year. NBC boss Bob Greenblatt said during a recent press junket that he probably won’t be seen again on the show. “We’re hopeful but I don’t think [Carell] will. He left in the way he wanted to leave, and he and Greg talked about it, and I don’t think he will,” Greenblatt said.

Will Ferrell web series heading to TV

The Will Ferrell web series Drunk History is heading to television with Comedy Central picking it up for a eight episode series. The series, produced by Funny or Die, features historical re-enactments by A-listers narrated by drunken storytellers.

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