The Office


Ricky Gervais has revealed that his character, David Brent, who manned The Office is the subject of interest from both the BBC and Netflix for a possible return to TV.

Gervais told the U.K.’s Radio Times magazine that both the public broadcaster and the online subscription giant have expressed a desire to work out a spinoff.

The comedian, who co-created and co-wrote The Office with Stephen Merchant, resurrected the character 10 years after the original program went off the air for Britain’s Comic Relief charity show in 2013, and for the subsequent launch of Gervais’ own YouTube channel. Continue reading »

It started off with a reddit user producing a map of “The most popular TV shows set in every state.”  Business Insider then took it a step further and researched the data further to come up with this:

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The IT CrowdFinale special announced for The IT Crowd

A 40-minute finale special of The IT Crowd is being planned for later this year. Graham Linehan – the series creator – announced the news during a Q&A session at a digital conference this week.

The Office finale to run 75 minutes

The series finale of The Office is being supersized to run for an extra 15 minutes. The total runtime of the finale will now be 75 minutes. Continue reading »

OfficeCarellCarrell likely to make Office appearance

After months of saying “no”, it looks like Steve Carell actually will make a guest appearance in the series finale of The Office after all.

Wahlberg has new series picked up

Mark Wahlberg has had his new reality documentary series picked up for six episodes in the US. The project follows a group of working-class friends in his hometown of Boston. Continue reading »

ScreamCraven talks Scream series

Scream director Wes Craven has talked about the possibility of directing the new TV series based on the franchise. “A lot of you have asked about the Scream TV series. It’s true I’ve been approached. My response was, it would depend on the script. If they have a great script/concept, it could be fun. If not, not.”

Krasinski promises satisfying Office ending

The Office’s John Krasinski has promised a “satisfying” end to his character Jim’s marriage to Pam (Jenna Fischer). “I remember Greg [showrunner] saying, very smartly, that we have to give the audience something as far as trying to see a light at the end of the tunnel. But I don’t think it necessarily answers all the questions as to how they’ll solve it. There’s a romantic hope that everything will be OK at the end of that episode. And now there’s going to have to be a little bit more brass tacks, if you will, as far as getting to understand how this will work.” Continue reading »

TwoHalfMen2013Two and a Half Men renewed

Two and a Half Men has been renewed by the CBS network but Angus T. Jones will no longer be a series regular in the role of Jake.

Offensive comedy series renewed

The Comedy Central series that mocked the death of a New Zealander in a shark attack earlier this year has been renewed for another season. The Jeselnik Offensive will return for a second season. Continue reading »

Ricky Gervais is bringing back David Brent for a charity special in the UK.

The comedian will reprise his role from The Office for a Red Nose Day special entitled The Office Revisited on March 15.

In the special, Brent will attempt to start a new career as a talent manager in the music industry, working alongside an urban solo artist called Dom Johnson. Continue reading »

being-human2013640Being Human to end after season five

UK fantasy series Being Human will end after its fifth season, the BBC confirmed today. The series no longer features any of the three main original cast members.

Nick’s mother cast in New Girl

Emmy Award-winning Justified actress Margo Martindale has been cast as Nick’s (Jake Johnson) mother in New Girl’s second season. Her character is described as “hard-nosed yet emotional”. Continue reading »

A Super Bowl ad for The Office’s Dunder Mifflin brand of paper will go to air during the big game this weekend.

The ad is for Quill.com, an office products firm who produces real Dunder Mifflin supplies.

The company ran a competition looking for ideas for an ad and the “Paper War” concept was the winning entry submitted by a Florida man. Continue reading »

OfficeCarellSteve Carell not returning to The Office for finale

Steve Carell is definitely not be returning to The Office for the series finale this year. The actor believes his previous exit from the show was his “goodbye to the fans and the show”.

Olly Murs heading to 90210

British singer Olly Murs will make a guest appearance on 90210, performing two songs. The series has a history of recruiting musical acts to perform, with Ne-Yo, Taio Cruz and Billy Ray Cyrus making appearances in the past. Continue reading »