With the departure of Steve Carell’s character from The Office this summer, everyone has been busy speculating about who will be his replacement. Will Ferrell, who took over for Carell in the last few weeks of season 7, was supposed to be a temporary fix (and treat), but would not stay on for season 8. Decidedly, NBC has chosen to keep things under wraps, hoping curiosity will up their viewership on September 22, when Dunder Mifflin gets a new manager.
But, in this industry, leaks are to be expected. And so, this sneak peak of the newest season, with it’s newest boss, has been making the Internet rounds and spoiling NBC’s surprise today. More
Outsourced: Thoughts, Anyone? – We were wondering if the NBC show could possibly been as bad as it looks. Apparently it was worse. (via Stereogum)
Welcome to Crush This, your weekly guide to what’s new in movies, music and TV. We’ve navigated the inner reaches of our entertainment-obsessed brains in search of all the pop culture landscape has to offer. Are you ready? This is the biggest week in television premieres, with everything from new shows like Hawaii Five-0 and old favorites like Glee debuting. Get ready to set your DVR. And if that wasn’t enough, there’s some big movie premieres, too, headlined by hotties like Shia, James and Ryan. More
NBC has announced that it’s added three new shows for next fall’s primetime television schedule — dramatic thriller The Event, comedy Outsourced and the romantic anthology series Love Bites. Of the three, Love Bites sounds like the most original. Helmed … More