Columentary (title sadly not pending) is a weekly feature, in which I’ll listen to the commentary track of a sitcom, and divulge, through pretty pictures and less pretty words, the behind-the-scenes secrets the creators, writers, and cast [...]
The Office hints and spoilers are just racking up. The latest is this interview with Paul Lieberstein, who says that the "rotating center" of focus during this season may not last, what with the departure of Robert California and Nellie [...]
We loved you dearly, Robert California. Or, we loved you dearly in last season's finale and then we slowly grew to be a little confused by your character throughout this season? Either way, James Spader will be leaving The Office at the end of [...]
Jesu Cristo! Last night saw new series ratings lows for The Office, 30 Rock, Parks and Rec, AND Up All Night. At least NBC's ratings are consistently getting ever more horrible. There's something to be said for reliability, right?
Catherine Tate's returning to The Office tonight as Nellie Bertram, who'll have a "far from professional" relationship with Robert California. Tate herself isn't exactly forthcoming about her favorite sketches from The Catherine Tate Show, her [...]
The Best Sitcom Episode Ever Tournament is pitting 32 of the greatest episodes of funny TV shows ever produced against each other in a single-elimination winner-takes-all (well, takes-nothing) competition. Every day, we're putting up episodes [...]
For once, 30 Rock's ratings weren't a new series low, but were up three tenths of a point for the hourlong special. Of course, The Office was down three tenths, and Up All Night stayed the same. So at least NBC Thursday's net loss from last [...]