The Weekend Tally

New blogs this week


TV and movie appearances

  • Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Dec. 6
    Rashida Jones
  • Unaccompanied Minors (opens Dec. 8)
    B.J. Novak, Mindy Kaling, David Koechner (“Todd Packer”)
  • The Holiday (opens in wide release Dec. 8)
    John Krasinski
    Tipster: Sarah
  • American Dad, Dec. 10
    John Krasinski
    Tipster: Dana
  • Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Dec. 18
    Jenna Fischer
    Tipster: Becky

And lastly, singing sensation Ed Helms

Leave Greg Daniels a question

This just posted by nbcskampy over at the NBC Office boards:

I hope you’ll all join us for the second edition of live blogging with executive producer Greg Daniels TONIGHT after the east coast airing of the show…approximately 9pm EST.

You are welcome to head on over the blog right now and leave your questions in the comments … Greg will be checking them out and selecting which questions to answer starting immediately following the episode.

‘Branch Closing’ producer’s cut on Nov. 9

From the NBC press release:

NBC’s Emmy-winning comedy “The Office” (Thursdays, 8:30 – 9:00pm ET/PT) will offer fans a first-ever, web-exclusive “producer’s cut” on November 9th. The episode will include additional scenes and extra footage not shown in the broadcast version. Viewers can log onto at 9:00pm (PT) on November 9th to see the web-exclusive event.

Read NBC’s ‘The Office’ Web Event Streams Only on here.

Update 1: The producer’s cut version will be available for a week. (Thanks, Dana!)

Update 2: Executive producer Greg Daniels will be live blogging that night, 9pm ET/6pm PT.

It’s Office premiere week!

Can you believe The Office Season 3 is FINALLY HERE?

Here’s a run-down of events for this incredibly exciting week:

It’s an insane week of Office goodness.

Greg Daniels to blog live on premiere night

Greg Daniels, executive producer of The Office, will blog live at after The Office Season 3 premiere next Thursday, September 21st.

… will feature live premiere blogs from the creators, producers or cast members for every show on the air … All new, returning, scripted or reality shows will host a live blog immediately after the premiere episode. Viewers will be encouraged to engage in a dialogue with the creator, producer or cast member about the episode as soon as the broadcast concludes.

Read the full press release here.

Get The Office at your office

TIME Magazine reports on the bold new frontier of online TV programming.

There are a few interesting snippets relating to the Office webisodes:

[Greg] Daniels [The Office executive producer] considered letting actors swear in the Office webisodes but says he didn’t think “people wanted to hear their favorite characters shouting profanities they wouldn’t hear on the regular show.”

I don’t know; I think a well-placed profane utterance by Angela would be quite hysterical!

Read the full article here.