The Weekend Tally

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The Weekend Tally

New blogs this week

Other notable items

  • John and Jenna in style: The November issue of In Style magazine features Jenna Fischer and John Krasinski in their “What’s Hot Now” section. Click the images to zoom in. (Thanks to proofs at the LJ Office community.)
    Jenna Fischer | John Krasinski
  • Jenna to appear in Wisely music video: remember when Jenna put the Willie Wisely song “Through Any Window” on her MySpace home page? Well Wisely has now asked her to appear in the music video! (Thanks, Jill)
    Jenna in Us Weekly | Willie Wisely’s website
  • TiVo Nation loves The Office: “Nielsen has begun measuring playback on digital video recorders, and the first results are handing a big lift to some of TV’s top shows … NBC’s The Office had the biggest percentage of delayed viewers: The show’s ratings spiked nearly 7% when viewing later Thursday night is counted, and more than 11% from viewing up to a week later.”
    Full article, USA Today
  • Scranton’s Thursday night hush: “When Brixx Grille and Tavern in Scranton held its first ‘The Office’ night for locals, eatery co-owner Mike Kerzetski was having doubts … He wasn’t sure people would tune out each other when the show was tuned on the bar’s four televisions. ‘When it came on, it was dead silence,’ Mr. Kerzetski said. ‘It was amazing. You don’t see that in a bar.'”
    Full article, Scranton Times-Tribune
  • Which Office character did Kate Flannery (“Meredith”) originally audition for? Read more in this Chicago Tribune article.
  • Lastly, a synopsis of the Nov. 9 episode has been added to the spoilers post.

Reading Jenna Fischer

In the September issue of Esquire magazine, Jenna Fischer wrote an article called Ten Things You Don’t Know About Women.

Here is a video, created by Preston Conner and shot entirely on a camera phone, of various Office staff members (including Steve Carell, Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, B.J. Novak, Kate Flannery, Charles Esten, Ed Helms, John Sparano, and Dan Beals) reciting from the article.

Warning: Definitely NSFW! It’s pretty raunchy stuff …

Tipsters: LJ Office community, Reid.

Behind the scenes with John the prop guy

We can look forward to one more MySpace “behind the scenes at The Office” blog come Season 3 — this time from props specialist John Sparano.

His latest post talks about Office segments from the NBC Primetime Preview:

The mustard toss: The first time Jim threw it, he put it up on the roof. to my knowledge it’s still there.

Read John’s blog here. (I’ve also added a link to John’s blog from the OT links page.)

Thanks to bluepassiflora at the LiveJournal Office community for the tip!