For someone who hasn't watched The Office since around the time Pam broke off her engagement with Roy (wait, you mean she's married to Jim and
they have a kid??), the recent rumors being battered about regarding the
show's future have me surprisingly giddy. Those rumors being the best-case-scenario that Ricky Gervais may be taking David Brent across
the pond to replace Steve Carell when he departs following this season
in favor of the opulent pastures of Hollywood.
The late-night wars may
be on summer break until September's debut of The Conan O'Brien Show, but this morning's
Emmy nominations announcement gave Conan a mini W. O'Brien's short-lived
incarnation of The Tonight Show picked up a nod in the best variety, music
or comedy category, while The Jay Leno Show (and Letterman's and
Kimmel's) were left out.