The Office Adds Jim Carrey to Its Finale

... The upcoming season finale of NBC's The Office just gets more and more star-studded. Jim Carrey is the latest bigwig to interview for Michael Scott's soon-to-be-vacated position as boss of Dunder-Mifflin. Carrey joins previously announced guests Ricky Gervais, Will Arnett, James Spader, Ray Romano, and Catherine Tate. [EW]

... BBC America has purchased the broadcast rights to Syfy's Battlestar Galactica and will begin airing the series, including the two-hour miniseries that launched it all, on June 18, a Saturday. If you haven't checked out this incredible series, you no longer have any excuses. I'll come by your house that day to make sure you're watching. Please stock your fridge with plenty of root beer. And make sure it's Barq's, none of that A&W; crap. [Deadline Hollywood]

... NBC has renewed Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, ensuring he'll be on the air through "early 2012." He fits perfectly into the NBC late-night lineup, sandwiched between Jay Leno and Carson Daly. /backhandedcompliment. [EW]

... Masi Oka can do more than look constipated while pretending to time travel. The former Heroes star is writing a sci-fi script for Syfy about special agents who travel to a parallel universe to stop certain events from happening. The Hollywood Reporter describes it as Inception-esque, which leads me to believe that they haven't seen Inception. [THR]

... The rumors of Absolutely Fabulous returning are true! The cult British show is coming back for three new episodes on BBC1 in the U.K. after a six-year absence. Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley will reprise their roles as the boozing Patsy and Eddy. [Guardian]

... A&E; has announced a return date for The Glades: June 5. It will be the second season of the crime drama, A&E;'s biggest original program. []

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