Some TV Things: 'The Office' Ending, Michael J. Fox Beginning, More!

August 21, 2012

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- 23 years after leaving the network, Michael J. Fox is returning to NBC with a 22-episode commitment for a new sitcom in which he'll play a New York City-based father of three who, sort of necessarily, is dealing with the challenges of Parkinson's. 23 years after also leaving the network, Michael J. Fox's Family Ties co-star Brian Bonsall has a butterfly tattooed on his neck and was last arrested for "menacing."

- Kelly Ripa's permanent Live! co-hosting spot has been given to former NFL star Michael Strahan, the Regis of defensive ends.

- The upcoming ninth season of The Office has been revealed to be its last, with executive producer Greg Daniels saying, "This year feels like the last chance [for The Office to have] an artistic ending [before having a less-artistic re-beginning as a wacky spin-off]."

- And here's a compilation of Community and Mad Men star Alison Brie rapping, just because:

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