Bacon Bits: OFFICE Spin-off, BATTLESTAR GALACTICA and More

NBC boss Ben Silverman says Office producers Greg Daniels and Mike Schur are creating a new show for Saturday Night Live star Amy Poehler, but they’re also still pursuing the Office spin-off.

– The “final, final” season of Battlestar Galactica will start in January. Meanwhile, Ron Moore dishes on the Caprica back-door pilot.

– In other BSG news, Jamie Bamber is hopping back across the pond to star in ITV’s Law & Order: UK.

– NBC’s fall comedy Kath & Kim is apparently so bad it’s undergoing a major overhaul.

– It’s official: Shannen Doherty will be joining 90210 alums Tori Spelling, Jennie Garth and Joe E. Tata on the CW spin-off.

– The 100th episode of Monk (to air Sept. 5) will be jam-packed with guest stars, including Eric McCormack, Howie Mandel, Sarah Silverman, Sharon Lawrence, Angela Kinsey, Brooke Adams, Ricardo Chavira, Kathryn Joosten, Jarrad Paul, Tim Bagley, David Koechner, Andy Richter and John Turturro.

– Jimmy Fallon will be testing his new late night show online, six months before its broadcast premiere.

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