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Former "Office" Mate Aims for "Saint" Status

Those of you missing The Office's Roy since he, you know, threw a glass against a wall and then tried to beat up one Jim Halpert after learning he put the moves on fiancee Pam, will be happy to know that actor David Denman is heading back to television.

Denman, last seen in a guest role on Grey's Anatomy and in indie metaphysical thriller The Nines, has signed on to star in FOX comedy pilot Saint of Circumstance.

Project revolves about a man in the clutches of a midlife crisis who quits his dead-end job in an office in order to become a night shift paramedic.

Saint of Circumstance's pilot, from ABC Studios, is written by Adam Braff. Negotiations are currently under way with Zack Braff to direct and executive produce the pilot.

There has been no start date announced for the pilot project, which will shoot after the end of the writers strike, in order to assure Braff will be freed up from Scrubs in order to direct.

Stay tuned.

What's On Tonight

8 pm: A Home for the Holidays (CBS); Singing Bee/Singing Bee (NBC); Friday Night SmackDown (CW; 8-10 pm); Duel (ABC);
Don't Forget the Lyrics (FOX)

9 pm: Moonlight (CBS); Dateline (NBC; 9-11 pm); Women's Murder Club (ABC);
Next Great American Band (FOX)

10 pm: NUMB3RS (CBS); 20/20 (ABC)


What I'll Be Watching

8-11 pm: BBC America.

If you happen to be staying in after a long work week, why not do it in true Anglophile style with back-to-back episodes of Coupling and The Catherine Tate Show?

Comments

Anonymous said…
Ooooh typo, I think you meant "Fiancee Pam". Still watching the UK version on DVD huh? ;-)
Very cool! I've really missed David Denman on The Office and would love to see him in a starring role.

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