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Spike TV, Jimmy Fallon team up for 'Lip Sync Battle' TV series

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Jimmy Fallon’s lip-sync battles have become one of his most recognizable and anticipated segments. Now, Spike TV is turning those intermittent appearances on Late Night and The Tonight Show into a series.

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John Krasinski returns to NBC with two comedies in development

His days as Jim from The Office may be over, but John Krasinski is still firmly rooted at NBC, this time as producer.

EW confirms that Krasinski and his production shingle, Sunday Night, sold two comedies to NBC in an overall deal with Universal TV. Krasinski and Allyson Seeger will executive produce both single-camera, untitled projects, working closely with Sunday Night’s Mike Sablone.

The first project comes from writer Shawn Wines and executive producer Aaron Kaplan, and focuses on a failed law student who turns to a career in garbage collecting in New York City. The second project is written by writing duo Josh Siegal and Dylan Morgan, and focuses on a middle-aged ad executive who starts his own agency in his garage from the ground up after being let go from his job.

Krasinski is not expected to star in either of the projects.

'The Office': Julius 'Dr. J' Erving to guest -- EXCLUSIVE

Julius Erving, a.k.a. Dr. J, has a new teammate, and his name is… Jim Halpert? The basketball Hall of Famer will guest-star as himself on The Office, EW has learned. In the episode, Dr. J becomes an investor in the sports marketing business that Jim (John Krasinski) is trying to launch in Philadelphia, where Erving scored more than a few baskets as a 76er. And as you can see in the photo below, the 62-year-old legend winds up showing Jim a thing or two on the court. READ FULL STORY

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