Movie Stars Who Turned to TV
Movie Stars Who Turned to TV: 5 Hits, 5 Flops
The star of big-screen indie hits like "
sex, lies, and videotape..." and "
James Spader was brought in to help NBC's "T
he Office" transition into the post-Steve Carell era. The choice was understandable: Spader had already won three Emmys on David E. Kelley's "
The Practice" and "
Boston Legal," and his "Office" character, sinister CEO Robert California, brought an interesting edge to the show. But ratings have slipped this year, and it was recently announced that Spader will exit the show at season's end. Um, does anyone have Michael Scott's number?