Daily: Jimmy Kimmel Moving, The Office Ending, Dexter Trailer, and More

Here’s your Daily for August 21, 2012.

Jimmy Kimmel Live is moving. The late night talk show will be going up against The Tonight Show and The Late Show with David Lettermen as it moves to 11:35.

John Slattery has signed on for a top secret role on Arrested Development when it debuts on Netflix in 2013.

Tony Shalhoub has joined the cast of CBS’ now-untitled comedy pilot (formerly Ex-Men). The show revolves around a man that moves into a short-term housing complex and makes unlikely friends with a group of divorced men. Shalhoub will play a ladies man who has been divorced four times.

Showtime has released a trailer for the upcoming season of Dexter, which premieres September 30th at 9/8c. Watch it below.

Filmmaker Christopher Guest is creating a series for HBO entitled Family Tree. The comedy will star Bridesmaids actor Chris O’Dowd, as a recently jobless 30-year-old who begins investigating his family lineage after receiving a mysterious box from a great aunt he never met.

Malcolm McDowell has booked a multi-episode arc in Community‘s upcoming Season 4 where he will play Professor Cornwallis, the college’s new history professor.

The Office will end after its upcoming 9th season. “As we head into the homestretch, we have a lot of exciting things I’ve been wanting to do since season two,” EP Greg Daniel told reporters during a conference call Tuesday. “The end should be pretty cool.”

It appears Michael Strahan has a new job. The former football player (and failed sitcom star) may have better luck on the morning circuit. It is being reported that the Fox NFL Analyst will take Regis Philbin’s place as the co-host of Live! with Kelly.

TNT has renewed Perception, the crime drama starring Erick McCormack, for a 13 episode second season.

Abby Elliott has told Splitsider that she is leaving Saturday Night Live, following in the footsteps of Kristin Wiig and Andy Samberg.

John Barrowman, who you may know from Torchwood and Doctor Who, will recur on The CW’s Arrow, playing a mystery man who is a “well-dressed acquaintance of the Queen family and a prominent figure in Starling City.”

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