By Rachel Bennett
Television Editor & Columnist
Every Friday, Rachel recaps the week’s major TV-related news, announcements and gossip!
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• In a surprising move, NBC’s Up All Night star Christina Applegate is leaving the comedy halfway through its second season, which is undergoing major behind-the-scenes changes. “It’s been a great experience working on Up All Night, but the show has taken a different creative direction and I decided it was best for me to move on to other endeavors,” says Applegate of her departure.
• ABC’s Good Morning America co-anchor Robin Roberts is reclaiming her seat Feb. 20 following a battle with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), a rare blood disorder. Welcome back!
• The end is in sight for NBC’s The Office: The one-hour series finale is set for May 16.