jeff goldblum leaving criminal intent Jeff Goldblum leaves 'Criminal Intent,' Matt Lauer interviews President Bush

If dinner’s still a ways off, whet your appetite with this tiny taste of TV news — an amuse-bouche, if you will.

Jeff Goldblum won’t be sticking around at “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” if it gets a Season 10. The actor’s rep confirmed today that he’s offcially exited “due to the uncertainty” about the show’s future. [Variety]

Oh, it’s you again! President George W. Bush is coming out of media hibernation to promote his upcoming book, “Decision Points,” on a special edition of NBC’s “Matt Lauer Reports” on Monday, Nov. 8 and a live broadcast of “Today” on Wednesday Nov. 10. [NBC]

Timothy Olyphant (“Justified”) signed on for at least a two-episode arc in the upcoming season of “The Office,” playing a salesman who steals a client from Michael Scott (Steve Carell), inciting his awkward wrath. [TV Guide]

“The Good Wife” producers found an actor to play Alicia’s (Julianna Margulies) never-before-seen brother, Owen. Dallas Roberts (“Rubicon”) recently landed the potentially recurring role. [EW]