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Any How I Met Your Mother scoop? — Brandon
ADAM: Get ready to see another familiar face next month! Ted will bump into a blast from his past who will have a "big influence on his search for the mother," co-creator Carter Bays tells us. Guesses? If it helps, it's "someone you wouldn't expect to see," Bays says.
OMG! Will Hannah turn in Dexter during the Dexter finale? — Justin
NATALIE: That will be...
Cooper is breaking the fourth wall!
Keeping with Private Practice's ambitiously quirky episodes in its final season, in Tuesday's Cooper-centric outing, the doc will actually address the viewers at home as he shares his fears and excitement about Charlotte's impending pregnancy.
TV's soon-to-be-departed series: Are their swan songs hitting the right notes or falling flat?
"It's direct address," Paul Adelstein tells TVGuide.com. "I'm talking to...
[Warning: This story contains major spoilers from the season premiere of Private Practice. Read at your own risk!]
Private Practice wasted no time in doing episodes that were outside the box, as executive producer Shonda Rhimes promised.
In its season premiere, Private went full Rashomon-style, telling the same story from different perspectives, culminating in several big reveals for the doctors of Seaside Wellness. Since the ABC medical drama split the premiere by character, so will we! Find out what happened to Addison & Co, including who she chose, what happened to Pete and the big twist involving Charlotte. Plus: The cast dishes on what's next!
Private Practice kicks off its sixth season Tuesday (10/9c, ABC) with a sense of foreboding: The series was only renewed for 13 episodes, after which Kate Walsh will say farewell to Addison Montgomery and exit Seaside Wellness. Could the series go on? There is still a possibility, but executive producer Shonda Rhimes and the Private writers aren't pulling any punches in what could be the final season.
"I consider this to be our no-holds-barred season," Rhimes tells TVGuide.com. "Anything that we have ever wanted to do, we're going to do. There are no rules...
While Grey's Anatomy's 2011 musical episode was met with mixed reactions by both critics and the show's stars, I loved it. That's why I'm excited that a year and a half after telling me she'd like to try the same concept on Private Practice, exec producer Shonda Rhimes finally seems ready to pull the trigger.
With Kate Walsh exiting after 13 episodes, "the writers and I have approached this season as a no-holds-barred, all-bets-off season," Rhimes says. "Every episode will be special. Some of it's going to be hilarious and some of it's going to be heartbreaking." Asked if some episodes might feature a fantasy element, Rhimes turns cagey: "Hmmm...that's interesting. Possibly."