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Mega Buzz: A Girls Boy, Castle's Miley Homage and a Downton Wedding

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What can you tell us about the new season of Girls? — Leona
Elijah (Andrew Rannells), Hannah's complicated roommate, will resurface with a new boyfriend in tow. Pal (ironic name alert!) is played by Buffy alum Danny Strong — who's also an Emmy winner for writing HBO's Sarah Palin movie Game Change  and he sounds like a handful. "I don't know if Hannah's a fan," Strong says. "I don't know if any of Elijah's friends are fans of Pal."

What's coming up on Castle? — Ginger
NATALIE:
The "September" wedding is still a long way off. In the meantime, on Monday's episode, the death of...read more

Modern Family Is Heading to Australia!

The Modern Family clan is going down under!

Thanks to a partnership with Qantas airlines, the ABC comedy will film an upcoming family vacation in Australia, TVGuide.com has learned. Qantas will fly the cast and crew out in...read more

Mega Buzz: Scandal's Mistress-gate, a Five-0 Loss, and Once's Trip to Neverland

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Did you get any juicy Scandal scoop when you were on set? — Laura 
NATALIE: 
Olivia Pope might be the First Mistress, but it's her co-workers who will bear the brunt of that revelation in the season premiere. "It makes it hard because they go from being people who manage other people's crises to people who have to manage their own crisis in a big way," Kerry Washington tells me. "When Olivia herself is at the center of it, it really challenges everybody. It's hard for them to figure out what their roles are. If she's the client, how can she be the boss? Who gets to make the rules?"

Got any more teases about the Hawaii Five-0 premiere? — Lindsay
ADAM: 
Look for McGarrett to be very proactive in his efforts to find out exactly what Wo Fat's connection is to his mother. Since he can't get a straight answer from anyone in the know, he begins investigating his own hypothesis....read more

Videos

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Fire and Ice
Just the Jokes: The Late Show
Does Phil's Dad Need a Therapist?

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Modern Family: The Wedding, Part 2
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Modern Family: The Wedding, Part 1
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Modern Family: Message Received
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Modern Family: Sleeper

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Credits

Year Title Description
2009 Modern Family TV Show Series, Creator
2009 Modern Family TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2007 Back to You TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2005 Stacked TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2003 Oliver Beene TV Show Series, Executive Producer

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News

Ellen Pompeo Criticizes "Dated" Emmys for Lack of Diversity

Everybody seems to be taking issue with Sunday's Emmys ceremony.

Following Modern Family co-creator Steve Levitan, who called it "the saddest Emmys of all time," Grey's Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo tells USA Today she was "really... read more

Review: The 65th Emmy Awards

"This just in: No one in America is winning their Emmy office pool," quipped Neil Patrick Harris toward the end of Sunday's Emmy show, not long after The Colbert Report broke The Daily Show's 10-year winning streak as best variety series, The Voice took the reality-competition prize from The Amazing Race and The Newsroom's Jeff Daniels upset a crowded field of best-actor nominees, remarking, "Well, crap!" while chewing gum.

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The Wednesday Playlist: Middle, Modern and Other Finales

On this final night of the official broadcast season, let's focus on the good times, shall we? Two of TV's finest comedies, ABC's underappreciated The Middle and the much-honored Modern Family, go out with a flourish, and perhaps a sniffle or two, as the Heck and Dunphy/Pritchett clans experience life-changing and/or affirming ceremonies likely to strike home for many viewers. read more

Modern Family Finale Finds Great Comedy in Phil's Tragedy

Modern Family will find surprising comedy during a family tragedy in Wednesday's season finale.

In the season-ender (9/8c on ABC), Phil (Ty Burrell) learns that his mother has died, leading the entire Pritchett-Dunphy clan to head to Florida to say goodbye. "We're... read more

Keck's Exclusives: Modern Family Producers Pick Their Favorite Episodes

Congratulations to Modern Family, which earned several SAG and Golden Globe nominations for its fourth season. I asked executive producers Christopher Lloyd and Steven Levitan to select their favorite Pritchett/Dunphy moments of 2012. read more

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