Famous last words: "Nothing can go wrong," says Jess on Cece's lavish wedding day ‑ not accounting for the runaway horse, the badger on the loose, and the inappropriate soundtrack that factors into the buds plotting a "sabo" (Schmidt-speak for "sabotage") in a pivotal and blissfully funny second-season finale of Fox's New Girl (Tuesday, 9/8c). Schmidt has brought Elizabeth (Nurse Jackie's delightful Merritt Wever) as a date while having "eye conversations" with the conflicted bride, and with Jess's disapproving dad (Rob Reiner) amplifying the insecurities underlying his daughter's romance with Nick, there's plenty of relationship drama amid the raucous comedy. And while Fox hasn't made a secret of the celebrity cameo amid the wedding crowd, it makes for a fun twist and even better joke, a grace note for an episode that will leave fans happily awaiting next season. ... On the finale of its companion piece The Mindy Project (9:30/8:30c), Mindy plans to accompany Casey to Haiti on a volunteer mission, prompting a farewell party by Danny and his ex-wife. Not to worry; she and the show will be back for a second season in the fall.
Yeah, we know. After months of blasting the "hit song" of the summer in the car, in the gym and at home, it feels like having to listen to the ubiquitous "Call Me Maybe" one more time could drive someone over the edge. But what if instead of Carly Rae Jepsen's vocals, it was Rachel Berry (Lea Michele) singing a slowed-down arrangement as she explores the single life in New York?
Glee's Ryan Murphy Tweets Spoilers: The first group song, Sam's new lady and a break-up
Glee has recycled the most overplayed and stale pop songs to great success for three seasons, whether it be the Warblers' a capella take on Katy Perry's "Teenage Dream" or the New Directions' first group performance of the karaoke staple "Don't Stop Believin'." So who's to say the glee clubbers can't achieve the same success with the current must-have songs of the summer? We examined the best and brightest offerings from Top 40 radio to offer the show's writing staff a few friendly suggestions for the new season. You're welcome!