What do you get when you put Paula Abdul, Zooey Deschanel and Will Forte together? A little bit of chivalry (Forte loaned Deschanel his jacket), some Simon talk (OK, more than some talk about Abdul's love-hate-love relationship with Cowell) and lots of laughs at Monday's Paley Center fall TV preview, which was moderated by TV Guide Magazine Editor-in-Chief Debra Birnbaum. Check out the seven best quotes (most not to be taken seriously) from the panel:
7. Allen Gregory voice actor Will Forte, on why he decided to do an animated series: "I do not have to shower. I can get away with not brushing my teeth, but I usually do."
3. I Hate My Teenage Daughter star Kevin Rahm on his transition from Desperate Housewives to desperate moms: "I play both the daughters. [It's] a lot of really good make-up. It was either this or Work It," referring to ABC's midseason cross-dressing comedy.
2. Terra Nova executive producer Rene Echevarria on the show's hype: "We had a unique way to create buzz. We constantly delayed production."
1. Abdul on whether she missed Cowell: "Not anymore."
New Girl premieres on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 9/8c. The X Factor debuts on Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 8/7c. Terra Nova comes to life on Monday, Sept. 26 at 8/7c. Allen Gregory starts on Sunday, Oct. 30 at 8:30/7:30c. I Hate My Teenage Daughter launches on Wednesday, Nov. 30 at 9:30/8:30c on Fox.