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Growing Up Fisher Creator: I Wanted to Write a Love Letter to My Dad

Eli Baker and J.K. Simmons

Most people love to share stories about their wacky and crazy families. But few experience the reaction comedian and TV writer DJ Nash (Bent, Up All Night) used to get.

"I was telling a story about my dad cutting down a tree with a chainsaw — because I thought that that was not a big deal, I really... read more

Parenthood's Jason Katims Mixes Heart and Humor for About a Boy Adaptation

Benjamin Stockham and David Walton

Jason Katims is known for making people cry. Now, he wants to make people laugh.

The executive producer behind TV cryfests Friday Night Lights and Parenthood is once again pulling from the big screen for his latest series, the half-hour comedy About a Boy, premiering Saturday after the Olympics on NBC.

Based on the 1998 Nick Hornby novel and the 2002 Hugh Grant film of the same name, About a Boy stars David Walton as Will Freeman, a ... read more

10 Promising Pilots: New Shows from Eddie Murphy, J.J. Abrams, Joss Whedon and Rebel Wilson

Eddie Murphy, Rebel Wilson, Andy Samberg

Before the networks unveil their fall lineups this month, TVGuide.com's Natalie Abrams poured over nearly 100 broadcast scripts, narrowing the contenders down to the 10 most promising pilots: read more

Pilot Season: CBS Orders Three More Comedies

Patrick Warburton

Bye-bye, Rules of Engagement?

CBS has given pilot orders to three more comedies, including one starring Rules' Patrick Warburton, TVGuide.com has learned.

Warburton would produce and star in Jacked Up, a multi-camera comedy about... read more

Pilot Season: New Girl's David Walton to Star in NBC's About a Boy From Jason Katims

David Walton

David Walton, who plays Sam on New Girl, may have just left Jess high and dry, but he'll have his hands full in NBC's adaptation of About a Boy, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

The... read more

Scoop: SVU Books Nia Vardalos and Lost's Harold Perrineau, Marcia Gay Harden to Return

Nia Vardalos, Harold Perrineau Jr.

Law & Order: SVU has snagged a big guest star — more specifically, My Big Fat Greek Wedding star Nia Vardalos, TVGuide.com has learned.

The Oscar nominee will appear in an upcoming episode as Counselor Minonna Efron, whose client is... read more

Mega Buzz: A Castle Affair, Big Bang's New Love and Homeland Intel

Nathan Fillion, Johnny Galecki, Damian Lewis

Every week, editors Adam Bryant and Natalie Abrams satisfy your need for TV scoop. Please send all questions to mega_scoop@tvguide.com or tweet them to @adam_bryant or @NatalieAbrams.

Loved the Castle premiere, but what was Castle doing with a half-naked woman in the promos for the next episode? —
ADAM:
As creator Andrew W. Marlowe  already teased, that encounter is a consequence of Castle pretending to be single in order to keep his relationship with Beckett a secret from their co-workers. But that doesn't mean infidelity won't be an issue. An upcoming case will implicate Castle in the murder of an ex. "It makes everybody question: How well do we actually know this guy?" Marlowe says. But it gets worse: "Castle may have been having an affair with her at the same time he was dating Beckett," he teases. "That goes to the heart of all of Beckett's insecurities."

Is Leonard actually going to date someone other than Penny on The Big Bang Theory? — Thomas
NATALIE:
Unfortunately... read more

Bent's Margo Harshman Joins The Big Bang Theory

Margo Harshman

There's a new girl in town on The Big Bang Theory — and that might mean trouble for Leonard and Penny.

Margo Harshman, who previously starred on NBC's Bent, is joining the CBS comedy as Sheldon's (Jim Parsons) new assistant, Alex, TVLine reports.

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New Girl Scoop: Will Jess and Nick Get Together Next Season?

Jake Johnson and Zooey Deschanel

There may be hope for New Girl's Nick and Jess on the horizon!

The budding relationship between Jess (Zooey Deschanel) and roommate Nick (Jake M. Johnson) became as adorkable as the leading lady over the first season, and fanse began rooting for the pair to take their friendship to the next level. That was exactly what executive producer Liz Meriwether wanted. "I like to torture people," she jokes of the will-they-or-won't-they tension between the duo. read more

New Girl: Bent’s David Walton, Leslie Mann and Niecy Nash Join Season 2

David Walton, Niecy Nash

New Girl is getting a new guy.

Bent's David Walton has signed on for a recurring role on the hit Fox comedy as Jess' new love interest, Entertainment Weekly reports.

Walton, 33, will play a "classic bad-boy type" who mistakes Jess (Zooey Deschanel) for someone else, but she... read more

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