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.
Nashville hunk Deacon Claybourne is about to be hit with the biggest bombshell of his life: Maddie is his daughter.
Just as Rayna (Connie Britton) and Deacon (Charles Esten) finally got back together, Rayna's daughter Maddie (Lennon Stella) found documents last week proving that Deacon, not Teddy (Eric Close), is her biological father. On Wednesday's finale (10/9c, ABC), Maddie shows up at Deacon's door with the news. How does Deacon react? As expected, not so well.
Hayden Panettiere won't be saying "I do" anytime soon, despite what her recent bling might imply.
The Nashville star rebuffed rumors that she is engaged to boxer boyfriend Wladimir Klitschko. Speculation ran rampant last week when she was photographed at the ABC upfront party wearing a dazzling ring on her right hand. At Sunday's Billboard Music Awards, Panettiere didn't full-out deny she was engaged, but pointed to her hand and said...
Our top moments of the week:
13. Most Fly Proposal: When Mindy decides she can't (read: doesn't want to) go to Haiti with her boyfriend Casey on The Mindy Project, she tries to back out by giving him a crazy ultimatum: She will only go if they are engaged. But since this is a sitcom, her plan backfires...
American Idol's final performance show topped Wednesday.
The one-hour broadcast drew 11.6 million viewers and a 2.9 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, even with last week. Boosted by Idol, Part 2 of So You Think You Can Dance's Season 10 premiere followed with 7.1 million and a 2.3, rising four-tenths from ...