Ask Ausiello: Spoilers on Chuck, Glee, Bones, Smallville, House, Grey's and more!

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Question: The only spoiler I’m interested in right now is: When will your website be up!?! —Hatts
Ausiello: The wait is over. All together now, “Bus driver, MOVE. THAT. BUS.” TVLine.com is live!

Question: What’s in the Hatch? —Susan
Really? It’s the first Ask Ausiello back after my two-month hibernation, er, career transition, and instead of asking a legitimate question you decide to test out some new standup material?! What an Aushole.

Question: How about some Chuck scoop to celebrate your first Ask Ausiello at TVLine.com? —Hillary
Works for me. Mark your calendars for Jan. 17. That’s the date Jeffster makes its triumphant return. But that’s old news. Here’s some new news: They’ll be performing a cover of Whitesnake’s “Is This Love.” In other Chuck news, Lou Diamond Phillips has been cast as the V.O.W. (Villain of The Week) in 4.15, “Chuck vs. The Cat Squad.”

Question: There’s speculation that Callie is pregnant on Grey’s Anatomy. What say you? —Jar Ring
I say no comment.

Question: Can we please have a Grey’s Anatomy spoiler about Mer/Der? What’s going on with McBaby? —Debra
The prospect of a McBaby is a major topic of conversation in the Jan. 13 episode. (Hint: They want one. They really, really want one.)

Question: Do you wanna talk about the proposal coming up on Bones later this season? I’m a little bit (read: extremely) nervous about it. —Amanda
I do want to talk about the proposal, mostly just to set the record straight. There is not — I repeat not — one proposal coming up on Bones later this season. There are two, both of which my source says will “shake things up substantially.” The identity of one of the couples is pretty obvious. But the other? Not so much. Speculate away in the comments section!

Question: Heart-crushed that Booth shot down Brennan in the December 9 episode of Bones. I need something to make my heart full again. I need some positive Booth/Brennan scoop! Go! —Shay
They’re going to be spending Valentine’s Day together. Alone.

Question: Any new news on the new season of Torchwood? —Jackie
Captain Jack & Co. will be setting up shop in Los Angeles for part of the season, but the question you should be asking yourself is where in La-La Land will their operations be based? Will they be at…

A) The Beverly Hills Hotel
B) The Courtyard Marriot in Century City
C) Some random Motel 6 in the Valley
D) Bruce Willis’ Malibu compound.

The answer has been Waldo’d somewhere below.

Question: Congrats on the new site! As a late Christmas gift, I’m going to need all the info you have on the Glee Super Bowl episode, ASAP. —Stacy
Would you believe me if I told you that the original draft of the post-‘Supe script did not include Kurt or his crush Blaine? Well, believe it. Luckily, Ryan Murphy shoehorned the pair into the high-profile episode at the 11th hour — much to the relief of one Chris Colfer. “It definitely made me a little nervous that they were having a huge episode without my character, to be sure,” Colfer confesses. “But they did squeeze us in. We’re in it for, like, a minute, but it’s a very happy minute.” The Golden Globe nominee goes on to admit that life on the Glee set has been a little “odd” since his character left McKinley High for the far more inclusive Dalton Academy. “It feels like I’m on a different show,” he says. “It’s kind of lonely to be honest, because I don’t have Amber [Riley] there with me. It’s weird. I feel like I’m a guest star.”

Question: I can’t tell how glad I am that you are back. I am going through Glee withdrawal. Do you have any scoop for us? —Bethany
POTENTIAL NEW COUPLE ALERT: Rumor has it the show’s Valentine’s episode will feature a flashback to Puck (Mark Saling) and Lauren’s (Ashley Fink) infamous seven minutes in heaven. And as he previously raved, it most definitely rocked his world.

Question: Glee seems to have paired up everyone except Mercedes. Is she ever going to get a boyfriend? —M.K.M
Not in the near future. In fact, there’s a scene in Valentine’s episode where Mercedes gives Rachel a big speech about the advantages of being single. Apparently, while all of her peers were knee-deep in romance drama, Mercedes was focusing on herself. (Funny story: That’s what I told my friends in high school too. OK, sad story.)

Question: Will Finn and Rachel get back together in Glee‘s V-Day episode? —Amanda
Um, no. Finn actually has his eye on someone else. I’ve said too much!

Question: What’s coming up necks on Vampire Diaries? —Krista
Necks. Funny. The long-awaited Bonnie-Jeremy smooch will finally be sealed in February/March. Right around the same time, Elena decides that the only way to save her family and friends is to sacrifice herself to Klaus (role still being cast).

Question: Can you tell us something about how Tyler and Caroline’s relationship is going to develop on The Vampire Diaries? —Nuria
It’s going to develop into a (wait for it… ) triangle. And the third wheel’s name?! (Drumroll… ) Matt!

THIS JUST IN: The answer to the Torchwood multiple-choice quiz is D) Bruce Willis’ Malibu compound. Congratulations to all the winners! Thanks for playing!

Question: A while back you hinted that there would be two breakups this season on House. Were Wilson/Sam one of them? And, if so, can you ID Couple No. 2? —Jacob
Yes, Wilson/Sam were one of the two. I’m not going to spoil the other relationship that’s about to crater, but I will say this: I actually teased that there would be at least two breakups this season. The key words being at and least.

Question: When does Olivia Wilde return to House? —Joel
I believe her first episode back is 7.18.

Question: Smallville producers have hinted that Chloe’s return will be awesome/badass. Care to elaborate? —Mercy
Here’s your one and only hint: The Matrix. In related news, look for a big Chlollie moment at the end of the Feb. 18 episode. And I do mean big.

Question: You’re back! Huzzah! I need some Fringe scoop please. I’ll take anything. —Hayley
My “Over There” mole tells me that an upcoming episode will flash back to 1985 to show the consequences of Walter’s kidnapping of Peter from the alt-universe.

Question: Castle? Please, please, please?  My birthday is this week, and I’m a totally loyal fan since TV Guide (just ask Matt), so please give me some really juicy Castle scoop? —Gina
Spoke to Matt. He says he wouldn’t know you if he tripped over you at Subway. But that’s neither here nor there. A Castle scoop you want, a Castle scoop you get: A Castle-Beckett smooch won’t be the only plot twist in the show’s Jan. 24 episode. The ep will also feature some significant movement in Beckett’s quest to find her mother’s killer. Oh, and regarding the Big Kiss, let’s just say there’s a lot more to the story.

Question: Any new stuff on Supernatural? —Christy
As you may or may not have heard, a late winter episode will obliterate the fourth wall by transporting Sam and Dean to an alt-uni where they are actors named Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki starring in a cult TV show called Supernatural. Wait, it gets wink-winkier: In this other dimension, Sam/Jared has a wife — and it’s none other than Padalecki’s real-life bride (and former ‘Supe costar) Genevieve Cortese!

Question: Any decision on the new lead for Spartacus: Blood and Sand? —Charles
Not yet. Aussie actor Liam McIntyre was firmly in the running as of a few weeks ago, but ultimately producers decided that he wasn’t their guy. So it’s back to the drawing board. THIS JUST IN: A little birdie tells me that McIntyre may be back in the running!

Question: So excited about the launch of your new site! I, too, am obsessed with The Good Wife. Any scoop for us? —Andrew
This season’s breakout prop — Kalinda’s bat — will make a triumphant return later this season, only this time she’ll be assaulting a (literally) softer target: Blake himself! Coincidentally, the attack comes at a time when Scott Porter‘s future on the show is very much in doubt. “We’ve been discussing [bringing Scott on full-time] from the beginning and the decision has to be made quickly,” exec producer Robert King told TVLine’s Matt Mitovich. “There are so many other things Scott is doing, I don’t know if that is likely. But we have a very good Plan B if it’s unlikely.”

Question: I cannot wait for Parks and Recreation to return! Any scoop on my favorite parks department? —Carter
Andy is going to go to great (read: grotesque) lengths to prevent April from moving far away from Pawnee; a dark secret about Ben’s political past comes to light; and we finally learn where Tom buys his hipster threads (hint B***** B******* B***.)

Question: What’s ahead for Serena and her former professor on Gossip Girl? Their last scene was pretty great. —Ana
First they have to get past the little matter of you, know, her mother basically destroying his life. “The biggest obstacle for them will be can Ben ever actually get over what Serena’s family put him through,” explains EP Stephanie Savage. “It’s fine to blame Lily, but at a certain point it becomes part of a larger conversation about who these people are and how they conduct themselves. And just the reality of Ben trying to get on his feet and figure out what he’s going to do with his life is pretty challenging now, and how does Serena fit into that equation — if she does at all?”

Question: I need Ask Ausiello back in my life! I also need some Greek spoilers in my life. What amazing things can we expect to see from my favorite Cyprus Rhodes co-eds? —Jon H
Some fresh blood! In the final season’s second episode, we’ll meet Heath’s oft-referred-to-but-never-seen younger sister (played by newcomer Caitlin Thompson). “We’ve referenced her in the past as the underage girl who Beaver hit on,” explains series creator Sean Smith. “Her name’s Heather, but it’s pronounced HEE-ther. She’s ditzy like Heath and becomes a ZBZ pledge as well as President Logan’s lackey pledge.”

Question: First of all, congrats to you and Matt and everyone else involved in this TVLine adventure. Now on to the question. It’s simple: Got any Danny/Lindsay CSI: NY scoops? —Jessi
I’ve got nothing on the DL sitch but I do have this: Hawkes is getting a special ladyfriend! Spartacus beauty Lesley-Ann Brandt has been cast as a potentially recurring love interest for Hill Harper’s lovelorn detective.

Question: Will Crosby and Jasmine get married on Parenthood? —Jane
A month ago I would’ve said yes. But now that I know what’s going to happen between Crosby and Gaby, I’m not so certain.

Question: How many more episodes will Jennifer Morrison be on How I Met Your Mother? —Iveta
You’ll see quite a bit more of Zoey, beginning with the Jan. 24 episode. “Her relationship with Ted continues to get more and more complicated,” teases EP Carter Bays. “There are a lot of twists coming.”

Question: I need a True Blood scoop. Maybe something on Jessica and Hoyt? —Endrick
Rumor has it Season 4 will not be kind to my favorite Blood duo. Actually it’s more fact than rumor since Alan Ball just confirmed for me via email, “The honeymoon’s over.”

Question: Friday Night Lights? I can’t believe the end is near. —Jeff
End? Who says it’s ending? (Mmmm…. Denial.) Before the last touchdown is scored, one character will enlist, another will get engaged, and *** *e*** **** *e**** ***.

That’s a wrap! Thanks for following me over to TVLine.com! Please send questions, comments, and anonymous tips to askausiello@tvline.com. Also, you can keep track of my scoops on Twitter via @MichaelAusiello. Thanks for playing!

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  1. Lisa says:


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  5. tina says:

    Welcome back Ausiello!

    Happy for Zoey (HMYM) Castle and House/Cuddy break up (finally! They are the worst couple ever).

    Any scoop for Rockford files remake?

    And thanks for The Good Wife and Fringe!

    kisses and hugs^^

  6. Miranda Valenti says:

    Supernatural is basically sending Sam and Dean into the actors’ lives. I’m intrigued.

  7. Lizzy says:

    Re Bones proposals–so the first is definitely Sweets and Daisy. My theory on the second proposal is that Hannah will ask Booth to to marry her (NOT the other way around) and when he’s presented with this big decision he will realize he doesn’t truly love Hannah.

  8. Maria Silva says:

    I hate the House spoiler. Wilson/Sam have already broken up, and there aren´t any more couples in the show except Huddy. Well, we have been facing something been Chase and Thirteen (do you remember them in Now What?) and there are some rumors about the return of Stacy and Cameron, two big enemies of Huddy.

    • sarah says:

      Yeah, the whole “at least one more break up” thing is making me nervous… Taub and his wife ending things is a real possibility… especially with how things have been going between them… but other than them, Huddy is the only other couple on the show that I can think of. And since we’ve already had one break up this season, and there’s at least one more… either it could be Huddy, or Taub and his wife… or both.

      I’m not sure about this, but wasn’t there an interview somewhere that said House and Cuddy would be together for “most” of season 7? Most. I don’t like the sound of that… :$

    • robinepowell says:

      Did you watch tonight’s episode of House? If you missed, then you missed the other couple who broke up. Here’s a hint, it’s a couple who should have broken up *years* ago. ;)

  9. John Berggren says:

    The Spartacus people definitely need to give Wentworth Miller a 3rd look. Because he’s hot. And that’s reason enough for me to subscribe to Starz.

  10. Neptuny says:

    Aw, Chris probably didn’t mean to be that . . . blunt, but that makes me feel bad for Darren and his merry gang of backup Warblers.

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  12. robinepowell says:

    I knew something was going to happen between Crosby and Gabby. Just the way he looked at her at the beginning of the season, had me thinking that.

    This commitment part of the relationship, is going to fast for Crosby and his way of coping is to cheat on Jasmin (even if it only turns out to be a kiss). I was surprised when nothing more came of it, instead he and Jasmine moving in together and getting engaged.

  13. Carla888 says:

    Supernatural loves to include the viewers eh? Looking forward to that. Congrats on tvline. my new fave place.

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  15. Dee says:

    Allison Mack is back!! And Chlollie yay! I hope the big moment is good for the Chloe/Oliver fans! They deserve a happy ending

  16. Isabella says:

    I’d be ok with Taub leaving and never returning. He’s a bore. SOrry to the actor who plays him– not your fault. He just isn’t interesting. Who is it that cares so much about this guy anyway?
    I hope that House and Cuddy do not break up. There’s much more that can happen for them. And what else can happen if they lose it?
    Stacy’s return would at least make things interesting though. I’m for that. Love her!

  17. […] – Chris Colfer’s character is in the Super Bowl episode for about a minute with Blaine. ((SOURCE)) – We will see a flashback to Puck & Lauren’s previously mentioned 7-minutes in Heaven […]

  18. Robert says:


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