Ratings: Modern Family Returns Strong, Is Good to Its Neighbors; CSI, SVU and Minds Hit Lows

The Modern Family ties are still strong, as the ABC comedy returned on Wednesday to 14.2 million total viewers and a 5.5 demo rating, dominating the night and dipping just a few percentage points from its year-ago opener.

Alas, that set up ABC’s Neighbors — which TVLine readers gave an average grade of “D” — for a solid debut …READ MORE

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Exclusive: NBC's Animal Practice Casts a Designing Woman as Justin Kirk's Mom

NBC’s Animal Practice is about to reveal the underlying cause of its lead character’s hellacious disposition: Annie Potts!

TVLine has learned exclusively that the Designing Woman vet has been cast as Virginia, the intractable mother of Justin Kirk’s grumpy veterinarian, George. READ MORE