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Monkey Flee: NBC Puts Animal Practice to Sleep, Replaces With Whitney

ANIMAL PRACTICE -- "Dr. Yamamazing" Episode 105 -- Pictured: (l-r) Crystal the Monkey as Dr. Rizzo, Justin Kirk as Dr. George Coleman -- (Photo by: Neil Jacobs/NBC)

Crystal the monkey is out of a job.

NBC has cancelled struggling freshman sitcom Animal Practice. Filling the Wednesday at 8/7 void beginning Nov. 14 will be Whitney. READ MORE

Exclusive: Animal Practice Casts Adam Goldberg as Himself — and He's Got Fans at the Hospital!

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Adam Goldberg is paying a visit to Animal Practice.

The actor, who most recently starred on CBS’ NYC 22, has lined up a guest spot on the NBC comedy as himself, TVLine has learned exclusively. READ MORE

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

MODERN FAMILY - Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning "Modern Family" returns for its fourth season, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 (9:00-9:31 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.  In the Season 4 premiere, "Bringing Up Baby," Jay's birthday is upon us again and, as before, he makes it well-known that he wishes to keep it as low key as possible, with no grand gestures or surprises. But leave it to the family to miss the mark yet again! Phil takes Jay on a very unconventional fishing trip with his buddies, and Gloria struggles with how to break the pregnancy news to him. Meanwhile, Dylan moves into the Dunphy household temporarily, and Mitch and Cam decide to look into adopting a cat as they continue to cope with their failed attempt to adopt another child. (ABC/PETER "HOPPER" STONE)

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

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

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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

Ratings: Longmire Ends Strong, Animal Practice Monkeys Around With 12.8 Million

ANIMAL PRACTICE -- "Pilot" -- Pictured: (l-r) Kym Whitley as Juanita, Joanna Garcia Swisher as Dorothy Crane, Justin Kirk as George Coleman -- (Photo by: Neil Jacobs/NBC)

A&E’s Longmire rode off into a lovely sunset on Sunday night, hitting a season/series high in the 25-54 demo while amassing 4.3 million total viewers.

Over the course of its freshman run, the modern-day Western …READ MORE

Fall TV Poll: What Will You Watch Wednesdays?


The Fall TV season will be here before you know it, and tough viewing choices arrive with it. We’ve decided the time to get thinking about them is now. REVIEW WEDNESDAY GRID & CAST YOUR VOTES!

Fall TV Scoop: JoAnna Garcia Tapped as New Female Lead on NBC's Animal Practice

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JoAnna Garcia (Better With You, Privileged) has replaced Amy Huberman as the female lead on Animal Practice, NBC’s new fall workplace comedy. READ MORE

Fall TV Scoop: NBC Picks Up Comedies 1600 Penn and Animal Practice to Series

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1600 PENN -- Season: Pilot -- Pictured: (l-r) Benjamin Stockham as Xander, Martha MacIsaac as Becca, Bill Pullman as Dale, Amara Miller as Marigold, Josh Gad as Skip, Jenna Elfman as Emily, Andre Holland as Marshall Malloy -- (Photo by: Chris Haston/NBC)

NBC has picked up two more comedies for fall, the ensemble White House farce 1600 Penn and the Justin Kirk-fronted workplace comedy Animal Practice. READ MORE