Finale Ratings: The Middle Holds Steady, Modern Family, SVU and Criminal Minds Down Vs. 2012
Season 4 of ABC’s Critics Choice Award-nominated The Middle graduated with honors on Wednesday, drawing 7.5 million total viewers — the sitcom’s most watched finale in three years — while matching last year’s demo rating of 2.0. Week-to-week, The Middle inched up a tenth.
Elsewhere on ABC, Modern Family‘s season ender did …READ MORE
Exclusive First Look: Paget Brewster Gets Pulled Into a Modern Family Feud
Next week on ABC’s Modern Family (Wednesdays at 8/7c), Gloria’s ex, Javier, pays a visit — with his new girlfriend, played by Criminal Minds vet Paget Brewster, in tow. And TVLine has a first look at the not-so-warm welcome that Trish gets. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
Hot in Cleveland Exclusive: Jesse Tyler Ferguson Joining Mary Tyler Moore Show Reunion Episode
There’s something of a triangle forming on Hot in Cleveland, and Jesse Tyler Ferguson is at the center of it. READ MORE
Ratings: Modern Family Eyes Its First-Ever Win Over Idol, Chicago Fire Tops CSI, Arrow Rises
With American Idol dipping 7 percent week-to-week to its lowest rating since July 2003, ABC’s Modern Family — at least per preliminary numbers — is looking at its first Wednesday win ever over the Fox juggernaut, scoring a 3.9 rating to Idol‘s 3.8.
The closest the ABC sitcom has come to Idol previously …READ MORE
Producers Guild Awards Honor Homeland, Modern Family, J.J. Abrams, Colbert and Others
The usual small-screen suspects — Showtime’s Homeland, ABC’s Modern Family, CBS’ The Amazing Race — came away winners at the Producers Guild Awards on Saturday night, in the Outstanding Drama, Comedy and Competition categories, respectively.
Also earning kudos this year …READ MORE
Ratings: CSI Hits High, a Modern Low, Idol Dips
CBS’ CSI showed some life this Wednesday, rising 17 percent week-to-week to hit a season high demo rating of 2.7. In total viewers, the long-running crime drama inched up 3 percent, to 11.5 million.
Leading into CSI, Criminal Minds …READ MORE
Modern Family Exclusive: Criminal Minds Vet Paget Brewster to Play [Spoiler]'s New Girlfriend
When Benjamin Bratt returns to Modern Family later this season as Manny’s biological father, he won’t be alone.
Ex-Criminal Minds leading lady Paget Brewster has been cast as Javier’s new girlfriend, TVLine has learned exclusively. READ MORE
Modern Family Exclusive: Wendi McLendon-Covey to Return – But There's a Twist!
The Cam-Pam rematch is on!
TVLine has learned exclusively that Bridesmaids funny lady Wendi McLendon-Covey will reprise her Modern Family role as Cam’s lesbian nemesis Pam later this season — but she’ll be without …READ MORE
Exclusive Modern Family First Look: Jay Deals In Star Wars' Billy Dee Williams!
It’s not a Jedi mind trick: Jay Pritchett is ringing in 2013 with Lando Calrissian. READ MORE & VIEW PHOTO
Breaking Bad, Modern Family Lead Writers Guild Noms; Girls and Nashville Among First-Timers
AMC’s Breaking Bad is the most-nominated series going into the 2013 Writers Guild Awards, with a total of five nods (including best drama series). ABC’s Modern Family, meanwhile, leads the comedy pack, with four nominations.
New series making the WGA’s short list include …READ MORE