TVLine Items: Is Bette Midler Glee-Bound? Plus: Raising Hope Goes Back to the Future and More!

Glee Bette MidlerThe Divine Miss M may soon grace Glee with her presence.

Ryan Murphy took to Twitter Monday night to announce that while at the God’s Love We Deliver Golden Heart Awards ceremony that same evening, he “asked the incredible Bette Midler to be on Glee in front of 1,000 people.” Her response? “Bette said yes!”

The prolific producer went on to say that he was already “plotting” her cameo and asked his followers for suggestions on who she should play. (Midler also took to Twitter with the news, pitching to her potential boss the role of Rachel’s grandmother… Thoughts?)

Ready for more of today’s TV dish? Well…

• Raising Hope has enlisted Christopher Lloyd to partake in its upcoming Back to the Future-themed installment. TVLine has confirmed that Doc Brown himself will end up in the DeLorean at some point in the episode, which centers on a loan collector (Lloyd) going after the Chances for some old debt.

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The League‘s Jason Mantzoukas will guest-star in an upcoming episode of Modern Family as Haley’s new co-worker — and boyfriend, reports.

Ryan Sypek (Wildfire) and Kate Lang Johnson (Persons Unknown) have joined ABC Family’s comedy pilot Phys Ed. The project centers on a former high school jock who returns to his alma mater as a teacher.

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