Modern Family is going a Valentine's Day episode on February 10 and ABC has released five sneak peeks for us to share with you, which you can view below. VALENTINE'S DAY GETS CELEBRATED IN UNCONVENTIONAL WAYS, ON ABC'S "MODERN FAMILY". To Read More Click Here .
Wednesday night has gotten full of great TV, so check out all that's new tonight so you don't miss a second of the laughs or drama! 8/7c American Idol on Fox Mercy on NBC 8:30/7:30c The Middle on ABC 9/8c Modern Family on ABC Human Target on Fox Law & Order: Special Victims Unit on NBC Criminal Minds on CBS Friday Night Lights on DirecTV Leverage on TNT Ghost Hunters International on Sci-Fi 9:30/8:30c Cougar Town on ABC 10/9c Ugly Betty on ABC The Jay Leno Show on NBC CSI: NY on CBS Psych on USA Network Nip/Tuck on FX 11/10c The Daily Show on Comedy Central 11:30/10:30c The Colbert Report on Comedy Central What will you be watching?
* Modern Family (9/8c ABC) This sitcom must have Hollywood on speed dial. Still only in its first season, the show has compiled an impressive list of guest stars, including Edward Norton, Shelley Long and Benjamin Bratt, and now you can add Minnie Driver, whose character's cosmopolitan lifestyle sparks feelings of inadequacy in her old friend Claire. Meanwhile, Manny tries to get Mitchell to steer clear of giving Gloria legal advice, and Jay has a racquetball outing with Cameron he won't soon forget. * American Idol (9/8c Fox) This season's system of rotating guest judges has added some hot-hot-heat to the star search. The claws came out last Tuesday when catty clashing flared up between Kara and stand-in arbiter Katy Perry, and tension spiked last Wednesday between Simon and guest judge Neil Patrick Harris. But this musical chairs of judges - and the drama that comes with it - ends tonight, as the Hollywood Rounds begin next week and permanent judge Ellen DeGeneres joins the panel. Before that, we have one last look at the colorful open tryouts with a "Road to Hollywood" installment, featuring appearances from all the celeb appraisers of Season 9. * Mercy (8/7c NBC) James Van Der Beek, best known from Dawson's Creek, dons the Mercy Hospital scrubs and joins the medical drama in a recurring role beginning tonight. He plays brash, self-important Dr. Joe Briggs, the newly minted head of the ICU - and his arrival jars the hospital staffers. It's a bitter pill to swallow for Veronica, who resists his arrogant swagger and promptly clashes with him. Veronica's other frosty relationship is with Dr. Sands, but they put profession first and join forces to treat a boy. * Super Bowl's Greatest Commericials (8/7c CBS) The Super Bowl commercials have become almost as anticipated as the main event, and for good reason. With those spots being among the most expensive seconds in TV and a large audience of consumers watching, advertisers bring out their A-game and they rarely disappoint, as this annual show has proved. Jim Nantz and Lara Spencer look at 10 of the best commercials to air during past Super Bowls, with viewers choosing the top spot. The program also includes a preview of the 2010 commercials. * This Is My Africa (8/7c HBO2) This summer, the world will descend on South Africa for soccer's World Cup, though it's safe to say many folks won't know much about that country in particular or the continent in general. So perhaps this film, directed by Nigerian-born Zina Saro-Wiwa, could serve as a useful primer. In it, London-based Africans and Africa-philes, including actors Chiwetel Ejiofor and Colin Firth, artist Yinka Shonibare and filmmaker John Akomfrah, comment on the continent's history, culture, arts, cuisine and politics. Source Here
Since ABC has already renewed Modern Family for a second season, Ty Burrell has been pondering an unfamiliar question: How will he spend his hiatus? For the first time ever know what I'm going to be doing in the fall of next year, said the 42-year-old actor whose previous two series - Back to You and Out of Practice had far shorter runs than anyone expected. Modern Family is a very different story. The mockumentary-style show revolving around three families that are interrelated has been a breakout hit for ABC. It's provided Burell with a gem of a role in Phil Dunphy, a father of three who can be awfully goofy but whose heart in the right place. To Read More Click Here .
The Hurt Locker director Kathryn Bigelow has become the first woman ever to win for a feature film at the Directors Guild Awards. "This is the most incredible moment of my life," Bigelow said at Saturday night's ceremony, according to The Hollywood Reporter. She is now considered a front-runner for the best director Oscar. Only six times has the directors' guild winner not also taken home the Academy Award. She was the only seventh female director ever nominated for the DGA award. On the small screen, Leslie Linka Glatter won best directing in a TV drama series for Mad Men, and Modern Family won in the comedy category for pilot director Jason Winer. Taking Chance director Ross Katz snagged best directing for a TV movie and another HBO project, We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial, won best musical variety for helmer Don Mischer. On a bittersweet note, Christopher Goutman received the daytime serial directing award for his work on the now canceled As the World Turns. Build It Bigger Season 3: Hong Kong Bridge director Craig Borders won in the reality TV category, and Allison Liddi-Brown was honored for children's programming for the Disney Channel TV movie Princess Protection Program. Other film winners include The Cove director Louie Psihoyos for best documentary, and Norman Jewison (In the Heat of the Night) received the 2010 lifetime achievement award. Source Here
Like almost every other show on television, Modern Family is airing a Valentine's Day episode on February 10. ABC has released promo photos and a synopsis for the episode, which you can view below. You can also check out promo photos and sneak peeks we posted for the February 3 episode (which will have a guest appearance by Minnie Driver). VALENTINE'S DAY GETS CELEBRATED IN UNCONVENTIONAL WAYS, ON ABC'S "MODERN FAMILY" To Read More Click Here .
Fast National ratings for Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010 A fair number of people who watched "American Idol" Wednesday kept their TVs tuned to FOX for the State of the Union address, giving the network an edge over coverage of the speech on ABC, CBS and NBC. Ratings for all the big four networks were affected by the State of the Union, but thanks to "Idol" FOX ended the night in first place with 17.2 million viewers and a 9.6 rating/15 share in households. ABC (6.3 million, 3.9/6) finished second, followed by NBC (5.7 million, 3.7/6). CBS was not far behind with 5.4 million viewers and a 3.6/6. The CW (1.1 million, 0.8/1), which didn't air the speech, trailed. FOX also led among adults 18-49 with a 6.4 rating. ABC took second with a 1.8, followed by NBC, 1.5; CBS, 1.4; and The CW, 0.5. To Read More Click here .
A new episode of Modern Family won't be airing tonight, but it will be airing on February 3. Minnie Driver will be appearing in that episode as a guest star. ABC has released 4 sneak peeks for the episode, which you can view below. JAY AND CLAIRE ARE EACH THROWN OFF THEIR GAME BY SOME UNEXPECTED ENCOUNTERS, ON ABC'S "MODERN FAMILY" To Read More Click here .
Dear President Obama: We care very much about the State of the Union. But couldn't you have given this address on a Saturday night? Or at least a half hour later so we could watch a new episode of Modern Family this week? Due to the Commander in Chief's annual address, we can state one thing for certain about the state of this union: it will be far less funny than usual at 9 p.m. on ABC. Fortunately, we have what appears to be a great episode to look forward to on February 3: "Moon Landing" will feature Minnie Driver as a friend of Claire's; as well as an awkward interaction between Jay and Cameron in a locker room. Source & More Photos
If you loved the Human Target premiere, don't miss out on an all new episode tonight for its timeslot premiere! Besides that, there's plenty more to watch including my personal Wednesday favs, Modern Family and Ugly Betty . Check out all that's new tonight: 8/7c American Idol on Fox Mercy on NBC The New Adventures of Old Christine on CBS 8:30/7:30c Gary Unmarried on CBS 9/8c Human Target on Fox Modern Family on ABC Criminal Minds on CBS Friday Night Lights on DirecTV Leverage on TNT Ghost Hunters International on Sci-Fi 9:30/8:30c Cougar Town on ABC 10/9c Ugly Betty on ABC CSI: NY on CBS Nip/Tuck on FX Real World: D.C. on MTV Launch My Line on Bravo 11/10c The Daily Show on Comedy Central 11:30/10:30c The Colbert Report on Comedy Central What will you be watching?