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Linda Cardellini of Mad Men and Freaks & Geeks Fame Joins New Girl as Jess' Sister

Well, she's no Emily Deschanel, but Mad Men's Linda Cardellini is bound to shake things up as Jess' on-screen sister later this season! Get the scoop on her "wild child" role. Jess' sister shows up on New Girl! Mad Men's Linda Cardellini, who you might also remember from Freaks and Geeks, has officially been cast in a recurring role as Zooey Deschanel's on-screen sibling. Cardellini's character is described as "the wild-child sister" whom Jess will have to bail out of jail. Entertainment Weekly reports, the Emmy nominated actress' first episode will air in February and Jamie Lee Curtis, who plays Jess' mom, will also resurface later this season. Are you looking forward to Cardellini shaking things up on the series? Sound off in the comments and stick with us at Celebified for more TV scoop.

Prince Invades New Girl! The FOX Comedy Recruits a Music Legend for its Super Bowl Episode

New Girl recruits a superstar guest for its Super Bowl episode! The FOX comedy has enlisted Prince (per his own request!) to appear in the highly-anticipated episode, and rumor has it he'll be interfering with Nick and Jess' relationship. New Girl's upcoming post-Super Bowl episode recruits a superstar guest. E! News confirms that the rumors are true -- music icon Prince will be making his first-ever appearance on a TV comedy by playing himself on New Girl, and he'll be spending his screen time interfering with Nick and Jess's relationship. According to E!, Prince is a huge 'New Girl' fan and requested a guest spot awhile back. Don't miss New Girl AND Brooklyn Nine-Nine when they take over the post Super Bowl block this February, and stick with us at Celebified for more TV news.

Prince To Guest Star In ‘New Girl’ Super Bowl Episode

Fox’s  New Girl  will welcome musical artist Prince to an upcoming episode of the comedy show. According to  E! Online , Prince will appear in the series’ Super Bowl episode, set to air on Feb. 2. The artist will play himself. His appearance will reportedly throw a wrench in Nick (Jake Johnson) and Jess’ (Zooey Deschanel) relationship. Additional details regarding Prince’s cameo are slim at the moment with Fox representative’s not commenting on the artist’s casting. This is Prince’s first appearance in a TV comedy series. The ‘Purple Rain’ singer joins the ranks of ‘New Girl’ guest stars Damon Wayans Jr., who took on a recurring role in season three, as well as Taye Diggs (Private Practice), whose character was a love interest to Jess. Read More...

'New Girl': A Super Bowl episode with Prince?

"New Girl" is hitting the TV jackpot this winter. Not only will the show get a Super Bowl episode, but the comedy will also have a huge guest star: Prince.First reported at -- which cited an anonymous source at the show -- Prince will play himself on the third-season comedy. The idea is that the "New Girl" characters will somehow interact with one of Prince's superstar house parties. Additionally, Prince will somehow come between Jess and Nick in their relationship (according to E! Online)"Prince actually reached out to the show," the source says. "He is a big fan and wanted to do it. We were blown away and agreed immediately."Support for the possibility of Prince on "New Girl" first appeared on the Twitter account of Hannah Simone, who plays Cece on the show. On Wednesday (Dec. 11), the actress posted the following:Big Deal Alert! Exciting news coming tomorrow.....-- Hannah Simone (@HannahSimone) December 12,...

Glee Moves to Tuesdays, Followed by New Girl and Brooklyn Nine-Nine, in New FOX Midseason Lineup

FOX is arranging a Tuesday night power lineup! Glee is moving back to its former time block, providing a (hopefully) more successful lead-in to New Girl, followed by hit new comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine! Don't forget to mark your calendars! Glee plans a midseason scheduling shakeup! FOX's musical dramedy is officially moving back to its former Tuesday night timeslot, airing at 8/7 central, followed by New Girl and successful freshman comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Are you stoked for this new Tuesday night power lineup, starting February 4th? Mark your calendars and be sure to stick with us at Celebified for more TV news.

TV ratings: 'The Voice' and NBC lead Tuesday, 'Originals' hits a series high

Fast National ratings for Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013A smattering of reruns on the broadcast networks Tuesday night was good news for some of shows airing original episodes. "The Voice" and "Chicago Fire" both improved on their ratings for last week for NBC, and The CW had its most-watched Tuesday in more than five years."The Originals" scored a series high in viewers, and "Supernatural" had its biggest audience since its season premiere. "Supernatural" also led FOX's "New Girl" rerun and a new "Mindy Project" in viewers and tied among adults 18-49. "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," however, was up a little for FOX. "The Goldbergs" dipped without an original "Agents of SHIELD" as a lead-in. And despite being a repeat, "NCIS" still had the night's biggest total audience.CBS' all-rerun lineup led the night in viewers with 10.1 million, along with a 6.6 rating/11 share in households. NBC (8.95 million, 5.6/9) came in second. There was a big dropoff from...

Top Moments: Mentalist's Red John Showdown and Miley's Purr-Fect Performance

Our top moments of the week: 11. Worst Catch: Jess, Nick and the rest of the New Girl gang decide to go camping on Thanksgiving after Coach questions Nick's manliness. However, Nick once again gets down on himself when the trip quickly turns disastrous, prompting Jess to boost his ego by taking a big bite of the fish Nick caught in the water — the fish that, unbeknownst to Jess, Nick caught after it was already dead and floating near a...

Adam Brody Will Guest-Star on New Girl

  The newly engaged Adam Brody will guest-star on an episode of New Girl early next year as one of Jess's ex-boyfriends. According to TV Line, he'll play Berkeley, a former flame who is now a stay-at-home dad who "prides himself on having mastered the art of being an ex." (Perhaps this means he has not , in fact, mastered that art! Shenanigans alert!) While it's always nice to see Seth Cohen, it's starting to feel a little ridiculous that Joseph Gordon-Levitt has not yet guest-starred on this show.

TV ratings: 'SHIELD' ticks up and David Blaine special solid, but CBS wins Tuesday

Fast National ratings for Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013CBS was as usual the runaway leader among total viewers in Tuesday's ratings, and it also scored a narrow win among adults 18-49 as "NCIS" and the rest of its lineup were fairly steady with last week. "The Voice" was off from a week ago, but it still managed to score the night's best 18-49 rating.Elsewhere Tuesday, "Agents of SHIELD" ticked up for ABC, and the network's David Blaine special scored ratings way above its fall average from 9:30 to 11 p.m. "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" was up slightly for FOX, but "Supernatural" dipped a little on The CW.CBS drew 15.45 million viewers and a 9.7 rating/15 share in households for the night, way ahead of No. 2 NBC (8.3 million, 5.3/8). ABC (6.9 million, 4.3/7) came in third. FOX was fourth with 3.1 million viewers and a 2.0/3, and The CW (1.4 million, 0.9/1) trailed.CBS also led the 18-49...

'New Girl' Writer Talks Rekindling Jess and Schmidt's Friendship (Video)

While the fallout of Schmidt ( Max Greenfield ) and Cece's ( Hannah Simone ) second untimely breakup continues to unfold on New Girl, one casualty of his double-timing may be on the mend. Tuesday's episode features Jess ( Zooey Deschanel ) going into damage control mode when Cece's date with Coach ( Damon Wayans Jr .) sends Schmidt into a tailspin. "She's still mad at him for cheating on her best friend, and really Nick is the only one who can handle him when he's in such a weird state," says episode scribe Ryan Koh in the latest clip from the Fox comedy's writers. "It [becomes] more about getting Schmidt to move on."  Read More...