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Top Moments: Parks and Rec Delivers a Big Twist and Anne Hathaway Sets "Da Club" on Fire

  Our top moments of the week: 13. Best Kiss: After Adam's laser-tag-turned-make-out birthday party on The Goldbergs goes awry, it seems like he won't get his first kiss after all. But when Adam ends up throwing the original laser tag party he wanted, and that brings Dana in the line of (laser) fire, he valiantly dives in front to save her. How does she thank him? With a kiss! Awww...   //

RAISING HOPE Series Finale: Mike Mariano on The Ending, Kenny Loggins, and More

RAISING HOPE’s Mike Mariano opted to give the underrated Fox comedy proper closure in its season 4 finale in case the show wasn’t renewed for a fifth season (he bet correctly), and so the Chances ended on a quiet note…with the exception of Virginia’s father, Arnold, moving into Jimmy’s old room. I spoke with Mariano […] //

RAISING HOPE Series Finale: Mike Mariano on Reaching the End, the Episode That Never Was, Favorite Memories, and More

RAISING HOPE — always a quirky, underrated gem — will air its final episodes on Friday, April 4th, and fittingly, the hour is full of heart, laughs, and moments that will remind viewers why they fell in love with the Chances (and the show) to begin with. In honor of the show’s end, I spoke […] //

'Raising Hope' finale sneak peek: Burt prepares Hope for her college graduation

FOX's underrated comedy gem "Raising Hope" wraps up with an hour-long series finale on Friday (April 4). In advance of the double episode, Zap2it has gotten a hold of an exclusive featurette which features Burt preparing little Hope for the future. In "Burt Chance's College Prep Talk," he prepares to send Hope off to college with some lessons he learned from his college experiences (which are drawn exclusively from 1980s movies). There are tips about beer pong, food fights, toga parties, fake IDs and graduation gown style. Check it out below, and tune in to the "Raising Hope" finale on Friday (April 4) at 9 p.m. ET/PT on FOX.... //

TV ratings: NCAA basketball dominates scripted television for Friday night

Fast National ratings for Friday, March 28, 2014With basketball narrowing down its winners on Friday night, the NCAA tournament handily won in ratings for CBS during all three hours of primetime. The sports coverage ended up with the top spot in both total viewers and in the adults 18-49 demo.Unfortunately for scripted television everywhere, the other winners of the night were news programs "Dateline: NBC" and "20/20," as well as a repeat of "Shark Tank" on ABC. "Last Man Standing" had the highest rating of any scripted programming, bringing in 6.2 million viewers at 8 p.m. on ABC. Only two other scripted programs broke the 2-million-viewer barrier for the night: "The Neighbors" (ABC, 4.0 million) and "Hannibal" (NBC, 3.6 million).Basketball naturally gave CBS the win for the night, with an average of 9.86 million viewers and a 5.7/10 share in households. NBC took second place with 6.6 million and a 4.5/8. ABC (5.7 million,... //

Raising Hope Sneak Peek: Burt and Virginia Adopt a Dog — But There's a Twist!

  The Chances are getting a dog! Well, kind of. On Friday's  Raising Hope (9:30/8:30c on Fox), Burt ( Garret Dillahunt ) and Virginia ( Martha Plimpton ) try to combat their empty nest syndrome by adopting a dog. However, after they are...   //

Raising Hope Series Finale 2014 “How I Met Your Mullet/The Father Daughter Dance”

Raising Hope  Season 4 Episode 21 & 22 “How I Met Your Mullet/The Father Daughter Dance” airs Friday, April 4 2014 (9:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Series Finale. Episode synopsis:  Raising Hope Season 4 Episode 21 & 22 “How I Met Your Mullet/The Father Daughter Dance” – Jimmy and Sabrina get a surprise when they learn that Sabrina’s late grandmother has left them the family maid (guest star Lesley Nicol), who has a lifetime contract with the family. Meanwhile, Virginia gets a promotion at work that allows Burt to retire and pursue his passion – even if he doesn’t know what his passion is. Then, Virginia’s father, Arnold (guest star Jeffrey Tambor), returns to Natesville seeking help in planning his upcoming wedding. But Arnold surprises everyone when he reveals that the wedding Virginia has planned is really for her and Burt – the dream wedding they never got to have as teen parents in the all-new, one-hour “How I Met Your Mullet/The Father Daughter Dance” Series Finale episode of RAISING HOPE airing at a special time Friday, April 4 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Read More... //

TV ratings: 'Shark Tank' tops sleepy Friday while 'Whose Line Is It Anyway?' premieres down

Fast National ratings for Friday, March 21, 2014With the usual stiff competition over at CBS benched on Friday to make way for the second night of the NCAA basketball tournament, ABC easily took the night in both total viewers and the coveted 18-49 demo."Shark Tank" was the evening's demo winner, holding steady with a 2.0, while "20/20" scored the most total viewers of the evening. Over at The CW, the Season 2 premiere "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" was down in the 18-49 demo compared to its Season 1 premiere.As stated, ABC led the viewer race with 6.8 million and a 4.4 rating/8 share in households. NBC (5.3 million, 3.5/6) came in second. CBS took third with 3.9 million viewers and a 2.5/4, while FOX (1.6 million, 1.1/2) and The CW (1.5 million, 1.0/2) brought up the rear.ABC won the top spot among adults 18-49 with a 1.6 rating. NBC took second with a 1.3,... //

First Look: Raising Hope Says Goodbye

  " Raising Hope started with a father-daughter relationship and ends on that theme," says exec producer Mike Mariana about the comedy's final episode (April 4, Fox).     Read More...   //

Raising Hope Season 4 Episode 20 “Man’s Best Friend”

Raising Hope  Season 4 Episode 20 “Man’s Best Friend” airs Friday, March 28 2014 (9:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Episode synopsis:  Raising Hope Season 4 Episode 20 “Man’s Best Friend” – When Virginia and Burt realize they are suffering from “empty nest syndrome,” Sabrina suggests they adopt a dog. But when they are turned down by the pound, they are given a trial period as dog owners with Michael (guest star Michael Rapaport), who ends up overstaying his welcome at the Chance’s home. Meanwhile, Jimmy tries to prove to Sabrina that he’s still a ladies man, even when he doesn’t have Hope with him to attract women, in the all-new “Man’s Best Friend” episode of RAISING HOPE airing Friday, March 28 (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Read More... //