Sofia Vergara highest paid television star, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Cobie Smulders, Amy Poehler close behind

Sofia Vergara is the highest paid television actress for the third consecutive year. This, according to Forbes, who just released its annual lists of the highest paid television actors and actresses. What’s more compelling, however, is that Vergara is not just the highest paid female in television, but the highest paid television star overall. The Modern Family star banked $37 million from June 2013 to June 2014 while television’s highest

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With Happy Endings canceled, Damon Wayans Jr. will return to New Girl

It looks like at least one good thing will come from the cancellation of ABC’s Happy Endings. Damon Wayans Jr. is set to reprise his role as Coach in the third season of New Girl on Fox. After appearing in the pilot episode, Wayans was forced to abandon his role when Happy Endings was picked up for a second season. There aren’t many details about his return except that he’ll

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Taylor Swift will guest star on New Girl with Zooey Deschanel

One of the most divisive figures in pop music will join one of the most divisive figures on television. Taylor Swift, the songstress many people love to hate, will team up with Zooey Deschanel, whose likable demeanor both on and off her hit show New Girl, is, for some reason, routinely called into question. It seems Swift will drop in on the May 14 episode, where she’ll “play a character

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Fox renews its Tuesday night comedies

Fox has thrown its support behind all three of its Tuesday night comedies. The network renewed freshman series The Mindy Project, starring former Office writer, star and producer Mindy Kaling as well as New Girl, starring Zooey Deschanel and Raising Hope. New Girl will enter its third season while Raising Hope will return for its fourth. Be sure to subscribe to the weekly Laughspin Podcast on iTunes or on SoundCloud

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Watch Deschanel, Lynch, Bowen, Dern, Applegate, Plimpton, Louis-Dreyfus in an uncensored interview

What happens when you get Jane Lynch, Zooey Deschanel, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Laura Dern, Christina Applegate, Julie Bowen and Martha Plimpton together in the same room? Well if you’re the Hollywood Reporter, you get a damn slick video filled with lots of laughs and great information for comedy and television nerds. Check out the complete, uncensored Emmys roundtable interview below!

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Poll: What do you think of ‘New Girl’ star Zooey Deschanel?

She’s only 32, but Zooey Deschanel has been entertaining comedy fans since 1999 (Mumford, anyone?). Her profile, however, has never been higher than it is now, seeing as she’s the star of Fox’s well-rated and critically-acclaimed New Girl and is hosting Saturday Night Live tomorrow night (see video below). She’s even on this month’s cover of Allure. As is the case in Hollywood, a higher profile means closer examination. For

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Party Down’s Lizzy Caplan joins Zooey Deschanel in “New Girl”

Fox’s New Girl starring Zooey Deschanel is a huge hit, but apparently one hipster dream girl at a time isn’t enough for some viewers. The show is bringing in Party Down’s Lizzy Caplan for three episodes. Caplan will guest star as Julia Baker, a new love interest for bartender Nick Miller—played by Jake Johnson—who has been struggling to get over a breakup. Julia is highly educated and refined (as opposed

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Fox orders 11 more episodes of “New Girl” with Zooey Deschanel

So, what do execs do when when a new comedy series debuts as your network’s highest rated Fall show in the last 10 years and then follows up with a second episode that garners slightly lower numbers but still way more than was expected? Well, gosh darn it, you immediately order another 11 episodes. That’s what Fox just announced about their early hit New Girl, which stars Zooey Deschanel as

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Watch Paul Rudd spill (some) beans about Judd Apatow’s new flick

While promoting his newest movie Our Idiot Brother — out Aug. 26 and co-starring Zooey Deschanel and Elizabeth Banks — Paul Rudd spilled a few tasty morsels about Judd Apatow’s newest project. The actor and writer confirmed that the flick is (as of now) called This Is Forty and will, indeed, be considered loosely as a sequel to Apatow’s 2007 flick Knocked Up. “Leslie Mann and I are playing the

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