Who will the Ferris Bueller, we mean Matthew Broderick play on the popular ABC comedy?
Broderick is going to hang with the Dunphys on ABC’s Modern Family this season. Not surprisingly he’ll play a “neurotic friend” of Phil (Ty Burrell). No information is available as of yet regarding when he’ll appear in Season 4 but what hijinks do you think they’ll get into? [TV Guide]
Thursday’s premiere of the final season of NBC’s The Office hit a major ratings low for the epic comedy series. The episode showed a staggering 46 percent drop in the key 18-49 demographic and only garnered 4.3 million viewers for the show. NBC’s other comedies Up All Night and Parks and Recreation were also down in their ratings. (C’mon folks, watch Parks and Rec … it is amazing!) In other news, The X Factor improved by 10 percent over it’s performance last Thursday. [EW]
Yet, another Olympian has booked a gig on a television show. U.S. Olympic track and field star Kerron Clement will play an extra in the Coffeehouse on the CBS’ The Young and the Restless. The athlete said in a statement that’s he’s been a fan of the show since the 90s. [EW]
Lifetime’s Army Wives has been renewed for a seventh season. The series which is based upon the book, Army Wives: The Unwritten Code Of Military Marriage, will return with 13 episodes in 2013. [Deadline]