Ellen replaces Paula on 'Idol,' 'Big Brother' renewed, Ed Norton to appear in ABC comedy

ellendegeneres.jpgAt the end of every day, a quick rundown of the top TV stories of the moment, complete with links for your convenience...

Ellen Degeneres replaces Paula Abdul as 4th 'American Idol' judge

ABC's new comedy 'Modern Family' is so good that Ed Norton is guesting

'Big Brother' will be back for a 12th season

NBC orders Bruckheimer pilot

Gavin Rossdale to guest on 'Criminal Minds'

TV Ratings: Soft starts for '90210,' 'Melrose Place' Tuesday