Morning Static: THE CLOSER, MODERN FAMILY, GLEE & More!

• From the department of we smell a spinoff, THE CLOSER reports Mary McDonnell to series regular.
• Report: Matt Lauer may also be angling for an exit from TODAY.
• J.J. Abrams… is there anything he can’t do?
• Laugh Break: Eric Stonestreet pranks his MODERN FAMILY co-star Jesse Tyler Ferguson.
• The Faster they Rise the Harder they Fall, Glenn Beck announces his departure from Fox News.
• Gaga for GLEE? Then you’re not gonna wanna miss GLEE’s April 26 super-sized episode.

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