Morning Static: FRINGE, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES, THE VAMPIRE DIARIES & More!

• FRINGE Spoiler Alert: Look who’s talking!
• Optimism is the New Black, with Sue Heck, Phil Dunphy and Leslie Knope among a new breed of television characters.
• Mark Your Calendars: USA Network announces Summer Lineup featuring 8 original scripted series.
• Desperate Network? HOUSEWIVES stars finalize big pay raises for an eighth and possibly ninth season.
• Sink your teeth into… the story behind last week’s awesome Alaric twist on THE VAMPIRE DIARIES.
• Making Jeff Zucker proud, NBC to super-size Steve Carell’s OFFICE farewell.

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