07/27/2012 06:28 pm ET

'Modern Family' Feuds, 'American Idol' Additions And More: What TV Taught Us This Week

Each week, outrageous, sad, shocking and hilarious pieces of TV news hit the web. Shows get canceled, directors get fired, casts get angry -- and like anything in life, each news-worthy event usually comes with a lesson.

At HuffPost TV, we strive to dig up the best, most relevant pieces of news to share with our readers. From Mariah Carey's decision to join the "American Idol" judges panel to the ongoing "Modern Family" legal feud, click through the slideshow below to see our favorite TV news moments from this week -- and what we learned from them.