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Mariah Carey

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Mariah Carey sets new album release date for May 6

New single and video, 'You're Mine (Eternal),' out Wednesday

Mariah Carey’s long-delayed new album will now come out May 6.

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'The Biggest Loser' mulling 'small but significant tweaks' following Rachel's shocking weight-loss


"The Biggest Loser" mulling "small but significant tweaks" following Rachel's shocking weight-loss
The NBC reality show is considering more check-ins with the contestants once the finale is taped.


"The Wonder Years" is finally getting a DVD release, with every original song included
The same company that put out "China Beach" on DVD is securing the right to every original song from the classic comedy.


"House of Cards" launches a card game

The Netflix show is teaming with Cards Against Humanity for a unique card game.


In praise of Bob Costas
"That poor man is SUFFERING up there in those tasteful glasses," as Deadspin notes. PLUS: 15 unflattering things Costas looked like last night.


Shayne Lamas is not in a coma, says her dad Lorenzo

"The Bachelor" alum is "conscious and stable" after her miscarriage.


"24's" Annie Wersching joining "Extant"

She'll co-star on the CBS summer series starring Halle Berry and Goran Visnjic.


Julia Roberts cancels her "Jimmy Kimmel Live" interview after the death of her half-sister
Roberts was supposed to make her Kimmel debut last night. Instead, Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy filled in.


"30 Rock's" Katrina Bowden lands on TNT

She'll play a prostitute, co-starring opposite Ed Burns in the 1967-set drama "Public Morals."


MTV picks up "Eye Candy" starring Victoria Justice
"Twilight's" Catherine Hardwicke is behind the thriller in which Justice plays a hacker who gets into trouble on the web.


CBS will repeat its Beatles 50th-anniversary special

"The Beatles: The Night That Changed America" will be rebroadcast at 8:30 on Wednesday.


Austin Mahone to guest on Nick Cannon's "Wild 'N Out"

The teen heartthrob will show his comedic chops and perform on the MTV2 show.


Lorne Michaels: At least Seth Meyers has a "friendly face" in Fred Armisen

Michaels and Jimmy Fallon weighed in on Meyers' hiring of Armisen as his "Late Night" bandleader: "He's so talented, so we're going to figure it out somehow," says the "SNL" boss. "And Seth won't be alone up there, which is what I care about." PLUS: Armisen's best "SNL" musical moments.


Viacom is sticking up for Nathan Fielder's "Dumb Starbucks" stunt
Says a spokesperson for the company that owns Comedy Central: "Viacom takes intellectual property rights seriously, and also recognizes the important constitutional protection afforded to expressive works characterized by social commentary."


Dick Van Dyke to guest on Hallmark Channel

The 88-year-old legendary actor will appear on two episodes of "Signed, Sealed, Delivered."


"Sherlock" is getting a "Sherlocked" convention

The three-day convention will take place in England later this year.


Here's a glimpse of the "HIMYM" series finale script

"Last Forever."


Soleil Moon Frye welcomes her 3rd child

It's the first boy for the former "Punky Brewster" star.

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<p>Julia Mancuso skied for bronze on NBC on Monday</p>

Julia Mancuso skied for bronze on NBC on Monday

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TV Ratings: Monday Olympics coverage eats into 'Following,' 'Bachelor' and more

NBC comfortably wins the night in all measures
Fast National ratings for Monday, February 10, 2014.
 
For a reminder of why the other networks normally preempt original programming during the Olympics, take a look at NBC's Monday domination. The Winter Games from Sochi ruled primetime in all measures and took double-digit bites out of everything from "The Bachelor" to "The Following" to "Almost Human" to "Intelligence" on Monday.
 
It's slightly notable to look around to see where the Olympics coverage made its biggest impact, as it seems to have hurt "Almost Human" more than "The Following" among young viewers, but maybe hurt "The Following" more overall. And, perhaps not surprisingly, the Olympics only made a slight dent in The CW's numbers -- raw numbers, that is, not percentages -- though we've now had two straight weeks of "Hart of Dixie" doing the same key demo number as "Beauty and the Beast."
 
Meanwhile, for what its worth, even the Olympics coverage was a little soft, down from the past two nights in total viewers, though in the general vicinity among young viewers.
 
Let's look at the numbers...
 
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<p>Princess Elsa, as voiced by Idina Menzel, in &quot;Frozen.&quot;</p>

Princess Elsa, as voiced by Idina Menzel, in "Frozen."

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Idina Menzel to heat up Oscar show with 'Frozen' performance

The Tony winner will perform Best Original Song favorite 'Let It Go' on stage

When Pharrell Williams was confirmed last week to perform his Oscar-nominated "Despicable Me 2" track "Happy" at the Academy Awards, there was no doubt that this news would follow in short order. Yes, Idina Menzel will be performing "Frozen's" anthemic power ballad "Let It Go" on the show too.

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Bob Costas will take tonight's Olympic coverage off to recover from his eye infection


Bob Costas will take tonight's Olympic coverage off to recover from his eye infection

Matt Lauer will fill in Tuesday, one night after it was revealed Costas' eye infection had spread to both eyes.

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<p>&quot;The Wonder Years&quot;&nbsp;is finally coming to DVD.</p>

"The Wonder Years" is finally coming to DVD.

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'The Wonder Years' is finally coming to DVD

Same company that produced 'China Beach' set will restore the original music

"The Wonder Years" is finally coming to DVD — with most of the original music intact.

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<p>Cheer up, it's only a couple more weeks.</p>

Cheer up, it's only a couple more weeks.

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Roundup: Mark Harris on a soured Oscar season

Also: Revisiting the 1993 race, and James Toback on losing at the Oscars

I think most would agree that the Oscar season has felt especially long this year -- how did we tolerate it running to late March for seven years? With BAFTA winners the only new information we're likely to receive in the next three weeks, it's time when the conversation can really pall, and mountains get made out of molehills. Mark Harris refers to the questioning of Cate Blanchett's Best Actress chances following the reignition of the Woody Allen scandal as an example of this souring. But it's not all bad, he says: "The biggest fights about 2014’s Oscar contenders have not been about their aesthetics but about their politics and morality ... I’m going to raise my half-full glass and give a mild cheer for the fact that they’re happening at all." As always, a good read. [Grantland]

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Sandra Bullock says she never thought she'd work with 'Gravity' director in a million years

Sandra Bullock says she never thought she'd work with 'Gravity' director in a million years

Plus: Why she thinks the movie moves people

BEVERLY HILLS — It's been a much different awards season for Sandra Bullock than when she won her first Oscar a little less than four years ago. She became the frontrunner after that year's Golden Globes and you could sort of tell the pressure got to her toward the end (not that she wasn't her always down-to-earth, affable self). This year, Cate Blanchett has been in the driver's seat for most of the season and if Bullock won it would be something of an upset. Still, the blockbuster star shows no signs of abandoning ship. There is a joy in how she lovingly and energetically discusses director Alfonso Cuarón and "Gravity," unarguably the best film she's ever starred in.

On Monday, she joined many of her fellow nominees at the annual Oscar luncheon. She didn't have to make a quick trip to the press room, but discussing "Gravity" has clearly never been a chore for Bullock. At one point she was asked about whether it was difficult to trust Cuarón on such a risky endeavor. Her response speaks volumes.

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Jonah Hill says he'd paint Martin Scorsese's house if he was asked

Jonah Hill says he'd paint Martin Scorsese's house if he was asked

Was hooked on master filmmaker since 'Goodfellas'

BEVERLY HILLS — Jonah Hill loves Martin Scorsese. Not only did the master filmmaker guide him to his second Academy Award nomination for "The Wolf of Wall Street," but Hill was so eager to work with him he did it for scale. And considering "Wolf" had a budget of $100 million-plus, the actor might want to reconsider his representation.

Hill took a few minutes Monday during the annual Oscar Nominees Luncheon to speak to the press about his Best Supporting Actor honor and he showered Scorsese with love.

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<p>You really should hear why they're playing 'Rock Paper Scissors' in this scene from the new version of 'About Last Night'</p>

You really should hear why they're playing 'Rock Paper Scissors' in this scene from the new version of 'About Last Night'

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Review: 'About Last Night' makes the most of a strong adaptation and a great cast

This is one remake that outpaces the original

When I first read David Mamet's play "Sexual Perversity In Chicago," it was the early '80s and I was starting to get really caught up in reading as much theater as possible. Mamet was one of the names I became fixated on, and part of that was because of the musical nature of his language.

Many reviewers at the time talked about how realistic Mamet's dialogue was, but I don't think that was the appeal at all. Quite the opposite, actually. The Mamet stuff from when he was at his prime is all gorgeous and metered and specific, and if you love the rhythms of the movie of "Glengarry Glen Ross," then you understand that appeal. It's not just what those guys say, it is the way they say it, the cascade of profanity, the rat-a-tat back and forth, the hostility hidden in the pauses, the lethal way men circle each other looking for weakness. I fell hard for Mamet. When I got to Florida State University, the first thing I directed was "Sexual Perversity," and I relished the chance to get in there and play with that text.

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"The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills"

 "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills"

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'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' recap: Is Brandi done with Lisa?

Carlton isn't forgiving Kyle anytime soon

Guess what? Underneath Carlton's kinky, Wiccan, sex-addicted, curse-a-riffic exterior lies a little mush ball of marshmallow goo! Or something. Anyway, this is more or less the take away from this week's episode. After being schooled all season long in Carlton's kink, her taste for painful tattoos and her hard-charging ways, we watch her dissolve like a soggy Kleenex while talking to Lisa about Kyle's hurtful words. I'm still trying to make sense of Carlton, who strikes me as a walking ball of contradictions (she won't hurt a fly, or a bee, or any living creature, but has no problem screaming hysterically at anyone who offends her). I think she's fun, but I wouldn't want to be opposite her in a knife fight, either. 

It turns out that Carlton is devastated, simply devastated that Kyle would call her an anti-Semite. She loves all people! She lived in South Africa! I know where she's going with this argument, but the way it's edited together, she seems thoroughly insane. Jews, black people, I love all minorities! I lived among them once! Not now, of course, but once! I hate Kyle, and she's Jewish, but I don't hate her because she's Jewish! She just bugs me!

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"The Bachelor"

 "The Bachelor" 

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'The Bachelor' recap: One woman is sent home before the rose ceremony

The crazy is starting to bubble to the surface, too

We're at the stage in the competition at which some of the women seem to be waving big, red flags that plainly state "I'm CRAZY AS A BEDBUG" and "JUAN PABLO, IF YOU PICK ME YOU WILL REGRET IT UNTIL THE DAY YOU DIE." But hey, Juan Pablo is having a lot of fun, and he's making out with chicks under waterfalls, so who cares?

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