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<p>This was one of the pictures associated with tonight's &quot;American Idol.&quot; I don't know who she is.</p>

This was one of the pictures associated with tonight's "American Idol." I don't know who she is.

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Recap: 'American Idol' Season 13 - Hollywood or Home

Hollywood Week starts with a shocking twist. Apparently.

After weeks of auditions on Season 13 of "American Idol," it's finally time to learn which contestant this season lost the most weight.

Oh. Sorry.

I mean, Hollywood Week is apparently beginning with a twist, but it probably won't be a weight-lost twist.

What will it be?

Let's find out.

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'The Big Bang Theory' and its fellow CBS Thursday shows could benefit from starting 6 weeks later


"The Big Bang Theory" and its fellow CBS Thursday shows could benefit from starting 6 weeks later
The eight NFL games airing on Thursday nights, six of which will air during the TV season, would give CBS a huge promotional push for its Thursday primetime lineup. PLUS: Les Moonves expects the Thursday comedy block to continue after new NFL games.


"Ray Donovan" adds Hank Azaria and Sherilyn Fenn

"The Simpsons" star and "Twin Peaks" alum will play husband and wife on Season 2.


Clay Aiken already deleted controversial tweets ahead of his Congressional run

In fact, most of his tweets, including many targeting Republicans, have disappeared.


George Clooney pranked Matt Damon, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler over Golden Globes joke

Damon recounts to Letterman how Clooney got his elaborate revenge.


CBS orders a Wall Street drama from producer John Cusack
Cusack is teaming with several "Justified" writers on a project set in the world of Wall Street power and money.


What you didn't see from last week's "SNL": Lorne Michaels hugged Seth Meyers on stage

"Lorne was visibly very choked up," according to one audience member. PLUS: Rolling Stone ranks the Top 50 "SNL" sketches of all time.


"The Blacklist" books Lance Reddick

He'll play one of James Spader's character's many assets.


Andy Richter to visit "The Millers"

The Conan sidekick will try to control Will Arnett.


"Sherlock" cut a scene at a gay club from Season 3
Steven Moffat says the scene was cut from Episode 2 because the stag night was too long. As Martin Freeman recalls, "There were lots of topless men going past, and (Sherlock and John) are just like, 'Why are we here?'"


Lifetime to "Bring It" with a hip-hop majorette reality show

"Bring It!," premiering March 5, follows Miss D and her Dancing Dolls Troupe.


Why didn't "Today" address the shocking "Biggest Loser" weight-loss?

Rachel Frederickson was interviewed this morning, but the show ignored last night's controversy.


"Criminal Minds" celebrates 200 episodes
"We're not the media darling of the critics," says Joe Mantegna, "but more people, around the world, pee during our commercials than during all of those media darlings combined." PLUS: What's the secret to "Criminal Minds'" longevity?, and Paget Brewster talks Prentiss' return.


ABC orders "Astronaut Wives Club" to series

The drama about the wives of the pioneering American astronauts of the '60s is from "Gossip Girl" co-creator Stephanie Savage.


Sochi Olympics will be NBC's most-complicated games
Sochi is more off the beaten path than any other games that NBC's senior VP of operations has covered. "One of the things logistically challenging about Russia and Sochi is that from a marketplace point of view there is no Home Depot here, no Costco here, no city industrial base or any kind of base to draw from," says John Fritsche.


"Saved by the Bell" and "Punky Brewster" digital comics debut today
You can buy the comics through Amazon's Digital Bookstore.


Should "The Walking Dead" kill Rick?

He's become such a drag on the AMC series.


"New Girl" gave viewers an "alternate version Adam Brody"
The Adam Brody guest-starring this week wasn't the one Seth Cohen fans expected.


Watch an "Americans" blooper reel

From the Season 1 blu-ray, which comes out next week.


Sales of Bethenny Frankel's Skinnygirl cocktail are plummeting

The former Bravo star's liquor line, which Beam acquired in 2011, dropped 26% last year.


Check out "Psych" in the '60s

Is the Feb. 28 60s-themed episode "Mad Men"-esque?


Syfy to turn comic book "DMZ" into a TV series
"Mad Men" producers Andre and Maria Jacquemetton are set to write the comic book adaptation, which transforms NYC into a demilitarized zone.


"Top Chef" ends an underwhelming season
Has the Bravo reality show run out of "top chef"-quality contestants?


"Originals" star finds a new job

One cast member is jumping to NBC's "Odyssey" drama pilot.


Alan Tudyk is taking over "Children's Hospital" spinoff "Newsreaders"

He replaces Mather Zickel, who was cast on an NBC pilot.


Watch Austrian TV's "Game of Thrones"-themed Super Bowl promo
This follows Austrian TV's "Thrones"-themed NFL playoffs promo. PLUS: Meet the "Game of Thrones" production designer.


PBS tonight launches a "Super Skyscraper" series

The four-week series debuts with an examination of One World Trade Center.

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<p>Miranda Lambert</p>

Miranda Lambert

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Miranda Lambert longs for a simpler past on new song, 'Automatic'

Does nostalgia suit her?

Miranda Lambert is only 30, but she’s already longing for the good old days. 

On “Automatic,” the first single from her forthcoming fifth solo album, laments how easy folks have it these days as she reminisces about the days that people used maps, dried laundry on the line, recording the country countdown on cassette from radio (guilty on that one, but for me it was the Top 40), driving a stick shift…and that’s just the first verse.

The greater theme of the song, written by Lambert, Nicolle Galyon, and Natalie Hemby, is that when everything is handed to you, you don’t appreciate it. I’m not so sure that having to roll down our windows instead of pushing a button built character, but Lambert seems to think so.

The song "is about slowing down, taking a breath and remembering what it's like to live life a little more simply," Lambert said in a statement.

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Joby Ogwyn

 Joby Ogwyn

Wingsuit jumper set to leap from Mount Everest on Discovery

So far no fatalities for the network, but will this one break the streak?

Discovery Channel has yet another attempt to capture a gruesome daredevil death coming to a TV near you! This May, Joby Ogwyn will attempt the first wing suit flight off the summit of Mount Everest in "Everest Jump Live." The, yes, live broadcast will air this May.

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<p>Broken Bells</p>

Broken Bells

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Broken Bells' lyric video for 'Leave It Alone' sums up the song's isolation

Did you now the duo embraces a pink aesthetic?

Broken Bells’ lyric video for the stark “Leave It Alone” is an appropriately bleak clip with a coldness that matches the downer lyrics.

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<p>Katy Perry</p>

Katy Perry

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Katy Perry's 'Dark Horse' heads off a charge from Beyonce to remain top song

Jason Derulo's 'Talk Dirty' also surges

Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse,” featuring Juicy J remains a winner on the Billboard Hot 100, as it spends its second week at No. 1, but Beyonce’s “Drunk in Love,” featuring Jay Z, is hot on its trail.

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<p>Dan Stevens has set his sights on Austin at midnight for the 2014 edition of the SXSW&nbsp;Film&nbsp;Festival.</p>

Dan Stevens has set his sights on Austin at midnight for the 2014 edition of the SXSW Film Festival.

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SXSW 2014 adds Hollywood nightmares and Bigfoot horror for the midnight line-up

Plus the Sundance sensation 'The Guest'

When I attend Toronto, Sundance, and SXSW each year, one of the things I specifically focus on is the midnight programming. I'd say the same thing about Fantastic Fest, except that pretty much feels like an entire festival of nothing but midnight programming.

Last week, SXSW announced the majority of its film programming, but they held off on announcing the midnight titles, and that's finally happened this morning.

From March 7th to March 15th, SXSW will be offering not only the film conference but a major overlap with music and interactive and sports and comedy and everything else they've folded in under the broader umbrella of SXSW.

So what are the midnight titles? Let's dig right in.

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<p>A scene from &quot;The&nbsp;Grandmaster&quot;</p>

A scene from "The Grandmaster"

Credit: The Weinstein Company

Philippe Le Sourd on shooting 'The Grandmaster' and the historic final roll of Fujifilm

'It's a great adventure today to be a working cinematographer.'

Wong Kar-wai's "The Grandmaster" is just the latest stylish entry in the filmography of a revered auteur. Yet remarkably, none of his films had been nominated for the Oscar for Best Cinematography until two weeks ago when his latest broke that unusual streak with a nomination for Philippe Le Sourd.

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<p>Andrew Lincoln as Rick on &quot;The Walking Dead.&quot;</p>

Andrew Lincoln as Rick on "The Walking Dead."

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Is it time for 'Walking Dead' to kill Rick?

As the hugely-popular zombie drama returns, its central hero remains a drag

"This isn't life!" someone complains during "The Walking Dead" mid-season premiere (Sunday at 9 p.m. on AMC), objecting — as so many characters on the zombie series have over the last three and a half seasons — to the point of continuing to exist in such a miserable, disgusting, hopeless world. If the best anyone can hope for is brief periods of subsistence punctuated by terror and the sight of your friends being eaten and transformed, why go on?

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USA cancels 'Psych'


USA cancels "Psych"

The current 8th season will be the last for the USA series. PLUS: Watch the farewell video teasing a spinoff, and next month's series finale will be followed by the "Psych After Show."


"The Big Bang Theory" will likely stay on Thursdays, despite CBS' new Thursday NFL package
Two of the eight NFL games will air before the TV season begins, so six Thursdays will be affected. Which means that "The Big Bang Theory" and the rest of the CBS Thursday primetime lineup will likely kick off at the beginning of November. PLUS: Why this is good news for "Parks and Rec" and "Community."


History channel to mark World War I's 100th anniversary with "World Wars"
The six-part documentary series will examine the impact of the two World Wars, with interviews with Colin Powell, John McCain and other influential figures.


Sissy Spacek is headed to Netflix
She'll play mom to Kyle Chandler and Linda Cardellini in the thriller from the creators of "Damages."


"Jimmy Kimmel Live" gets Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl MVP plus Richard Sherman
The controversial cornerback and MVP Malcolm Smith will be on Tuesday's show.


Starz orders a basketball comedy from producer LeBron James

"Survivor's Remorse" will try to explore the comedy and drama of a professional basketball player's life.


Kareem Abdul-Jabbar picks the 8 most admirable men on TV
They include Tyrion Lannister, John Luther, Phil Dunphy and Saul Berenson.


"Biggest Loser" winner defends her shocking weight-loss

"I eat five times a day (and) I eat 1600 calories," says Rachel Fredrickson. "We are given a calorie budget and I stuck to that. I followed the advice and support of the medical team at 'The Biggest Loser' the entire journey and I'm going to continue on the path and maintain the healthy lifestyle."


B.J. Novak to guest on "Community"
"The Office" alum will appear in the season finale. PLUS: Novak on Reddit recalls his high school days with John Krasinski.


Watch promos for "Ali G Rezurrection"

FXX is bringing back Sacha Baron Cohen's "Da Ali G Show" with brand-new introductions, starting Feb. 26.


Go behind the scenes of the "Game of Thrones" episode "The Rains of Castamere"

Here's a featurette from the Blu-ray edition of Season 3.


"Downton Abbey's" Lady Mary wedding tiara is available for rent -- for $2000
The 45-carat garland diamond tiara is valued at $200,000.

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<p>Tina Fey and&nbsp;Amy&nbsp;Poehler at the 71st annual Golden&nbsp;Globes last month</p>

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler at the 71st annual Golden Globes last month

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NBC sets date with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler for 2015 Golden Globes

The duo will roast Hollywood for a third straight year on Jan. 11, 2015

My memories of this year's Golden Globes will forever be unhappy ones, not because of the list of winners (which mostly made for a respectable line-up), but because I was couch-ridden with the same flu-like thing everyone else was fighting off last month. So I look forward to getting back out to the Beverly Hilton next year and hitting the afterparty circuit as NBC has claimed a date for the 72nd annual: January 11, 2015.

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<p>Outkast</p>

Outkast

Win two tickets to the 2014 CounterPoint Music Festival with Outkast

3-day music festival in Georgia also features J. Cole, Foster the People and more

***UPDATE: We have our winner! Thanks to all who entered.****

For the first time in more than 10 years, Outkast will reunite in their home state of Georgia come April, and it's the CounterPoint Music Festival that's bringing them there.

To celebrate, HitFix is giving away two tickets with camping (approximate value of $448) to the 3-day fest, which will also feature performances from be Pretty Lights, Foster the People, STS9, J. Cole, Major Lazer, Krewella, Big Gigantic, Flux Pavilion, Above & Beyond, Matt and Kim and more.

CounterPoint runs April 25-27 in Kingston Downs, Ga., about an hour outside of Atlanta. Can we hear you say hey ya?

There are three options -- and three opportunities -- to enter. Enter using any and/or all of the methods below:

Follow @HitFix on Twitter and ReTweet this tweet:

 

 

Like HitFix Entertainment News on Facebook and tell us the name of your favorite Katy Perry song in the comments of this Facebook post.
Read more at http://www.hitfix.com/immaculate-noise/win-two-tickets-to-a-katy-perry-concert-of-your-choosing#y7HsxEJQFvikGtSs.99

Follow @katieaprincess on Twitter and ReTweet this tweet:

 

 

Like HitFix Entertainment News on Facebook and tell us the name of your favorite artist from the CounterPoint lineup:

 

 

 

Entrants must be 21+ and must be U.S. residents. This contest runs through 11:59 a.m. PST on Thursday, Jan. 30. 2014. Your Twitter account cannot be set on private. Transportation will NOT be provided. See the Official Rules for more contest details.
Read more at http://www.hitfix.com/immaculate-noise/win-two-tickets-to-a-katy-perry-concert-of-your-choosing#y7HsxEJQFvikGtSs.99

Entrants must be 21+ and must be U.S. residents. This contest runs through 11:59 a.m. PST on Friday, Feb. 28. 2014. Your Twitter account cannot be set on private. Transportation will NOT be provided. See the Official Rules for more contest details.

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