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 Shakira and Rihanna's 'Can't Remember To Forget You': Listen

Shakira and Rihanna's 'Can't Remember To Forget You': Listen

You can certainly shake your hips to it

Shakira and Rihanna bounce through their heartache on “Can’t Remember To Forget You,” an ode to a guy who is bad in all the good ways.

The two play off each other, trading parts about the boy who makes them forget everything other than “kissing in the moonlight.”

The track, which premiered today on “On Air With Ryan Seacrest,”  is relentlessly and aggressively upbeat, bringing in Latin beats in homage to Shakira’s Colombian background, and Caribbean touches, as tribute to Rihanna, who is from Barbados. Plus, it adds in an ‘80s, Police-like rhythm, similar to that heard on Bruno Mars’ “Locked Out of Heaven,” as MTV and other outlets also noted.

It’s loud and in your face and it comes out in time to be hitting its stride when Shakira returns as a coach on “The Voice” on Feb. 24. The song will be on Shakira’s new album, out March 25.

Given that the song credits list six songwriters — Shakira, Rihanna, John Hill, Tom Hull, Daniel Ledinsky and Erik Hassle — you’d think they would have come up with a more memorable chorus. Instead they seemed to rely on the star appeal of their names and lots of bells and whistles. Having said that, it’s certainly better than another recent superstar collaboration: Miley Cyrus and Britney Spears’  paste-up on “SMS (Bangerz).”

What do you think of “Can’t Remember To Forget You?”
How do you like it compared to Shakira’s 2007 collaboration with Beyonce,  “Beautiful Liar,” which peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100?

 

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Kiefer Sutherland: A '24' movie could still happen


Kiefer Sutherland: A "24" movie could still happen
"The script for the film is very different," Sutherland said at TCA this morning. "The film is an ongoing situation. There's always an opportunity to do that. But Howard (Gordon) came up for 12 episode run of this and this opportunity presented to us first. It's a fantastic idea. If this ends up causing a film to be made, so be it." PLUS: "24: Live Another Day" will unfold in real time, and more details.


Jimmy Fallon creates his own "Saturday Night Fever" in new "Tonight Show" promo

"We're bringing 'The Tonight Show' back to New York, right?" PLUS: Check out the newest Seth Meyers promo.


Conan O'Brien lookalike claims he's Conan's long-lost illegitimate son

Greg Keating claims his mom worked at 30 Rock in the early 90s and was fired when she got pregnant.


"Downton Abbey" producer defends last night's episode
"It is not us just being flashy and trying to get attention," says exec producer Gareth Neame.


Raj's new "Big Bang" love interest is from "Lost"

"Lost" veteran Tania Raymonde will guest-star on "The Big Bang Theory."


After Amy Poehler made out with Bono, Nick Kroll tweeted a warning for him to "watch his back"
Kroll, Poehler's boyfriend, wasn't mentioned in Poehler's acceptance speech.


ReelzChannel orders a "Polka Kings" reality show

Reelz will delve into the world of poker, via The Chardon Polka Band.

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<p>Kiefer!</p>

Kiefer!

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'24: Live Another Day' Press Tour Live-Blog

Kiefer Sutherland, Howard Gordon and the '24' team return to Press Tour

It's only 9:15 a.m. Pacific and it's already been a big day for "24: Live Another Day."

We started with the news that Yvonne Strahovski was joining the cast.

That was followed by an announcement that "24: Live Another Day" will have a two-hour premiere on Monday, May 5.

Now? It's time for the "24: Live Another Day" TCA press tour panel, featuring Kiefer Sutherland, Howard Gordon, Mary Lynn Rajskub and a bunch of other folks.

Click through for all of the highlights...

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<p>Phillip Rivers and Peyton Manning hob-nob post-game</p>

Phillip Rivers and Peyton Manning hob-nob post-game

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TV Ratings: AFC Playoff overrun, Golden Globes lead Sunday

Broncos-Chargers game is huge for CBS
Fast National ratings for Sunday, January 12, 2014.
 
CBS' coverage of the AFC playoff game between Denver and San Diego stretched into primetime and drew huge numbers, helping the network eke out ratings wins over NBC, which is boasting that the Golden Globes were up year-to-year.
 
Sunday's ratings are, of course, all catawampus. CBS' football overrun stretched roughly four minutes into the 8 p.m. hour and skewed everything accordingly. And the Golden Globes were, of course, aired live across the country, which doesn't convert properly in Fast National numbers, which reflect only time period data.
 
On to those faulty numbers...
 
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<p>Prince will play himself in the post-Super Bowl episode of &quot;New Girl.&quot;</p>

Prince will play himself in the post-Super Bowl episode of "New Girl."

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'New Girl' to welcome Prince for Super Bowl episode

Special 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' ep will feature Joe Theismann and the return of Fred Armisen

We already knew that FOX would air episodes of "New Girl" & "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" after the Super Bowl this year. Now we have a better idea of what those episodes will look like, with Prince playing himself on "New Girl" while "Brooklyn" will welcome back Fred Armisen and Dean Winters while also guest-starring Super Bowl-winning quarterback Joe Theismann.(*)

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<p>&quot;Surviving Jack&quot;</p>

"Surviving Jack"

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FOX set '24' return, 'Gang Related' and 'Surviving Jack' premieres

The 'American Idol' finale date is also set
I'm tired of typing "Jack's back" when it comes to the return of "24," but at least now we know when Jack is actually coming back.
 
As part of its Television Critics Association press tour appearance on Monday (January 13) morning, FOX announced spring premieres for the comedy "Surviving Jack," the action-drama "Gang Related" and, of course, the event series "24: Live Another Day."
 
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Yvonne Strahovski joins '24: Live Another Day'


Yvonne Strahovski joins "24: Live Another Day"

The "Chuck" and "Dexter" alum is playing another CIA agent.


Golden Globes hits a 7-year high

Early numbers show last night's ceremony was the Globes' biggest since 2007.


Fox signs a deal with Andy Samberg's The Lonely Island
The "SNL" veteran comedy group that also includes Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer will develop “alternative pipeline of next-generation comedy series" for the network.


Fox sets more spring premiere dates: "24: Live Another Day" bows May 5
"24" will get a two-hour premiere, while "Surviving Jack" will debut after "American Idol" on March 27. "Gang Related" will premiere after the "Idol" finale on May 20.


Netflix renews "Lilyhammer"

Steven Van Zandt will return for a 3rd season.

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<p>&quot;12 Years a Slave&quot;</p>

"12 Years a Slave"

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'12 Years a Slave' dominates North Carolina critics' awards

'Monsters University' chalks up a win

"12 Years a Slave" may have barely scraped by at the Golden Globes last night, but if it's any consolation, it was a more decisive winner with the North Carolina Film Critics' Association. Steve McQueen's film took six awards, including Best Picture, Director, Adapted Screenplay and three acting wins. Cate Blanchett notched up yet another Best Actress win, "Inside Llewyn Davis" took the other writing award and "Monsters University" got one of its few animated wins of the season. Full list of winners after the jump; catch up with all the awards so far at The Circuit.

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<p>Adele Exarchopoulos in &quot;Blue is the Warmest Color.&quot;</p>

Adele Exarchopoulos in "Blue is the Warmest Color."

Credit: Sundance Selects

'Blue is the Warmest Color,' '12 Years a Slave,' 'Her' lead International Cinephile Society nods

Nominee list has a more global flavor than most

Made up of a globasl array of film journalists and academics, the International Cinephile Society tends to live up to its name with its awards -- and this year, tyheir nominations are typically big on foreign and art house fare, mixed in with the more expected Oscar contenders. So it is that "12 Years a Slave," "Her" and "Blue is the Warmest Color" lead the way with seven nominations apiece, while unusual individual nominations include Juliette Binoche for "Camille Claudel 1915" and Kristin Scott Thomas for "Only God Forgives." Full list after the jump; check out everything else at The Circuit.

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<p>George Clooney in &quot;Gravity.&quot;</p>

George Clooney in "Gravity."

Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures

'Gravity' wins top honors at AACTA International Awards

Awards represent the international half of Australia's Oscars
Here's a newish award on the circuit I haven't really been following. The AACTA Awards are effectively the Oscars of the Australian film industry, and "The Great Gatsby" led the nominations for them -- but this is the third year they've held a separate ceremony for international film. The resulting honorees don't differ greatly from the other pre-Oscar lists we've seen thus far, though there's a slight Down Under accent to the nominees, with names like Joel Edgerton and Geoffrey Rush showing up alongside the usual. Anyway, "Gravity" came out on top, taking Best Picture and Director, with "12 Years a Slave" and "American Hustle" also going home with multiple awards. Full list after the jump; catch up with everything else at The Circuit.
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<p>Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosting the Golden Globes.</p>

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosting the Golden Globes.

Credit: NBC

Review: Tina Fey & Amy Poehler shine again on Golden Globes

The 'SNL' alums again showed how it's done on a loopy, liquid night of awards

Early in her second stint as Golden Globes co-host, Tina Fey noted, "This is Hollywood, and if something kinda works, they'll just keep doing it until everybody hates it."

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<p>Chris Hemsworth</p>

Chris Hemsworth

Credit: AP Photo/Brian Ach

Roundup: Chris Hemsworth to deliver the Oscar news on Thursday

Also: Oscar contenders triumph in Palm Springs

There's been such a flurry of awards-related news over the past few days that I somehow completely missed the announcement over the weekend that Chris Hemsworth has been selected to announce the Academy Award nominations on Thursday with new AMPAS president Cheryl Boone Isaacs. There was a time when this task routinely fell to a former Oscar winner or nominee -- which, in case you need reminding, Hemsworth is not. But they've been mixing it up of late -- Emma Stone did the honors last year. Will it fall to Hemsworth to announce a Best Supporting Actor nod for his "Rush" co-star Daniel Brühl? [AMPAS]

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