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Watch: One Direction's new video for 'Story of My Life'
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Watch: One Direction's new video for 'Story of My Life'

Time travel with the boy band to their past

One Direction takes the title of its latest song, “Story of My Life” literally in its new Ben Winston-directed video.

For the clip of the emotional break-up ballad, the quintet took a different approach. Surrounded by photos of thousands of photos, the lads take actual photos from their lives and bring them to life and into the current day.

For example, Harry Styles takes a photo of him of his mom from when he was a toddler and advances it the present. The other people in the photos age along with the boy band member but don’t interact with them at all, until the end.  Liam Payne’s photo is him in formal wear with his family; Zayn Malik and his sister have their moment in his choice, while Niall Horan shares a musical moment  with his brother.

Perhaps, the most touching vignette is when Louis Tomlinson advances a photo of him as a little boy posing on a sofa with his parents and grandparents (or grandparents and great-grandparents) and in the modern photo, the eldest couple are no longer there because they’ve died.

It’s a change of pace for the band and one that their fans will go over frame by frame, for good reason.

The track is the second single from One Direction's new album, "Midnight Memories," out Nov. 25.

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<p>Brandon and Adam of &quot;The Amazing Race&quot;</p>

Brandon and Adam of "The Amazing Race"

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Interview: Brandon & Adam talk 'The Amazing Race'

Beard enthusiasts share some ribald tales from the road
Last week, best friends and beard enthusiasts Brandon Squyres and Adam Switzer became the second straight team to go from first to eliminated in this unpredictable "Amazing Race" season. 
 
One Leg, they were building a commanding lead in Norway and coasting to victory in a hall of cheering Vikings and the next Leg, Brandon & Adam were struggling with a Double U-Turn in Poland, trying to get locals to give them change for pretending to be a statue. 
 
It was an abrupt reversal of fortune for Brandon & Adam, but they kept smiling and cracking jokes til the end, meaning that just like their first-to-worst predecessors Ephraim & Chester, these two will be missed.
 
In this week's interview, Brandon & Adam have amusing confusion about this website's name, discuss the circumstances of their "Amazing Race" demise and relate a couple very funny moments we didn't get to see on TV.
 
Click through for the full conversation.
 
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'SNL' uses Kerry Washington and Al Sharpton to mock its lack of black female cast members


"SNL" uses Kerry Washington and Al Sharpton to mock its lack of black female cast members
The "Scandal" star was forced to play multiple black women in the cold open, while Sharpton, the MSNBC star who hosted "Saturday Night Live" in Dec. 2003, appeared also appeared in the cold open Host Kerry Washington, however, did not directly address the controversy. PLUS: "SNL" parodies "What Does the Fox Say?"

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Taran Killam and Kerry Washington

Taran Killam and Kerry Washington

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Recap: 'Saturday Night Live' – Kerry Washington and Eminem

Get your red wine and popcorn ready as the 'Scandal' star hosts for the first time

Let’s talk about race and “Saturday Night Live”.

Let’s talk about it even though every time we do, it devolves into anarchy in the comments.
 
Let’s talk about it specifically because of that anarchy, which rather than dampening any desire to have a rational discussion about it only makes me want to keep attempting to have it.
 
Let’s talk about it not simply because Kerry Washington is the host this week, but rather because it’s a useful conversation to constantly have.
 
Let’s talk about it because I’ve already talked about it here, here, here, and here and the rage that inevitably flows from a small, vocal portion of the readership is often more instructive about the show’s than anything I can bring to the table.
 
Let’s talk about it because talking about it is in fact talking about ways to make a show near and dear to the hearts of many “SNL” fans better.
 
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<p>Jonathan Rhys Meyers of &quot;Dracula&quot;</p>

Jonathan Rhys Meyers of "Dracula"

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TV Ratings: Big 'Dracula' drop as 'Shark Tank,' 'Blue Bloods' lead Friday

'Grimm' falls as well, with NBC going to third
Fast National ratings for Friday, November 1, 2013.
 
"Blue Bloods" kept CBS in its familiar and dominant position atop Friday's overall rankings, while ABC capitalized on a strong "Shark Tank" and drops from NBC's "Grimm" and "Dracula" to regain its Friday crown among young viewers.
 
While the "Grimm" drop put it in line with the drama's regular Friday performances from last season and beyond, the "Dracula" decline was far steeper, slipping 0.5 in the key demo and nearly 1.8 million viewers. Neither "Dracula" nor "Grimm" was aided by a low-rated "Why We Love Vampires" special courtesy of NBC News.
 
There weren't many other notables on Friday, though "Last Man Standing" and "The Neighbors" both bounced back to season norms after a week away, while The CW's "The Carrie Diaries" added a few viewers in its second airing, but remained low in the demo.
 
On to the numbers...
 
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<p>One could argue that 'Thor' was the moment where Agent Coulson really came into his own as a character and became the pivot point for 'The Avengers'</p>

One could argue that 'Thor' was the moment where Agent Coulson really came into his own as a character and became the pivot point for 'The Avengers'

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Marvel sets 'Thor 2' crossover for 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' in mid-November

Jonathan Frakes is set to tie the show to the newest Marvel Universe movie

Well, of course they are.

Entertainment Weekly broke the news that Jonathan Frakes will be directing an upcoming episode of "Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D." that will directly connect to the events at the end of "Thor: The Dark World."

That's all you need to know if you don't want to be spoiled at all for the upcoming movie or for the TV series, or both. You can stop reading and just know that Marvel and Disney and ABC have made one of the most profoundly obvious decisions in the history of corporate synergy. They are going to use their TV show that exists because of their big hit movies to lay some expository pipe between one of those big hit movies and the rest of those big hit movies, and the show will promote the movie while the tie-in promotes the show and the new movie promotes not one but two or even three new movies and where does the commercial stop and where does the movie begin at this point can you even tell me?

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<p>Arcade Fire's Regine Chassagne and Win Butler</p>

Arcade Fire's Regine Chassagne and Win Butler

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Arcade Fire's 'Reflektor' will shine brightly on Billboard 200

Tis the season for Christmas albums to bow on the chart

Arcade Fire’s “Reflektor” will kick Katy Perry’s “Prism” out of the top spot, as the Canadian group’s newest sells up to 140,000. “Prism” falls to second place with sales of around 95,000.

Coming in at No. 3 will be Clarkson’s “Wrapped In Red” with sales of up to 70,000, followed by The Robertsons’ “Duck The Halls” at No. 4, moving 55,000 units.

Two more country debuts follow: Toby Keith’s “Drinks After Work” looks good for No. 5 (40,000), while Thomas Rhett’s “It Goes Like This” will bow at No. 6 (35,000).

Drake’s “Nothing Was the Same” is in a dead heat with Linkin Park’s latest “Recharged,” for the No. 7 spot, with sales of up to 35,000, while Miley Cyrus’s “Bangerz” and Lorde’s “Pure Heroine” are duking it out for the No. 9 spot, with each targeted to sell up to 32,000, according to Hits Daily Double.

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<p>Kat works a puzzle on &quot;Survivor: Blood vs. Water&quot;</p>

Kat works a puzzle on "Survivor: Blood vs. Water"

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Interview: Kat Edorsson talks 'Survivor: Blood vs. Water'

Did Hayden break up with her because she didn't make the Merge?
The first thing you'll probably want to know (and the first thing I'll admit I wanted to know) is that Kat Edorsson and her "Big Brother"-winning boyfriend Hayden Moss are still together. 
 
Whew. 
 
Much of the opening act of Wednesday night's "Survivor: Blood vs. Water" was dedicated to 23-year-old Kat's concern that Hayden would break up with her over her failure to reach the "Survivor" Merge. The anxiety and tears climaxed in extensive deliberation between Kat and Hayden as to whether or not he should take her place in the Redemption Island Duel, a task that involved Kat's acknowledged nemesis, puzzles. 
 
Other Kat nemeses included Monica, who she worried was over-strategizing, and Tina, with whom she shared her Monica concerns, but who promptly turned on her and instigated her Tribal Council ouster. 
 
In this week's "Survivor" exit interview, Kat discusses her relationship with Hayden, her puzzle handicaps and the particular challenges of this season's twists.
 
Click through for the full conversation from Thursday (October 31) and to find out what Kat & Hayden dressed as for Halloween…
 
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ABC gives full seasons to 'The Goldbergs' and 'Trophy Wife,' cancels 'Back in the Game'


ABC gives full seasons to "The Goldbergs" and "Trophy Wife," cancels "Back in the Game"

"Super Fun Night" also got a four-episode order from ABC.

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<p>Malin Akerman of &quot;Trophy Wife&quot;</p>

Malin Akerman of "Trophy Wife"

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ABC orders more 'Goldbergs,' 'Trophy Wife' and 'Super Fun Night'

'Back in the Game,' however, will end after 13 episodes
ABC stirred up a little late-afternoon excitement in the TV world on Friday (November 1), ordering up additional episodes for three of its freshman comedies.
 
Per ABC's announcement, Tuesday duo "Trophy Wife" and "The Goldbergs" both received full back-nine orders. While "Super Fun Night" wasn't quite as lucky, the Wednesday comedy earned an additional four episodes.
 
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'MythBusters' stars recount the LAX shooting


"MythBusters" stars recount the LAX shooting
Tory Belleci, who was inside Terminal 3 with Grant Imahara this morning, says: "We were sitting at Gate 33, right around corner of gate 36. All of a sudden we heard gunshot. We were trapped at Gate 33. The doors were locked. Everybody was freaking out. People were running, hiding, jumping over other people. It was complete panic."


Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD is doing a crossover with the new "Thor" film
"Thor: The Dark World" hits theaters Nov. 8, and the ABC series will pick up where the film left off on Nov. 19. PLUS: More tips on fixing "S.H.I.E.L.D."


Is Kerry Washington a "sellout" for hosting "SNL"?
The "Scandal" star was invited to host "Saturday Night Live" in the spring, before there was a diversity controversy. But Greg Braxton wonders if Washington should've declined the invite: "While it's understandable that Washington is seeking to heighten her profile and take advantage of her hot streak, could she have made a more significant statement about the show's lack of progress in hiring minorities by declining the invitation? She certainly has been outspoken in the past."


Nick Offerman on "Parks and Rec" scheduling: "I dare say we are the throbbing, turgid boner of NBC"
Offerman defended the Peacock's decision to shift "Parks and Recreation" around, comparing it to genitalia: "Like any organism, sometimes you're proud of your genitals, and you want to use them to give pleasure to others. And other times you have to focus on the other parts of your body..."


What about "The Client List" cliffhanger?
Fans of the Lifetime Jennifer Love Hewitt series won't get answers after today's cancelation.


Steven Tyler signs on for another judging job -- Miss Universe
He'll be joined by Carol Alt for the Moscow pageant.


"Scandal's" depiction of the White House Correspondents Dinner wasn't entirely accurate
The annual event takes place at the Hilton, not the Kennedy Center!


Bob Newhart remembers Marcia Wallace

Newhart recalls working with Wallace when she played his receptionist on "The Bob Newhart Show." PLUS: Did you know Edna Krabappel and Ned Flanders were married on "The Simpsons"?


"Dancing" guest judge Cher: I know nothing about ballroom dancing
Cher says of her guest-judging stint on Monday: "I am so not qualified to be judging on a technical basis, because I don't know anything about ballroom dancing. I don't want anyone to not have all the breaks they would have from someone with expertise. That's a little frightening!"


FCC may eliminate sports blackouts

The FCC's acting chairwoman is questioning whether sports blackouts are still in the public interest.


"Doctor Who" writer: I'm prepared for a backlash over the 50th anniversary special
"Oh, I'm totally prepared for howls of protest," says Mark Gatiss, who penned "An Adventure in Space and Time."


Watch Ken Jeong host "SportsCenter"
Here he is interviewing the Pacers' Roy Hibbert.


"Seinfeld" reunion: George Costanza's mom hijacks Julia Louis-Dreyfus' press event
Estelle Harris, now 85, said at an "Enough Said" screening: "I couldn't think of a "f*cking" question."


"The Talk" will host a "Love Boat" reunion next week
Gavin MacLeod will be joined by Ted Lange, Fred Grandy, Lauren Tewes and Jill Whelan, plus singer Jack Jones on Tuesday.


"Extreme Makeover's" lead project manager arrested for shoplifting at Target
Theron Canevari, 49, allegedly stole some Bose headphones and a folding knife.


Teen bride Courtney Stodden separates from her 53-year-old "Lost" hubby
Stodden and Dough Hutchison have been married for two years.


"The Goldbergs" theme song band samples audio from 25-year-old Nintendo consoles
Producers reached out to Chicago band I Fight Dragons for its 14-second opening.


"2 Broke Girls" gets its own cupcakes
The 2 Broke Not So Vanilla cupcakes will be available through Nov. 15 at Sprinkles stores.


Jerry Ferrera: "Entourage" movie will be "a throwback to the earlier seasons"
"We're kind of taking it back," he says.


A Ryan Seacrest inflatable sex doll is now for sale

No word on if Seacrest will try to halt sales of the sex product.


A documentary on "The Odd Couple's" Art Carney is in the works

Carney's grandson is trying to get his project finished after working on it for eight years.


Stephen Colbert makes fun of Matt Lauer's "Baywatch" costume

"Where in the world is Matt Lauer's dignity?"


Camilla Luddington talks about her "Grey's Anatomy" chemistry with Justin Chambers
"They're learning," she says of their characters, "but there are times when I read a script I just wanna scream at them both, 'Talk! Please! Just talk to each other!'"


"Masters of Sex" boss: Showtime wants us to run for more than 4 seasons
" we just went on the big milestones," says showrunner Michelle Ashford, "we would basically have a four-season show. I think that in success, for business reasons, they want something longer than that, and so now we've had to think about how we would divide up the story if we make it longer than four seasons."


British spy drama "Spooks" is becoming a movie

The long-running series that briefly aired in the U.S. as "MI-5" is coming to the big screen.


"Chuck" is now streaming on Netflix
All five seasons are now available.


"Sherlock" meets "Friends"

What if the BBC comedy was reimagined as the NBC hit sitcom?


New "Saved by the Bell" Complete Collection DVD omits the "Miss Bliss" years

The 13-epiosde series that preceded the NBC comedy is missing from the new box set.


Norway public TV is airing 12 hours of knitting all night

Says a producer: "We'll watch the arm of a sweater get longer and longer; it will be fascinating ... but pretty strange TV."


Why are TV's new witches so different?

From "American Horror Story" to "Witches of East End," these new witches don't serve Satan and don't have husbands.


Oprah's epic yard sale is this weekend
"I've been accumulating things since 1985," says Oprah. "It's just too much stuff."


Bryan Cranston narrates "Big History" on H2

The new History channel spinoff show, premiering Saturday, delves into the mundane aspects of the world, like salt and horses. PLUS: Henry Rollins hosts H2's "10 Things You Don't Know About."


Showtime's "Time of Death" takes viewers into the final weeks of 8 people
It's hard to watch, says Hank Stuever, but it "bears the dignified, documentary-style traits that reality TV had in its earliest days: It is desperately interested in observing people up-close, as they are, and will not turn away when things get too real."

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LAX shooting halted 'Mad Men' filming


LAX shooting halted "Mad Men" filming
A grip on the AMC series tweeted that shooting at the United Airlines arrivals tunnel had to be shut down following this morning's incident.

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