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Nelly knows you want to 'Get Like Me' in new NSFW music video with Nicki Minaj

Nelly knows you want to 'Get Like Me' in new NSFW music video with Nicki Minaj

Women: You can now aspire to have your buttocks played like bongos

In case you haven’t had enough bragging from rappers about how all “ni**as” want to be like them, then Nelly’s “Get Like Me” can be your little daily dose to remind you that he has cars, beautiful women, champagne, and friends like Pharrell and Nicki Minaj, who drop by to reminds themselves of how fabulous they all are.

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Report: Jennifer Lopez is 'very close' to returning to 'American Idol'

Report: Jennifer Lopez is "very close" to returning to "American Idol"
A deal is imminent, reports People, which adds that a report that J.Lo wanted to join "The Voice" was false.

Fox won't say if Finn Hudson dies of drugs, but "Glee's" Cory Monteith tribute will deal with drug abuse
Fox Entertainment boss Kevin Reilly also said that the cast members will be featured in PSAs during the show.

"Parks and Rec" boss: We didn't cut Rob Lowe and Rashida Jones to save money -- it was a creative decision
Co-creator Mike Schur today again talked about yesterday's announcement: "A reality of the network television game is they'll always tell you to do impossible things with less and less money. But it wasn’t like, 'Uh oh, we’ve got to hack away our cast.'" MORE SCHUR: "The decision that they make that will see them transition off the show is made very early, so it's a long, fun celebratory send-off."

"Community's" trailer for syndication focuses on Annie's boobs
A new trailer makes the NBC comedy look like a boobfest.

Andy Samberg's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" character is like McNulty from "The Wire"

"Comedy McNulty." PLUS: "This is not 'Police Squad!'"

Another "Big Brother" contestant accused of racism

Will Amanda Zuckerman lumped in with Aaryn Gries and GinaMarie Zimmerman?

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Corey Monteith of "Glee"

 Corey Monteith of "Glee"

Credit: FOX

FOX explains 'Glee' will deal with Cory Monteith's passing

Proceeds from music sales for the episode will be donated

The tragic passing of Cory Monteith won't be ignored by "Glee," according to FOX Chairman of Entertainment Kevin Reilly. At the network's executive panel at press tour, Reilly addressed questions about how the death will affect "Glee," though the storyline appears to still be in the works. 

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John Legend's steamy new NSFW video, 'Made To Love': Watch

John Legend's steamy new NSFW video, 'Made To Love': Watch

Clip matches the sexy song

Love can make you see God and believe in miracles, so says John Legend, in his new song, “Made To Love.” The video, released today, perfectly captures the tune’s sensuality.

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Keith Urban will return to 'American Idol'

Keith Urban will return to "American Idol"
Fox Entertainment boss Kevin Reilly made the announcement before critics today, saying: "He did a great job on the show, fans loved him and you can see how much he loved the doing show."

New "Doctor Who" may be announced live on Sunday
A special called "Doctor Who Live: The Next Doctor" has reportedly been scheduled. PLUS: Steven Moffat says he wasn't given enough money for the 50th anniversary special. UPDATE: Or an announcement could be made today.

Jeffrey Tambor is writing a book

The "Arrested Development" star wouldn't divulge details of his book project, but he recently revealed that he's a co-owner of a bookstore.

BBC is making a TV series based on Steve McQueen's "The Great Escape"
The BBC is teaming with an American company for the remake of the 1963 Steve McQueen film.

Mindy Kaling: Quit asking why my "Mindy Project" character only dates white guys

"Do people really wonder on other shows if female leads are dating multicultural people?" Kaling tells Entertainment Weekly, which put her on this week's cover. "Like I owe it to every race and minority and beleaguered person. I have to become the United Nations of shows?"

Fox announces a slew of famous names for Animation Domination
Everybody from Kristen Wiig to Judd Apatow will be lending their voices this season.

Jennifer Aniston disses Katie Couric
Appearing on "Chelsea Lately," Aniston said: "What's Katie Couric? Is she a legitimate journalist? Is she getting tabloidy? Wasn't she on the 'Today' show?"

Check out "Game of Thrones'" Richard Madden in "Klondike"

The former HBO star prepped for his Discovery Channel miniseries by watching the reality show "Gold Rush."

Nick Cannon pens an open letter to Amanda Bynes
Cannon calls his former Nickelodeon co-star his "sister."

Inside "The Walking Dead" Season 4
Watch AMC's newest featurette. PLUS: You can soon buy "Walking Dead" board games, including Risk and Monopoly.

"Sleepy Hollow" promises to show the Headless Horseman "in a new light"
That will entail him getting his head back.

WEtv renews "Marriage Boot Camp: Bridezillas"

Season 2 will air early next year.

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"Sleepy Hollow"

 "Sleepy Hollow"

Credit: Fox

Press Tour: 'Sleepy Hollow' promises fun, history, and surprise murders

The Bible, Clark Kent and Ned Stark all get shout-outs

"Sleepy Hollow," a re-imagining of Washington Irving's "Legend of Sleepy Hollow," will ring familiar to audiences who've gotten used to creative tweaking. This time around, Ichabod Crane is a hot guy (Tom Mison) instead of a geek, the Revolutionary War wasn't just about expats fighting the Brits for freedom, and there are witches and curses and Biblical horsemen of the Apocalypse in addition to the Headless Horseman. The debut episode also surprises with an unexpected murder, which co-executive producer Len Wiseman explained, "We wanted to keep you off balance a little bit. We wanted to make sure you were never sure which characters were gonna get it."

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<p>FOX Entertainment Chairman Kevin Reilly at January's TCA panel</p>

FOX Entertainment Chairman Kevin Reilly at January's TCA panel

Credit: FOX

Press Tour Live-Blog: FOX's Kevin Reilly

Expect talk about 'Idol,' Cory Monteith and more from FOX's chief

It was a mixed-to-negative season for FOX Entertainment Chairman Kevin Reilly.

Yes, he developed and launched "The Following," which was one of the year's biggest drama hits.

However, he also watched as "The X Factor" continued to struggle, "American Idol" became increasing mortal and both reality shows continued to hemorrhage judges. He was forced to continue to renew struggling comedies and pretend they were successes. And after giving a surprising two-season renewal to "Glee" last spring, Reilly and FOX now face the challenge of promoting a show coping with a very real tragedy.

Click through to follow Reilly's Thursday (August 1) morning executive session at the Television Critics Association press tour.

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<p>Not walking off into the sunset just yet.</p>

Not walking off into the sunset just yet.

Credit: Sony Classics

With 'Before Midnight' expanding once more, can it stay on the awards radar?

Over two months after its release, Sony increases the screen count to 226

With a healthy but still humble $7,743,294 gross so far in the US, Richard Linklater's "Before Midnight" isn't exactly an art house blockbuster, but it's one of the summer's strongest survivors. Ten weeks after it first went into limited release back in May, the critics' favorite isn't just hanging around in theaters -- it's expanding once more. Sony Pictures Classics is tripling the film's screen count this weekend to 226 theaters, a move that should see the season's artiest franchise entry comfortably through to the fall.

That's good news for the film commercially, of course -- it's already out-grossed "Before Sunrise" and "Before Sunset," and its performance so far proves the validity of releasing well-chosen prestige films as summer counter-programming. (Particularly one that evokes summer as naturally as "Midnight" does.)

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<p>Robert Redford in &quot;All is Lost&quot;</p>

Robert Redford in "All is Lost"

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The trailer for 'All is Lost' strands Robert Redford at sea

J.C. Chandor's latest hits theaters in October

The latest I've heard on J.C. Chandor's one-man-show "All is Lost" starring Robert Redford is that we can expect to see the film at Telluride. That's a little bit surprising, given the Sundance connection, though in the same breath I have to wonder whether Redford could be up for a medallion tribute, or if the Sundance Institute itself could be recognized with a Special Medallion, like we've seen with the likes of Janus Films and Sight & Sound in the past. There's certainly little argument against the man or the organization deserving it. (More Telluride spitballing here.)

In any case, the film seems to have Redford all set up for an awards season run. How much work the 76-year-old actor would be willing to put into the grueling circuit is yet to be seen, but the built-in narrative of a 40 year gap since the legend's last nomination for acting sure will get a lot of mileage this year. "It is a classic Oscar bait movie," HitFix's Gregory Ellwood said in sizing up Oscar potential coming out of Cannes back in May. "This is the perfect opportunity to nominate him."

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<p>Ben Stiller in &quot;The Secret Life of Walter&nbsp;Mitty&quot;</p>

Ben Stiller in "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"

Credit: 20th Century Fox

Ben Stiller's 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' to premiere at New York fest

Fox is following last year's 'Life of Pi' strategy to the letter so far

The 51st annual New York Film Festival already lined up a splashy opening night premiere in the form of Paul Greengrass' Tom Hanks-starrer "Captain Phillips." Today it's been announced that Ben Stiller's "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" will be the festival's centerpiece gala.

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<p>Drake single art: Still at Degrassi High?</p>

Drake single art: Still at Degrassi High?

10 best and worst lines from Drake's new 'All Me' feat. Big Sean and 2 Chainz

Is the Aziz Ansari bit right on?

Drake posted another new song to his OVO website overnight, and despite its title "All Me," he gets a big bump from its guests: Big Sean, 2 Chainz and a bit from Aziz Ansari.

The latter appears only in a sampled quote from the comedian's "Funny People," as rap-inspired Randy, the stand-up with a DJ. "These bitches gotta start paying me for this, can't get no more free Randy," is the line. It's something simultaneously so quotable and yet obviously satire.

There's an element to Drake (and, at times, his cohorts) that toys with the absurdity, of the Lifestyle, the brags, the bravado and, of course, the money. Drake's last album "Take Care" cast Good Drake and Bad Drake together, often in the same verse, and like an alter-ego gabbing all over his most vulnerable self. Or is it vice-versa?

On "All Me" -- which moves smoothly over church bells, clanks, a music box, video game bomb noises, the constant brrr of bass and a dark, dirging voice --  there's a continuation of Drake at his most divisive, and correspondingly, his most absurd. Big Sean and 2 Chainz follow suit. The result are some good, bad and funny lines, check them out below.

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Fox announces Chloe's return for '24: Live Another Day'

Fox announces Chloe's return for "24: Live Another Day"
"I'm going to start sharpening my computer skills now!" Mary Lynn Rajskub said in a statement.

Fox remaking "Broadchurch"
The UK series starring David Tennant about the mysterious death of a young boy will become a limited series. "Broadchurch" premieres on BBC America on Aug. 7.

Bryan Cranston hopes to direct his 1st movie now that "Breaking Bad" is over

"I hope to, in the latter part of next year, I hope to be directing a screenplay that I wrote," he says. "It's a murder mystery… It’s a very dark subject, very Breaking Bad in tone, with some sick humor connected to it." PLUS: Warren Buffett praises Walter White.

Simon Cowell is accused of adultery in friend's divorce papers
Lauren Silverman's husband has listed "The X Factor" judge as a co-respondent. PLUS: Socialite allegedly targeted Simon for a "paternity payday."

Why Rob Lowe and Rashida Jones were the best choices for "Parks and Rec' to write off
Chris Traeger never really found his place in Pawnee, says Alan Sepinwall, while Ann Perkins became redundant with Ben Wyatt's arrival. PLUS: Aubrey Plaza has a girl crush on Amy Poehler.

Sarah Michelle Gellar: I'd be up for a "Buffy" movie

"Joss and I always talk about (a movie)," Gellar tells E!. "But the thing with 'Buffy' is that 'Buffy' was a movie, and it ultimately didn't work as a film."

Syfy renews "Continuum"

The Rachel Nichols drama will be back for Season 3.

"Modern Seinfeld" Twitter account creator lands a job on a sitcom
Jack Moore's @seinfeldtoday has earned him a job on the writing staff of Fox's "Us & Them."

"Shark After Dark" books Tara Reid, Mark Cuban, Dominic Monaghan
They'll appear on the Shark Week late-night talk show.

Jimmy Kimmel lets Johnny Knoxville spoon his staff
"I'm a stage five spooner," says the "Jackass" star.

"America's Got Talent" has its audience rehearse how to clap

"We rehearsed clapping politely," Kevin Fallon writes of his experience at Wednesday's show. "Then we rehearsed clapping enthusiastically. We rehearsed giving a standing ovation. We rehearsed giving a gradual standing ovation—you stood up first if your birthday was between January and March, a few seconds later if April through August, and last if September through December. No one really got it right."

"Drop Dead Diva" books Trevor Donovan
The "90210" alum will play the worst "best man" ever.

Watch "The Awesomes" from Seth Meyers
The "wonderfully silly" Hulu animated series features Meyers and several of his fellow "SNL" cast members. PLUS: Meyers on making "The Awesomes."

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