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Watch the guys of 'Workaholics' drink beer and impersonate each other

After making five seasons of Workaholics together, the stars of the Comedy Central show are pretty well acquainted with each other—meaning they’re pretty good at impersonating each other, as the trio proved over beers with EW.

According to the impressions, Adam DeVine turns into Zoolander when he looks in the mirror, Blake Anderson thinks a lot, and Anders Holm is really into early Kanye. Workaholics, they’re just like us. READ FULL STORY

'Backstrom' star Rainn Wilson takes the EW Pop Culture Personality Test

Rainn Wilson is returning to TV with a nasty ­attitude—and he’s hoping you’ll come along for the ride. The 49-year-old Office alum stars on the Fox drama Backstrom (which premieres tonight at 9 p.m.) as a gifted but maladjusted special-crimes-unit detective who fires his insults with the safety off. Keeping that in mind, let’s do a quick psych eval of the amiable actor. READ FULL STORY

Lea Michele threw up while singing 'Let It Go' on 'Glee'

When Lea Michele sang “Let It Go” on Gleeshe took the song’s command literally—and threw up on set.

“The day didn’t start off so well,” she said on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Wednesday. “I was singing, there was snow falling. I looked up, trying to make it magical and beautiful, and ended up choking on the snow and vomiting.”

The camera crew got the whole thing all on film—in slo-mo, no less. But Michele eventually got well enough to perform sans barf—and to pretend to be Elsa for the crew’s kids. READ FULL STORY

Alan Menken tells the stories behind songs from 'Little Mermaid,' 'Aladdin,' and more Disney classics

If you’ve ever loved a Disney song, chances are 65-year-old Alan Menken wrote it. With Oscars, Grammys, and Tonys to his name, he’s now set his sights on TV with ABC’s medieval musical comedy Galavant (which concludes Sunday at 8 p.m. on ABC). EW asked the legend to recount the stories behind some of his most iconic songs. (Note: Little Shop of Horrors is the only project on this list unrelated to Disney.) READ FULL STORY

Anne Hathaway and Jon Stewart get the giggles on 'The Daily Show'

We all get the giggles sometimes—even Anne Hathaway, who couldn’t stop laughing on The Daily Show Wednesday night after going over the very, very depressing summary of her upcoming film, Song One.

“They haven’t spoken for six months,” she said on the show, describing the relationship between her and her brother in the film, “and then he gets hit by a car and is in a coma.” She and Jon Stewart then looked at each other and burst out laughing in a fit that went on for about a minute. Watch Stewart try to turn their attention back to the serious movie. (Spoiler alert: He fails.) READ FULL STORY

27 WWE Royal Rumbles, ranked

WrestleMania is the centerpiece of the WWE calendar—but given the choice, I’d take the Royal Rumble every single time. The pro wrestling organization’s January event has always been my favorite, specifically because of the titular match that serves as its headliner.

For the unfamiliar: The Royal Rumble involves 30 competitors (except that one year where it had 40), with each one entering the ring at regular intervals. (Sometimes they’re two minutes, sometimes a minute, sometimes 90 seconds. Most of the time, they take however long it takes for a mini-narrative to play out.) Elimination from the match can only occur when a man (and the occasional woman) is thrown over the ring’s top rope to the floor; both feet must make contact. (That last stipulation leads to all sorts of nonsense like this.) The last man standing is the winner, a victory that typically entitles him or her to a championship match at WrestleMania.

You can tell a lot about the state of the WWE during the Royal Rumble. It forces the company to incorporate a large chunk of the current roster—and tends to lay out the primary storylines that will run through the coming months, as well as the Fed’s biggest shows. READ FULL STORY

Larry Wilmore calls Bill Cosby guilty on 'The Nightly Show'

Larry Wilmore certainly isn’t wasting any time when it comes to dealing with the big topics. During the second episode of Comedy Central’s The Nightly Show, Wilmore devoted the entire show to Bill Cosby and the many sexual abuse allegations filed against him.

Although a court has not ruled on the case, Judge Wilmore knows his personal verdict: “We’ll answer the question, ‘Did he do it?’ The answer will be ‘Yes!'” After all, there’s no statute of limitations on Wilmore’s opinion, and according to him: “That motherf—er did it.”

Watch Keri Russell and Jimmy Fallon play Inflatable Flip Cup

When The Americans‘ Keri Russell stopped by The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Fallon decided that the appropriate game to play with a spy would be flip cup … with a twist. They would be playing while wearing large inflatable suits.

After a quick dance break—Russell was really loving the suit—the two of them went head to head, as though they were back in (an inflatable?) college. The result: Fallon seems to win, though someone could probably argue for a tie.

Geekly Mailbag: The top five 'Battlestar Galactica' episodes and the best 'Walking Dead' analysis ever

Last week marked the 10th anniversary of the first regular-season episode of Battlestar Galactica, a show I desperately adore and a high-water mark for sci-fi/fantasy television that hasn’t been remotely matched in the last decade. Readers responded with some happy memories about the show and some thoughtful remarks about the current state of network television. And then one responder sent in an email that had nothing to do with Battlestar Galactica, but which is currently my favorite Mailbag email ever. Put it this way: I’ve probably written at least a hundred thousand words about The Walking Dead, and this email made me look at the show in a completely new light.

But let’s start off with some Battlestar Galacti-love! (Remember: You can always email me at darren_franich@ew.com to tell me how completely wrong I am.) READ FULL STORY

It's official: It's the moment of Ruth (Wilson, that is)

Ruth Wilson didn’t get to go to her first Golden Globes. A nominee in 2008 for Jane Eyre, the actress was foiled by the writers’ strike, which reduced the ceremony to a news conference that she watched from a hotel bar. Seven years later, she returned for the ceremony—and won. “It was nice enough just to be there this time,” Wilson says the morning after she bested Viola Davis, Claire Danes, Robin Wright, and Julianna Margulies to win Best Actress in a Drama Series for her role on Showtime’s The Affair. “I was up against those incredible actresses; I didn’t expect to win at all.”

But while Hollywood may be calling her a newcomer, Wilson disagrees. “I feel like I’ve been around longer than people actually know,” the 33-year-old says over lunch in Manhattan a week before her Globes victory. “I haven’t shot to the top. I’ve just done this zigzag slowly uphill.” One major zig: an acclaimed yet brief role on the cult crime drama Luther. But then there was the zag of 2013 and a stretch of films in which she seemed to be acting in circles. “I found myself doing a lot of the same parts—mothers somehow left alone with a child in their hands,” Wilson jokingly recalls. “I felt like I was repeating the same thing. Once they used the same wig for Saving Mr. Banks and The Lone Ranger, I thought, I need to stretch out.” READ FULL STORY

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