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'South Park' criticizes Washington Redskins owner with scathing promo

Cartman, the central character from Comedy Central’s South Park, took on Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder in a promo for the 18th season of the animated series. Cartman skewers the team’s recent federal trademark debacle, which was rejected by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on the grounds that the team’s name was “disparaging to Native Americans.” In the promo, it’s Snyder who’s ticked off that Cartman is using the team’s name for his own company. But Cartman has a pretty good comeback for that.

“When I named my company Washington Redskins, it was out of deep appreciation for your team, and your people,” Cartman says in the promo. READ FULL STORY

Billy Crystal and Jimmy Fallon reminisce about Robin Williams

During his appearance on The Tonight Show last night, Billy Crystal emotionally told Fallon about eulogizing his friend Robin Williams at the Emmys. That prompted a sad—but, naturally, hilarious—remembrance of Williams from both Crystal and Fallon. READ FULL STORY

Derek Jeter does it his way in farewell Gatorade ad

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It’s best not to look too closely at the way Derek Jeter and his New York Yankees are limping home this September, his 20th and final season in pinstripes. Better to focus on the glory days—the World Series titles, the clutch playoff home runs*, and the general sense of class he brought to the game for two decades. He’s earned his place in the pantheon of Yankee greats, from Ruth to Gehrig to DiMaggio to Mantle to Reggie.

In a new Gatorade commercial set to Frank Sinatra’s “My Way,” Jeter takes a game-day stroll to Yankee Stadium, surprising fans who treat him like an immortal. Yet I have enough faith in the Bronx’s what-have-you-done-for-me-lately denizens that I’d bet at least one passerby yelled, “Can I borrow that wet newspaper when you’re finished hitting .249 with it!?” and had to be edited out.

To be fair to Jeter, who’s still a lifetime .309 hitter, even Sinatra sometimes forgot the lyrics as he approached the final curtain. READ FULL STORY

'Grey's Anatomy' cast poses as 'Orange Is the New Black' characters

In a new photo Ellen Pompeo posted on WhoSay, some of the Grey’s Anatomy cast got into character as their Orange Is the New Black favorites, including Sara Ramirez as Alex. Welcome to what Pompeo calls “Blue is the new black.”

If Meredith Grey were a member of Litchfield prison, who would she be? Well, that probably depends on whether we’re talking about dark-and-twisty Meredith or present-day Meredith, but regardless, Ellen Pompeo seems to be a fan of Tricia (and her cornrows). And considering these guys are all still alive despite working at what will always be known as “Seattle Grace-Mercy Death,” I’d say they’d have a good shot against the women of Litchfield. Well, until they met Red.

Grey’s Anatomy returns Thursday, Sept. 25 at 8 p.m. on ABC.

Jon Stewart offers advice to the NFL on 'The Daily Show'

While television ratings for the NFL have been promising to kick off the season, the league has been under fire for its leniency toward players who have committed acts of violence off the field. Jon Stewart blasted the league on Wednesday night’s The Daily Show.

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Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani, Jimmy Fallon face off in lip-sync battle

Who knew Blake Shelton was such a fan of ’80s jams?

Wednesday night on The Tonight Show, Jimmy Fallon had one of his signature lip sync battles, but this time, he pitted himself against some pretty professional competition. The Voice judges Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani took up the challenge, and they did not disappoint.

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Andy Samberg teams with Umami Burger to create 'The Samberger'

In Hollywood, there’s only one real way to know that you’ve made it as an actor—and it has nothing to do with a golden statue or a specific number of Twitter followers. It’s all about a burger.

Of course, that’s not at all true. But if it were, Andy Samberg would be the man (if he isn’t already). Samberg is the latest to join Umami Burger’s Artist Series by crafting “The Samberger.” $1 from every burger sold will be donated to The Center for Early Intervention of Deafness in Berkeley, California.

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See The Rembrandts perform the 'Friends' theme live at 'Central Perk'

Thought Manhattan’s Central Perk pop-up coffeeshop couldn’t get any cooler? Think again. (I should note right up top that I’m using the word “cool” relatively.)

Last night, a preview of the temporary space—which officially opened Wednesday—featured a very special musical guest. Nope, it wasn’t Lisa Kudrow as Central Perk mainstay Phoebe Buffay, or David Schwimmer’s Ross showing off his “sound”: It was the pop-rock duo of Phil Solem and Danny Wilde, better known as The Rembrandts. Really, though, they’re best known as the guys who sing Friends‘ clap-happy earworm of a theme song.

After strumming through three of their original compositions, The ‘Brandts gave the people what they wanted: a tuneful, energetic rendition of “I’ll Be There For You.” Click below to find EW‘s admittedly amateur video of the performance, guest-starring a professional cameraman who blocks our view of Wilde for much of the song and some very enthusiastic audience singing.

(If you’re listening closely during the second verse, you’ll also hear one of those superfans ask an immortal question: Who takes time to make breakfast when they’re already two hours late for work?)

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'7th Heaven' cast, minus Ruthie, reunites

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The Camden clan reunited Tuesday night and posted a photo, confirming that it’s still seventh heaven when you see their happy faces smilin’ back at you.

Beverley Mitchell, a.k.a. Lucy, shared a photo of her and her former co-stars gathered around a dinner table on WhoSay with the caption, “Something truly amazing happened last night and my heart is overflowing!”

It wasn’t that amazing, though, because the most important Camden was missing: Ruthie (Mackenzie Rosman) was absent. What’s a Camden gathering without Ruthie (before she became a horrifying teenager) singing “The Star-Spangled Banner“? READ FULL STORY

Spanish-language 'Breaking Bad' to air series finale Thursday

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Well, that was fast. After only four months on air, Metástasis, the spanish-language remake of Breaking Bad will be airing its series finale.

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