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'Full House' cast members reunite, serenade creator with theme song

Whatever happened to predictability? Well, seems to have been replaced with spontaneity—thankfully.

The Full House cast recently reunited to celebrate the birthday of the show’s creator, Jeff Franklin. There were reunion photos, a missing pair of twins, and a serenade—to make it a birthday Franklin would never forget, Bob Saget, John Stamos, Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweetin, Lori Loughlin, and Andrea Barber took the stage to sing Franklin the Full House theme song.


Duke University symposium to explore Shonda Rhimes' impact on TV

It’s official: ShondaLand has been deemed worthy of intricate academic study.

Duke University has announced a symposium on Jan. 29 and 30 which will explore Shonda Rhimes’ impact on mainstream television. Rhimes, of course, is the mind behind ABC’s TGIT line-up, from creating Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal to producing the new hit show How to Get Away With Murder.


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.

'Saturday Night Live' best host poll: Kevin Hart leads with his strengths

I’m no fan of those Saturday Night Live opening monologues where the guest host goes out of his or her way to show us how multitalented they are. Typically, that means a song and/or dance from an actor best known for action movies. I prefer what Kevin Hart did: Give us an uproarious eight-minutes of stand-up about the wild critters skulking about his property, including one extremely gangster raccoon.

Hart, hosting for the second time in three seasons, led with what he does best, and though the rest of his sketches may have been uneven, he delivered more real laughs than most of his peers. He was the best part of the subpar Soap Opera Reunion sketch, playing the sound director with a conveniently limited grasp of the English language; and the Bushwick short was pretty great, at least for those Brooklynites in the know.

Overall, Hart was much improved from his SNL debut, and it will be interesting to see if he can dethrone Martin Freeman in our Mr. Saturday Night voting. The Hobbit star is our clear frontrunner, taking more than 50 percent of the vote in his second week on the ballot. Amy Adams seems doomed with a relatively paltry 29 percent after her debut, while Bill Hader and Jim Carrey finished third and fourth, though their support was slightly up. James Franco was voted off the island this week, drawing less than 3 percent of votes.


Amanda Schull on why '12 Monkeys' appeals to everyone (even Beyonce)

Amanda Schull, star of Syfy’s new series 12 Monkeys, thinks you should watch her show. And yes, Beyoncé, she’s talking to you.

When Schull stopped by EW‘s offices, she accepted the challenge of The Pitch, our video series in which stars have to explain why certain demographics will like their show. For Schull, that meant explaining why everyone from a NASA engineer working on a space station to a young ballet dancer should watch 12 Monkeys.

As for her reasoning behind Beyoncé’s inevitable love of the show? As Schull put is, the show has some “single ladies.” READ FULL STORY

'The Originals' star Joseph Morgan really wants to date an Avatar

On The Originals, Joseph Morgan plays Klaus Mikaelson, a thousand-year-old hybrid with more than his fair share of baggage. Klaus’ hobbies including painting, killing, torturing, and just generally striking fear into the hearts of others.

So when Morgan came by our offices, we sat him down for our Pop Culture Personality Test to see how much he has in common with Klaus. Hint: Not much (unless Klaus secretly loves Avatar).


Jimmy Fallon soaks Chris Hemsworth in a game of Water Wars

Last night, Jimmy Fallon made a very important choice. When deciding what game to play with Blackhat star Chris Hemsworth, he didn’t choose lip syncing or Box of Lies, but rather, he gave America what it wanted—a soaking wet Thor.

Fallon and Hemsworth sat down for a quick game of Water Wars, in which Hemsworth lost like the good sport he is. Proof? He ended the game with a soaking wet shirt and a little non-victory dance.

Was that just an audition for Magic Mike 3?

Taylor Swift, Channing Tatum attended 'InStyle' Golden Globes after-party

At last night’s Golden Globes, the process was simple: After winners were announced, they made their way through the press room, stopped at People‘s photo booth to pose with their new statues, and ended the night at various afterparties. Specifically, more than 2,000 people showed up at InStyle & Warner Bros’ annual bash.

According to InStyle, Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan-Tatum were the first couple on the dance floor, soon to be followed by the likes of Hailee Steinfeld and Quvenzhané Wallis. Also in attendance? Taylor Swift, who could be seen hanging out with the Haim sisters, Jaime King, and Lorde.

For more on the party, check out InStyle‘s complete breakdown.

So long, Tina and Amy: Who should host the Golden Globes next?

George Clooney, last night’s Lifetime Achievement Award winner at the Golden Globes, thinks Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are “the best hosts of the show“—and with all due respect to their naughty predecessor, Ricky Gervais, he’s right.* But with their three-year residency at the Globes now complete, it’s now time to begin the challenging task of finding their successor, or successors.

There’s no shortage of obvious candidates, beginning with the collection of celebs who already dominate the hosting circuit. Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers have to be at the top of NBC’s list, considering their experience and their affiliation with the network. Fallon is the most popular figure on late night, and Meyers has hosted the Emmys, the White House Correspondents Dinner, and helped Fey/Poehler with their Globes shows by writing material for them. READ FULL STORY

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