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Chris Harrison blogs 'The Bachelorette' episode 8

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I understand that much of what will be talked about this week centers on Eric Hill and how we decided to handle his tragic death. I will definitely get to that below, and I will fully explain how and why everything happened, but before that I do want to give a brief mention to each gentleman’s hometown as I think it was a very interesting group of hometown dates.

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Chris Harrison blogs 'The Bachelorette' episode 7

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This week we set down in the beautiful city of Brussels, Belgium. This town is known for its rich history, chocolate, mussels, and now playing the United States in the knock-out phase of the World Cup. It’s amazingly ironic that we play them this Tuesday.

The week started out with me paying a visit to the guys to try to get a sense of how they were all feeling. This is a pretty intense group right now, and I know that’s because all of these men are falling or already in love with Andi. I can’t remember a season of The Bachelorette where so many of the men were head over heels in love with our girl at this point.

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Chris Harrison blogs 'The Bachelorette' episode 6

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This week we touched down in easily one of, if not the most romantic cities in the world: Venice Italy. As Andi said herself, it’s almost impossible not to fall in love in Venice. We stayed in a small town just outside of Venice called Abano.

Andi met the boys in Venice and let them know the week would start off with a one-on-one date immediately. Most of the guys assumed that Cody would get it as he was the only guy left who hadn’t received a one-on-one yet. Much to Cody’s chagrin, Andi decided to give Nick the first date this week. Andi had some unresolved issues with Nick that were lingering from last week. Some of the guys Andi really believes in let her know that Nick wasn’t the most popular guy in the house and she was a bit worried about that. I think she took Nick on the first date this week to get to the bottom of that. The situation with Nick is one that I see a lot on the show. At what point are you just being bold, strong, and looking for love and at what point are you being rude or disrespectful? Nick hasn’t shied away from anything he’s said or done and completely owned up to it with Andi. If he’s denied it or acted like he was being bullied, it would have been a disaster for him, but instead he’s open and honest and flat out told Andi exactly how he feels. As you saw, Andi loved it and it only got deeper and better from her perspective at the rose ceremony. Nick and Andi have something strong between them, and he easily got the rose. READ FULL STORY

'Agents of SHIELD': New initiative art teases team divide -- EXCLUSIVE

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Last week, EW exclusively debuted the first in a series of new art from Marvel and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: The Art of Level Seven.” Each week, as we move towards the show’s May season finale, Marvel is releasing a different piece, which will tie in directly with the events of that week’s upcoming episode.

EW is proud to help Marvel introduce the art in advance of episode 18, “Providence,” which will air next Tuesday, April 15 at 9 p.m. ET. (Note that due to a scheduling change, ABC will air 2 hours of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. with a repeat of “Turn, Turn, Turn” at 8 and the new episode airing at 9.) The piece, which details the big events of this past week’s outing and teases both the fall of S.H.I.E.L.D. and the appearance of Hydra, was crafted by Paolo Rivera, who has designed multiple posters for Marvel Studios as well as Eisner-award winning comics.

EW again spoke with Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. executive producer Jeff Bell about this week’s concept, and how it ties in to Tuesday’s episode.

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Meet the cast of 'The Cripple of Inishmaan,' starring Daniel Radcliffe -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

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Daniel Radcliffe is currently prepping for his third stint on Broadway, this time in a quirky play called The Cripple of Inishmaan, a dark 1996 comedy from Martin McDonagh. Radcliffe stars as Billy, a disabled Irish boy who has big dreams of making it in Hollywood when a documentary crew shows up to film on a nearby Irish island.

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'MAD' magazine goes outside-the-blocks with 'Lego Movie' cover -- EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK

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In honor of the new “block”buster opening this weekend, MAD magazine is getting its Lego on.

EW has the exclusive first look at the April 2014 cover of the satirical publication above, which features a Lego version of famed MAD cover boy Alfred E. Neuman.

The issue is set to hit stands on Feb. 25, but if you need your Lego fix, The Lego Movie is in theaters now. (EW gave the film an A. Seriously, it’s that good.)

And here’s an even bigger version for your Lego viewing pleasure:
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This Week's Cover: David Fincher shoots 'Gone Girl' EW cover with Ben Affleck

When Entertainment Weekly approached Twentieth Century Fox about getting an exclusive inside look at the making of Gone Girl, an adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s 2012 smash best-selling novel due in theaters Oct. 3, the studio came back with a surprising reply: Director David Fincher was offering to shoot the cover himself. Not being crazy enough to turn down the Oscar-nominated provocateur who directed The Social Network, we said yes. Fincher dreamed up the image, which features Ben Affleck as Nick Dunne curled around his wife, Amy, played by Rosamund Pike. The result is an unsettling portrait of love gone demented. READ FULL STORY

Hear Idina Menzel's 'Here I Go' from the new Broadway musical 'If/Then' -- EXCLUSIVE

If you still haven’t gotten Idina Menzel’s soaring Frozen showstopper “Let It Go” out of your head (and rightly so), then we have bad news: we’ve got another Menzel track that you might not be able to stop humming.

One of spring’s most anticipated Broadway musicals is the newest entry from Next to Normal team Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey, who have reunited with director Michael Greif for their original musical If/Then. The show will mark the Broadway return of Menzel, who hasn’t graced the main stem stage since her Tony-winning turn as Elphaba in Wicked.

If/Then stars Menzel as Elizabeth, a woman on the verge of turning 40 who moves to Manhattan in the hopes of starting over in every aspect of her life. Below, EW’s got an exclusive sneak peek at Menzel and her onstage romantic interest James Snyder singing “Here I Go” during the show’s sitzprobe (the first time the singers perform with the orchestra in rehearsal). Check it out: READ FULL STORY

'The Following' season 1 video recaps -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEOS

The Following premiere may have been scooched to Jan. 27, but the good news? More time to catch up!

To help you, check out parts 3 and 4 of the six-part video series produced by Fox that retells the saga of famed fictional serial killer Joe Carroll (James Purefoy). The final two installments of the videos will be presented exclusively here on EW in the coming weeks before they debut on an upcoming revamped version of the show’s e-book, out Dec. 16.

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'Six by Sondheim': Darren Criss, Jeremy Jordan, and America Ferrera sing 'Merrily We Roll Along' -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

Theater fans, Gleeks and Ugly Betty mourners (I’m all three), get ready to lose your minds!

On Dec. 9, HBO premieres Six by Sondheim, a brand-new documentary that profiles arguably the greatest composer in contemporary musical theater, Stephen Sondheim. Directed by frequent Sondheim collaborator James Lapine and produced by former Times theater critic Frank Rich, the doc takes a deep look at six of Sondheim’s greatest songs, deconstructed and defined by Sondheim himself. READ FULL STORY

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