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'Skins': See the NSFW trailer for MTV's adaptation (Exclusive)

MTV has been slowly expanding into scripted programming, as evidenced by last summer’s hit The Hard Times of R.J. Berger. This winter, the network will debut perhaps its most eagerly anticipated new series, Skins, an adaptation of the hit British series. Premiering Jan. 2011, Skins is a realistic look at life as a teenager and its hardships (think sex, drugs, eating disorders, parent issues, etc.). MTV enlisted the original series’ father-and-son creators, Bryan Elsley and Jamie Brittain, to bring this provocative and controversial series to U.S. audiences. EW has the Exclusive First Look at the trailer for Skins, which will also play during tonight’s Jersey Shore season finale. WARNING: This trailer is for mature viewers. READ FULL STORY

Exclusive First Look: 'Conan' falls into the Gap

conan-obrienImage Credit: TBSNo one knows what the format of Conan O’Brien’s upcoming TBS talk show will be exactly, but after previewing some exclusive promo pics, our esteemed, scientific guess is: Gap commercial. Conan’s looking super-casual in a zip-up sweater and facial scruff. Is relaxed-fit Conan too cazh for cable? We say no! After the break, EW.com’s exclusive first look at the many faces (and legs) of Conan. READ FULL STORY

Exclusive: Watch the trailer for Vh1's new reality series 'My Big Friggin' Wedding'

If there is a record for the amount of times people use the term “friggin'” on a reality show, it will undoubtedly be shattered by Vh1’s new reality series, My Big Friggin’ Wedding. From the producers of Jersey Shore (of course!), comes this latest ode to people yelling and gettin’ drunk. But this time…there’s weddings!!! While the series doesn’t premiere until Nov. 1 at 9 p.m., we have an exclusive peak at the trailer for the trashtastic series. Watch below…

What do you think PopWatchers? Has Vh1 struck gold with this show? Or is it not your cup of (vodka-spiked) tea?

'ControlTV': Meet the star of Seth Green's new online experiment

Tristan-ControlTVImage Credit: Tao RuspoliThe argument regarding predetermined fate versus free will may never be settled, but starting Oct. 6, at least one 25-year-old guy will know who’s calling the shots. ControlTV, the new online reality series from Robot Chicken creators Seth Green and Matthew Senreich, stars a former IT recruiter named Tristan Couvares (pictured, left). Like most reality shows, Tristan will be constantly followed around Los Angeles by cameras, and like the voyeuristic experiment If I Can Dream, it’ll all be streamed live on the show’s official site. But with ControlTV, there’s one key difference: You get to decide what Tristan does.

At least a dozen times throughout each day, a poll will appear allowing viewers to vote on whether Tristan should wear boxers or briefs, date a blonde or brunette, buy a ticket for The Social Network or Case 39, that kind of thing. So for six weeks this poor young man will not only give up every ounce of privacy, but he’ll also become the Internet’s human puppet — an interactive lab mouse that may or may not reach the cheese at the end of the labyrinth. It all depends on how wisely (or poorly) y’all guide Mr. Couvares along.

EW.com recently talked to Tristan about handing his life over to the Web and becoming a digital Truman Burbank. His responses, plus the show’s trailer, just ahead: READ FULL STORY

Katy Perry to guest star on 'The Simpsons'! Here's your exclusive first look...

Simpsons-Katy-PerryImage Credit: FoxIt looks like Katy Perry will get to sing with a puppet on TV after all. Although Sesame Street has decided that Perry’s “Hot N Cold” duet with Elmo is too hot for TV, The Simpsons is rolling out the yellow carpet for the pop star. EW.com has learned that Perry will guest in a Christmas-themed episode of the animated comedy—and in an unusual way: She appears as herself in a live-action segment that features Simpsons characters as puppets. “In the wake of Elmo’s terrible betrayal, the Simpsons puppets wish to announce they stand felt-shoulder-to-shoulder with Katy Perry,” quipped series executive producer Al Jean in a statement to EW.com. Not only does the singer wind up leading Homer & co. in a rendition of “The 39 Days of Christmas,” she plays the unlikely role of… Moe’s girlfriend! Yes, from Elmo to Moe she goes. (And her sartorial choice—adorned with Simpsons characters, not visible in the photo above—probably wouldn’t have been Street-approved either: The PBS show announced on Sept. 23 that it wouldn’t air Perry’s performance after previewing it on YouTube and receiving complaints about her cleavage-revealing outfit. By the way, her Simpsons bit was shot in mid-September, prior to the fuss.) Perry, the musical guest on Saturday Night Live tonight, won’t be the only celebrity gracing this episode; Martha Stewart also pops up, but in cartoon form. “The Fight Before Christmas” airs Dec. 5 on Fox.

(Twitter: @dansnierson)

More Simpsons and Katy Perry news from EW:
Glee: New Directions gets Simpsons-ized
Ricky Gervais returning to The Simpsons
Paul Rudd, Halle Berry set for The Simpsons
Russell Brand weighs in with jokes about Katy Perry-Sesame Street controversy
Katy Perry called Sesame Street appearance ‘The highlight of my career’
Katy Perry Sesame Steet appearance yanked over complaints about dress

'90210': An exclusive first look at Adrian Grenier's musical appearance

Adrien-Grenier-90210Image Credit: Scott Humbert/The CWAdrian Grenier is really sticking it to 90210. How so? The Entourage star will appear on the CW drama’s Sept. 20 episode without E and Turtle… but with his real-life bandmates from The Honey Brothers! (Grenier is the drummer of the “new wave folk” act.) The Honey Brothers shall rock, er, new wave folk a lavish 18th-birthday party for Naomi (AnnaLynne McCord), and you can get a sneak peak at the event in the photos above and after the jump. So, will you be tuning in? Before you answer, you should know that Naomi commissioned a life-size ice sculpture of herself for the party. And…. there’s going to be an actual panther in the house. I ask again: Will you be tuning in? READ FULL STORY

'Bunraku': Woody Harrelson, Demi Moore, and Josh Hartnett's mustache star in a martial arts-western-noir-fantasy

We’ve seen it all by now. A heist movie about bank robbers doing one last job, a romantic comedy about successful women who need to find a man, a samurai-western-noir-fantasy based on a centuries-old Japanese puppet theater tradition starring Woody Harrelson…wait, that last one sounds new! Ladies and gentlemen, we give you Bunraku, a film which (to judge by these photos) looks a little bit like A Fistful of Dollars and Kung Fu Hustle shot like Sin City with a curiously familiar cast: Josh Hartnett plays the Eastwood-ish protagonist, Woody Harrelson plays a bartender, and Demi Moore, Kevin McKidd, and the great Ron Perlman are also in the mix. The film doesn’t currently have a U.S. release date, though it’ll be playing at the Toronto International Film Festival. Check out some more intriguing photos after the jump. READ FULL STORY

'Let Me In' Exclusive: 'Kick Ass' star Chloe Moretz gets uncomfortably close with Richard Jenkins

Let-Me-In-vampireImage Credit: Saeed AdyaniIn Let the Right One In — the great, spare Swedish vampire film from 2008 that you simply cannot talk to EW.com video guru Jason Averett about without him dissolving into a puddle of fanboy swooning — the relationship between young(ish) vampire Eli and Eli’s older-seeming male companion is left a bit ambiguous. Is he Eli’s father, uncle, brother, or something less…familial? In this exclusive clip from Let Me In — the U.S. version of Let the Right One In and John Ajvide Lindqvist’s novel of the same name — it’s clear that the relationship between the young vampire (now named Abby, and played by Kick-Ass star Chloe Moretz) and the older companion (Oscar nominee Richard Jenkins) is perhaps slightly more specific than its Swedish counterpart.

How much more specific? Well, after the clip from the film (which is due in theaters Oct. 1), Jenkins and Moretz, along with writer-director Matt Reeves (Cloverfield) and co-star Kodi Smit-McPhee (The Road), address that very question (in a fashion) in my interview with them in July at Comic-Con. They also discuss the title change, talk that the U.S. version was going to Twilight-ize the tale, and whether the film shoot was at all scary for its two young stars. You can check them both out (along with a bonus clip of Jenkins doing a very bad deed, with a quick flash of NSFW language) after the jump. READ FULL STORY

'The Real Housewives of Atlanta' season 3: Exclusive cast photo reveals two new housewives!

Atlanta-HousewivesImage Credit: Quantrell Colbert/BravoLisa Wu out—Cynthia and Phaedra in! EW has exclusively learned that Bravo will officially add two new housewives to the cast for its third season of The Real Housewives of Atlanta, which is set to premiere on Oct. 4 at 9 p.m. ET. The network will make the announcement this afternoon. As you can see from the first-look cast photo above, NFL wife Lisa Wu Hartwell went the way that DeShawn Snow did after season one—she’s no longer a full-fleged cast member. However, sources tell us that Hartwell will indeed make occasional appearances on the show, much like Dina Manzo did after she departed The Real Housewives of New Jersey earlier this season. Atlanta‘s season three cast is, from left to right: Phaedra Parks, NeNe Leakes, Shereé Whitfield, Cynthia Bailey, Kim Zolciak, and Kandi Burruss. Pretty glam cast, eh? As for new adds Cynthia and Phaedra, here’s what you need to know:

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'The Apprentice' First Look: The Donald is back with some recession-plagued contestants

It seems like just yesterday that he crowned Bret Michaels the champ of Celebrity Apprentice, but the Donald is back with the show that started it all, The Apprentice, and by the looks of things, the show is getting a warm and fuzzy makeover for its new season.

Embedded after the jump, check out our exclusive first look at the promo for the new Apprentice, jam-packed with contestants who were affected by the recession and are hungry to win. Is it wrong that we’re crying already? READ FULL STORY

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