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Why Seth Gabel's son is lucky: His godfather is Olaf from 'Frozen'

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Things that might surprise you about Salem star Seth Gabel: He credits Josh Gad, whom he’s known since kindergarten, with getting him into acting. He remembers the movie Twins fondly. And he has a well articulated theory about what Beavis and Butthead represented.

Hear it below when you watch him take our EW Pop Culture Personality Test. READ FULL STORY

'Salem' star Shane West knows nothing about 'Harry Potter' -- VIDEO

As far as first celebrity crushes go, Shane West’s childhood love for Cougar Town star Courteney Cox is anything but embarrassing. In fact, it’s adorable — like most of the answers he gave when he took EW’s Pop Culture Personality Test.

These days, when the Nikita alum isn’t answering our questions about his complete lack of Harry Potter knowledge (“I know it’s a bunch of young wizards fightin’ some old wizards”), he’s hard at work on his new show Salem, which premieres April 20 at 10 p.m. ET on WGN. (The show is the network’s first original scripted program.)

“It’s quite an edgy way to start the future of the network,” West said of the show’s launch. “I’m glad to be a part of it.”

Check out more from West’s chat below: READ FULL STORY

'Salem' review: 'American Horror Story' lite

In the 17th-century saga of WGN America’s first-ever scripted series, Salem, black magic is legit, religion is an oppressive farce, and witches keep nipples in the dardnest places. The fiction reimagines infamous history. Those witch trials of Puritan-era Salem, Massachusetts? A conspiracy hatched by honest-to-God witches — a relatively gender-neutral term in this world; they can be female or male — as part of a takeover of the town. It’s hard to see why they’d be so hot for this piece of New World real estate. Salem’s an allegedly prosperous port — computer-generated ships mill in the harbor — but the joint’s one of those too clean, too hollow, small exterior/huge interior Hollywood period towns. But, hey: The secret occult takeover of the United States had to start somewhere. READ FULL STORY

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