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Fourth of July TV listings: James Gandolfini's Iraq war doc, marathons of your favorite shows, and more

Happy 237th birthday, America — let’s celebrate with TV marathons and specials!

Although we encourage enjoying the sunshine with a hot dog and a cold beverage in hand, you never know when some channel-flipping assistance may come in handy. With this list of choices, there is something for everyone — kid-friendly binge-watching, cable favorites such as The Walking Dead, and Independence Day classics like … Independence Day.

In the event of gloomy weekend weather, a nasty sunburn that sends you indoors, or simply the need for new drinking-game inspiration, check out all the TV marathons and specials happening this Fourth of July weekend:

'Catfish: The TV Show' react in GIF form -- Anthony & Marq

This season’s ‘Catfish: The TV Show,’ which premiered Tuesday, June 25 at 10 p.m. on MTV features so many OMG moments that it is best to analyze each episode with equally expressive reactions. And not just text-based or still image reactions — GIF reactions. READ FULL STORY

Teen Choice Awards nominations: 'Pitch Perfect' and 'Glee' have a musical face-off

The second wave of Teen Choice Awards 2013 nominees is full of aca-awesome. The Monday announcement revealed that Pitch Perfect received four nods, only coming second to Fox’s Glee, which swept round two with five nods.

Whether you find these musical sensations aca-amazing or aca-awful, the show is sure to feature something for everyone. Other nominees include Justin Bieber, Robin Thicke, Adam Levine, and Demi Lovato, who will all join the previously announced nominees across a fun bundle of categories, ranging from Choice Comedian to Choice Twitter Personality.

The show is shaping up to be quite the medley of teenage favorites in film, television, music, fashion, comedy, and sports. Fans ages 13-19 can vote once-a-day per category for their favorite Teen Choice nominees at the TCA website. Voting ends at 11:59 PM PT on Saturday, Aug. 10. A list of second-wave nominees is below, and the two-hour ceremony airs Sunday, Aug. 11 at 8 p.m. ET on Fox.

PopWatch Viewing Party: Lifetime's 'Anna Nicole'

Last night, Lifetime premiered its destined to be Peabody-, Emmy-, Golden Globe-, and (why not?) Nobel Prize-winning film Anna Nicole. A prestigious (and I must add, courageous) group of EW staffers convened at my apartment to see whether the biopic could give Citizen Kane a run for its money. Read on for a sampling of our reactions to Anna Nicole. READ FULL STORY

Bryan Cranston's Reddit AMA: Ryan Gosling's soft skin, Power Rangers, and sarcasm

Who is Bryan Cranston to you? Walter White? Heisenberg? Hal? Hammond Druthers? Apparently to at least one participant in Tuesday’s Reddit AMA session, the Breaking Bad star is also just some dude who asked to crash his random table of diners when a Culver City restaurant was too full.

But, the session wasn’t all sweet celebrity encounters. Just take a look at Cranston’s takeaway from the restaurant story. He deflected the silly questions with quippy responses (i.e. the softness of Ryan Gosling’s skin), addressed sincere ones with care, and even made a few people kind of uncomfortable with some of his answers as we all wondered whether or not he was kidding (like when he answered this question about his funniest time on set). But, Cranston just proved once again that he is kind of awesome. Also, he made 6 distinct references to people getting crushed by cranes, so we can probably rest assured that he didn’t actually witness a death on set. And we can all start obsessing over whether or not this is a clue about the final eight episodes of Breaking Bad.

Cranston also conducted the session to raise awareness (and money) for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Take a look at some of our favorite moments from Cranston’s session.

'Falling Skies' stars Noah Wyle and Will Patton take the EW Pop Culture Personality Test -- VIDEO


After Falling Skies‘ thrilling two-hour season premiere last week, star Noah Wyle is the first to admit the show has a lot of balls in the air — the ascension to the presidency for Wyle’s character Tom, plus a baby on the way, the infection of his son Hal (Drew Roy), and a new alliance with seemingly friendly aliens… and that’s just the start. “We threw into play quite a few storylines right off the bat,” Wyle tells EW. “All this stuff is pretty big and meaty to have an audience wrap their head around in the first episode of the season. But it’s good. It’s a big ball of yarn, and we unravel it as the season goes on.”

With season 3 filmed, Wyle and costar Will Patton sat down to take EW’s Pop Culture Personality Test. Below, watch them talk about mean actors and memorabilia, then get the scoops on what’s in store for the 2nd Mass over the next few months.


'Vampire Diaries' star Candice Accola teases tonight's episode, takes the EW Pop Culture Personality Test -- VIDEO


We don’t often get to see Mystic Falls’ finest attend class, but on the season finale of The Vampire Diaries tonight (CW, 8 p.m. ET) we’ll watch them graduate (yes, they actually passed!).

“There’s a lot of really sweet, happy moments within the episode of just everyone being together,” teases Candice Accola, who plays Caroline. “You’re going to see the whole gang [together].” READ FULL STORY

'New Girl' star Jake Johnson takes the EW Pop Culture Personality Test -- VIDEO


Tonight’s New Girl finale sees a definitive conclusion to the will-they-won’t-they saga between Jess (Zooey Deschanel) and Nick (Jake Johnson). “They come to a point where they’re at a crossroads together,” Johnson recently told EW, “and they address it and do something about it.” After last week’s episode, when Jess’s opinionated father (Rob Reiner) returned and put a wrench in the almost-couple’s relationship, there are a lot of questions to answer: “Yes, they’ve got a thing together; yeah, they like each other a lot, and there’s chemistry,” says Johnson, “but is that enough to try dating? Or are they not ready and not the right match?” He teases, “It all comes together at the wedding.”

Before that, though, Johnson sat down to take EW’s Pop Culture Personality Test. Between talking Michael Jackson jackets and Spike TV’s Bar Rescue, he shared a traumatic childhood memory involving an Oliver Stone film. Click through to find out which film scarred him for life, then scroll down to find out how Johnson’s research for the finale led him to compare a chart-topping boy band to prison inmates.


'New Girl': The Return of Yolanda Winston

This season’s penultimate episode really felt like a moment to breathe, didn’t it Newbies? With last week’s major gearshift in play and next week’s season finale in the wings, it was nice to have the chance to process. Even better, this moment was accompanied by some unexpected sweetness from Nick and a reminder that Jess is more than just an object to be desired — not to mention some independent romantic developments between Cece/Shivrang and Schmidt/Elizabeth that will make next week’s wedding-stravaganza more complicated and dynamic. READ FULL STORY

PopWatch Playlist: First-time TV tunes that struck a chord -- LISTEN

Last night’s flashback-tastic New Girl episode, “Virgins,” was a treasure trove of music to set the mood — some songs more successfully than others — as the loftmates looked back on their first sexual encounters. Anchoring the eclectic mix (which ranged from Sublime to Boyz II Men and even figured in Lisa Loeb), Ellie Goulding’s “Anything Could Happen” kicked in during a fan-fulfilling scene between Nick (Jake Johnson) and Jess (Zooey Deschanel).

It got us thinking of some of our favorite first-time anthems from shows of yore. Below, our ultimate Spotify playlist of coupling tracks! READ FULL STORY

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