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Watch: Miranda Lambert's crazy, sexy new clip for 'Mama's Broken Heart'

Watch: Miranda Lambert's crazy, sexy new clip for 'Mama's Broken Heart'

Should Blake Shelton be worried?

Well, Blake Shelton can’t say he wasn’t warned. Should he and Miranda Lambert ever split, he gets a little preview of how his wife will react in Lambert’s crazy cool video for “Mama’s Broken Heart.”

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<p>Yep. This is going to be awesome.</p>

Yep. This is going to be awesome.

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Harrison Ford joins the cast of 'Anchorman 2' as a veteran news anchor

Adam McKay's comedy sequel keeps getting more and more promising

Adam McKay has made many funny films, but I think he'd be the first to admit that there is something special about "Anchorman."

Part of that is the script, which might be the most unfettered bit of madness that McKay and Will Ferrell have put together so far, a celebration of a breed of glorious idiot that is far too rare today.  Part of that is the ensemble, packed with actors who were all completely in tune with the weird reality of the film, all of them free to try almost anything in front of the camera.  And part of it is because broadcast news is so preposterously silly, especially on the local level, that you barely have to exaggerate to make it work.

I thought one of the best things about the film was the way they suggested the '70s in little details like the non-stop littering or the smoking in public, accentuating some of the worst of the decade with glee.  When the sequel arrives in theaters in December, I'm excited to see how they have moved the cast up to the '80s, and it sounds like they are indeed dealing with the rise of the 24-hour-a-day news cycle thanks to the advent of the cable news networks.

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<p>Ed Sheeran</p>

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran sets February release date for new set, reveals song title

Singer/songwriter hits the road with Taylor Swift this month

Best new artist Grammy nominee and Taylor Swift collaborator Ed Sheeran’s current album, “+” may still have a lot of life left in it in the U.S., but the British singer/songwriter is already thinking of his follow-up. Plus, the "A Team" singer has already set a release date of Feb. 17, 2014.

“My second album has taken full shape recently,” he told Australian outlet Noise11.com. “I don’t know if there will be any collaborations on it yet. I have a name for it but I can’t tell you the name just yet but it doesn’t start with a letter.”

The song titles, thankfully, do start with letters, including “Photograph,” a tune Sheeran expects “will be the big one on the album.”

Sheeran, who plays three nights at Melbourne’s Festival Hall starting March 4, says he isn’t ready to preview any of the new material on stage just yet, in part because he knows it goes out to the world the minute he does.
“Big bands can ease in new songs to their set but my fans are so viral that the moment that I’d play a new song, every one of them would hear it,” he told Noise11.com. “I don’t want everyone knowing what the record is before they get it. I want them to listen to it first.”

We previously reported that Sheeran thinks fans can expect a more mature sound on the set. He'll continue working on it as he hits the road with Swift, whose U.S. tour starts March 13 in Omaha.

 



 

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Watch: Dido watches the parade pass her by in new video for 'No Freedom'

Watch: Dido watches the parade pass her by in new video for 'No Freedom'

Even the confetti is crying

Dido’s new video for “No Freedom” sure is pretty, but I’d be lying if I said I understood it at all.

The angelic-sounding British singer is dealing with the dissolution of her relationship to a seemingly indifferent boyfriend as the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade scrolls by, include the big Nemo balloon. Confetti rains down during the happy occasion, in direct contrast to the sadness (or so we think) in the huge loft.  All we could think about was how much that apartment must rent for each month with those gorgeous ceiling to floor windows.

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"The Real Housewives of Atlanta"

 "The Real Housewives of Atlanta"

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Is Kenya for real on ''The Real Housewives of Atlanta'?

If she's fabricating everything from her ex to a cancer scare, does it matter?

Last night, we were treated to yet another version of former Kenya Moore on "The Real Housewives of Atlanta." Having waited nervously for the results of three breast biopsies, the former Miss USA determined that, for the sake of her health, she's going to be Zen Kenya -- taking deep breaths instead of tearing into Porsha for her inability to make coffee, for example, and refusing to be pulled into the drama that always swirls around these women. 

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<p>&quot;New Girl&quot;&nbsp;was one of four FOX&nbsp;shows renewed this afternoon.</p>

"New Girl" was one of four FOX shows renewed this afternoon.

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FOX renews 'The Following,' 'New Girl' & other Tuesday comedies

'The Mindy Project' and 'Raising Hope' will also be back next season
FOX has renewed “The Following,” “New Girl,” “The Mindy Project” and “Raising Hope” for next season.
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<p>Joel McHale as Jeff Winger on &quot;Community.&quot;</p>

Joel McHale as Jeff Winger on "Community."

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HitFix First Look: A 'Community' family reunion

Jeff Winger and his dad get together, with a little help from Britta

Dan Harmon didn't leave an awful lot of dangling threads for his "Community" successors to tie up, but one big one is Jeff Winger's search for closure with the father who abandoned him and his mother when Jeff was young. This Thursday's episode, "Cooperative Escapism in Familial Relations," finally brings Jeff face-to-face with the man he's resented for so long — in the form of an actor who's starting to specialize in playing estranged TV dads.

In this clip — exclusive to HitFix for the next few hours — Jeff and his father attempt to lay out the ground rules for how this reunion will work, with help from Britta, who's overjoyed by the opportunities this presents to test out her new knowledge (or lack thereof) of psychology. 

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<p>Highasakite</p>

Highasakite

Exclusive Premiere: Stream Highasakite's dreamy debut EP 'In and out of weeks'

Watch a video and get ready for the Norwegian band's U.S. premiere at SXSW

Highasakite's EP "In and out of weeks" is all at once dreamy and confrontational. The brevity and alarm of the chorus to "Son of a Bitch" is cushioned in melodic guitar lines. "Winner's Don't Come Easy" drips with tittering drums, a natural match for the fast-moving title track, and then takes a turn on dramatic new age triumph of "Whatever That Means."

It's all the parts of what makes bands like Beach House resonate with listeners, with Ingrid Håvik’s washy vocals and '60s-influenced production that makes the room bigger and fuller than this quintet intimates. The HitFix exclusive stream of the mini-album can be heard below.

The enchanting video for "In and out of weeks," the track, is underneath that; it's another kaleidoscopic view into the Norwegian band's compelling musical vision.

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<p>Laura Dern as Amy Jellicoe in the &quot;Enlightened&quot;&nbsp;season finale.</p>

Laura Dern as Amy Jellicoe in the "Enlightened" season finale.

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Season finale review: 'Enlightened' - 'Agent of Change'

Amy goes public, but will this be the end of her story?

"Enlightened" has wrapped up its second season, and I have some thoughts on the finale, and this great season as a whole, coming up just as soon as I finish my young-adult novel...

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<p>&quot;Viva Cuba Libre: Rap is War&quot;</p>

"Viva Cuba Libre: Rap is War"

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Miami Diary: 'Viva Cuba Libre,' 'The Boy Who Smells Like Fish' and meeting Darlene Love

First full day of the festival yields a genuine documentary discovery

MIAMI - Due respect to the Miami International Film Festival, which I'm confident has many delights in store over the next few days, but I think my festival experience may have peaked yesterday afternoon. Because, honestly, once you've had a hug from Darlene Love, it'd be unreasonable to expect much more from life -- much less a film festival.

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<p>Tonight's &quot;Switched at Birth&quot;&nbsp;is presented almost entirely in American Sign Language.</p>

Tonight's "Switched at Birth" is presented almost entirely in American Sign Language.

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'Switched at Birth' creator Lizzy Weiss on tonight's all-ASL episode

ABC Family's look at deaf culture moves to the forefront
The title of ABC Family’s “Switched at Birth” would suggest some kind of loud, cheesey exploitation drama. And the show certainly doesn't run away from the more melodramatic aspects of how teens Bay (Vanessa Marano) and Daphne (Katie Leclerc) accidentally were raised by each other’s biological parents. But "Switched at Birth" offers subtler, deeper pleasures as well — not least of which is the way it explores deaf culture through the story of Daphne, who lost most of her hearing at a young age, her friend Emmett (Sean Berdy), and the school for the deaf both attend.
 
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"The Real Housewives of Atlanta"

 "The Real Housewives of Atlanta"

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'The Real Housewives of Atlanta' recap: 'Peaches Don't Grow in Hollywood'

The women head to Los Angeles and tick off NeNe almost immediately

As we are frequently reminded during this episode, you can take the crazy, reality-TV nut job out of Atlanta, but it really doesn't matter. Crazy travels surprisingly well, and even in a new habitat these women have no compunction about being swirling, sassy divas who show up to events whenever they want. It seems poor NeNe (yes, poor NeNe) has forgotten how classless her old hyena pack can be, and she's in for an unhappy reminder. You know how you're really excited about out-of-town guests until they've started leaving wet towels on the floor and eating all of your peanut butter without telling you? Yeah, it's like that, but with screaming and really nice dishes.

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