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<p>Ellie Goulding</p>

Ellie Goulding

Watch Ellie Goulding's new music video for 'Burn'

Four minutes of lens flare

A lot of music videos send their stars out into the country, to walk on train tracks for no good reason. Or send them to abandoned warehouses to suffer. Ellie Goulding went out to an airfield, but her MO was to start a dance party.

The British singer and dance artist gets stunning styling in her new music video for "Burn," a song burdened by repetition but makes up for it because Goulding's at least an authoritative and unique vocalist.

For the clip, she also benefits from an apparent co-sponsorship from J.J. Abrams, because it's five minutes of lens flare.

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"Inside: Secret America"

 "Inside: Secret America"

Credit: NatGeo

Exclusive clip: A bath salts dealer shares with 'Inside: Secret America'

He tells NatGeo why his trade is like 'finding gold'

Ever wonder what the big deal is about bath salts? Watch an exclusive clip from this week's episode of NatGeo's "Inside: Secret America" (Wed. July 10 at 10:00 p.m.) to get a glimpse of why this dangerous trend is trending with dealers. 

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Watch Mumford & Sons' new video for 'Babel'
Credit: Island Records

Watch Mumford & Sons' new video for 'Babel'

They sure get around a lot

Just how many guys are in Mumford & Sons after all?

The video for “Babel,” the title track from the British quartet’s current album, features the four members in what seems like a single (though it can’t be) shot of the band playing the song in different parts of the room as the camera moves through a once-elegant, now dilapidated, graffiti-covered mansion until Marcus Mumford ends up exactly where he started at the end, sitting on the stairs holding his guitar. We especially like the "fail" grafitti.

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Donald Glover will only appear in 5 of 13 'Community' episodes next season

Donald Glover will only appear in 5 of 13 "Community" episodes next season
The deal between Sony and the actor's reps will allow Glover to focus more time on his music career as the Childish Gambino while saving Sony money since Glover will only be paid for his five episodes.

Michelle Fairley's "Suits" cameo is being promoted as "Game of Suits"

In homage to "Game of Thrones."

"Ray Donovan's" ratings rise in Week 2

That's the first time a freshman drama saw its ratings grow in the 2nd week.

"HIMYM" begins work today on the final season
Check out the final season premiere script.

CBS renews streaming deal with Netflix
Shows like "Star Trek" and "Twin Peaks" are covered under the deal, as well as newer shows like "L.A. Complex" and "CSI:NY."

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Firewall & Iceberg Podcast, episode 191: 'The Bridge,' 'The Newsroom' & more

Dan and Alan also review NBC's "Camp" and revisit "The West Wing" pilot


We're back on Monday again for this week's busy Firewall & Iceberg Podcast, which had so many notable premieres — "The Bridge," "Camp," "Orange Is The New Black" and "The Newsroom" — that we passed the 90-minute mark without even dipping into the mailbag. Comic-Con may leave next week's schedule up in the air, but whether it's Monday, Wednesday or later, we'll be following today's "The West Wing" pilot discussion by looking at the pilot of "The X-Files." 

The lineup:

he Bridge" (00:00:55 - 00:21:20)
"Camp" (00:21:20 - 00:35:25)
"Orange Is The New Black" (00:35:00 - 00:54:20)
"The Newsroom" (00:54:25 - 01:11:00)
Summer Pilot Rewatch: "The West Wing" (01:11:10 - 01:35:10)
As always, you can subscribe to The Firewall & Iceberg Podcast over at the iTunes Store, where you can also rate us and comment on us. Or you can always follow our RSS Feed, download the MP3 file or stream it on Dan's blog.
And as always, feel free to e-mail us questions for the podcast.
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Paula Abdul

Paula Abdul 

Credit: FOX

Paula Abdul to guest judge on 'So You Think You Can Dance'

She'll join FOX Sports broadcaster Erin Andrews at the judges' table
The judges' table on "So You Think You Can Dance" is going to get a little crowded tomorrow night. Former "American Idol" judge and choreographer  Paula Abdul will join Nigel Lythgoe, Mary Murphy and FOX Sports broadcaster Erin Andrews as a guest judge on the show (Tues., July 9, 8:00 p.m.) Abdul will lend her expertise to critique and praise the dancers, and possibly do her famous slow clap. 
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Listen: Firewall & Iceberg Podcast No. 191

Dan and Alan talk 'The Bridge,' 'Newsroom,' 'Camp' and much more


Happy Monday, Boys & Girls!
Lots to review in this week's Firewall & Iceberg Podcast.
We've got FX's new drama "The Bridge," Netflix's dramedy "Orange Is The New Black," NBC's very Australian "The Comedy" and the second season of HBO's "The Newsroom."
Will you be surprised by how much we now love "The Newsroom"? Listen to find out!
And we also talked about "The West Wing" in this week's Summer Pilot Rewatch.
Next week's Summer Pilot Rewatch, in honor of the Comic-Con panel celebrating its 20th anniversary, will be FOX's "The X-Files." 
Here's today's breakdown:
"The Bridge" (00:00:55 - 00:21:20)
"Camp" (00:21:20 - 00:35:25)
"Orange Is The New Black" (00:35:00 - 00:54:20)
"The Newsroom" (00:54:25 - 01:11:00)
Summer Pilot Rewatch: "The West Wing" (01:11:10 - 01:35:10)

As always, you can subscribe to The Firewall & Iceberg Podcast over at the iTunes Store, where you can also rate us and comment on us. [Or you can always follow our RSS Feed.] 

And as always, feel free to e-mail us questions for the podcast.



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<p>Time to start crying, &quot;Community&quot; fans:&nbsp;Donald Glover will only be part-time in season 5.</p>

Time to start crying, "Community" fans: Donald Glover will only be part-time in season 5.

Credit: NBC

Donald Glover to be part-time on 'Community' season 5

Actor will reportedly appear in 5 of 13 episodes to focus on his Childish Gambino rap career

Troy and Abed sep-uh-raaaaating!

Well, this new piece of news about "Community" season 5 is not cool cool cool: as first reported by Vulture's Joe Adalian, Donald Glover will only be appearing in 5 of next season's 13 episodes of the NBC comedy.

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<p>Josh Brolin in &quot;Oldboy.&quot;</p>

Josh Brolin in "Oldboy."

Credit: FilmDistrict

Poster for Spike Lee's 'Oldboy' remake is something a little out of the box

Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen and Sharlto Copley star in the October release

As I've already written, 2013 would appear to be the year that South Korea and Hollywood have become formally acquainted. Park Chan-wook and Kim Jee-woon made their US debuts with "Stoker" and "The Last Stand" respectively, while Bong Joon-ho has "Snowpiercer" coming our way. And in a tidy coincidence, one of Park's most well-regarded films, 2004's Cannes Grand Prix winner "Oldboy," is getting the remake treatment this year courtesy of Spike Lee. 

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<p>Pearl Jam</p>

Pearl Jam

Pearl Jam announces new tour, but is a new album also coming?

Band ends one countdown with a new one

Pearl Jam will start a 24-date fall tour Oct. 11 in Pittsburgh.

The band announced the three-month run today, as it prepares to play two shows next week in Ontario and Chicago.

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Julie Chen on 'Big Brother' racial slurs: 'I have to be honest, it stung'

Julie Chen on "Big Brother" racial slurs: "I have to be honest, it stung"

Chen addressed the homophobic and racist comments today on "The Talk: "Those things, in my opinion ... it felt mean-spirited. It felt ugly and it felt mean."

Brooklyn's MTV VMAs will get a special extraterrestrial-looking Moonman
This will be the first time MTV has redesigned its VMA award.

Watch a glimpse of Amy Poehler's 1999 pilot she made with Judd Apatow
"Sick in the Head" was made for the Fox network, and also starred David Krumholtz.

"Biggest Loser" star sued for re-gaining much of the weight she lost

After dropping 155 pounds, Tara Costa entered into a fitness promotional agreement.

"Nashville" promotes 3
Chris Carmack and sisters Lennon and Maisy Stella will become series regulars in Season 2.

Behind the scenes of "The Wire": How the cast blew off steam

An excerpt from Brett Martin's new book "Difficult Men" reveals that Seth Gilliam and Dominick Lombardozzi "hosted epic evenings of beer and video games, including Madden Football tournaments pitting 'Good Guys vs. Bad Guys,' cops against the drug dealers. The games would run until 5 or 6 a.m., when half the players would have to depart for an 8 a.m. call."

"Game of Thrones" characters get "Simpson"-ized
Check out "The Simpsons"-inspired versions of everybody from Tyrion to George R.R. Martin.

"Elementary" casts Inspector Lestrade

British actor Sean Pertwee will take on the role created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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'Big Brother' racism boosts ratings

"Big Brother" racism boosts ratings
Last night's episode was the highest-rated of the night and ended a string of low-rated episodes.

Jay Leno is having a ratings renaissance

"The Tonight Show" has had its best numbers in the past five quarters, which begs the question -- why is NBC dumping Leno?

Study: TV is the main source of news for most Americans
Gallup also found that the No. 1 source for getting news is Fox News.

Paula Abdul to guest-judge "SYTYCD"
"It's the girl I've waited ten seasons for," says Nigel Lythgoe.

In defense of cable news' extensive George Zimmerman trial coverage
It's clearer than ever that viewers would rather watch coverage of the trial than more newsworthy stories like the latest goings-on in Egypt.

Eva Longoria is dating a contestant from her "Ready to Love" reality show

Longoria's new boyfriend appeared on the NBC reality show earlier this year, but she says she didn't start dating him until recently.

Sorkinisms gets a sequel
The YouTuber who created a compilation of recycled Aaron Sorkin dialogue is back, this time with "Newsroom" dialogue.

Sisters With Voices, AKA SWV, is making a comeback via a WEtv reality show

WEtv has ordered six episodes of "SWV - Sisters With Voices" for next year.

Discovery to air "Real 40 Year Old Virgins"
The documentary aired on British TV earlier this year -- watch the trailer.

2 "Survivorman" specials are on the way

Science Channel has ordered "Survivorman & Son" and "Survivorman: Bigfoot Sasquatch Territory."

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