Jan 11, 2013

Issue #1241

Cover Story

Winter TV Preview: 'Smash'

by Tim Stack | Jan 04, 2013
The show that everybody wanted to love -- and everybody loved to hate -- is back. And guess what? IT'S GOOD. EW had an exclusive backstage pass to the making and remaking of ''SMASH'' 2.0. Read it
Magazine Cover (Jan 11, 2013)

Features

12 returning favorites: 'American Idol'

by Adam B. Vary | Jan 04, 2013
The Fox hit reality show returns with new judges including Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj, and Keith Urban Read it

12 returning favorites: 'Cougar Town'

by Breia Brissey | Jan 04, 2013
Star Courteney Cox dishes to EW about Cougar Town's new home and new season Read it

12 returning favorites: 'Downton Abbey'

by Nuzhat Naoreen | Jan 04, 2013
PBS' excellent period-drama returns this January. Fans, get excited! Read it

12 returning favorites: 'Dallas'

by Karen Valby | Jan 04, 2013
The series moves forward after the passing of 'Dallas' icon Larry Hagman Read it

12 returning favorites: 'Girls'

by Melissa Maerz | Jan 04, 2013
Lena Dunham's rookie hit from last season returns on HBO Read it

12 returning favorites: 'Pretty Little Liars'

by Tanner Stransky | Jan 04, 2013
The newest season of the scintillating ABC Family hit promises more lies and more intrigue Read it

12 returning favorites: 'Spartacus: War Of The Damned'

by James Hibberd | Jan 04, 2013
The final season of Starz epic series begins in January and it should be thrilling Read it

12 returning favorites: 'Enlightened'

by Melissa Maerz | Jan 04, 2013
Laura Dern reprises her role as Amy in the second season of the stellar HBO show Read it

12 returning favorites: 'Suits'

by Mandi Bierly | Jan 04, 2013
The USA drama, and it's aptly attired cast, return for a second season in 2013 Read it

12 returning favorites: Portlandia

by Melissa Maerz | Jan 04, 2013
The beloved Fred Armisen comedy series comes back to the airwaves this month Read it

12 returning favorites: 'Shameless'

by Ray Rahman | Jan 04, 2013
The Gallagher clan is back on television getting into new hijinks both heartwarming and hilarious Read it

12 returning favorites: 'Justified'

by Mandi Bierly | Jan 04, 2013
A change in formula awaits viewers in the fourth season of Justified Read it

Feedback

Feedback: Jan. 11, 2012

Jan 04, 2013
Reaction to our ''Hobbit'' and ''Django'' issues, praise for ''Tommy Lee Jones,'' and more Read it

Monitor

Monitor: Jan. 11, 2012

Jan 04, 2013
EW remembers TV legend Jack Klugman Read it

Charles Durning 1923-2012

by Chris Nashawaty | Jan 04, 2013
EW remembers film legend Charles Durning Read it

Blu-ray Review

The Postman Always Rings Twice

by Chris Nashawaty | Jan 04, 2013

Film Noir Collection: Volume 1

by Chris Nashawaty | Jan 04, 2013

Book Review

The Tragedy Paper

by Stephan Lee | Jan 09, 2013

Love Is a Canoe

by Thom Geier | Jan 09, 2013

Tenth Of December

by Rob Brunner | Jan 04, 2013

The Third Bullet

by Jeff Labrecque | Jan 09, 2013

Poems 1962-2012

by Jeff Giles | Jan 04, 2013

Cover Story

Winter TV Preview: 'Smash'

by Tim Stack | Jan 04, 2013
The show that everybody wanted to love -- and everybody loved to hate -- is back. And guess what? IT'S GOOD. EW had an exclusive backstage pass to the making and remaking of ''SMASH'' 2.0. Read it

DVD Article

DVDs: Jan. 11, 2012

Jan 04, 2013
Reviews of the latest movies in stores, including ''10 years,'' ''Trouble with the Curve,'' and others Read it

DVD Review

Arbitrage

by Keith Staskiewicz | Jan 04, 2013

Dark Crimes: Film Noir Thrillers

by Chris Nashawaty | Jan 04, 2013

Hollywood Insider

Attack of the clones!

by Josh Rottenberg | Jan 04, 2013
Hollywood studios borrow each other's ideas all the time. But what happens when a little company rips them off? Fear, loathing, and lawsuits. Read it

Movie Article

'Les Misérables'' Samantha Barks

by Lindsey Bahr | Jan 04, 2013
The British actress nails her turn as ''Les Miz'''s tragic heroine Éponine — a role she originally played on the London stage. Read it

Leatherface gets another face-lift

by Clark Collis | Jan 04, 2013
The psychopath who first revved up his weapon in 1974's ''The Texas Chainsaw Massacre'' is back with ''Texas Chainsaw 3D'' — a reboot that the filmmakers say will be as successful as the Saw flicks Read it

The year in box office trends

by Grady Smith | Jan 04, 2013
What did 2012 teach us, other than that poor Taylor Kitsch had a rough year and Channing Tatum had a fantastic one? Here are five lessons that Hollywood is surely committing to memory. Read it

Must-watch extra: 'Pitch Perfect''s line-o-rama

by Keith Staskiewicz | Jan 04, 2013
Regardless of your movie tastes, if you like to laugh you should watch this Blu-ray extra Read it

Movie Review

On the Road

by Owen Gleiberman | Jan 09, 2013

Amour

by Owen Gleiberman | Jan 11, 2013

Not Fade Away

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jan 08, 2013

Promised Land

by Owen Gleiberman | Jan 11, 2013

Music Article

On my iPod: Jake Johnson

by Ray Rahman | Jan 04, 2013
When he's not antagonizing his onscreen roommate Jess (Zooey Deschanel) on the Fox sitcom (returning Jan. 8 at 9 p.m.), the man behind Nick Miller listens to ... well, Zooey Deschanel. Find out what he's been jamming. Read it

Year-end album swap

Jan 04, 2013
EW recommends ones similar to those you already love Read it

Movie trailers: What's that song?

Jan 04, 2013
We track down the cool music in the current crop of previews so you don't have to Read it

Music Review

Singles: Jan. 11, 2012

Jan 04, 2013
Reviews of the latest releases from OneRepublic, Josh Groban, and more Read it

News Article

9 hot new shows: 'House Of Cards'

by Chris Nashawaty | Jan 04, 2013
Kevin Spacey stars as a scorned Congressman in David Fincher's first television project Read it

News and Notes

And the Oscar nominees will be...

by Anthony Breznican | Jan 04, 2013
Our awards-season expert reveals who's leading the Academy race — and who still might sneak in under the wire Read it

TV Article

Hey, TV stars, what's on your DVR?

Jan 04, 2013
Television actors tell EW what they love to watch when the can't watch it live Read it

Guy and Rachael size up 'Cook-Off''s season 2 chefs

Jan 04, 2013
EW's Lynette Rice and Dalton Ross joined Guy Fieri and Rachael Ray at the judging table for the second-season premiere of Food Network's ''Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off,'' which returns Jan. 6 at 9 p.m. We asked Guy and Rachael to reveal their team members' signature dishes — and also to dish on the culinary prowess of each. Read it

The Cover Shoot: 'Smash'

by Tara Fowler | Jan 04, 2013
The inspiration and the makeup behind the January 11th cover story Read it

9 hot new shows: '1600 Penn'

by Dan Snierson | Jan 04, 2013
NBC's new comedy is a light-hearted take on the First Family. ''The West Wing'''s Bartlett family it is not. Read it

9 hot new shows: 'Cult'

by Jeff Jensen | Jan 04, 2013
Cult messes with your mind using a unique 'show-within-a-show' dynamic. Read it

9 hot new shows: 'The Americans'

by Jessica Shaw | Jan 04, 2013
FX's newest show follows in the footsteps of recent hits and has all the makings of a fan favorite Read it

9 hot new shows: 'Golden Boy'

by Sandra Gonzalez | Jan 04, 2013
Golden boy chronicles the rise of a beat cop to police commissioner in a '''Memento''-esque' reverse chronological way Read it

9 hot new shows: 'The Carrie Diaries'

by Nuzhat Naoreen | Jan 04, 2013
The adaptation of the Candace Bushnell novel and prequel to ''Sex in the City'' hits the airwaves this January Read it

9 hot new shows: 'Deception'

by Lynette Rice | Jan 04, 2013
Meagan Good stars in this newest drama airing this January on NBC Read it

9 hot new shows: 'Red Widow'

by Ray Rahman | Jan 04, 2013
Is ''Red Widow'' the next ''Dexter''? Read it

9 hot new shows: 'The Following'

by Melissa Maerz | Jan 04, 2013
Kevin Williamson teams with Kevin Bacon, Natalie Zea and James Purefoy to create the thrilling new show 'The Following' Read it

TV Review

Downton Abbey

by Ken Tucker | Jan 04, 2013

What's Hot on Our Site EW.com

What's hot on our site EW.com

Jan 04, 2013

Forget New Year's resolutions! As we look at the year ahead, the real fun is predicting the next breakout stars in the worlds of TV, music, movies, books, and stage. For EW's complete gallery of 13 to keep an eye on in 2013, go to , ew.com/13towatch.

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