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How House of Cards helped Mahershala Ali with his role in Moonlight

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Mahershala Ali can command a room.

It’s something the actor has had to do both as his character on Netflix’s Luke Cagevillain Cornell “Cottonmouth’ Stokes — and in Barry Jenkins’ new film, Moonlight.

But according to Ali, that’s something he’s had to learn how to do over the course of his career.

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Bobby Moynihan, Judah Friedlander, Sasheer Zamata celebrate tree performances

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The voice stars of Nickelodeon’s upcoming animated feature Albert are lending their support to an understated star of many films: the tree.

Albert, which chronicles the life of a tiny Douglas fir tree, illuminates the dreams of the most unlikely heroes. On the latest episode of Entertainment Weekly: The Show, Bobby Moynihan, Judah Friedlander, and Sasheer Zamata volunteered as tree-bute to honor the trees overlooked in cinema, from CGI-fests to hard-hitting dramas.

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The West Wing's Bradley Whitford returned to D.C. to discuss climate change

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For seven seasons, Bradley Whitford was a fictional fixture in Washington, D.C., as he starred on The West Wing. The actor recently returned to the nation’s capital for a much more urgent matter: global warming.

Appearing on the latest episode of Entertainment Weekly: The Show, Whitford discussed National Geographic’s Years of Living Dangerously, where in an upcoming episode, the actor went to D.C. to speak with politicians who don’t believe in climate change.

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Edge of Seventeen's Blake Jenner shares his teenage diary

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Blake Jenner’s teenage self had a few expectations for his future.

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Ana Gasteyer believes in aliens, but is not worried about abductions

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People of Earth is about a group of oddballs who believe they’ve been abducted by aliens, and while the premise sounds far-flung, star Ana Gasteyer doesn’t exactly think their theories are so out of this world.

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Erykah Badu has a very interesting funeral planned for herself

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Like a true artist, Erykah Badu already has the components to make her final moments iconic.

On the latest episode of Entertainment Weekly: The Show, Badu joined senior editor Kevin O’Donnell to discuss her upcoming returning hosting gig of the Soul Train Awards, her greatest musical influences, and what the end of her career would look like.

In a round of rapid fire questions chronicling the artist’s career, O’Donnell dives into what Badu’s final moments would look and feel like. “How about the music that would play at your funeral?” he asks.

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Alia Shawkat spills on shooting Search Party in Brooklyn: It's a 'hipster version of Columbo'

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Girls may be heading into its final season, but that doesn’t mean the streets of Brooklyn will be leaving your TV screens any time soon. Search Party, TBS’s new mystery-comedy, is ready to take the reigns as the most millennial show on air, and star Alia Shawkat sat down with Entertainment Weekly: The Show to talk about what she calls “the hipster version of Columbo.”

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A look into the making of A Tribe Called Quest's new album

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On Friday, legendary hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest released their first album in 18 years, We Got It From Here…Thank You 4 Your Service. Three hip-hop enthusiasts — Bingeworthy’s Touré, Heather B.

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Code Black's Boris Kodjoe explains how to break hilariously bad news like a TV doctor

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Part of playing a doctor on TV is giving people terrible news with sincerity and sympathy. Boris Kodjoe, who plays Dr. Will Campbell on Code Black, knows that burden well.

When Kodjoe stopped by EW: The Show, he taught us how to deliver bad news like a TV doctor. But Kodjoe isn’t exactly sharing tragic diagnoses to make his points. “Mrs. McPhee, I’m sorry to have to be the one to say this, but your daughter was caught binge-watching Fueller House.”

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Keith Carradine reflects on his legendary career with some hilariously lackluster stories

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Keith Carradine’s been in show business a long time, and in those years, he’s racked up a good amount of funny stories and exciting encounters. But he’s saving those for his memoir. In this clip from Entertainment Weekly: The Show, he gives us…the rest.

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