• (Getty)Sarah Palin has identified what's ailing this great nation of ours: It's a selfie epidemic.

    "I want to see more young women holding a fish than holding their camera in front of a bathroom mirror doing a selfie," the former VP candidate told TV critics today at a breakfast to promote her new Sportsman Channel reality series, "Amazing America With Sarah Palin."

    Debuting in April, the series will feature Palin (dubbed "the First Lady of the Outdoors") traveling the country and discovering firsthand what makes it great. "Our show will highlight the people, places and things that can embrace and encourage that American spirit we need more of," Palin promised, noting that it won't be "some fake, scripted reality show."

    Of course, this isn't the Palins' first venture into reality TV. Sarah had a TLC series in 2010, "Sarah Palin's Alaska," that only lasted one season. Her daughter Bristol competed twice on "Dancing With the Stars" and had her own short-lived reality series on Lifetime. And

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  • "Castle" star and Twitter hero Nathan Fillion is one good-looking man. But he also happens to resemble some other celebrities! But which ones does Fillion himself think he looks like?

    Fillion has been sounding off on Twitter over the last day about his lookalikes. It started when a fan sent him a pic of a guy at a bar who could be his doppelganger:

    This spurred on his 2.1 million followers to submit other lookalikes, like New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski:

    Or evil Ethan from "Lost":


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    Fans of "American Horror Story: Coven" were in for a treat on Wednesday nightwhen the matriarch of mysticism descended from the heavens and waltzed right into New Orleans. That's right: Stevie Nicks played herself on "American Horror Story: Coven," and it was fantastic.

    First of all, well done to the "AHS" creators for recognizing that only Stevie Nicks should play Stevie Nicks, And another hat tip for appointing her as "The White Witch," the bearer of all good magic.

    But that's not everything. There were more than a few things that made Stevie Nicks' appearance flawless, so we're going to sing their praises here. Put on your shawls, and let's do this.

    Her entrance

    Stevie Nicks guest stars on "American Horror Story: Coven." (FX)
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  • Burning Question: Is the ‘Duck Dynasty’ Flap All Over Already?

    Phil Robertson in "Duck Dynasty" Christmas SpecialPhil Robertson in "Duck Dynasty" Christmas Special

    Despite Phil Robertson's quacking about gays and African Americans, it didn't take long for A&E to reverse its "indefinite suspension." Meanwhile, GLAAD and other critics are no longer sounding off and advertisers are still willing to pay top dollar for a slot on "Duck Dynasty." Whither the backlash?

    Or more like wither the backlash. And there's two things at work here. First, the most outspoken critics, such as the folks at GLAAD, are taking a breather. The gay-rights advocacy group, whose initial statement seemed to suggest a potential "Duck Dynasty" boycott (it read in part: "Phil's decision to push vile and extreme stereotypes is a stain on A&E and his sponsors who now need to reexamine their ties to someone with such public disdain for LGBT people and families"), has been especially quiet in recent days.

    Don't expect to hear anything from GLAAD for a bit longer. Yahoo has learned that the group is ratcheting down its rhetoric until the organization meets with A&E. The sides are

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  • (Photo by Paul Drinkwater/AP)

    Fact: Jodie Foster's seemingly off-the-cuff 2013 Golden Globe Awards speech was actually planned. Fact: A lot of stars romances get their initial spark at annual televised banquet (while several other celebrity couples have been known to cool their jets at Globes time). Fact: Some actors refuse to wear glasses on the Globes stage and demand impossible teleprompter text-size increases.

    Barry Adelman has been executive producer of the Globes for more than a decade and shares behind-the-scenes stories with Yahoo Movies that will knock your socks off.

    Here are the 11 best Golden Globe secrets revealed!

    1. Jodie Foster's Special Speech Was No Surprise

    When Foster won her Cecil B. DeMille award for lifetime achievement at last year's show and gave her much buzzed about speech (where she kinda sorta officially came out of the closet and rambled on at length), Adelman confirms he was not caught off guard. "She had notes," he says, explaining that keeping up with the teleprompter wasn't an issue.

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  • Aidan, what's with the hair? And the necklace? (HBO)

    Welcome to TV Rewind, in which we look back at iconic episodes of beloved shows and try to determine if they still hold up today. This week, we look at the episode of "Sex and the City" in which Carrie meets Aidan, Charlotte dates a guy who licks her face, Miranda refuses to support her boyfriend's dreams, and Samantha goes out with a guy whose sister doesn't approve. Put those oversized flower pins on, and let's do this!

    Show: "Sex and the City"
    Episode: "No Ifs, Ands, or Butts," Season 3, Episode 5

    Plot summary: Ugh, do we have to? Yes, absolutely, because there are jokes to be made and over-the-top eye rolls to be administered. Frankly, there's no time to waste.

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  • After facing criticism over a lack of color in its female cast, “Saturday Night Live” has added Sasheer Zamata, an African-American from Brooklyn, to its lineup as a featured player, NBC announced today.

    Zamata is the late night sketch show’s first black female cast member since the biracial Maya Rudolph departed in 2007.

    Executive producer Lorne Michaels got heat when he added six new cast members at the start of this season, but none were black women. The problem became more glaring when “Scandal” star Kerry Washington hosted in early November. Washington's opening sketch even poked fun at the issue; with her presence, “SNL” was able to portray key figures like Michelle Obama and Beyonce.

    After Washington’s hosting gig made clear how much the show needed a black woman in the cast, Michaels did something he’s never done before: He held targeted auditions with female African-American comedians.

    Zamata beat out two dozen other hopefuls. The University of Virginia grad trained at the

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  • Every man needs an Uncle Phil…

    Will Smith broke his silence Monday morning on Facebook and shared a few words about his "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" co-star James Avery, 68, who passed away on Dec. 31.

    Will Smith and James Avery in a touching moment on "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air." (Getty)

    Smith, 45, posted a photo of the last time he and Avery were together, and it also features several other members of the fictional Banks family: Karyn Parsons (Hilary), Alfonso Ribeiro (Carlton), Tatyana M. Ali (Ashley). The A-lister also included a touching note as a tribute to his late friend.

    In the hit '90s sitcom, Smith's character looked to his Uncle Phil as a father after his own parents abandoned him. Uncle Phil was always there for Will as a source of sound advice and was known for his quick quips about Will's many silly blunders.

    The "After Earth" actor wasn't the only star from the six-season show that thought of Avery as a mentor and a teacher.

    Ribeiro and Ali both shared similar sentiments on Twitter.

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  • 'True Detective' (HBO); 'Rake' (Fox); 'About a Boy' (NBC); 'Enlisted' (Fox); 'Looking' (HBO)

    We know: We didn't think we had room in our lives for any more TV shows, either. But a new year means new TV, and after getting an early look at these five new series premiering soon, we're ready to clear some space off our DVRs to make room for them. Give these promising newcomers a shot; they're worth deleting all those old "Honey Boo Boos" for.

    1. "True Detective" (HBO, premieres Jan. 12)

    It's only January, but this quietly riveting crime drama already looks like a contender for 2014's best new show. Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson bring serious star power to this tense tale of two cops (one a family man, one a loner) investigating a ritualistic murder across two decades. Observing how the men change over time as they pursue justice, it's more a morality tale than a strict procedural, and it won't get stale, either: The series will refresh each season, "American Horror Story"-style, with new characters and a new crime.

    2. "Rake" (Fox, premieres Jan. 23)

    Need a new TV

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  • Welcome to TV Rewind, in which we look back at iconic episodes of beloved shows and try to determine if they still hold up today. This week, we look at the episode of "Gilmore Girls" in which Rory is faced with the Winter Carnival as well as the intentions of Jess and Dean. (Dun, dun, dun.)

    Show: "Gilmore Girls"
    Episode: "That'll Do, Pig," Season 3, Episode 10

    Plot summary: Well let's just jump into it. Now that Rory (Alexis Bledel) and Jess (Milo Ventimiglia) are officially an item, all Dean (Jared Padalecki) has stopped in his pursuit of her. Just kidding! Dean is more determined than ever to win the affections of Rory Gilmore, yet Rory seems to think he only has friendship in the cards -- especially after they grab a coffee at Watson's and straight-up decide to be friends.

    Jess, however, sees right through Dean's intentions and decides to join Rory at the Winter Carnival (after previously telling her it wasn't his thing) once he realizes Dean, Dean's sister, and Dean's oversize coat

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