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Tuesdays on A&E are about to get spooky. A&E returns two hit original paranormal series with the second season of Psychic Kids: Children Of The Paranormal and the fourth season of Paranormal State, premiering Tuesday, December 15th at 9PM and 10PM ET/PT respectively.

Psychic Kids: Children Of The Paranormal: Your child comes to you and says "I see dead people." What do you do? Season 2 of Psychic Kids: Children Of The Paranormal will continue to answer that question. Countless children live with an incredible secret: they have psychic abilities. Feeling scared and isolated, these kids have nowhere to turn... until now. Help is on the way in the form of Psychic/Mediums Chip Coffey, Chris Fleming and Kim Russo - who themselves grew up with these senses - and licensed therapist Edy Nathan. These experts work to uncover the truths of these children, and direct the kids to better manage their abilities.

Paranormal State: A&E continues to chronicle the case files of the Paranormal Research Society (PRS), a renowned group that began with Penn State University College Students in the new season of the dramatic real-life series Paranormal State. Ryan Buell, the director/founder of PRS, and his team of investigators delve into other worlds to solve a their most severe client cases. The team uses a cache of resources including Electronic Voice Phenomenon (EVP) recordings, client interviews, video documentation, cutting-edge technologies, old-fashioned research and the help from outside experts such as renowned psychics and demonologists.

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Who will reign supreme in the next iron chef final battle? This November, the Chairman welcomes another master chef into Kitchen Stadium as The Next Iron Chef crowns its second season victor on Sunday, November 22nd at 9pm. Food Network also gets into the feasting spirit with brand new specials and Thanksgiving-themed episodes of viewers' favorite shows. Rachael Ray, Giada De Laurentiis, Sandra Lee, and Claire Robinson among others share their favorite recipes and tips for incredible Thanksgiving meals. Food Network favorites answer viewers' questions during two primetime specials - Dear Food Network: Thanksgiving Top 10 premiering Monday, November 16th at 9pm and Dear Food Network: Giada's Thanksgiving Family Therapy premiering Tuesday, November 17th at 9pm. Guy Fieri looks back at some of his favorite moments in Diner's Drive-Ins And Dives: Best From The Road on Friday, November 27th at 10pm. Right in time for the holiday season, Food Network debuts its first video game with Food Network: Cook Or Be Cooked available Tuesday, November 3rd for Wii.

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To coincide with the release of the hilarious new book, What's My Pee Telling Me? hitting shelves this month, the authors and AvatarLabs have developed the Poo Log, an unprecedented, gastrointestinal tracker for mobile users everywhere, combining a timer with a helpful log that allows anyone to find out what's going on "down there". Based on the original best-selling book What's Your Poo Telling You? by Josh Richman and Anish Sheth, M.D., AvatarLabs' Poo Log is the top choice app for discerning "Poo-ers" everywhere. The application also offers a fun quiz of fascinating "Poo" facts. A version of the app for Google Android is also available now in the Android Marketplace.

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Joss Whedon will direct an upcoming episode of Glee.

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Will Ferrell will star in Everything Must Go as a recently unemployed man who spends four days trying to sell his possessions.

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Steve Buscemi and Stanley Tucci will do the voices for Good And Evel, an animated family comedy for TBS.

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Namco Bandai Games America Inc., turns the heat up to "broil" as Food Network: Cook Or Be Cooked hits retail shelves throughout North America on November 3, 2009. Developed in partnership with Food Network, the first cable network dedicated to the power and joy of food, the game is designed to teach players real, practical cooking skills using their Wii Remote and Nunchuk. From introductory lessons to more advanced challenges, Food Network: Cook Or Be Cooked will make everyone a star chef. With more than 30 recipes developed by the expert chefs of the Food Network Kitchens, the game delivers a truly authentic food experience from prep to plate. From cracking an egg, to oiling a pan, to seasoning the perfect steak, Food Network: Cook Or Be Cooked is designed to take the cooking experience from practice to practical, teaching skills which can ultimately be applied in the real kitchen, for a real-life delicious Food Network meal. Developed by Red Fly Studio, Food Network: Cook Or Be Cooked is rated "E" for everyone by the ESRB.

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Chris Pine has signed to star as master counterfeiter Art Williams in The Art Of Making Money and also as Jack Ryan in the untitled next film in the Tom Clancy series.

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Mandy Patinkin will guest star on CBS' medical drama Three Rivers as a man who wishes to be taken off life support so that his organs may be used to save others.

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Catherine Keener and Clive Owen will star in Trust, a drama about a family's struggle to recover from their daughter's abuse at the hands of an online sexual predator. David Schwimmer is set to direct the film.

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Lauren Graham will replace Maura Tierney on NBC's midseason show Parenthood. The series was originally set for a fall premiere, but was delayed due to Maura Tierney's health issues.

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Monet Mazur has joined the cast of the CBS drama NCIS: Los Angeles as Natalie Buccola. a confident secret service agent that is the love interest of Special Agent G. Callen.

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Samuel L. Jackson will star in Same Kind Of Different As Me, based upon the best-selling memoir, as an ex-con drifter who befriends a wealthy art dealer.

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Rhona Mitra will play a strong-willed commander who protects her people at all costs in the final three episodes of SGU: Stargate Universe season one.

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Food Network's premiere of The Next Iron Chef tied as the number one show in cable that evening and became the network's highest-rated, most-watched series premiere in its history. The reality series, which challenges 10 top chefs from around the country in a series of demanding situations, testing their culinary skills and mental toughness, will award the top culinary distinction in the country - the title of Iron Chef. Simultaneously, the network stalwart series, Iron Chef America, on which the new Iron Chef will appear, has posted record high ratings in its fifth year on Food Network. Season Two of The Next Iron Chef takes the contestants from Los Angeles to Japan to New York to compete in the food fight of their professional lives. The winner will join the ranks of Mario Batali, Cat Cora, Bobby Flay, Masaharu Morimoto and Michael Symon and be launched into instant fame as a member of the Chairman's team on Iron Chef America.

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Josh Brolin is set to star in CartelLa Scorta.

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Kathy Najimy will guest star on an upcoming episode of Desperate Housewives as a policewoman with a 30-year grudge against Susan.

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Marc Webb will direct a remake of Just Another Love Story, based on a Danish film. The romantic thriller is about a photographer pretending to be the boyfriend of a woman with amnesia.

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Jesse Eisenberg, Justin Timberlake and Andrew Garfield will star in The Social Network, for Columbia Pictures, about the formation of Facebook. The film will be directed by David Fincher.

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Heather Locklear will once again play the role of unscrupulous advertising executive Amanda Woodward for the latest version of Melrose Place.

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Campbell Scott and Martin Short are joining the cast of Damages, beginning with its next season.

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Hairspray director Adam Shankman joins the judges' panel for the upcoming season of So You Think You Can Dance. Shankman used to be one of the best choreographers in Hollywood.

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Jasmine Guy will join the cast of Vampire Diaries, beginning with episode four, as Bonnie's grandmother (who happens to be a witch).

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Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, and Eva Mendes will star in Columbia Pictures' The Other Guys, about a couple of second-rate cops.

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Ellen DeGeneres will join the judges panel beginning with the ninth season of American Idol, filling the seat recently vacated by Paula Abdul.

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Judd Nelson will guest star in an upcoming episode of Psych as a disease specialist.

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The cast and crew of the A&E drama series The Cleaner have joined together to raise funds to donate two EDAR (Everyone Deserves a Roof) units to the Union Rescue Mission in downtown Los Angeles. An auction is currently running on aetv.auction.seenon.com to raise additional funds. When Co-Creator and Executive Producer Jonathan Prince first saw the EDAR, he knew he wanted to feature it in The Cleaner. The unit was featured in "Path of Least Resistance" an episode that aired August 18th on A&E. While filming, the crew became so involved in the cause that they created an on-set auction to raise money for the units. They were able to raise $1000 which allowed them to purchase two of the mobile devices. They will soon present the EDARs are given to their new owners. In addition, A&E has created an auction website (http://aetv.auction.seenon.com/) where fans can log-in to bid on items including hats, body boards and bags signed by cast members Benjamin Bratt, Grace Park, Amy-Price Francis and Esteban Powell.

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Rick Fox will have a recurring role on The CW's new Melrose Place series as a restaurant owner.

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Robert Downey, Jr. will star in and Jon Favreau will direct Cowboys & Aliens for Dreamworks and Universal. The film is an adaptation of Fred Van Lente's graphic novel about Cowboys and Indians joining forces to fight off an alien invasion.

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Debi Mazar joins the cast of Castle this season as a book agent who makes Richard Castle an offer he can't refuse.

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Russell Crowe and Elizabeth Banks will star in Lionsgate's The Next Three Days film, based upon the 2008 French thriller Pour Elle. Paul Haggis will direct the remake about a married couple whose life is turned upside down after the wife is arrested for murder.

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Brandon Routh will guest star in several episodes during the upcoming season of Chuck as a mysterious spy and mentor to Chuck.

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Paula Abdul will host VH1 Divas, a benefit concert featuring Kelly Clarkson, Leona Lewis and Miley Cyrus. The star-studded event will air on September 17, 2009.

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Michael Davis will direct a remake of Outland, about a murderous conspiracy that threatens an entire city in space, for Warner Bros.

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Shania Twain, Victoria Beckham and Katy Perry will take turns as part of the judges' panel in upcoming episodes of American Idol.

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Rosario Dawson has joined Denzel Washington in the cast of 20th Century Fox's Unstoppable, directed by Tony Scott.

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Laurence Fishburne will make cross-over appearances as Dr. Raymond Langston on CSI: Miami and CSI: NY in November.

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Alexander Payne will direct the The Descendants, based on the Kaui Hart Hemmings novel about a newly widowed father who travels to Kauai with his daughters.

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Kim Basinger and Zac Efron will star in The Death And Life Of Charlie St. Cloud, based on the Ben Sherwood novel about a cemetery caretaker who begins a romantic relationship with a woman he believes might be an apparition.

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Steven Spielberg will direct a remake of Harvey, about a man who is friends with a giant rabbit that only he can see, for DreamWorks and Fox 2000.

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Chandra Wilson will guest star on Private Practice in the upcoming season as her Grey's Anatomy character of Dr. Miranda Bailey.

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Eddie Van Halen will make a cameo appearance as himself in an episode of Two And A Half Men next season.

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Ron Howard will direct the film adaptation of The Parsifal Mosaic, based on a Robert Ludlum novel, for Universal Pictures. The story involves an intelligence agent who is drawn into a conspiracy.

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Alfre Woodard has joined the cast of CBS' medical drama Three Rivers as Dr. Sophia Jordan.

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Robert Downey, Jr. and Zach Galifianakis will star in the Warner Bros. comedy Due Date. Todd Phillips will direct the story of a business executive stuck in a snowstorm who needs a ride to arrive in time for his baby's birth.

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Kitchen Stadium once again opens its doors to find a new culinary warrior in the sizzling primetime series The Next Iron Chef. Hosted by Alton Brown, the reality competition premieres on Sunday, October 4th at 9pm ET/PT and will challenge ten top chefs from around the country in a series of demanding situations, testing their culinary skills and mental toughness. This season, the series will take the contestants from Los Angeles to Japan to New York to compete in the food fight of their professional lives. They will be challenged to create dishes that represent a variety of world cultures and cuisines. Whether working with exotic ingredients like jelly fish, creating their own version of international fast food or experiencing umami, the chefs must demonstrate their speed, artistry, innovation and leadership in each dish. The contestants will be narrowed down until two remain to battle it out in Kitchen Stadium and earn the right to be called Iron Chef. The winner will join the ranks of Mario Batali, Cat Cora, Bobby Flay, Masaharu Morimoto and Michael Symon and be launched into instant fame as a member of the Chairman's team on Iron Chef America.

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Criss Angel puts himself to the ultimate life or death test each week in the fifth season of the hit A&E original series Criss Angel Mindfreak as he attempts five death-defying demonstrations during each one-hour episode. Season five premieres on Wednesday, August 12 at 10 PM ET/PT. Criss Angel's visionary approach to the art of magic escapes the confines of tradition, the world-renowned mystifier is known for his incredible illusions, death-defying escapes, fearless demonstrations, and astonishing physical feats. In his most daring season of Criss Angel Mindfreak to date, Criss ups the ante by attempting five of the most dangerous demonstrations in magic. Each week he will attempt to defy the natural laws of science in new and innovative ways and will be challenged with a way to live... or a way to die. Each one-hour episode will feature a variety of different illusions and culminate in one grand, never-before-seen demonstration that will blow viewers minds.

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Sam Raimi will direct the film adaptation of David Frankel will direct Warcraft for Blizzard Entertaiment and Legendary Pictures.

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Jamie-Lynn Sigler will the cast of Ugly Betty in the recurring role of a spunky new assistant to magazine editor Daniel Meade.

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Sean Bean and Kit will star in A Game of Thrones for HBO, based upon George R. R. Martin's fantasy novel series >A Song Of Fire And Ice.

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David Frankel will direct Septimus Heap: Magyk
for Warner Bros, based upon the 2005 novel by Angie Sage.

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Sosie Bacon, Kyra Sedgewick and Kevin Bacon's daughter, will join her mom on TNT's The Closer for a 4-episode arc.

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Ryan Reynolds will star as the title character in Warner Bros. comic book adaptation of Green Lantern.

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The complete list of 2009 Emmy Award nominations are available online now. Check it out to see if your favorite television shows were nominated!

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Olympic figure skater Brian Boitano is more than just a champion on the ice; he also gives a winning performance in the kitchen! In the new daytime series, What Would Brian Boitano Make? premiering on Food Network on Sunday, August 23rd, Brian demonstrates his culinary skills and talent for one-of-a-kind entertaining. With a lifelong passion for food and cooking, Brian hosts unpredictable get-togethers at his San Francisco home and creates amazing menus focusing on innovative but accessible dishes. He feeds an all-girl roller derby squad, plays matchmaker for a friend, wins over his handyman's supper club, and plans a surprise party celebrating new motherhood. With a humorous and knowledgeable approach to cooking, Brian puts his unique spin on irresistible dishes like Chicken Paella Burgers, Pear and Almond Crostata, Crab and Avocado Crostini, and Bourbon Bacon Apple Tarts.

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HISTORY™ and Aniboom, the world's first virtual animation studio, announced today a collaboration that will enable talented animators to create unique interpretations of 10 readings by A-list celebrities and musicians featured in the highly anticipated The People Speak film airing later this year. Among those featured in the film are Matt Damon, Marisa Tomei, Bruce Springsteen, Eddie Vedder, Viggo Mortensen and many others who have come together to celebrate democracy and give voice to the lives and experiences of ordinary Americans who have changed the course of history. Animators around the world will have the opportunity to submit their animations based on the 10 historic recordings beginning July 15th at www.aniboom.com/history. The People Speak animation competition will be conducted in two stages. The first stage calls for the Aniboom community to submit their entries based on the 10 celebrity recordings from the film, The People Speak. The second stage will grant five finalists $5,000 to further develop their original creation and be given the exciting opportunity to have their work aired on HISTORY™ as interstitials. The Grand Prize winner will receive additional on-air promotion, a cash prize and a development deal with HISTORY™.

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Food Network takes viewers on a cross-country culinary race in the new primetime series Chefs vs. City. Featuring acclaimed chefs Chris Cosentino and Aaron Sanchez, the show premieres on Friday, August 7th at 10pm ET/PT, and tests their food knowledge and competitive spirits. Each week, Chris and Aaron will travel to a different city, where they will be pitted against two local foodies in a winner-takes-all race. Using every tool at their disposal, the teams compete in an adrenaline-charged, food-lovers tour of each city, completing difficult epicurean challenges along the way. This season, Chris and Aaron will pass through New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Chicago, Boston and New Orleans. Each episode will feature five different challenges, which could include everything from wine stomping to eating the spiciest dishes in the country to crab fishing in a gator infested river. Once the teams have completed their challenges, it's a sprint to the finish line to see if the locals can protect their home turf or if the Food Network chefs can conquer a new city.

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Eric McCormack and Wentworth Miller will guest star in 11th season of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as a sugar daddy and an NYPD cop.

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Will Smith will produce and star in the 20th Century Fox and Overbrook Entertainment film The City That Sailed. Francis Lawrence will direct the story, about a young girl and her magician father who are separated by the Atlantic Ocean until the girl makes Manhattan float toward England.

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Nimrod Antal will direct Predators for 20th Century Fox and Troublemaker Studios.

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HISTORY's Ice Road Truckers drives home an immersive digital experience. The official website contains full episodes and interactive features such as a free iPhone Game, a Desktop Wallpaper Creator, a Trucker Name Generator, and a Video Mashup Creator. This season, fans are being encouraged to "prove their fandom" by creating a video mash up of their favorite scenes from all three seasons. Over 20 fans with the top views will win prizes such as a limited edition Ice Road Truckers branded Flip HD Video Cameras, Backpacks, BBQ Tool Sets and more! Videos can be created here. Fans can also interact with other fans from around the world on the official Facebook Fan Page and utilize the new IRT Live Status Stream to update their personal status while watching the show as well as see and respond to what other fans are saying. IRT updates are also published weekly to the official HISTORY Twitter feedwhere fans have an opportunity to win IRT Goodie Bags just for re-tweeting videos, pics and show info. Ice Road Truckers Season 3 airs every Sunday night at 9pm/8c.

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Academy Award-winning actress Shirley Jones guest stars as an alcoholic mother and infamous nightclub singer in the A&E original drama The Cleaner. The one-hour episode, Does Everybody Have A Drink?, premieres on Tuesday, July 14th at 10PM ET/PT and also guest stars Mia Kirshner ("The L Word"), Kate del Castillo (Julia), Steve Landesberg ("Head Case") and Noah Bean ("Damages").

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Universal has acquired the film rights to the classic Atari video game Asteroids. Matthew Lopez will write the script, which will be produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura.

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Hilary Duff will guest-star as Olivia Burke, a movie star looking for a typical college experience, on Gossip Girl next season.

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Nimrod Antal is in talks to direct Predators for Fox and producer Robert Rodriguez, from a script by Alex Litvak and Michael Finch. In this film a group of humans find themselves stranded on the planet home to Predators and must survive.

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Eddie Cibrian will becopme a regular cast member of CSI: Miami this fall as the newest addition to the Miami team arriving from Hollywood.

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Katherine Heigl will star in Life As We Know It, about two single people who must care for an orphaned girl after their friends deaths.

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Rapper-actress Eve will play a choir director from a rival school in two episodes of Glee.

 
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