CBS takes a hard line against nudity for this weekend's Grammy telecast, according to a leaked memo that says, "Please be sure that buttocks and female breasts are adequately covered." New York Daily News
Juanes added to this year's Grammy lineup, but Latino artists are seldom represented: "Juanes will join the ranks of three other Latin artists who have performed live during the Grammys’ 55-year history. I won't attribute it solely to the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts's (NHFA) criticism of the 2013 Grammy's lack of inclusion of Latin artists, but when you quietly insert Juanes' name into the list of broadcast performers, the Friday before the Sunday telecast, it begs the question of whether this was an afterthought or an attempt to diffuse a major issue of Latino inclusivity." Fox News
28-year-old composer Austin Wintory ("Journey") on the thrill of being nominated for a Grammy against his "lifelong idol" John Williams. Wintory is the first artist to contend for a Grammy for a video-game score. Associated Press
With a number of high-profile disappointments this season, is NBC past the point of no return in the modern television landscape? Vulture
Former Oscar host, current nominee Hugh Jackman gives sage advice to this year's emcee, Seth MacFarlane: "Jackman said the 'best advice' he got was from two-time host Steve Martin. 'It was a couple of weeks before the show and he goes, "For the first 45 minutes, it's the best audience you'll ever have. Everyone out there is way more nervous than you,"' Jackman told me at the DGAs. 'Then he said, "From that moment on, there are a lot more losers than winners in the auditorium so just hurry the [bleep] up!"' Jackman said." E!
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