The Rundown: Week of Nov. 17


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Adam Levine was chosen as People Magazine’s 2013 Sexiest Man Alive.

Devan Coggan, Copy Chief

People names Adam Levine ‘Sexiest Man Alive’
Maroon 5 lead singer Adam Levine was named People magazine’s 2013 “Sexiest Man Alive” this week. His title was announced live on Tuesday’s episode of “The Voice,” the NBC singing show Levine helps judge. In other news, Ryan Gosling is weeping into his cereal somewhere and whispering, “What more can you possibly want from me?”

Leighton Meester engaged to Adam Brody
Who’d have thought Blair Waldorf and Seth Cohen would find true love together? Leighton Meester of “Gossip Girl” and Adam Brody of “The O.C.” are engaged. Best of luck to the happy couple, and here’s hoping the marriage has considerably less drama than a CW show.

Monty Python to reunite
Amid cryptic tweets and a press conference scheduled for Thursday, Monty Python member Terry Jones has confirmed the beloved British comedy troupe will reunite for an upcoming show. The current members last performed together in 1998, but this reunion proves that like a certain parrot, they weren’t dead. Just … resting. And probably pining for the fjords.

CNN extends Anderson Cooper’s contract
Everyone’s favorite silver fox has renewed his contract with CNN. Anderson Cooper will return to the cable news channel through the 2016 presidential election, guaranteeing us at least three more years of that glorious giggle.

— Devan Coggan