What are Us Weekly's preferred partners buzzing about this Thursday? The premiere of American Idol Season 12! Read reviews of the show, and check out more stories, in the roundup below!

American Idol premiere ratings were seriously down. With the new addition of judges Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban, the show had its smallest opening-night audience since 2002. (Vulture)

Uncensored! Charlie Sheen talks Anger Management, Lindsay Lohan, his legendary partying and more. (The Daily Beast)

Is Samuel L. Jackson a secret Taylor Swift fan? Listen to the Django Unchained star sing her hit "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together." (Zap2It)

American Idol recap! Check out five can't-miss auditions from the Season 12 premiere. (toofab)

Matthew McConaughey is teaming up with Reese Witherspoon. Watch the new trailer for their upcoming film Mud. (ET Online) 

Carrie's big gig! Carrie Underwood is set to perform at the 2013 Grammy Awards. (Just Jared)

Good casting choice? Al Pacino to play Penn State football coach Joe Paterno in upcoming film about sex scandal. (The Stir)

Down Under! Robert Pattinson was photographed with his guitar in hand as his departed Melbourne, Australia Thursday. (PopSugar)

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