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"Untold Stories of the ER"

 "Untold Stories of the ER"

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Exclusive clip: It's a dumpster smash on 'Untold Stories of the ER'

Guess what you look like when a dumpster drops on you?

You know, there are some things we just don't think about as much as we should. What is the meaning of life? What would traffic be like if we could fly? What if a dumpster was dropped on my face? Maybe we don't want to think too much about that last one, as we all want to be able to sleep at night. But, thanks to "Untold Stories of the ER" (Fri. at 10:00 p.m. on Discovery Fit & Health, repeats Sat at 10:00 p.m. on TLC), we can get an idea of what that might be like. Short answer? Bloody and painful! You're welcome! In this exclusive clip, ER doctor Kevin Klauer treats a man who's been injured in a "freak dumpster accident." I would think all dumpster accidents are freakish, but you never know. 

Also in this episode, Emergency Department Nurse Terry Foster finds himself in an unusual predicament: the only bed in which he can treat an overdosing, foul-mouthed prostitute is right next to an elderly nun who’s awaiting hip surgery. Is this a sitcom yet? Because I would SO watch it if it is.

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A black female could join the 'SNL' cast as soon as January


A black female could join the "SNL" cast as soon as January
Lorne Michaels held not one, but two showcases for black female comedians -- one in New York, one in L.A. -- and The Hollywood Reporter says a black female could join the cast as soon as January.


Adam Sandler to be featured in "Brooklyn Nine-Nine's" Super Bowl episode

Sandler will play himself in a reunion with his "That's My Boy" son Andy Samberg.


Portia de Rossi will play Sean Hayes' ex-wife
She'll guest on three episodes of "Sean Saves the World" as Sean's high-powered ex.


ABC posts David Spade's unaired ABC pilot "Bad Management" on its website
Following on the heels of NBC allowing Sarah Silverman to post her rejected pilot, ABC is making public its workplace comedy starring Spade, Irish actress Sharon Horgan, Alan Thicke and Rachael Harris. "Bad Management" is still in limbo, but unlikely to be picked up to series.

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<p>Daniel Br&uuml;hl (left)&nbsp;and Ron&nbsp;Howard on the set of &quot;Rush&quot;</p>

Daniel Brühl (left) and Ron Howard on the set of "Rush"

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Ron Howard and Daniel Brühl reflect on the SAG and Globe success of 'Rush'

The film's newfound good fortune this season was a pleasant surprise for both

Back in September, Ron Howard's "Rush" premiered at the Toronto Film Festival to hugely favorable reviews. There was a lot of passion around the Formula One biopic and a nice head of steam going into its Sept. 20 release. Would it be a big awards player for Universal? It seemed quite possible.

But then the film failed to crack $30 million at the domestic box office and it was written off of the awards circuit. Even Daniel Brühl's acclaimed and clearly inspired performance as Niki Lauda began to slip down prediction charts as Oscar season can often be seen as a time of sink or swim, with little middle ground. The last two days have proved to be a stellar windfall for the film, however, as it picked up two nominations from the Screen Actors Guild Wednesday and then, just this morning, a pair of Golden Globe nominations from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), including in the Best Picture (Drama) category.

Both Brühl and Howard phoned in this morning from Siena, Italy and the Canary Islands respectively, where they are hard at work on new projects, trying to keep above the season fray as best they can. And each expressed pleasant surprise that their labor of love has been so well remembered by voters this week.

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"The Vampire Diaries"

 "The Vampire Diaries"

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'Vampire Diaries'' scribe Caroline Dries talks Damon, Enzo 'tension'

What one character learns will have 'lasting effects in seasons to come'

Last week, "The Vampire Diaries" loaded the deck for a bang-up winter finale -- Damon's fellow prisoner Enzo popped up, Damon and Elena both fell under Wes' inhospitable care, and Katherine continued to (quite literally) fall apart. I spoke to executive producer (and the writer of tonight's episode) Caroline Dries to get a sense of what's in the works. There's some torture and suffering ahead, which isn't great news for our vampires, plus Katherine, well, she's not getting any younger. But the good news? If you like seeing Elena enjoying herself instead of being racked by guilt all the time, you're not the only one -- which can only mean good things... at some point. 

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<p>Kristen Stewart in &quot;Camp X-Ray.&quot;</p>

Kristen Stewart in "Camp X-Ray."

Credit: Gotham Group

Kristen Stewart's 'Camp X-Ray' among films selected for Sundance USA initiative

Nine films will be screened in nine locations across the country on January 30
I like how Sundance has been making an effort to extend its brand beyond the cosy confines of Park City -- for the 99.999% of independent film lovers who don't have the luxury of travelling to the festival, word from the mountains can be a frustrating tease, drumming up excitement over films that most won't be able to see for months, if not years. 

Sundance's first attempt to bring the festival to the public was the creation of Sundance London in the UK, where a selected programme of highlights is made available to the public -- it was recently confirmed that the third annual Sundance London event will take place in the spring.

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Chiwetel Ejiofor, Oscar Isaac, Greta Gerwig talk to HitFix about their Golden Globe nods

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Oscar Isaac, Greta Gerwig talk to HitFix about their Golden Globe nods

A half laughing, half crying morning

Thursday's Golden Globe nominations saw a number of first-time nominees and also some well-deserved performances shockingly getting the recognition they, well, deserve. HitFix spoke to three happy nominees who could fall into either of those buckets this morning: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Oscar Isaac and Ms. Greta Gerwig.

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Prince will disrupt Nick and Jess' 'New Girl' relationship


Prince will disrupt Nick and Jess' "New Girl" relationship
Fox still won't confirm Prince's cameo, but E! says Prince requested a guest appearance a while ago since he's a fan of the show.


Disney Channel movie "Descendants" will feature the children of Disney baddies
Kenny Ortega will helm the film featuring the kids of Cruella De Vil, Maleficent, the Evil Queen and Jafar.


"Dads" gets "Meadow Soprano" to romance Seth Green
Jamie-Lynn Sigler will guest on the Fox comedy.


"Dexter" reruns are coming to a Latino cable network

The Showtime series will air unedited on NUVOtv, a new cable network targeting Latinos. "It's what we are about," a NUVOtv exec says of "Dexter." "It's got a real Latino point of view."


"Game of Thrones": This year's biggest Golden Globes snub?

Despite its best season, the HBO drama got zero nominations.


"The Voice" to end the season with Lady Gaga and Celine Dion

Ne-Yo and One Republic will also perform on Tuesday's finale.


Zach Galifianakis dresses as Santa Claus for "Comedy Bang! Bang!"
Watch a preview of the IFC show's Christmas episode.


FX teases "The Americans" Season 2

See Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell hiding in a closet.


Will Sarah Drew actually get married tonight on "Grey's Anatomy"?

"She is 100 percent gung-ho and excited to marry this guy," Drew says of April Kepner. "The only thing that creeps into her mind is that, like she said in the re-proposal episode with Matthew, she'll always have feelings for Jackson.


Rachael Ray's aunt died in the bitter cold while house-sitting for Ray's mom
And now the famous TV chef's family is being accused of neglecting the aunt, Geraldine Dominica Scuderi, who was 77.


"Community" unveils a dark trailer
It's full of "meta-pocalyptic hilarity." PLUS: Gillian Jacobs tweets the Greendale halls being torn down, empty classroom, plus Britta's prop bin.


Oprah on not having children: "If I had kids, my kids would hate me"
"They would have ended up on the equivalent of the 'Oprah' show talking about me," she says, "because something (in my life) would have had to suffer and it would've probably been them."


"Teen Mom" Jenelle Evans is pregnant again
This will be the 2nd child for the 21-year-old Evans, whose first child is living with her mom.


"Honey Boo Boo" is moving to Thursdays to boost "Trailer Park"
Beginning next month, "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" will serve as a lead-in for "Trailer Park: Welcome to Myrtle Manor."

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<p>Can you guess who made the best and worst parts of our list?</p>

Can you guess who made the best and worst parts of our list?

Best and Worst of the 2014 Golden Globes nominations

You just can't snub Oprah HFPA

You can't please everyone, but amazingly, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association created a system that pretty much allowed the Golden Globes to be the best friend of every motion picture studio and TV network in Hollywood.  Well, not this year. There were a ton of surprising omissions and most of those were based on the media's expectations for the HFPA to go as star heavy as possible (and they didn't completely backtrack from that tendency).  The worst? Well, it wasn't the lack of nominations for "Homeland," "Mad Men" or "August: Osage County for best picture - comedy or musical. No, the no. 1 oversight? You just can't snub Oprah (Really, HFPA?)

For a complete rundown on this year's best and worst, check out the embedded story gallery. 

Agree or disagree with us? Share your thoughts below.

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"Survivor"

 "Survivor"

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"Survivor" is set to return to CBS for seasons 29 and 30

Jeff Probst will be back, too
It's hard to remember a time before "Survivor," and it seems that we won't have to envision a time after it, either. The reality series is showing no signs of slowing down, and now CBS has ordered two more editions (a 29th and a 30th for those keeping score at home) to air during the 2014-2015 season.
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'Survivor' gets a 30th season


"Survivor" gets a 30th season
Jeff Probst's reaction to CBS' renewal for Seasons 29 and 30? "At this point," he says, "I feel like if our audience continues to watch and we continue to win our time slot week to week, then I think we could have another renewal after this."


Showtime won't proceed with "The Vatican" starring Kyle Chandler

The Paul Attanasio project directed by Ridley Scott, described as "a provocative contemporary genre thriller about spirituality, power and politics set against the modern-day political machinations within the Catholic church," proved to be too problematic.


"Modern Family" is ready to take on Las Vegas

"It's looking like we probably will do an episode where everybody goes to Las Vegas," says producer Christopher Lloyd. PLUS: There's a "strong possibility" that Mitch & Cam will get married this season.


Jimmy Kimmel convinces pedestrians that Kris Jenner is Time's Person of the Year
Watch another prank on ignorant people on Hollywood Blvd.


"Mad Men" was robbed!
Why Matthew Weiner should be furious over this year's Golden Globes snub.

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<p>&quot;Star-Crossed&quot;</p>

"Star-Crossed"

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CW midseason schedule puts 'The 100' after 'Arrow,' puts 'Star-Crossed' on Mondays

'Hart of Dixie' and 'Whose Line Is It Anyway' are heading to Friday
The CW has announced its midseason schedule and after a solid fall, the network to look to shore up a few of its weaker spots, adding premieres for "Star-Crossed" and "The 100" and moving around the pieces for Monday and Friday nights.
 
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Report: Prince will play himself on 'New Girl's" Super Bowl episode


Report: Prince will play himself on "New Girl's" Super Bowl episode

Hannah Simone tweeted yesterday that "exciting news" is coming today -- a tweet that Prince's new band retweeted. And that news, according to the website Dr. Funkberry, is that Prince will make his sitcom debut on the Super Bowl episode of "New Girl." Apparently Prince is a big fan of the Fox sitcom, though the network has yet to confirm if he will indeed guest-star

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