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'MythBusters' stars recount the LAX shooting


"MythBusters" stars recount the LAX shooting
Tory Belleci, who was inside Terminal 3 with Grant Imahara this morning, says: "We were sitting at Gate 33, right around corner of gate 36. All of a sudden we heard gunshot. We were trapped at Gate 33. The doors were locked. Everybody was freaking out. People were running, hiding, jumping over other people. It was complete panic."


Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD is doing a crossover with the new "Thor" film
"Thor: The Dark World" hits theaters Nov. 8, and the ABC series will pick up where the film left off on Nov. 19. PLUS: More tips on fixing "S.H.I.E.L.D."


Is Kerry Washington a "sellout" for hosting "SNL"?
The "Scandal" star was invited to host "Saturday Night Live" in the spring, before there was a diversity controversy. But Greg Braxton wonders if Washington should've declined the invite: "While it's understandable that Washington is seeking to heighten her profile and take advantage of her hot streak, could she have made a more significant statement about the show's lack of progress in hiring minorities by declining the invitation? She certainly has been outspoken in the past."


Nick Offerman on "Parks and Rec" scheduling: "I dare say we are the throbbing, turgid boner of NBC"
Offerman defended the Peacock's decision to shift "Parks and Recreation" around, comparing it to genitalia: "Like any organism, sometimes you're proud of your genitals, and you want to use them to give pleasure to others. And other times you have to focus on the other parts of your body..."


What about "The Client List" cliffhanger?
Fans of the Lifetime Jennifer Love Hewitt series won't get answers after today's cancelation.


Steven Tyler signs on for another judging job -- Miss Universe
He'll be joined by Carol Alt for the Moscow pageant.


"Scandal's" depiction of the White House Correspondents Dinner wasn't entirely accurate
The annual event takes place at the Hilton, not the Kennedy Center!


Bob Newhart remembers Marcia Wallace

Newhart recalls working with Wallace when she played his receptionist on "The Bob Newhart Show." PLUS: Did you know Edna Krabappel and Ned Flanders were married on "The Simpsons"?


"Dancing" guest judge Cher: I know nothing about ballroom dancing
Cher says of her guest-judging stint on Monday: "I am so not qualified to be judging on a technical basis, because I don't know anything about ballroom dancing. I don't want anyone to not have all the breaks they would have from someone with expertise. That's a little frightening!"


FCC may eliminate sports blackouts

The FCC's acting chairwoman is questioning whether sports blackouts are still in the public interest.


"Doctor Who" writer: I'm prepared for a backlash over the 50th anniversary special
"Oh, I'm totally prepared for howls of protest," says Mark Gatiss, who penned "An Adventure in Space and Time."


Watch Ken Jeong host "SportsCenter"
Here he is interviewing the Pacers' Roy Hibbert.


"Seinfeld" reunion: George Costanza's mom hijacks Julia Louis-Dreyfus' press event
Estelle Harris, now 85, said at an "Enough Said" screening: "I couldn't think of a "f*cking" question."


"The Talk" will host a "Love Boat" reunion next week
Gavin MacLeod will be joined by Ted Lange, Fred Grandy, Lauren Tewes and Jill Whelan, plus singer Jack Jones on Tuesday.


"Extreme Makeover's" lead project manager arrested for shoplifting at Target
Theron Canevari, 49, allegedly stole some Bose headphones and a folding knife.


Teen bride Courtney Stodden separates from her 53-year-old "Lost" hubby
Stodden and Dough Hutchison have been married for two years.


"The Goldbergs" theme song band samples audio from 25-year-old Nintendo consoles
Producers reached out to Chicago band I Fight Dragons for its 14-second opening.


"2 Broke Girls" gets its own cupcakes
The 2 Broke Not So Vanilla cupcakes will be available through Nov. 15 at Sprinkles stores.


Jerry Ferrera: "Entourage" movie will be "a throwback to the earlier seasons"
"We're kind of taking it back," he says.


A Ryan Seacrest inflatable sex doll is now for sale

No word on if Seacrest will try to halt sales of the sex product.


A documentary on "The Odd Couple's" Art Carney is in the works

Carney's grandson is trying to get his project finished after working on it for eight years.


Stephen Colbert makes fun of Matt Lauer's "Baywatch" costume

"Where in the world is Matt Lauer's dignity?"


Camilla Luddington talks about her "Grey's Anatomy" chemistry with Justin Chambers
"They're learning," she says of their characters, "but there are times when I read a script I just wanna scream at them both, 'Talk! Please! Just talk to each other!'"


"Masters of Sex" boss: Showtime wants us to run for more than 4 seasons
" we just went on the big milestones," says showrunner Michelle Ashford, "we would basically have a four-season show. I think that in success, for business reasons, they want something longer than that, and so now we've had to think about how we would divide up the story if we make it longer than four seasons."


British spy drama "Spooks" is becoming a movie

The long-running series that briefly aired in the U.S. as "MI-5" is coming to the big screen.


"Chuck" is now streaming on Netflix
All five seasons are now available.


"Sherlock" meets "Friends"

What if the BBC comedy was reimagined as the NBC hit sitcom?


New "Saved by the Bell" Complete Collection DVD omits the "Miss Bliss" years

The 13-epiosde series that preceded the NBC comedy is missing from the new box set.


Norway public TV is airing 12 hours of knitting all night

Says a producer: "We'll watch the arm of a sweater get longer and longer; it will be fascinating ... but pretty strange TV."


Why are TV's new witches so different?

From "American Horror Story" to "Witches of East End," these new witches don't serve Satan and don't have husbands.


Oprah's epic yard sale is this weekend
"I've been accumulating things since 1985," says Oprah. "It's just too much stuff."


Bryan Cranston narrates "Big History" on H2

The new History channel spinoff show, premiering Saturday, delves into the mundane aspects of the world, like salt and horses. PLUS: Henry Rollins hosts H2's "10 Things You Don't Know About."


Showtime's "Time of Death" takes viewers into the final weeks of 8 people
It's hard to watch, says Hank Stuever, but it "bears the dignified, documentary-style traits that reality TV had in its earliest days: It is desperately interested in observing people up-close, as they are, and will not turn away when things get too real."

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LAX shooting halted 'Mad Men' filming


LAX shooting halted "Mad Men" filming
A grip on the AMC series tweeted that shooting at the United Airlines arrivals tunnel had to be shut down following this morning's incident.

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'How I Met Your Mother' co-creator: 'I had to run for my life' today at LAX


"How I Met Your Mother" co-creator: "I had to run for my life" today at LAX
"The shot of the gunman's enormous rifle on the ground is about 40 feet from where I was sitting -- just so scary...," tweets Craig Thomas, who was supposed to fly to New York City this morning. He adds: "I feel lucky to be alive and grateful for how many amazing people are in my life."

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<p>Reggie (Owen Wilson) and Jake (Woody Harrelson)&nbsp;head back in time in the odd family comedy 'Free Birds'</p>

Reggie (Owen Wilson) and Jake (Woody Harrelson) head back in time in the odd family comedy 'Free Birds'

Credit: Relativity Media

Review: Wilson and Harrelson can't make uneven animated comedy 'Free Birds' fly

Silly time travel comedy really doesn't work

If you didn't read my "About Time" review earlier this week, it serves as a sort of unintentional preamble to this review, since by one of those weird quirks of film development and release, they're both time travel movies.

Richard Curtis uses the idea of time travel to explore the idea of what the heart wants. It's that simple. If you could do it, how would you build yourself the perfect life? It is a device that allows him to write about everything, really. He explores a lot of ideas in his film, and in some very personal ways.

"Free Birds," on the other hand, asks a big silly question: what if turkeys could change the first Thanksgiving so turkey never makes it on the national menu?

But… wait… is that a silly question? The film opens in a turkey farm, and it makes explicit in the first few moments that these turkeys are being fattened up for eventual slaughter. Reggie (Owen Wilson) is the one turkey who can see through to the code of the Matrix. He knows what's coming. And as a result of his near-constant state of panic, he's ostracized, an outsider.

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Lorne Michaels on adding a black woman to 'SNL': 'It will happen. I'm sure it will happen'


Lorne Michaels on adding a black woman to "SNL": "It will happen. I'm sure it will happen"
"It's not like it's not a priority for us," Michaels says in his first comments about "Saturday Night Live's" diversity controversy. PLUS: A civil rights group wants Michaels to respond to "SNL's" diversity problem.


Attorney General Eric Holder visits the "Homeland" set in Morocco

Holder stopped by the set Wednesday and chatted with (spoiler!) a certain cast member.


Season 1 "Survivor" B.B. Andersen, the 2nd person voted off the island, dies at 77

Andersen died of a brain cancer on Tuesday. As a contestant on Borneo, Andersen asked to be voted off on the 2nd episode of the very 1st season of "Survivor."


Which other TV stars are stuck at LAX?
"Curb Your Enthusiasm's" JB Smoove and NFL Network's Rich Eisen are among the celebrities stuck after this morning's shooting.


FXX teams with Sacha Baron Cohen, will air "The Ali G Show" with new intros
Cohen has signed a production deal with FXX to develop a new show and to air his old one retitled "Ali G: Rezurection."

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"Secret Princes"

 "Secret Princes"

Credit: TLC

Exclusive clip: Lorenzo seeks 'model' love, sex on 'Secret Princes'

The gooniest prince on the TLC show seeks his perfect girl in Texas

Oh, "Secret Princes," (Fri. at 10:00 p.m. ET on TLC) what are we going to do with you? Prince Lorenzo de' Medici of Italy is determined to find love in the Lonestar State, but he's going about it all wrong, the silly squirrel. Actually, he may find the language barrier plays in his favor, as everyone thinks it's charming when he says he's good at the sexy, and this probably sounds even less smooth in his native tongue. In this exclusive clip, we see the man in action. We won't even comment on his neckerchief. 

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<p>Asa Butterfield in &quot;Ender's Game.&quot;</p>

Asa Butterfield in "Ender's Game."

Credit: Summit Entertainment

Tell us what you thought of 'Ender's Game'

The controversial sci-fi adaptation hits U.S. theaters today

Lots of talk about Gavin Hood's "Ender's Game" this week -- not all of it the kind a potential sci-fi franchise-starter might want. The controversial homophobic beliefs of Orson Scott Card, the film's producer and author of the popular source novels, have prompted a widespread campaign to boycott the film, regardless of its own merits. That's unfortunate since, as I wrote in my review, it's rather impressive: smart, idea-driven mainstream entertainment that doesn't patronize its young audience, and has a promising lead turn from star Asa Butterfield. But what do you think? The film's been out in other territories for a week, so a number of you might have caught it by now -- or are you joining the boycott? Share your thoughts in the comments, and vote in the poll below.

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<p>Naomi Watts in &quot;Diana.&quot;</p>

Naomi Watts in "Diana."

Credit: Entertainment One

Review: Naomi Watts is a plastic people's princess in misguided 'Diana'

Sadly, Oliver Hirschbiegel's dreary biopic is as bad as its reputation suggests
How do you solve a problem like "Diana?" How do you catch a bomb and pin it down? How do you find a word that means--okay, that's enough of that. Since its UK release six weeks ago, Oliver Hirschbiegel’s Princess of Wales biopic has been pinned down, all right. Exhaustively humiliated by critics and more unexpectedly rejected by the British public, it’s this year’s chief sacrificial lamb of the prestige film season, the turkey dressed in ragged swan’s clothing – choose your own demeaning fauna-based metaphor – and many reviews have jeered its gold-plated aspirations as much as its own chipboard flaws.
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Lifetime cancels 'The Client List' after standoff with Jennifer Love Hewitt


Lifetime cancels "The Client List" after standoff with Jennifer Love Hewitt
Hewitt, who is pregnant and a producer on the show, wanted her real-life fiance to play her on-screen baby daddy -- to the objections of Sony TV and Lifetime. Ultimately, Lifetime decided it didn't need a 3rd season of "The Client List" after the success of "Devious Maids" and "Witches of East End."


"Modern Family" books Jesse Eisenberg, Jane Krakowski and John Benjamin Hickey
Eisenberg will play Mitch and Cam's "eco-nut" neighbor, while Krakowski will battle Gloria as the mean mom of Manny's classmate. PLUS: Bryan Cranston was back this week directing "Modern Family."

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<p>Matthew McConaughey in &quot;Dallas Buyers&nbsp;Club&quot;</p>

Matthew McConaughey in "Dallas Buyers Club"

Credit: Focus Features

Tell us what you thought of 'Dallas Buyers Club'

Matthew McConaughey's awards play hits theaters today

The more this year's Oscar-contending crowd thins out a bit, the better "Dallas Buyers Club" is looking for a last hurrah Best Picture bid for Focus Features. Sure, Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto are strong in their races, but the passion vote could really help this one. I'm a big fan, particularly of how much the story of Ron Woodroof resonates in interesting ways with the zeitgeist. We've talked to McConaughey, Leto and director Jean-Marc Vallée and given you all the angles, but now the film hits theaters and you get to decide. Is McConaughey worthy of the Best Actor buzz? Can the film land more than acting nominations? Tell us in the comments section and feel free to vote in the poll below.

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2 "MythBusters" stars were in LAX terminal when gunman opened fire


2 "MythBusters" stars were in LAX terminal when gunman opened fire
Grant Imahara and Tory Belleci say they heard gunfire before they were safely evacuated. PLUS: "The Bachelor's" Chris Harrison and James Franco were also at the airport.


Shane West jumps from "Nikita" to "Salem"
He'll star in WGN America's first scripted series, set in 17th-century Massachusetts.


Allison Williams wasn't the 1st choice for "Girls"
Producers originally wanted Lena Dunham's best friend, Audrey Gelman, who turned down the role to work in politics. Gelman has made several "Girls" cameos.


"Hostages" premiere sees 110% jump in 30-day DVR viewership, "Mom" rises 72%
CBS released data also showing that "The Crazy Ones" pilot was watched by 24 million.


Heidi Klum transforms into an elderly woman for Halloween
Check her out at age 100. PLUS: Aziz Ansari was Thomas the Tank Engine.


Ken Jeong will co-anchor tonight's "SportsCenter"
The "Community" star will help tip off ESPN's NBA game coverage.


Fox sends Amaury Nolasco to "Gang Related"
The "Prison Break" alum will play the head of a cartel on the Fox series.


See the funny courtroom sketch of Guy Fieri

Fieri, testifying in the case of his stolen yellow Lamborghini, appears in what's described as "the most wonderful illustration of all time."


From The Onion: NBC cancels "Piven"
What if Jeremy Piven had his own sitcom?

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"Untold Stories of the ER"

 "Untold Stories of the ER"

Credit: Discovery Fit & Health

Exclusive clip: It's raining blood on 'Untold Stories of the ER'

Watch what happens when a man's stitches blow

While this comes just one day late for Halloween, I'd like to think that this blood-spurting exclusive clip from tonight's episode of "Untold Stories of the ER" (Fri. Nov. 1 at 10:00 p.m. on Discovery Fit & Health) might extend the holiday for you just a little bit. It's not a zombie apocalypse, but it's something!

In this clip, we learn about how one patient's vomiting jag rips apart the carotid patchwork on his throat. The result is one big mess that may not be possible to fix. There's a storm in town, and the small hospital isn't equipped to help this guy, who's too unstable to move. His I.V. has come out, the nurse can't find a vein, and he's going into shock. It's a nail biter, but I'm hopeful, aren't you?

Will you be watching "Untold Stories of the ER"? 

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