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Watch Jimmy Kimmel's annual 'I Told My Kids I Ate All Their Halloween Candy ' prank

Oh, Jimmy Kimmel, you sneaky late night show host!

Kimmel held his third annual “I Told My Kids I Ate All Their Halloween Candy” prank last week and created another video of your children in utter sadness and devastation, for your enjoyment of course.

His team received so many submissions that it took them a whole weekend to sift through through videos of crying children. Oh to be so young and precious that the sight of an empty pumpkin trick-or-treat bucket crumbles your world to Reese’s pieces. Some memorable bits? Inconsolable blond brothers wailing like banshees and rustling through tragically empty wrappers and a daughter whose tantrum is foiled by the force of gravity.

Watch parents temporarily ruin their children’s hopes and dreams Halloween below: READ FULL STORY

Lil' Kim on Miley Cyrus' costume: 'She did me very well'

If imitation is the highest form of flattery, then rapper Lil’ Kim is all smiles.

After Miley Cyrus tweeted her Halloween garb as the Queen Bee in the purple jumpsuit from the 1999 MTV Video Music Awards, Lil’ Kim not only gave her praise on Twitter, but complimented Cyrus for pulling off one of the most talked about outfits in the past decade.

“How awesome was that! Put it this way, she did me very well I think she looked gorgeous. I love her; she’s one of my besties,” Lil’ Kim told MTV News. “She’s like my bestie-slash-wifey. You know what’s so funny? As soon as she tweeted the picture, she texted me and was like she was like, ‘Happy Halloween, babe!’ … I think she did me well.” READ FULL STORY

'Sleepy Hollow': John Noble says Happy Halloween with a 'Sin Eater' tease -- VIDEO


Fox’s spooky hit Sleepy Hollow returns Nov. 4 with an episode featuring the first appearance of Fringe‘s John Noble as Henry Parrish, someone who possesses supernatural powers that have the potential to help Ichabod Crane (Tom Mison), whose spirit is connected with the Headless Horseman’s. The episode is titled “The Sin Eater,” and as a Halloween treat, Noble gave EW a history lesson. Watch below:

Throwback Thursday: What movie terrified you as a teen?


Everyone has that one scary movie that scarred them when they were young. Maybe it was something you watched when you shouldn’t have, or maybe it was your first Halloween at the theater. For me, it was at a 7th grade sleepover, when the birthday girl decided we should all watch The Ring. I had heard rumors that the film was horrifying, and I wasn’t one for horror movies anyway. After I watched When a Stranger Calls at too young an age, I tended to steer clear of anything that could keep me up at night. But it was the birthday’s girl wish, and at least I had eight friends who could hold me while I cried.

The movie started, and I immediately cuddled up with the girls next to me. I think I had a blanket pulled up to my eyes just about the entire movie, but just to clarify: I watched the whole thing. And to prove it, I can designate the moment that made me literally climb over the back of the couch and cry/scream. The Ring fans know it all too well … the moment when that freaky girl crawled out of the television. WHAT?! How was that even possible? It was the most terrifying thing I’d ever seen. Needless to say, I didn’t sleep that night. I’m just thankful that stupid movie didn’t ruin my relationship with TV. Can you imagine?!

Watch the clip and relive the horror below, but full disclosure: I did NOT re-watch this:

Surprise! Miley Cyrus shows some skin for Halloween

She’s just bein’ Miley Lil’ Kim.

While the rest of us are strapping on teddy bears and seeing just how far our tongues can stretch for our Miley Cyrus costume tonight, Cyrus herself is channeling a different musical provocateur. The One Who Twerks uploaded a bunch of photos to her Twitter account last night that show her channeling Kim’s get-up from the 1999 VMAs — purple pastie and all.

Check out the slightly NSFW pics below: READ FULL STORY

Daniel Radcliffe, David Boreanaz, and others share memories of Halloween costumes past


Daniel Radcliffe and a few other EW favorites reminisce about their best Halloween get-ups in this special Halloween edition of “Pop Culture Personality Test.” READ FULL STORY

Google Doodle celebrates Halloween with a creepy witch


Just in time for Halloween, Google Doodle makes an interactive stamp on the yearly celebration with a witch.

Click on the witch’s book and you’re taken to her lair where she’s stirring a bubbling brew. Play the game by adding ingredients to the brew such as a bone, apple, or a skull. Enjoy, if you dare!

Matt Lauer as Pamela Anderson?! The best costumes from 'Today' & 'GMA'

Is anything quite as heartwarming as the forced merriment of a morning show Halloween?

Take Today, for example, which really went all out with a set of costumes themed around classic TV shows. (Did most of those originally air on NBC? You bet your wax lips they did!) Al Roker was B.A. Baracus from The A-Team; Natalie Morales and Savannah Guthrie were Laverne and Shirley; Carson Daly was Officer Baker from CHiPs, alongside Erik Estrada as “Erik Estrada’s younger self;” Hoda Kotb, and Kathie Lee Gifford went as Flintstones ladies Wilma and Betty. (Hoda: “Hey Wilma, you know what? It’s ‘Thirsty Thursday!’ You know what that means?” Kathie Lee, perhaps already hammered: “Brontosaurus burger and a pterodactyl tequila.”)

The best outfit, however, belonged to Matt Lauer, who got gussied up in full Pamela Anderson drag to become C.J. from Baywatch. (As you see above, Willie Geist was David Hasselhoff; Carmen Electra was the ghost of sex symbols past.) See all the gang’s in-character shenanigans below…


Pop Culture Pet Peeve: Why I hate (most) Halloween episodes

Before you start pelting me with fun-size Snickers bars, let me just say: I love almost everything about Halloween.

I love the Dr. Who-themed jack-o-lanterns, the pranksters who scare off trick-or-treaters with Scary Nicholas Cage decorations, and the opportunity to humiliate tiny dogs by dressing them in Miley Cyrus gear. I’m even amused by the increasing unsexiness of “sexy” Halloween costumes, which suggest that even the most scantily-clad college girls are actually in on the joke. Might I suggest a  “sexy baby” outfit, paired with Ricky’s Slutty Wallet, which sports the festive tagline “lose your dignity, not your valuables”?

Still, there’s one thing I hate about this time of year: perfunctory Halloween-themed TV episodes. I’m not talking about the genuinely inspired moments of Samhain-fueled entertainment — say, The Simpsons‘ amazing “Treehouse of Horror” series, or the classic It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, or the elaborately costumed episodes of Community, The Office, Freaks and Geeks, How I Met Your Mother, Happy EndingsBuffy the Vampire Slayer, and others that I’m sure you’ll remind me of in the comments. I’m talking about truly bad episodes, ones that use Halloween as a lame excuse for the writers to lose their minds, indulging in wackadoo storylines and it-was-all-just-a-dream! fake-outs, only to pretend like nothing weird happened once the cast returns the following week. Think about Blair from The Facts of Life suddenly murdering everyone. Or Angela from My So-Called Life time-traveling back to a 1960s sock hop. Or that Family Matters moment when Urkel’s ventriloquist dummy, Stevil, stole his master’s soul, effectively slaughtered the Winslow family, then competed in a dance-off with another puppet. No, I didn’t just dream that up. I nearly swallowed my wax lips just remembering this scene. READ FULL STORY

No Halloween costume? Fox has you covered with 'New Girl,' 'Family Guy' masks

Halloween is just around the corner and if you’re among the slackers who haven’t gone out to buy a costume yet or just can’t figure out what to be, Fox is hoping you’ll dress up as one of the characters from their shows.

The cable company has just released a slew of printable cutout masks just in time for you to put together a last-minute costume.

In addition to printable masksof people like The X Factor‘s Simon Cowell and New Girl‘s Jess, Fox has also uploaded some fun stencils for pumpkin carving.

If you’re brave enough to try your hand at some fancy carving before tonight, you’ll find all you need to carve a likeness of Bart Simpson or Family Guy‘s Stewie on Fox.com.

Visit show pages for Almost Human, American Dad, Bob’s Burgers, Family Guy, New Girl, The Simpsons, and The X Factor for more info on how to download printable masks and pumpkin carving stencils for Halloween!

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