TV Watch List: Thursday, Jan. 5

Thirteen former contestants compete on “Project Runway All Stars.”

‘Project Runway All Stars’
REALITY. For the first time in this top-notch reality series’ history, memorable former contestants are given the chance to redeem themselves while competing against each other for another shot at the “P-Run” title (and cash). Fan faves Mondo Guerra and Austin Scarlett are among the 13 competitors; stepping into Heidi Klum and co.’s designer shoes are new judges Isaac Mizrahi, model Angela Lindvall and Marchesa founder Georgina Chapman.

‘Jersey Shore’
REALITY. The gang’s back in Seaside Heights, and all is well — well, except for Pauly D’s tan emergency and that whole weird Situation-Snooki-Jionni situation.
Season premiere, 9 p.m., MTV

‘24/7 Flyers/Rangers: Road to the NHL Winter Classic’
REALITY. The big outdoor game may already be in the books, but what
happened on the ice and in the locker room on Jan. 2 — ahem, Flyers
goaltender controversy — has yet to be seen. Too bad HBO’s all-access
cameras can’t follow these hockey-playing characters all season long.
Season finale, 10 p.m., HBO

‘Wipeout’
GAME SHOW. This wacky obstacle course contest was made for winter — just add blustery weather and you get new challenges like Snow Shovel Trouble and Pain in the Ice.
8 p.m., ABC

‘The Vampire Diaries’
DRAMA. Stefan has hidden the bodies of Klaus’ dead undead relatives, aka the original vampire clan. Eh, don’t worry Klaus. Family reunions aren’t all they’re cracked up to be anyway.
Midseason return, 8 p.m., The CW



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International

Sierra Leone Ebola patient, recovered from family, dies…

An Ebola patient whose family sparked a nationwide hunt when they forcefully removed her from a treatment center and took her to a traditional healer has died.

Local

VIDEO: Cop reassigned as NYPD investigates alleged head…

An officer alleged to have stomped on a Brooklyn man's head last week had his gun taken away and placed on modified duty.

National

New York Times calls for legalization of pot

The New York Times editorial board on Saturday endorsed a repeal of the federal ban on marijuana, becoming the largest paper in the nation to back the idea.

National

Two injured after cable snaps on Ohio amusement…

(Reuters) - A cable on a large swing ride at an Ohio amusement park snapped and struck two riders as the swing was in motion,…

Music

Newport Folk Festival: Photo gallery of 35 moments…

As has been the tradition since Bob Dylan plugged in a bajillion years ago, the Newport Folk Festival embraces more musical genres than its name implies.

Music

MKTO: Behind the bromance

MKTO's Malcolm Kelley and Tony Oller talk about the American Dream tour, Demi Lovato and getting turned down by girls.

Arts

James Earl Jones and Rose Byrne head to…

Two-time Tony winner James Earl Jones returns to the New York stage next month as an eccentric grandfather in a revival of the 1930s comedy…

Movies

Box office: Scarlett Johansson wins battle of brains…

Scarlett Johansson's "Lucy" handily dispatched with Dwayne Johnson's "Hercules" over the weekend.

MLB

Yankees looking to trade for Josh Willingham: Report

CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman reported Sunday the Yankees are interested in Twins outfielder Josh Willingham.

MLB

Joe Torre: I'm in Hall of Fame because…

Joe Torre spent 18 years putting together a near Hall of Fame career as a player. But it was the 12 years he spent as…

MLB

Yankees GM Brian Cashman breaks down art of…

The action frequently accelerates as the non-waiver trade deadline approaches, as it will on Thursday.

Auto racing

Jeff Gordon captures fifth title at Brickyard 400

Jeff Gordon captures fifth title at Brickyard 400

Wellbeing

This Week In Health: Friends share similar DNA,…

Friends share similar DNA, study finds Location: U.S. Study subjects: Nearly 2,000 people Results: When it comes to our social networks, it seems that birds of…

Education

Are liberal arts colleges turning away from the…

Bryn Mawr College, a small women's college located just outside of Philadelphia, announced last week that it would be making standardized tests like the SAT…

Education

Recent grads discover school superintendent plagiarized parts of…

  Two recent high school graduates made a surprising discovery about the commencement speech their school superintendent delivered at their graduation: portions of it was copied…

Career

Feeling stuck? Get out of the entry-level job…

Television and movies may be littered with 20-something characters who seem directionless when it comes to their careers, but author Mary Traina says she finds…