Court TV Sets Smoking Gun Special

Court TV will put its news-breaking Web site ( on display with an hour-long special Dec. 9.

Premiering at 10 p.m. (EST/PST), The Smoking Gun Year End Special 2004 will give Court TV viewers a behind-the-scenes look at The Smoking Gun, including irreverent interviews with Bill Bastone and Andrew Goldberg.

There will also be reports from guest correspondents, notably Sussie Essman (Curb Your Enthusiasm), who will provide her picks for favorite celebrity mug shot of the year -- a photo collection that includes stills from former child stars Macauley Culkin, Tracey Gold and Edward Furlong, according to network officials.

Other highlights on tap include investigative report “How to Survive Prison -- A Celebrity Guide,” as well as awards for “The Smoking Gun Story of the Year,” the “Stupidest Criminal” and the “Naughtiest Celebrity.”