Spears gets a hand from pals for a dinner outing in Malibu. Plus: Lindsay's holiday spirit, Gwen & Gavin and more

HO, HO...D'OH!

Continuing his odd holiday tradition, Last Call's Carson Daly gets into the spirit of the season during a taping of his talk show on Tuesday. The former MTV VJ will likely be dressing more conservatively to host NBC's New Year's Eve special from Times Square for the third time.