'Gold Rush: The Dirt': Watch 'Santa Todd' Hoffman and elf Christo Doyle mark a miner's Christmas

Gold mining is a lot about luck, and viewers will have to judge for themselves if they've struck paydirt with "Santa Todd," the Friday, Dec. 13, episode of "The Dirt," the pre-show to Discovery's hit "Gold Rush." As always, trying to ride herd on unruly miners and camera guys in "The Dirt" is executive producer-turned-talk-show host Christo Doyle, who got a call one day from the group president of Discovery and TLC Networks.Says Doyle, "It just came from Eileen O'Neill asking me -- and I wasn't sure if she was serious or not -- for 'A Very Christo Christmas.' So we threw together what ended up being one of the more fun shows we've ever done. There's no question. There's lots of ridiculousness that goes on. Obviously we dig into 'Gold Rush' in the body of the show, but there's a lot of fun stuff that we did."There are bad Christmas sweaters; we exchange gifts...



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