<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - TV, movies, music and celebrity news]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/entertainment/entertainment-news http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.comen-usFri, 24 Feb 2017 01:19:25 -0500Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:19:25 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Oscar Isaac, Keegan-Michael Key Starring in 'Hamlet' at NYC Public Theater]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:41:01 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-603148450+%281%29.jpg
To be, or not to be? That is the question Oscar Isaac will be asking eight times a week this summer, when he leads the Public Theater's new production of William Shakespeare's classic drama "Hamlet." Directed...

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<![CDATA[Octavia Spencer, Scarlett Johansson, to Host 'SNL' in March]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:15:01 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/scarlett+octavia+.jpg
"Saturday Night Live" just announced its hosts for the first two weeks of March, and viewers are in for a treat -- as well as a few first timers.

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<![CDATA[Katy Perry's Falling House Backup Dancer Goes Viral]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:45:39 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-643883124-katy-perry-brit.jpg
Talk about bringing down the house. That's exactly what one of Katy Perry's backup dancers did at the BRIT Awards.

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<![CDATA[Late at Night on NBC]]> Mon, 15 Aug 2016 14:13:59 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP24762024125.jpg
Watch Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers bring the laughs late night on NBC.

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<![CDATA[Ellen Degeneres Surprises NYC Students With College Tuition]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:15:26 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/180*120/Rozman_20170222_14110_1904r.jpg
The $1.6 million donation will cover the costs of tuition for 41 graduating seniors.

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<![CDATA[Wahlberg Brothers Under Fire in Wahlburgers Lawsuit]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:52:02 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/Wahlburgers+Opening+100115.jpg
The Wahlberg brothers, Mark, Donnie and Paul, are facing a lawsuit from their Wahlburgers burger chain business partners and family friends, who claim the Wahlberg brothers left them out of plans to grow...

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<![CDATA[One Last Ride: Jackman on Playing Logan for the Final Time]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:42:21 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Logan_Thumb.jpg
Actor Hugh Jackman talks about playing Wolverine for the last time in "Logan", the latest installment in the X-Men franchise. Jackman first appeared as the clawed mutant in Bryan Singer's "X-Men" in 2000. ]]>
<![CDATA[Oscars 2017: Lost in 'La La Land']]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:30:54 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/la-la-land.jpg
Sure, it's a good movie. But the musical’s prospects of Oscar glory Sunday represent a tired song-and-dance from a Hollywood in love with itself.

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<![CDATA[And The Oscar Goes To: Predicting the Academy Award Winners]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:25:08 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/oscarwinners.jpg
Ahead of Sunday's 89th Academy Awards, Associated Press film writers Lindsey Bahr and Jake Coyle share their predictions for a ceremony many expect will be a "La La Land" sweep.]]>
<![CDATA[Kanye West Crucifixion Statue Unveiled on Hollywood Boulevard]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:40:39 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/180*120/PLASTIC-JESUS-STATUE-01.jpg
Ahead of Oscars weekend, a gold-painted statue depicting Kanye West as Christ on the cross popped up for a short time Wednesday in Hollywood. The life-sized crucifixion statue titled "False Idol" depicts the rapper as Jesus Christ, with nails in his hands, wearing a crown of thorns, gold chains, a cloth and Yeezy sneakers. The provocative work of art is by Plastic Jesus, a Los Angeles-based street artist who is known for his political and cultural art.

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<![CDATA[Gordon Ramsay's In-Laws Charged in Computer Hacking Case]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:56:10 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/kitchen-182614341.jpg
A few of celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay's in-laws are heading to court over charges of computer hacking, London's Metropolitan Police Service said Tuesday.

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<![CDATA['Late Night': A Closer Look at Trump's Immigration Policies]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:38:59 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Seth+Meyers+closer+look+trump.jpg
Host Seth Meyers talks about the Trump administration's major changes, which include ramping up deportation enforcement.]]>
<![CDATA['Tonight': Fallon's Monologue Takes on Trump, Spicer, GOP]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:36:56 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/FALLON_GettyImages-528518222.jpg
Jimmy Fallon kicks off the "Tonight Show" with some jokes about President Donald Trump's frequent vacations, Sean Spicer's press briefings and angry town halls.

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<![CDATA['Tonight': Egg Russian Roulette With Neil Patrick Harris]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:16:53 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/neilpatrickharris-on-tonight.jpg
Neil Patrick Harris and Jimmy Fallon take turns smashing eggs on their heads without knowing which are cooked and which are raw.]]>
<![CDATA['Late Night': Terry Crews Says Fart Jokes Work]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:19:39 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/terry-crews-on-late-night.jpg
Seth Meyers sits down with Terry Crews, who is still surprised that he, his fart jokes and his 'Brooklyn Nine Nine' crew won a Golden Globe Award.]]>
<![CDATA[Top Celeb Pics: Suki Waterhouse, Emma Watson]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 18:06:23 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-644030004.jpg
Check out the latest photos of your favorite celebrities.

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<![CDATA[HBO Releases Trailer for UConn Women's Basketball Doc]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:57:25 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/uconnhbo.jpg
As if the march to their 100th consecutive victory wasn't impressive enough, now the women of UConn are getting the HBO treatment. HBO just released the trailer for "UConn: The March to Madness."

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<![CDATA[Oscars 2017: The 5 Best Movies About Hollywood ]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:38:23 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/hoorayfor+hollywood.jpg
There have been great movies about Hollywood almost as long as Hollywood has been making them. Damien Chazelle's much-Oscar nominated "La La Land" is part of a grand tradition going back beyond "Singin' in the Rain" and running past "Mulholland Drive."]]>
<![CDATA[Rihanna Named Harvard's Humanitarian of the Year]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:49:54 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/topEnt-GettyImages-512067286.jpg
Rihanna is known for her music. But now, she’s being celebrated for a different kind of achievement — her humanitarian work.

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<![CDATA[Welcome Back: Guthrie Returning to 'Today' March 3]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:20:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/savannah-guthrie-0607.jpg
After having her second child, Charles Max Feldman, in December, Savannah Guthrie tweeted on Wednesday that she would be returning to the “Today" show in March.

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<![CDATA[Five Things to Watch for at the Oscars]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:34:25 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/oscars-edited.jpg
"La La Land" arrives as a heavy favorite. But expect some drama beyond the musical.

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<![CDATA[Selena Gomez Selling Fort Worth Home]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:51:51 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Gomez_Thumb.jpg
Pop star Selena Gomez is selling her 10,000 square foot Fort Worth dream home. You can come and get it, for a cool $3 million.

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<![CDATA[ 'Little People' Stars Jeremy, Audrey Roloff Expecting Baby]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:40:25 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/littlepeoplebigworld.jpg
"Little People, Big World" stars Jeremy and Audrey Roloff are expecting their first child together.

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<![CDATA[Jay Z to Become 1st Rapper in Songwriters Hall of Fame ]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:26:52 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/JayZ-black-lives-song.jpg
The Songwriters Hall announced Wednesday that songwriting heavyweights in the industry, including Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, Max Martin and Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis will also be part of its 2017 class.

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<![CDATA[Jordan Peele Turns Focus to Directing in 'Get Out' ]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:03:29 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/get+out+of+my+face.jpg
Peele's directorial debut, "Get Out," is one of those rare creations that functions both as a taut psychological thriller and as searing social commentary about racism in the modern era.

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<![CDATA['Snubbed' Bill Cosby Slams NBC Following Anniversary Special]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:50:54 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/COSBY_AP_16306785825662.jpg
Cosby took to social media Wednesday to slam the network for what he believes was an attempt to snub his connection to NBC during a recent 90th anniversary special celebrating the network's programming.

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<![CDATA['This Is Us' Cast Discuss Emotional Fallout From Episode]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 06:56:24 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/thisisuspresstour.jpg
Sterling K. Brown and Ron Cephas Jones discuss the emotional fallout from Tuesday's episode.

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<![CDATA[Harrison Ford's Near-Miss Landing]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:41:14 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Harrison_Ford_Video_for_Facebook_1_1200x675_882150979739.jpg
Cameras trained on the runways at John Wayne Airport in Orange County captured Harrison Ford's taxiway landing on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017.]]>
<![CDATA[Gwen Stefani Goes Up Against Blake Shelton on 'The Voice']]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:13:38 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/gwen-stefani-late-night.jpg
Gwen Stefani talked with Seth Meyers about working with her boyfriend, Blake Shelton, who she said is "in trouble" on this season of "The Voice."]]>
<![CDATA['Late Night': Seth Meyers Makes the Perfect Oscar Film]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:43:48 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/seth-meyers-oscar-bait.jpg
Seth Meyers debuts his latest project, "Oscar Bait," the perfect Oscar film released shamelessly right before Oscar season.]]>
<![CDATA['Tonight': Fallon as Trump Unveils 'Trump News Network']]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:26:14 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/jimmy-fallon-as-trump.jpg
Jimmy Fallon takes on the Donald Trump character once again to address the issue of fake news and announce his very own news network.]]>
<![CDATA['Tonight Show': Milo Ventimiglia Is Team Jack Pearson]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 01:54:25 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Milo-Ventimiglia-Tonight-Show.jpg
Milo Ventimiglia brainstorms a more exciting lie for how his arm ended up in a cast, brings Jimmy Fallon some gifts from his NBC drama "This Is Us" and reveals why he's not #TeamJess on Gilmore Girls.]]>
<![CDATA[Ready or Not! Lauryn Hill Welcomes First Grandchild]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:43:21 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/laurynhill2.jpg
The singer/songwriter welcomed her first grandchild at the ripe young age of 41, courtesy of her 19-year-old son, Zion Marley.

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