<![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-usWed, 22 Feb 2017 15:28:18 -0500Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:28:18 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Welcome Back: Guthrie Returning to 'Today' March 3]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:20:09 -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]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:42:38 -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[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[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]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:09:06 -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']]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 02:12:35 -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]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:41:38 -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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<![CDATA['This is Us' Cast Warns Viewers to Prepare for Tearjerker ]]> Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:55:48 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/thisisuspresstour.jpg
Get the tissues ready. You have been warned.

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<![CDATA[Judge Orders Chris Brown to Stay Away From Karrueche Tran]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:42:06 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/newtran.jpg
A judge has ordered R&B singer Chris Brown to stay away from his ex-girlfriend after she accused him of repeatedly threatening her.

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<![CDATA[Magic Johnson Takes Lakers Reins Amid Front Office Shakeup]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:53:55 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/lakers-shakeup.jpg
Lakers legend and NBA Hall of Famer Magic Johnson has been named president of basketball operations in a major front office restructuring for the storied franchise. General manager Mitch Kupchak and executive vice president of basketball operations Jim Buss, team president Jeannie Buss' brother, have been relieved of their duties, the Lakers announced Tuesday. The restructuring comes during the worst four-year stretch in franchise history.

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<![CDATA[Jay-Z Reportedly Starting Venture Capital Fund ]]> Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:46:07 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/492684008-Jay-Z-Copyright-Lawsuit.jpg
Some rappers start clothing lines. Others start venture capital funds. Rapper Jay Z is putting his money to work in start-up and technology investing, Axios reported on Tuesday, according to NBC News. Unnamed sources told Axios that Jay Z, born as Shawn Carter, will partner with venture capital firm Sherpa Capital, which has invested in companies like Uber, Airbnb and Slack. The "99 Problems" singer — who is married to pop star Beyonce — is no stranger to the business world. Jay-Z's entertainment company, Roc Nation, has made some investments in tech startups such as private-jet rental company BlackJet and French audio equipment company Devialet, according to Crunchbase. Jay-Z will partner with Roc Nation president Jay Brown for the new fund, the report says.

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<![CDATA[Not Quitting His Day Job: Hanks' Debut Book Due in October ]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:42:44 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/tomhanksrap.jpg
Tom Hanks is putting his love of vintage typewriters to good use: his collection of short stories will be published in October.

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<![CDATA[Issa Rae Feels 'Validated' by Black Women in Hollywood Honor]]> Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:31:34 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/issaraeshot.jpg
Rae, Janelle Monae, Aja Naomi King and Yara Shahidi will be honored Thursday in Los Angeles at Essence Magazine's 10th annual awards.

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<![CDATA['Today' Anchor Hoda Kotb Adopts 'Valentine's Baby' Girl]]> Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:01:43 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/hoda-and-baby.jpg
Hoda Kotb has welcomed a baby girl to her family. The "Today" anchor announced Tuesday that she's become a mom after adopting baby Haley Joy Kotb. "She is the love of my life," Kotb told her NBC colleagues by phone, her voice breaking with emotion several times.

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<![CDATA['Late Night': A Closer Look at Trump's Attacks on the Press]]> Tue, 21 Feb 2017 04:30:54 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Seth+Meyers+closer+look+trump.jpg
Host Seth Meyers breaks down the recent dealings of President Trump, which include ordering meatloaf for Chris Christie, attacking the press and finding a replacement national security adviser.]]>
<![CDATA['Late Night': Anna Kendrick Will Never Be Your Bridesmaid]]> Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:29:47 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Anna-Kendrick-on-Late-Night.jpg
Host Seth Meyers sits down with actress Anna Kendrick, who hates going to weddings, tries not to be invited to them and will never participate in them.]]>
<![CDATA[Frances Bean Cobain Pays Tribute to Father on his 50th Birthday]]> Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:44:20 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/cobain+collage.jpg
Frances Bean Cobain paid tribute to her father, Kurt Cobain, with a note posted to Instagram for his 50th birthday. The Nirvana frontman died in 1994. Frances Bean, whose mother is musician and Cobain's former wife Courtney Love, was two years old when her father died.

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<![CDATA[Metal Show Canceled Amid Threats]]> Sun, 19 Feb 2017 13:02:21 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/2-18-17_Oakland_Metro_Operahouse.jpg
A Swedish heavy metal band scheduled to rock the Metro Operahouse in Oakland, California, Saturday night didn't even see the stage. That's because police were worried about public safety after reports surfaced that the band, coined Marduk, has ties to white supremacy and anti-Semitism. Those reports materialized into threats directed at the Oakland Metro Operahouse. The music hall did investigate the band and found no evidence to suggest that the band has a history of controversial behavior.

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<![CDATA[Katherine Heigl's Former Home Finds a Potential Buyer]]> Sun, 19 Feb 2017 00:04:46 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/222*120/Heigl-Home-Thumbnail.jpg
Actress Katherine Heigl's former Los Feliz home, listed at nearly $3 million, has found a potential buyer.

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<![CDATA['Tonight Show': Zoë Kravitz Surprises Jimmy]]> Sat, 18 Feb 2017 05:05:14 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Tonight-Show-Z-Kravitz.jpg
Zoë Kravitz, Joel McHale and Jimmy toast to Tonight Show's third anniversary with Dark 'n' Stormys served by her famous dad, Lenny Kravitz.]]>
<![CDATA['Tonight Show': Thank You, Long Underwear]]> Sat, 18 Feb 2017 04:33:01 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Tonight-Show-Thank-You-Presidents-Day.jpg
Jimmy pens thank-you notes to American Girl, all-in-one shampoo and conditioners and other things.]]>
<![CDATA[How to Watch Oscar-Nominated Flicks From Your Couch ]]> Sat, 18 Feb 2017 02:27:29 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/oscarfilmswatch.jpg
Movie fans, rejoice! You can watch about two-thirds of the Oscar-nominated flicks from your couch.

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<![CDATA[Michael Jordan's Top Sports Moments]]> Sat, 18 Feb 2017 09:11:52 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/TITLEMJ.jpg
Air Jordan turns 54 today. From the unforgettable "double nickel" game at Madison Square Garden to the iconic "Flu Game" against the Utah Jazz, take a look back at some of Michael Jordan's greatest moments on the NBA hardwood.

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