<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/entertainment/top-stories http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.comen-usThu, 19 Jan 2017 14:23:25 -0500Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:23:25 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Springsteen Plays 'Secret' Farewell Concert For Obama Staff]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:32:45 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/bossobama.jpg
Bruce Springsteen staged a secret acoustic concert at the White House in January to reward President Barack Obama's staff for their hard work over the past eight years.

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<![CDATA[See It: New 'Logan' Trailer Reveals More of Hero's Grim Fate]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:37:42 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/logantrailer.jpg
The latest 'Logan' trailer reveals a bit more about our X-man's traveling companion, a little girl played by Dafne Keen, who has a set of claws all her own and apparently an attitude that rivals even that...

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<![CDATA[Oscar De La Hoya's Ex-Big Bear Training Site Sells for $1.5M]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:45:27 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/knbc-oscar-de-la-hoya-big-bear-cabin-tn-2.jpg
The former Big Bear training camp of boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya has switched hands again.

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<![CDATA[See It: Ellen Pays Final Tribute to President Obama]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:09:09 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/ellenobamatribute.jpg
DeGeneres thanks President Obama for personally changing her life.

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<![CDATA['Late Night': Amber Says What?]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 06:49:03 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/nbc_myr_hlt_s4e054_474_ambersayswhat_20170118_1200x675_858050115876.jpg
Seth Meyers couldn't deliver all the news, so his writer Amber helps out. And she's got something to say about Michael Jackson, Barack Obama, and Donald Trump.]]>
<![CDATA['Late Night': Michael Keaton Didn't Know He Was a Guest]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 06:51:41 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/nbc_myr_hlt_s4e054_474_michaelkeaton_guest_20170118_1200x675_858048579747.jpg
As host Seth Meyers introduces his guests for the show, he confuses one of them. Michael Keaton, sitting in the audience, thought he was just supposed to attend the "Late Night" taping.]]>
<![CDATA['Tonight Show': Ramen Challenge With James McAvoy]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:34:24 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/nbc_tjf_hlt_s4e070_605_ramenchallenge_20170118_1200x675_858048579686.jpg
'Split' star James McAvoy and host Jimmy Fallon race to be the first to finish three four-foot-long ramen noodles and three shots of sake, while the loser has to put on a mystery costume and dance.]]>
<![CDATA['Tonight Show': Nick Offerman Recites a Poem]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 06:52:43 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/nbc_tjf_hlt_s4e070_605_nickofferman_poem_20170118_1200x675_858046019951.jpg
In honor of the cozy season, Nick Offerman reads a heartfelt poem dedicated to firewood.]]>
<![CDATA[Disney Reveals Hidden Links Between Pixar Movies ]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 07:08:10 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP090514050419.jpg
Walt Disney Co. has all but confirmed the most feverish of movie fans' conspiracy theories: All of the Pixar movies do, in fact, exist in the same universe, run by an evil corporation inside Buckingham...

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<![CDATA[Top Celeb Pics: People's Choice Awards Arrivals]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:45:32 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-632012534.jpg
Check out the latest photos of your favorite celebrities.

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<![CDATA[Photographer Accidentally Captures Stunning NY Proposal]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:10:07 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/couple+park+proposal.jpg
A hobby photographer who stumbled upon and captured an elaborate New York marriage proposal went to the Internet to help him find the happy couple.

Photo Credit: James Tran]]>
<![CDATA[Caitlyn Jenner to Attend Trump Inauguration: Report]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:34:58 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/CaitlynJenner-AP_35986543168.jpg
Jenner is going to the event as a guest of the American Unity Fund, a conservative LGBTQ rights advocacy organization.

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<![CDATA[Chrisette Michele to Perform at Trump Inauguration]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:42:19 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/chrisettetrump.jpg
Chrisette Michele, who won the Grammy Award for Best Urban/Alternative Performance in 2009, has reportedly signed on to perform at President-elect Donald Trump's Inauguration Friday.

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<![CDATA['Will & Grace' Returning to NBC for 10 Episode Run]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:32:38 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/willgracewill.jpg
They're back. "Will & Grace" is returning to NBC. The show, which ran originally on NBC from 1998 to 2006, and stars Debra Messing, Eric McCormack, Megan Mullally and Sean Hayes, is returning for a 10-episode...

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<![CDATA[M. Night is Back: 'Split' a True Horror Showcase for McAvoy]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:13:35 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/splitcast.jpg
Shyamalan produced genuine shocks in 2015 with "The Visit" and he's set to do it again with "Split" a film starring Anya Taylor-Joy, Betty Buckley, James McAvoy... and James McAvoy...

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<![CDATA[Eva Longoria Sells Her Romantic Home in the Hills]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:29:19 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/knbc-eva-longoria-sells-hollywood-hills-home-tn-final.jpg
Actress Eva Longoria has parted ways with her romantic Mediterranean-style villa in the Hollywood Hills.

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<![CDATA[Rodgers' Father Opens Up About Family's Rift With NFL Star]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:11:53 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-631769054.jpg
Aaron Rodgers’ rift with his family has been making headlines since his brother’s appearance on “The Bachelorette” last year, but little has been said about the unusual family dynamic from Rodgers’ father...

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<![CDATA['Late Night': Aidy Bryant's Crazy 'SNL' Story]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:48:54 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/nbc_myr_hlt_s4e053_473_aidybryant_passedout_20170117_1200x675_857113155759.jpg
"Goody two-shoes" Aidy Bryant dishes to host Seth Meyers about that one time she blacked-out at an "SNL" "boozer" party.]]>
<![CDATA['Late Night': A Closer Look at Repealing 'Obamacare']]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:48:14 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/nbc_myr_hlt_s4e053_473_closerlook_20170117_1200x675_857113155578.jpg
Host Seth Meyers dives into President-elect Donald Trump and his plan — or lack there of — for replacing the "horrible" Affordable Care Act.]]>
<![CDATA['Tonight Show': 2017 NFC Championship Superlatives]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:44:38 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/nbc_tjf_hlt_s4e069_604_superlatives_20170117_1200x675_857113155701.jpg
Host Jimmy Fallon hands out special accolades to Atlanta Falcons and Green Bay Packers NFL players competing in the NFC Championship.]]>
<![CDATA['Tonight Show': Rhyme-Versation With Michael Keaton]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:44:02 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/nbc_tjf_hlt_s4e069_604_rhymeversation_20170117_1200x675_857110595852.jpg
Michael Keaton and host Jimmy Fallon attempt to have a natural conversation while trying to rhyme the last word of their sentences with a random word, like "kale" or "unrealistic."]]>
<![CDATA[First Ladies' Inaugural Fashion Through the Years]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:41:37 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Ladies-Thumb.jpg
When first lady Michelle Obama, wearing a custom gown by Jason Wu, dazzled the room at the Neighborhood Inaugural Ball in 2009, President Barack Obama asked, "How good-looking is my wife?" More than 50...]]>
<![CDATA[First Lady's Dress at Obama's Farewell Speech: What It Meant]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:52:30 -0500 The significance of Obama’s dress last Tuesday may not have been an obvious one, but for a woman whose presidency consisted of memorable and thoughtful attire, it spoke volumes.

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The significance of Obama’s dress last Tuesday may not have been an obvious one, but for a woman whose presidency consisted of memorable and thoughtful attire, it spoke volumes.

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In returning to Chicago last week for his farewell speech, it was clear President Barack Obama was bringing his presidency full circle, but in her own way, first lady Michelle Obama was subtly doing the...

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<![CDATA['Late Night': A Closer Look at Trump and John Lewis]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:10:32 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Seth+Meyers+closer+look+trump.jpg
Host Seth Meyers, just days before President-elect Donald Trump is to be inaugurated, dives into Trump's recent exchange with congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis.]]>
<![CDATA['Late Night': Dog Chocolate and Other Bad Sponsors]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:14:05 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/nbc_myr_hlt_s4e052_472_badsponsors_20170116_1200x675_856232003550.jpg
Host Seth Meyers, in his segment "Bad Sponsors," takes a look at all the "terrible" companies his show accepted money from in order to stay on the air.]]>
<![CDATA['Tonight Show': Pyramid With Strahan, Dallas Howard]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:15:08 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/nbc_tjf_hlt_s4e068_603_pyramid_20170116_1200x675_856229443866.jpg
Michael Strahan and Bryce Dallas Howard compete against host Jimmy Fallon and The Roots' Questlove in a game of Pyramid.]]>
<![CDATA['Tonight': Inauguration Appearances and Other Polls]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:15:38 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/FALLON_GettyImages-528518222.jpg
Host Jimmy Fallon runs through the results of some little-known polls asking things like, "What do you do when your phone battery gets to 20%?"

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<![CDATA[Trump Gala Loses B Street Band]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:46:01 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/180*120/Bruce_Springsteen1.jpg
The B Street Band, a Bruce Springsteen tribute band from New Jersey, has announced it is withdrawing from performing at the Trump inauguration gala. The band announced its withdrawal from the event on...

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<![CDATA['Thank You All for Peeing Here': 'SNL's' Trump Presser]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:52:32 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/212*120/Trump+Presser.jpg
"Saturday Night Live" returned from a holiday hiatus with a "rebroadcast" of Donald Trump's first press conference since the election, featuring a series of salacious questions.

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<![CDATA[Mom-to-Be Wears Chewbacca Mask While in Labor]]> Sat, 14 Jan 2017 14:27:32 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Katie-Stricker-Curtis.jpg
The force was definitely with Katie Stricker Curtis, 32, on Jan. 3 when she gave birth to her first child, a girl named Jayden Lee. The medical assistant from Windsor, Ontario, decided to don a Star Wars...

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