<![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-usSat, 27 May 2017 02:23:52 -0400Sat, 27 May 2017 02:23:52 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Who's the Best TV Dad of All Time? You Be the Judge]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 10:21:45 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/dad+bracket3.jpg
Father's Day is quickly approaching. So who wears the crown for best TV dad of all time? Here's your chance to be the judge. Vote now in the All-Time Television Dad bracket.
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<![CDATA[Chris Cornell Funeral: Rock Royalty Pay Final Respects]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 21:31:25 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/chris-cornell-funeral.jpg
Numerous members of rock royalty and the Hollywood A list joined mourners at Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell's memorial service in Hollywood on Friday.

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<![CDATA[Five Things You May Not Know About 'The Rock']]> Fri, 26 May 2017 13:31:49 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/DIT+THE+ROCK+THUMB.jpg
Already dominating the box office with "The Fate of the Furious," Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is set to open another blockbuster this weekend with "Baywatch." Here are five fun facts...]]>
<![CDATA[See Inside Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Museum]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 10:15:39 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/VSECRET7.JPG
A museum featuring the costumes worn by supermodels in the Victoria's Secret fashion show is hidden inside the lingerie brand's Manhattan flagship store.

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<![CDATA[Red Nose Day 2017: Stars Turn out for Charity Special]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 09:39:08 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/rednosedayhere.jpg
Celebrating Red Nose Day for the third year in a row, NBC has anchored a special night of programming on Thursday, May 25 with Chris Hardwick hosting the "The Red Nose Day Special" at 10:00 p.m.

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<![CDATA['Breaking Bad' Pop-Up Bar Is Rolling Into NYC in a Lab RV]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 09:43:24 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/ABQ-Awards6.jpg
Four years after the last episode of "Breaking Bad" aired, fans in New York City are apparently still crazy enough about the show to clamor for a chance to get into a pop-up bar inside a trailer based on the TV...

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<![CDATA['Late Night': Bryan Cranston Acts on Toilets a Lot]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 04:37:25 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-05-26-at-4.36.17-AM.jpg
Bryan Cranston sits down with Seth Meyers, who points out the fact that Cranston has performed a lot of scenes on the commode.]]>
<![CDATA['Late Night': Closer Look at Gianforte and the 1st Amendment]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 04:44:18 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-05-26-at-4.32.07-AM.jpg
Though Seth Meyers taped his "Closer Look" segment before the results of Montana's special election were announced, he discussed the meaning of Republican Greg Gianforte's alleged body slam of Guardian...]]>
<![CDATA['Tonight': Niall Horan Makes Fallon Do Gangnam Style]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 09:45:59 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-05-26-at-4.20.57-AM.jpg
Singer Niall Horan interrupts Jimmy Fallon's monologue to have him do the Gangnam Style dance in honor of Red Nose Day.]]>
<![CDATA['Tonight': Musical Genre Challenge With Jamie Foxx]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 04:17:24 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-05-26-at-4.16.14-AM.jpg
Jimmy Fallon and Jamie Foxx sing popular songs in different musical styles, like "Who Let the Dogs Out" as a Broadway musical tune.]]>
<![CDATA[2017 Cannes Red Carpet]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 20:18:36 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-688406350_master.jpg
The 70th Cannes Film Festival opened Wednesday, May 17, in Cote D'Azur amid heightened security measures, restricted access and even an anti-drone system.

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<![CDATA[Melania Trump Style Guide ]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 17:10:31 -0400 sells for $51,000.]]> sells for $51,000.]]> http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/melaniatrumpDGjacket_1200x675.jpg
First lady Melania Trump brings her fashion sense as a former model from the campaign trail to the White House.

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<![CDATA[5 Questions With Red Nose Day Host Chris Hardwick]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 10:44:50 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/hardwickrednose.jpg
NBC's Red Nose Day fund-raising broadcast special on Thursday, May 25, will be hosted by Chris Hardwick and feature comedy, music and a special reunion film featuring the cast of "Love Actually" called "Red Nose...

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<![CDATA[5 Questions With 'Love Actually' Star Martine McCutcheon ]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 15:11:59 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/martinemc.jpg
One of the more anticipated events leading up to Red Nose Day on Thursday, May 25, is the short reunion film featuring much of the "Love Actually" cast. Martine McCutcheon, who played Hugh Grant's love interest...

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<![CDATA[They Make the Terror: 'House of Cards' Powers Up Again]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 12:01:28 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/%27House-of-Cards%27Netflix_AP.jpg
The presidential drama returns for a fifth season with the Underwoods wielding fear as a political weapon.
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<![CDATA[Race Car Costs: The High Price of Fielding a Racing Team]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 11:54:23 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/indy500.jpg
Gentlemen, start your engines — of your money-munching machines. While waiting for the flag to drop at the Indianapolis 500 this Memorial Day weekend, are you fantasizing about becoming a race car driver?...

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<![CDATA[From Darth Vader to Rey: Celebrating 40 Years of 'Star Wars']]> Thu, 25 May 2017 11:49:07 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/starwarsbirthday.jpg
Thursday, May 25, 2017, marks 40 years since the first Star Wars movie release. Look back at the series' red carpet premieres and the actors who made the movies possible.

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<![CDATA['This Is Us' Was Originally Going to Be About Octuplets]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 10:38:56 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-619311940.jpg
Fans of "This Is Us" know and love the the trio of Pearson children whose stories are told on the hit NBC drama. But when the show was still being sketched out, there were going to be eight Pearson kids...

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<![CDATA['Late Night': Closer Look at Trump's Budget Proposal]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 04:47:01 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Seth+Meyers+closer+look+trump.jpg
Seth Meyers takes a look at President Donald Trump's budget proposal released this week and how it will affect various programs in the country.]]>
<![CDATA['Late Night': Ellie Kemper Had Some Embarrassing 'Roles']]> Thu, 25 May 2017 06:24:33 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-05-25-at-4.35.48-AM.jpg
Seth Meyers sits down with Ellie Kemper and jokes around by showing Kemper in some embarrassing "roles."]]>
<![CDATA['Tonight': Virtual Reality Pictionary With Orlando Bloom]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 04:31:45 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-05-25-at-4.30.01-AM.jpg
Orlando Bloom and The Roots' Tariq Trotter face off against Jimmy Fallon and Zoe Lister-Jones in a virtual reality version of Pictionary.]]>
<![CDATA['Tonight': Good Name, Bad Name, Great Name]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 04:28:19 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/FALLON_GettyImages-528518222.jpg
Jimmy Fallon demonstrates that what makes a good name for one thing might make a bad name for something else, such as "Fight Club" or "Payless."

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<![CDATA[Top Celeb Pics: Mathers Pleads No Contest for Privacy Charge]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 20:53:57 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-687805668.jpg
Check out the latest photos of your favorite celebrities.

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<![CDATA[Hyland Strikes Back Against Trolls Slamming Slim Physique ]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 07:02:08 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/sarahsarah.jpg
"Modern Family" star Sarah Hyland took to social media Wednesday to strike back against trolls criticizing her thin appearance on Instagram. The young star revealed she's suffering from an undisclosed illness...

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<![CDATA[Leslie Jones to Host 2017 BET Awards]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 06:21:13 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/578767990-leslie-jones-twitter-rio-olympics.jpg
"Saturday Night Live" star Leslie Jones was announced to host The 2017 BET Awards. The award ceremony will be held on June 25, 2017 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. "I am so excited to be...

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<![CDATA[Thrones Season 7 Trailer Promises 'The Great War Is Here']]> Thu, 25 May 2017 07:01:28 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/thronestrailr.jpg
"The great war is here," Lena Headey's Cersei proclaims in the first "Game of Thrones" season seven trailer. And what a war it looks like. The trailer features all your favorites doing what they do best...

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<![CDATA[Playboy Model Pleads No Contest for Post of Nude Woman ]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 15:11:01 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/dani+mathers+conejita+playboy.jpg
A Playboy centerfold was ordered to clean up graffiti Wednesday for secretly snapping a photo of a naked 71-year-old woman in a locker room and posting it online with a mocking comment. Dani Mathers pleaded...

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