<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Top Stories]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/entertainment/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.com en-us Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:58:55 -0500 Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:58:55 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[10 Memorable Past Super Bowl Commercials]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 02:35:58 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP100308048493_ETradeBaby.jpg
No one can remember the final score after the Super Bowl. Not so with some of the ads. Check out below a handful of the most memorable Super Bowl ads through the years.

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<![CDATA[Late at Night on NBC]]> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 08:39:14 -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[President Obama Sings "Uptown Funk"]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:31:47 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/20150128+Barack+Obama+Uptown+Funk.jpg
President Obama has shown off his vocal skills again, giving the world a rendition of the hit song "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson (ft. Bruno Mars).
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<![CDATA[NFL Debuts 1st Anti-Domestic Violence Super Bowl PSA]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:12:13 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/footballs.jpg
The NFL will air its first public service announcement against domestic violence as part of its No More campaign during the Super Bowl on NBC on Sunday. A 30-second ad will air for $4.5 million, but the NFL has...

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<![CDATA[By the Numbers: Puppy Bowl 2015 ]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 02:51:52 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/222*120/puppy+pic+for+puppy+bowl+2015.jpg
For many, the Super Bowl is a time for sports fans to gather in their living rooms to cheer on their favorite teams. But for those who have a bone to pick with sports, Super Sunday is a marathon day of watching...]]>
<![CDATA[Puppy Bowl: 2015 Contenders]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:21:45 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Faulkner+Puppy+Bowl+2015+Slideshow.jpg
Take a look at some of the contenders in this year's Puppy Bowl.

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<![CDATA[GoDaddy Pulls Controversial Super Bowl Ad ]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:24:51 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/162767130.jpg
GoDaddy announced Tuesday that it would not air an ad slated to run during the Super Bowl after an early preview on the “Today Show” spawned a wave of criticism on social media.

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<![CDATA[Wiig, McCarthy to Star in New, All-Women "Ghostbusters": Report]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:09:16 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/ghostbusters-actresses.jpg
Melissa McCarthy has signed on, and Sony is now in talks with Kristen Wiig and current "Saturday Night Live" players Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon, The Hollywood Reporter is reporting.

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<![CDATA[Principal Announces Snow Day With "Let It Go" Parody]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:24:47 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/2d274907706772-today-letitgo-principal-2-150127.today-tease-top2x.jpg
Matt Glendinning, the head of Moses Brown School in Providence, announced the school’s closure with a parody of “Let it Go,” the signature song from Disney's 2013 animated feature film “Frozen.”
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<![CDATA[WATCH: Blizzard 2015 Rokerthon]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 04:02:31 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2015-01-26+at+8.21.27+PM.jpg
Rokerthon is back! Al Roker, who broke the Guinness World Record for the longest uninterrupted live weather report broadcast in November, is providing continuous coverage of the blizzard pummeling the...]]>
<![CDATA["SNL" Tackles "Deflategate" Controversy]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:44:01 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/SNL_Deflategate.jpg
"Saturday Night Live" took aim at the New England Patriots "Deflategate" scandal, mocking the way the team has handled accusations it under-inflated 11 of 12 footballs used against the Indianapolis Colts in the...
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<![CDATA[Celeb Baby Boom]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:48:39 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/170*120/KieraKnightly_AP325553966708_2_sm.jpg
See which celebrities are gearing up for parenthood in 2015.

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<![CDATA[Fallon: Blake Shelton's "Whisper Challenge" Fail]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:53:49 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/461980302.jpg
Blake Shelton isn't up for playing games that don't require keeping score. “The Voice” coach stopped by “The Tonight Show” Thursday ahead of his “SNL" gig this weekend, where the country crooner will double...

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<![CDATA[Hines Ward on "Deflategate": "It's Cheating"]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:25:15 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/Meyers+Hines+Ward+Deflategate.jpg
Former NFL wide receiver Hines Ward stopped by "Late Night" Thursday and chatted with Seth Meyers about his own Super Bowl wins as well as what he really thinks about the "deflategate" scandal.

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<![CDATA[Fallon's Favorite #MyTouchdownDance Vines]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:14:38 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Vine+Hashtags+MyTouchdownDance.png
As Super Bowl XLIX approaches, Jimmy Fallon shares some of his favorite Vines with the hashtag: #MyTouchdownDance.]]>
<![CDATA[Watch: Whisper Challenge with Blake Shelton]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 06:36:43 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Fallon+Whisper+Challenge+with+Blake+Shelton.jpg
Jimmy Fallon and Blake Shelton play a game of Whisper Challenge, where each player takes turns guessing what the other one is saying while wearing noise-canceling headphones.

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<![CDATA[DreamWorks Animation Cutting 500 Jobs]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:56:31 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/106730288.jpg
DreamWorks Animation said Thursday it is reducing the number of films it produces each year from three to two and cutting 500 jobs as it tries to improve its profitability.

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<![CDATA[Will Ferrell Hurls Basketball at "Cheerleader's" Head]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 22:47:14 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP25271001815.jpg
Will Ferrell gave a Los Angeles Lakers game an unexpected halftime show when he pegged an apparent cheerleader in the face with a basketball Wednesday, in a stunt set to become a scene in his new movie.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Super Bowl 2015 Teasers, Commercials]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:11:04 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Kardashian-SB.jpg
Although few full commercials have been released, companies like Snickers, Carls Jr, and Victoria’s Secret have revealed teasers ahead of the match between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks.
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<![CDATA["Saved by the Bell" Actor Pleads Not Guilty]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:49:34 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Dustin_Diamond_mugshot1.png
Dustin Diamond and his fiancee, Amanda Schutz, appeared in Ozaukee County Circuit Court Thursday morning on charges stemming from Christmas Day scuffle at a bar in Port Washington.]]>
<![CDATA[How They Reported It: The State of the Union]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 11:40:50 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Meyers+SOTU+How+They+Reported+It.png
The State of the Union is a big event and almost every news outlet had something to say about it. Seth Meyers reads out some of his favorite headlines in a new segment called "How they reported it."]]>
<![CDATA[Lip Flip: Jennifer Aniston Interviews Herself]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 11:38:12 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/461917012.jpg
Jennifer Aniston may have revealed what team she is rooting for during the Super Bowl.

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<![CDATA[Watch: Mets Bucket Hat Guy Word Challenge]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 06:18:14 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Fallon+Mets+Bucket+Hat+Guy.png
Jimmy Fallon faces off against the Mets Bucket Hat Guy in a bizarre word-association challenge.]]>
<![CDATA[Watch: "Lip Flip" With Jennifer Aniston]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:09:24 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Fallon+Lip+Flip+Jennifer+Aniston.jpg
Jennifer Aniston expresses an interest in interviewing herself, so she and Jimmy Fallon swaps mouths and end up in a debate over who will win the Super Bowl, the New England Patriots or Seattle Seahawks.

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<![CDATA[Bradley Cooper Visits Soldiers]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:43:20 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/cooper4.JPG
"American Sniper" star and Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper paid a surprise visit to military members and hospital patients in San Antonio. Cooper stopped by Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio on Jan.

Photo Credit: Brooke Army Medical Center, Robert Shields, photographer]]>
<![CDATA[Wrestler Consoles Crying Fan at Match]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 04:18:16 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP100328043649.jpg
WWE star Triple H consoled a crying fan at the Monday Night Raw show in Dallas, according to a wrestling fan at the match.

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