<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/entertainment/top-stories http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.comen-usWed, 24 Aug 2016 17:35:13 -0400Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:35:13 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Soldier Brings Miranda Lambert to Tears at Hartford Concert]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:49:01 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP795870020704.jpg
A soldier at the Miranda Lambert concert in Hartford on Friday night brought the country singer to tears.

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<![CDATA[Jennifer Lopez Splits With 'Casper' Smart]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:00:52 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/163*120/lopez+GettyImages-545821662.jpg
The actress, singer has split from longtime boyfriend Beau 'Casper' Smart, reports People Magazine.

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<![CDATA[Leslie Jones' Website Gets Hacked, Photos Leaked]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:27:09 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-543705532.jpg
'Saturday Night Live' and 'Ghostbusters' star Leslie Jones has again been the victim of Internet trolls. This time hackers gained access to personal information including her passport, driver's license...

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<![CDATA[Courteney Cox 'Regrets' Plastic Surgery Procedures]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:39:19 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/courtney-cox-split.jpg
Courteney Cox expressed regret over choices she's made while dealing with the pressures of aging in Hollywood and maintaining her appearance during her recent appearance on "Running Wild with Bear Grylls."

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<![CDATA[E-40 Donates $25K Worth of Backpacks to his Alma Mater]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 09:04:38 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/e40main1.jpg
Bay Area rapper E-40 is giving back to his alma matter in a big way. The Vallejo native, whose real name is Earl Stevens, donated $25,000 worth of backpacks and school supplies to students from Franklin...

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<![CDATA[Pearl Jam Stops Mid-Song, Ejects Fan at Wrigley Field]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 09:10:36 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/181*120/GettyImages-490195308.jpg
Perhaps he seemd to recognize his face when Pearl Jam frontman and Evanston native Eddie Vedder stopped mid-song at Monday night’s concert at Wrigley Field to teach an apparently unruly fan a lesson in...

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<![CDATA[‘Late Night’: Costas on Lochte's 'Over-Exaggeration']]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:06:40 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/nbc_myr_hlt_s3e147_407_bobcostas_lochte_20160823_1200x675_749690947571.jpg
Bob Costas and host Seth Meyers talk about Ryan Lochte’s lie that he and three other swimmers were robbed in Rio. Costas marvels at the Lochte’s use of “over-exaggeration” instead of admitting that he made...]]>
<![CDATA[‘Late Night’: A Look at Clinton’s Email Scandal]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:07:23 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/nbc_myr_hlt_s3e147_407_closerlook_20160823_1200x675_749690435623.jpg
Host Seth Meyers looks at recent developments in the presidential campaign, including the resurfacing of Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server.]]>
<![CDATA[‘Tonight’: How Dolly Parton Got Her Style]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:08:46 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/nbc_tjf_hlt_s3e186_518_dollyparton_style_20160823_1200x675_749685827875.jpg
Dolly Parton chats with Jimmy about the sequel to her NBC special "Coat of Many Colors" and reveals the real-life "painted lady" she plays in the movie and styled herself after.]]>
<![CDATA[‘Tonight Show’ With Final 5 ]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:09:23 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/FIVE_GettyImages-594428974.jpg
Host Jimmy Fallon, Donald Glover and the 2016 women's USA Olympics gymnastics team, Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas, Laurie Hernandez, Madison Kocian and Aly Raisman, compete against each other in a giant version of...

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<![CDATA[Justin Timberlake Hosts HRC in LA]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:56:27 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/205*120/08-23-2016-timberlake-clinton.jpg
On the narrow street leading to the home of Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel, there are orders for no parking and no stopping. Unless you're invited, there is no way to reach the house serving as backdrop for...

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<![CDATA[Nick Cannon Starts Freshman Year at Howard University]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 14:12:06 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP_85189231806.jpg
Actor Nick Cannon is adding another title to his expansive resume -- student.

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<![CDATA[178 Strangers Respond to a Mom's Desperate Call]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:47:38 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Facebook_Deborah_Grimshaw_Skouson.png
Moms know everything, right? One Utah mom admittedly did not know how to solve her daughter's dilemma. The kindness of strangers from across the world helped Deborah Grimshaw Skouson find the answer. Her...

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<![CDATA[Chris Rock Finalizes Divorce]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 14:06:18 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/AP10041219116.jpg
Rock, 51, and Malaak Compton, 47, married in 1996 and have two daughters together.

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<![CDATA[Koko the Gorilla Jams With Flea From Red Hot Chili Peppers]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:49:42 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/210*120/2016-08-23_8-46-00.jpg
Most people know by now that 45-year-old Koko the gorilla, born at the San Francisco Zoo, knows sign language.

But who knew she could play bass guitar?

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<![CDATA[Henry Winkler on 'Late Night']]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:01:09 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/FallonHenry.jpg
Henry Winkler talks about meeting elephants and snakes on 'Better Late Than Never.']]>
<![CDATA[See It: Schwarzenegger's 'Celebrity Apprentice' Promo]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:02:43 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/arnold-AP506161750885.jpg
NBC has released it's newest promo for the Donald Trump-less "Celebrity Apprentice" featuring everyone's favorite governator, Arnold Schwarzenegger

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<![CDATA[Lucille Ball's Former LA House for Sale]]> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 19:49:50 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/lucilleballogden1acmestudios.jpg
The legend's Fairfax/Fountain-close bungalow is on the market.

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<![CDATA[The New Trump: A Closer Look With Seth Meyers on 'Late Night]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 10:53:49 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/SethMeyersTrump.jpg
Seth Meyers' Closer Look segment examines Donald Trump.]]>
<![CDATA['Today' Show Puppy's Name Is Revealed]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 11:35:25 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/today-show-pup-charlie.jpg
The new "Today" show puppy has a new name.

Move over Wrangler, there's a new pup in town.

Viewers voted to call him Charlie.

The new name was announced on the 'Today' show this morning.

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<![CDATA[Henry Winkler on 'Late Night']]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:00:32 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/FallonHenry.jpg
Henry Winkler talks about meeting elephants and snakes on 'Better Late Than Never.']]>
<![CDATA['The Tonight Show': Jimmy Fallon's Do Not Read List]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 10:54:10 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Fallonasd.jpg
Jimmy Fallon goes through some of the titles on his Do Not Read list of books on 'The Tonight Show,' including books called 'Ho-Ho-Homicide,' and 'Rhymes with Duck.']]>
<![CDATA[Raisman Says Yes to Date]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 12:46:31 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/WEB+RAW+UNDERWOOD+ASKING+ALY+FB+-+00001703.jpg
Aly Raisman caught the attention of many with her incredible performance at the Rio Olympics, but especially Oakland Raiders tight end Colton Underwood, who hopes to snag a date with the gymnast the next...]]>
<![CDATA['The Voice' Will Pay Tribute to Christina Grimmie]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 07:12:34 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Miley+Cyrus+Alicia+Keys.jpg
Girl power is alive and well on The Voice this season! There's a looooot of girl power here, and talented teens W‎é McDonald and Darby Walker will fit nicely into this female-dominated season—especially...

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<![CDATA[Gymnast Gabby Douglas Becomes Miss America Judge]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 07:13:13 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/gabby-douglas_looking-up_rio-olympics_ap.jpg
After competing in two Olympics, it's time for gold medalist Gabby Douglas to become the judge. The Miss America Organization announced Gabby Douglas is joining the judging panel for the 2017 Miss America...

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<![CDATA[Vote for the New 'Today' Show Puppy's Name]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 10:19:20 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Today+Puppy+1st+Day.jpg
The "Today" show welcomed its new "puppy with a purpose" on Monday. The sounds of the West Point Band played prior to the puppy's unveiling, then the dog walked through a red curtain wearing an American...

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<![CDATA[Tyra Banks to Teach at Stanford]]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 23:50:34 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP_476387618231.jpg
Smize! Supermodel Tyra Banks is slated to teach a class at Stanford University next spring. It remains to be seen whether smiling with the eyes – a phrase she coined as a host of America’s Next Top Model...

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<![CDATA[Swedish Queen's Cell Phone Case Takes Olympic Gold]]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 16:56:12 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-592207752.jpg
There has been plenty of royalty spotted in Rio watching the 2016 Summer Olympics, but Queen Silvia of Sweden takes the gold medal when it comes to cell phone cases.

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<![CDATA[Kristen Bell Slams Charge of Ageism in 'Bad Moms']]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 15:53:49 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Kristen-Bell-Getty.jpg
Kristen Bell took to Twitter Friday to answer a user who asked if the plot in Bell’s latest comedy “Bad Moms” was an example of Hollywood sexism and ageism.

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<![CDATA[Lynda Carter To Make Guest Spot on 'Supergirl']]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 15:06:35 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/carter-benoist.jpg
Lynda Carter, the 70's era starlet who brought Wonder Woman to life for three seasons from 1975-1978, will resurface this fall on the CW's 'Supergirl'.

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<![CDATA[Jared Leto Joins 'Blade Runner' Sequel Cast]]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 13:24:38 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/180*120/oscar-alfombra-39.jpg
Jared Leto, fresh off a stint as the Joker in "Suicide Squad" has signed on in an as yet unspecified role in the upcoming Blade Runner sequel.

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