<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Top Stories]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/entertainment/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.com en-us Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:50:48 -0400 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:50:48 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Classroom Crusaders on "The Meredith Vieira Show"]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:41:02 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/F_0841.jpg
Grocer Albertsons is giving the Classroom Crusaders $12,000 for food on "The Meredith Vieira Show." Meredith also has another special surprise in store for her guest!

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<![CDATA[Late at Night on NBC]]> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 09:39:14 -0400 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["Modern Family" Star Sarah Hyland Visits "Meredith"]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:38:56 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/F_0271.jpg
"Modern Family" actress Sarah Hyland talks with Meredith Vieira about overcoming adversity in her life.

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<![CDATA[Joan Jett Named "Rocker of the Year" at 2014 Little Kids Rock Benefit]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:55:57 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/DSCN1026.jpg
Alice Cooper, Joan Jett, Billie Joe Armstrong, and more rocked out at the 2014 Little Kids Rock Benefit in New York City Thursday night.

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<![CDATA[End of the "Empire"]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:32:28 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/200*120/boardwalk+nucky.jpg
"Boardwalk Empire" lays its final plank Sunday with the legacies of Nucky Thompson – and the show – on the line.
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<![CDATA[Baseball Movies That Hit a Home Run]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:19:51 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/edt_2011_moneyball_001.jpg
These baseball movies hit a cinematic home run and are sure to fuel your World Series fervor.
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<![CDATA[Alice Cooper, Joan Jett Rock Out at Little Kids Rock Benefit ]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:41:57 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/DSCN1026.jpg
Little Kids Rock is a non profit that works to build lasting music programs in public schools by donating instruments, training teachers, and providing curriculum resources for

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<![CDATA[Queen Elizabeth II Sends Her First Tweet]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:20:22 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP262404366191.jpg
The British Monarch sent her first missive from the @BritishMonarchy Twitter account Friday morning to herald the opening of the Information Age exhibition at London's Science Museum.

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<![CDATA[Skrillex Fans Hospitalized]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:13:49 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/190*120/tlmd_nombres_reales_famosos_03.jpg
More than a dozen people were transported to area hospitals for drug overdose after attending a Skrillex concert in Chicago on Saturday, an EMS source said Wednesday. This comes amid reports of rampant drug use...

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<![CDATA[Airline Reveals "Hobbit" Flight Safety Video]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:46:14 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2014-10-23+at+1.40.11+PM.png
Air New Zealand posted a new in-flight safety video on YouTube that they have labeled “The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made.”]]>
<![CDATA[Bill Murray's Christmas Special on "Ellen"]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:24:30 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/ellen-bill-murray-christmas.jpg
Legendary comedian Bill Murray makes his first appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." He reveals that he may be doing a Christmas Special with Sofia Coppola. And Ellen gifts Bill with a one-of-a-kind pair of...

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<![CDATA[Sarah Jessica Parker Shoot Riles NYC Neighbors]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:54:50 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/455619946.jpg
Sarah Jessica Parker may have gotten “Carried” away when she put shoes outside of the New York townhouse that was the home of her “Sex and the City” character Carrie Bradshaw.

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<![CDATA[Psychic Medium Matt Fraser Holds Local Events]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:00:19 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Psychic_Medium_Matt_Fraser_Holds_Local_Events_1200x675_346353219875.jpg
Matt Fraser, a psychic medium, is on tour and has some live events at Manchester Community College, in Derby and at Foxwoods.]]>
<![CDATA[Meredith Gives Jesse Tyler Ferguson "Sex For Dummies" ]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:02:11 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/meredith-vieira-jesse-modern-family.jpg
Meredith Vieira gifts "Modern Family" star Jesse Tyler Ferguson a "Sex For Dummies" book after defeating him in a sex-themed spelling bee.

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<![CDATA["Constantine" Fires Up TV's Comic Obsession]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:25:23 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/NUP_163335_2768.JPG
The new show about an occult detective adds fuel to what's become television's blaze-of-glory season for comic book heroes.

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<![CDATA[Zellweger: "Glad Folks Think I Look Different"]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:08:24 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP308970728575.jpg
Actress Renée Zellweger responded to speculation that she may have had plastic surgery, telling People magazine she looks different because she is healthier and happier than ever.

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<![CDATA[Unbroken: Share Your Story of Strength]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:45:02 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/195*120/zamperini+louis+torch.jpg
"Unbroken" tells the story of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner, WWII veteran and POW survivor whose perseverance and courage in the face of severely adverse conditions is remarkable.
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<![CDATA["Django" Actress, Boyfriend Charged With Lewd Conduct]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 05:55:02 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/actress+daniele+watts+detained+lapd.jpg
"Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts and her boyfriend Brian James Lucas have each been charged with one count of lewd conduct for allegedly having sex in public moments before they were involved in...

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<![CDATA[Celebrities React to Oscar de la Renta's Death]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:08:40 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/78148902.jpg
Oscar de la Renta was one of the most celebrated and famed fashion designers and couturiers in the world. As news spread of his death Monday night, celebrities and fans mourned the loss of the acclaimed fashion...

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<![CDATA[Here's to Oscar de la Renta]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:50:06 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/oscar-AP22989790063.jpg
Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dressed women from New York to Paris in his singular vision of opulent and luxurious glamour for more than five decades.

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<![CDATA[Oscar de la Renta: Dressing the Stars]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:33:27 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/4884165351.jpg
Oscar de la Renta made a name for himself beyond the runway, dressing countless celebrities, first ladies, and fashion icons.

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<![CDATA[Oscar de la Renta: A Legendary Catwalk Career]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:37:19 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/172*120/AP972515234086.jpg
Oscar de la Renta was the doyen of American fashion. Spanning five decades, his career on the catwalks was a showcase of restrained glamour and luxurious elegance.

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<![CDATA[Hamden Native Heads to Knockout Round on "The Voice"]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:51:04 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/blessing+offor+knockouts.jpg
Blessing Offor, the soulful Hamden High graduate crooning his way through NBC's "The Voice," got a second lease on life in Monday's episode when coach Adam Levine saved him from elimination.

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<![CDATA[New Haven to Host Wine Tasting, Shopping Event]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:20:17 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/wine-glass-generic.jpg
The city of New Haven will host “Flights of Fancy” on Thursday, a special wine tasting and shopping event at The Shops at Yale.]]>
<![CDATA[From "Annie" to "Star Wars": 10 Hollywood Makeovers]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:09:05 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/DF-03522.jpg
From "Annie" to "Jurassic World," "Thunderbirds" to "Star Wars: Episode VII," here are 10 remakes and revamps worth getting excited about.
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<![CDATA[Johnny Damon Coming to Hartford]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:04:27 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Phillies-Should-Consider-Johnny-Damon.jpg
Johnny Damon is part of a small group to win World Series with both the Red Sox and Yankees, and he is coming to Hartford this week for a YMCA fundraising event.

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