<![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 Wed, 04 Mar 2015 13:52:00 -0500 Wed, 04 Mar 2015 13:52:00 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Seth Meyers' Dad Was a "Magnum P.I." Doppelganger]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 10:28:27 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Meyers+Magnum+PI.png
Growing up, Seth Meyers and his brother were sure their father — who looks like Tom Selleck — was Thomas Magnum from the TV series "Magnum, P.I." Unfortunately, it wasn’t enough to win the Magnum, P.I.]]>
<![CDATA[Watch: The Time Ansel Elgort's Mom Met Bruce Willis]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 05:30:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Fallon+Ansel+Elgort.JPG
Ansel Elgort talks to Jimmy Fallon about presenting at the Oscars and revealed his mom's lack of pop culture awareness.

Photo Credit: Douglas Gorenstein/NBC]]>
<![CDATA[Watch: Pros and Cons of Watching "Empire"]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 05:03:39 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Fallon+Pros+and+Cons2.png
The Fox show's popularity inspired Jimmy Fallon to weigh the good and bad of getting invested in the hip-hop soap opera “Empire."]]>
<![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.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[No Camping at Dead's Last Shows]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 10:24:55 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/199*120/85921011.jpg
Bad news, Grateful Dead fans: Overnight parking or camping won't be allowed outside Soldier Field during the band’s Chicago farewell shows in July, despite the efforts of many petitioners.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Vince Vaughn Recreates Stock Photos]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 08:46:25 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/180*120/vince+vaughn+stock+1.jpg
Much like b-roll, stock photos can get…monotonous. Not anymore, thanks to actors in Vince Vaughn’s new movie Unfinished Business.

Photo Credit: iStock/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Top 10 Towns for Families in Connecticut]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 21:59:35 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/d1b87808249e433ab8dd3c142789d912.jpg
Consumer advocacy site NerdWallet has released a list of top towns for young families in Connecticut, and Hartford County dominates the top 10.

Photo Credit: Mark L.]]>
<![CDATA[Mohegan Sun to Reveal Plans for Second Tower]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:58:53 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/mohegan+sun+casino+generic.jpg
Mohegan Sun Casino is already one of the largest entertainment, gaming, dining and resort destinations in the country and plans to expand further with a second hotel tower in Uncasville.]]>
<![CDATA[Free Pancakes for a Good Cause]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 08:34:16 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Oat+Pancakes+Edited.jpg
It’s National Pancake Day and you can get free pancakes at IHOP today for a good cause.

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<![CDATA[Last Line of the News Story: Apple iCar, Kosher Pot]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 08:09:29 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Meyers+Last+Line+News+Story.png
Since most people only read headlines to get the gist of an article, Seth Meyers reveals some interesting facts hidden in the “last line” of news stories.]]>
<![CDATA[Ryan Reynolds Talks About Fatherhood]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:14:43 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/NUP_167609_0433.JPG
Ryan Reynolds loves being a father, but admitted that he could use more sleep. The “Green Lantern” actor stopped by “The Tonight Show” Monday to talk about his new movie “The Woman in Gold” and chatted...

Photo Credit: Douglas Gorenstein/NBC]]>
<![CDATA[Watch: "History of Duets" With Kelly Clarkson]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 07:39:59 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Fallon+Kelly+Clarkson.JPG
Jimmy Fallon and Kelly Clarkson perform a medley of the greatest duets of all time including including Sonny and Cher‘s “I Got You Babe,” Human League‘s “Don’t You Want Me" and Elton John‘s “Don’t Go Breaking My...

Photo Credit: Douglas Gorenstein/NBC]]>
<![CDATA[Watch: Egg Russian Roulette with Ryan Reynolds]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 07:24:53 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Falln+Ryan+Reynolds.JPG
Jimmy Fallon and Ryan Reynolds take turns smashing eggs on their heads without knowing which are cooked and which are raw.

Photo Credit: Douglas Gorenstein/NBC]]>
<![CDATA[Disneyland Memorabilia Auction Fetches $1.7 Million]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 04:51:50 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1350768.jpg
A Disneyland memorabilia collector has taken a cue from the movie "Frozen" and decided to "Let It Go."

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Stallone Breaks Up Movie Set Fight]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:35:47 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Stallone-AP.jpg
Sylvester Stallone played peacemaker after a real-life fight broke out during filming of the new Rocky movie “Creed” in Aston, Pennsylvania on Monday. TMZ first reported a boxer/actor jumped out of the...

Photo Credit: Associated Press/Rusty Kennedy]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Man Tapes Mentos on Body, Bathes in Coke]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:27:54 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2015-03-02+at+11.59.29+AM.png
Well known YouTube user Hajime taped Mentos candies all over his body and jumped into a tub full of Coke Zero.
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<![CDATA[PHOTOS: Gaga, Vaughn Take Polar Plunge]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:07:20 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GettyImages_464871214.jpg
Lady Gaga, her fiance Taylor Kinney and actor Vince Vaughn joined thousands for Chicagoans in an icy dip into Lake Michigan for the annual Polar Plunge on Sunday, March 1, 2015.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Gaga, Vaughn Take Polar Plunge]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 15:21:53 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GettyImages_464871218.jpg
Lady Gaga and Vince Vaughn joined more than 4,500 Chicagoans in an icy dip into Lake Michigan for the annual Polar Plunge on Sunday to support the Special Olympics.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[For Dakota Johnson, "SNL" Is a Family Affair]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:08:55 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Dakota-Johnson-SNL-Feb-28.jpg
“Fifty Shades of Grey” star Dakota Johnson revealed during her first hosting gig on “Saturday Night Live” a special connection to the show.

Photo Credit: Saturday Night Live
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<![CDATA[Astronaut's Vulcan Tribute to Leonard Nimoy ]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:38:29 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/11036297_10153067319546772_6134829756795390802_n.jpg
American astronaut Terry Virts tweeted a photo tribute to actor Leonard Nimoy on Saturday from the International Space Station.

Photo Credit: Terry Virts/ NASA
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<![CDATA[Jimmy Fallon Asks: What Color is #TheDress?]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 06:27:07 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Jimmy-Fallon-Ponders-TheDress.jpg
Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson stopped by "The Tonight Show" on Friday for a game of "Truth or Truth," but Jimmy Fallon still struggled to unravel this week's greatest mystery — the actual colors of #TheDress.

Photo Credit: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
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<![CDATA[Ilana Glazer, Abbi Jacobson Play "Truth or Truth" on "Tonight"]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 04:51:56 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Jimmy-Fallon-Truth-or-Truth-Abbi-Jacobson-Idina-Glazer.jpg
Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson, stars of Comedy Central's "Broad City," join Jimmy Fallon on "Tonight" for a game of "Truth or Truth."

Photo Credit: NBC Universal]]>
<![CDATA[Watch: Jimmy Fallon Thanks Kale, the Cleveland Browns]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 04:55:14 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Fallon-Thank-You-Notes-27-Feb.jpg
Jimmy Fallon writes thank-you notes to Alaska, kale and the Cleveland Browns.

Photo Credit: NBC Universal]]>
<![CDATA[Nyong'o's Stolen Oscar Gown Found]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:15:47 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/lupita-oscars-15.jpg
The pearl-covered gown worn by Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o at the Academy Awards ceremony has been found, Los Angeles County Sheriff's officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[The Dress Debate: It's All About Perception]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:43:09 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/the-dress-B-1l26HXAAEJ48-.jpg
Dr. Thomas Conrod believes the great dress debate all has to do with our visual perception.]]>
<![CDATA[Leonard Nimoy: He Lived Long and Prospered]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 11:34:36 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GettyImages_161468824_10_Spock.jpg
The actor transformed Mr. Spock into perhaps the most human member of the "Star Trek" universe.

Photo Credit: CBS via Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Leonard Nimoy's Most Memorable Moments]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:46:46 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GettyImages_161468824_10_Spock.jpg
"Star Trek" fans mourned the loss of Leonard Nimoy on social media Friday, sharing videos of the actor better known to millions as Mr. Spock and memorializing his best moments on the screen.

Photo Credit: CBS via Getty Images
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<![CDATA[Naomi Campbell Grabs Camera Outside Havana Hotel]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:09:27 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/f_ots_naomi_campbell2_150226.video-260x195.jpg
Supermodel Naomi Campbell was caught on camera lunging at an NBC News cameraman as she left her hotel in Cuba.

Photo Credit: NBC News]]>
<![CDATA[Watch: Will Forte Reveals "Second Chance Theater" Ideas]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:21:49 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Meyers+Will+Forte.JPG
Seth Meyers asks Will Forte to perform some of his best unseen sketches "Second Chance Theater" sketches the next time the "SNL" alum returns to “Late Night.”

Photo Credit: NBC/NBCU Photo Bank]]>
<![CDATA[Watch: “Tonight Show” Hashtags #EmailFail]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:07:46 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Fallon+Hashtags.JPG
In light of the Gmail glitch that forced users to send email to the wrong people, Jimmy Fallon reads his favorite tweets with the hashtag #EmailFail.

Photo Credit: Douglas Gorenstein/NBC]]>
<![CDATA[Watch: Flip Cup with Margot Robbie]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:11:01 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Fallon+Margot+Robbie.png
Jimmy Fallon and Margot Robbie face off in a winner-take-all Flip Cup battle for toilet paper and red Solo cups.]]>
<![CDATA[Watch: Ice T Re-Voices "Scooby-Doo," “Dora" & "G.I. Joe" Cartoons]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 06:20:27 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Fallon+Ice+T.JPG
Ice T revealed to Jimmy Fallon that he once had a long career doing voiceover for animated children's shows like "G.I. Joe," "Scooby-Doo" and "Dora the Explorer.”

Photo Credit: Douglas Gorenstein/NBC]]>
<![CDATA[Aguilera Knows Why Blake Shelton Wins "The Voice"]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:36:42 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Meyers+Christina+Aguilera.JPG
Christina Aguilera talks about her Grammy win for "Say Someting" and reveals the reason behind Blake Shelton's success in "The Voice."

Photo Credit: NBC/NBCU Photo Bank]]>
<![CDATA[Watch: "Celebrity Whispers" With Chris Pratt, Anna Faris]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:18:05 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Fallon+Celebrity+Whispers.png
Peggy Hess, Jimmy Fallon's entertainment correspondent, reports on what stars like Bradley Cooper, Chris Pratt and Anna Faris are whispering about to each other on the red carpet.]]>