<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - 1st Look]]> Copyright 2016 http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/feature/1st-look http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.com en-us Tue, 03 May 2016 21:55:52 -0400 Tue, 03 May 2016 21:55:52 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[This Weekend: Cool Jobs]]> Wed, 09 Mar 2016 16:10:47 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1LK_PROMOS_3296_NATL__15_WEB.png Wake up. Have coffee. Go to work. Have lunch. Travel home. Eat dinner. Sleep. Repeat. Most people would say this is their daily routine ... well Ashley is here to prove you wrong. These cool jobs don't quite fit the 9-to-5 mold. Check it out this weekend after an all new SNL on NBC!]]> <![CDATA[Full Episode: Triple Crown]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 01:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3299_TRIPLE+CROWN.jpg Ashley travels to Kentucky to see what it takes to keep the greatest athletes on four feet healthy. Then learns about Kentucky's favorite spirit, and jumps on a horse ... on a dude ranch. Featuring special guest host Audrina Patrdige, come and celebrate the start of Derby season with 1st Look.]]> <![CDATA[The Drink of the Derby]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 01:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_WEB_3299_A_BOURBON.jpg The mint julep, Kentucky's drink of the Derby, would be no where without the Kentucky barrel aged bourbon. Come take a look as Ashley sees the distilling process up close and personal at Kentucky's own Jefferson's Bourbon.]]> <![CDATA[Riding the Ponies in Tucson]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 01:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_WEB_3299_B_DUDE+RANCH.jpg Ashley experiences what it's like to ride a horse at Tanque Verde Dude Ranch in the breathtaking Tucson desert.]]> <![CDATA[Shoeing the Horses for Derby Day]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 01:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_WEB_3299_C_FARRIER.jpg Ashley learns what it takes to get these Triple Crown hopefuls hooves ready for race season.]]> <![CDATA[Jockey Training for the Derby]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 13:41:55 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_WEB_3299_D_JOCKEYSCHOOL.jpg Audrina goes to jockey school where she learns the intense training jockeys must go through to become thoroughbred racers.]]> <![CDATA[This Weekend: Triple Crown]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 09:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK-TRIPLECROWN-PROMO.png 1st Look is taking Ashley out to the races this weekend! We are prepping for the Kentucky Derby and trying to capture the Triple Crown by making horseshoes, drinking bourbon and riding the ponies. With special guest host Audrina Patridge, check it out after SNL on NBC!]]> <![CDATA[Johnny and Tara: 100 Days to Rio]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:40:42 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/EFLK3300H_WEB.png 100 days out from the Summer Olympics, 1st Look is headed to Rio de Janeiro with Olympians Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski. Between the amazing eats, the sounds of samba, the beautiful beaches, and the colors of Carnival, you’re going to want to pack you bags and hit the #RoadToRio.]]> <![CDATA[Sunrise in the Marvelous City]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 19:30:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_RIO_A+BLOCK_WEB.png In Rio you party, but during Carnival, you learn what partying really is! From sunrise to sunset, prepare to eat, drink, sing and dance! And our Olympian hosts Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski are up with the sun to indulge at one of the many impromptu street parties known as “Blocos” that pop up throughout the city. But while, the streets are packed with partygoers, at the warehouses of Samba City, where they’re preparing for the legendary Sambadrome parade, craftsmen are hard at work constructing thousands of costumes and a fleet of two-story floats that’ll make your jaw drop.]]> <![CDATA[The Beautiful Beachs of Brazil]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 19:30:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1LK_RIO_B+BLOCK_WEB.png You can’t escape the beaches in Rio, and why would you want to? Some of the most famous stretches of sand are all right here. And it's the "guarda vidas," the local lifeguards, who are protecting the beaches...and you. After learning what it takes to keep the surf safe, and discussing the proper Brazilian beach attire, Johnny and Tara are ready to bask in their glorious surroundings. But you can only keep an Olympian at rest for so long. A game of Footvolley anyone?]]> <![CDATA[Delicious Diversity, The Carioca Melting Pot]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 19:30:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1LK_RIO_C+BLOCK_WEB.png Rio de Janeiro is a culinary melting pot... and you’re going to want to eat everything in it. Joined by the renown classically-trained chef Elia Schramm, Johnny and Tara do like the Cariocas do, and sample some delectable snacks at Bar do Momo, a “boteco,” or corner cafe, in the neighborhood of Tijuca. But hungry for more, the trio head to Laguiole, Elia's fine dining restaurant, located at the Modern Art Museum of Rio, to spice up a “boteco” classic with a fine dining flare.]]> <![CDATA[The Sound, the Soul, the Sensational Samba]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 19:30:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1LK_RIO_D+BLOCK_WEB.png Samba is more than music and dance. For musician Moyseis Marques, samba is a way of life. And in the small samba clubs in the neighborhood of Lapa, Johnny and Tara discover first hand how this art form can touch your soul. Watching Moyseis and his band perform they get a taste of the beat in which Cariocas march to. But to fully understand that rhythm, you have make your way to the Sambadrome, where 100,000 people gather to watch Rio’s 12 best samba schools compete for top honors. And right there in the thick of it all are Johnny and Tara.]]> <![CDATA[Tonight: 100 Days to Rio]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 07:03:27 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/Screen+Shot+2016-04-26+at+6.39.24+PM.png 100 days out from the Summer Olympics, "1st Look” is headed to Rio de Janeiro with Olympians Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski. Between the amazing eats, sounds of samba, beautiful beaches, and colors of Carnival, you’ll want to pack your bags and hit the #RoadToRio. Check local listings here.]]> <![CDATA[Full Episode: Foodie Destinations]]> Sun, 24 Apr 2016 01:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3299_DESTINATION+FOODIE_WEB-V5.png Food is important to everyone. It brings families together, makes memories and creates happiness. This week, special guest host Audrina Patridge is off to enjoy amazing foods from across the world.]]> <![CDATA[The Food of Prince Edward Island: Mackerel, Lobster and Local Brews]]> Sun, 24 Apr 2016 01:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3299_PEI_WEB-V5.png Audrina travels to the Fall Flavors Festival of PEI, which showcases their delicacies both on and off the shore.]]> <![CDATA[The Food of Seoul: Soju, Makgeolli and Street Food]]> Sun, 24 Apr 2016 01:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3299_KOREA+STREET+FOOD_WEB.png After a night of drinking, Audrina and chef Edward Lee explore South Korea's booming street food scene with local actor Michael K. Lee.]]> <![CDATA[The Food of Puebla: Sugar, Spice and Mole]]> Sun, 24 Apr 2016 01:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3299_MOLE+POBLANO_WEB.png Audrina meets chef Liz Galicia to discover the secrets behind one of Puebla's most popular dishes.]]> <![CDATA[The Food of Queens: Arepas, Momos and so Much More]]> Sun, 24 Apr 2016 01:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3299_QUEENS+FOOD+TOUR_WEB.png Audrina gets a taste of global cuisine in the Jackson Heights neighborhood of Queens -- widely considered the most ethnically diverse place in the world.]]> <![CDATA[This Weekend: Foodie Destinations]]> Wed, 20 Apr 2016 17:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3299_WEB_PROMO.jpg Tasting the freshness. Picking up on a hint of citrus. Noticing the difference between a 2-year-old and a 3-year-old cheddar. What do all of these have in common? Well they are the making of a foodie! Specially hosted by Audrina Patridge, we travel the world to taste what Prince Edward Island, Seoul, Mexican city of Puebla, and Queens, New York have to offer the famished foodie. This weekend after SNL on NBC!]]> <![CDATA[Full Episode: Fitness Fanatic]]> Sun, 06 Mar 2016 02:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/EFLK3295H_WEB.jpg Ashley gets fit running on ice, swinging from the ceiling, rappelling down a mountain and bumping bubbles. Featuring the "Men's Health" and "Women's Health" editors, Clint Carter and Jen Ator, "Vanderpump Rules" star Tom Schwartz, and "American Ninja Warrior" Isaac Caldiero. ]]> <![CDATA[Running on Ice With Men's and Women's Health]]> Sun, 06 Mar 2016 02:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3295_FitnessFanatic_BROOMBALL_WEB.jpg Ashley hits the ice to burn some calories with the editors from "Men's Health" and "Women's Health" magazines.]]> <![CDATA[Swinging From New Heights With Vanderpump Rules]]> Sun, 06 Mar 2016 02:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3295_FitnessFanatic_AERIALYOGA_WEB.jpg Ashley joins Tom Schwartz from the hit show "Vanderpump Rules" to try aerial yoga.]]> <![CDATA[Playing Inside a Giant Inflatable Hamster Ball]]> Sun, 06 Mar 2016 02:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3295_FitnessFanatic_BUBBLEBALL_WEB.jpg Ashley tries out bubble ball -- a team activity where players race across a field battling their opponents to score goals, all while inside a giant inflatable bubble suit. ]]> <![CDATA[Rappelling the Red Rock Caves With the American Ninja Warrior]]> Sun, 06 Mar 2016 02:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3295_FitnessFanatic_CANYONEERING_WEB.jpg Ashley experiences the athleticism and thrills of canyoneering with Isaac Caldiero, winner of NBC's "American Ninja Warrior."]]> <![CDATA[This Weekend: Fitness Fanatic]]> Wed, 02 Mar 2016 16:20:23 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3295_WEB_PROMO.jpg Get the gym bag, lace up those sneakers and throw on the sweatband because we're workin' out this weekend! Ashley plays a game of broomball and bubbleball, and climbs to new heights with aerial yoga and canyoneering. Fitness fanatics have nothing on these workouts! This weekend after an all new SNL on NBC!]]> <![CDATA[Full Episode: Destination Chicago]]> Sun, 10 Apr 2016 01:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/EFLK3298H_WEB.jpg Why hello, Chicago. What's that? You want to take Ashley to see the most inventive cocktails in the country? Done. And you want her to dance with the most decorated Irish dance company in the states? Bring it. AND you think she needs to learn how to carve ice? You KNOW she'll crush that. One more thing? What is it? Oh you want her to see the future of farming? Well let's strap on her Oculus Rift and she'll see you there--virtually of course. ]]> <![CDATA[Chicago Farms are Growing Up... Literally]]> Sun, 10 Apr 2016 01:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3298_CHICAGO_VerticalFarming_WEB.jpg Ashley discovers a completely different way of farming at Green Sense Farms and makes some fresh Italian food at Eataly in Chicago.]]> <![CDATA[Reinventing the Cocktail With Chicago P.D. and Aviary]]> Sun, 10 Apr 2016 01:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3298_CHICAGO_Aviary_WEB.jpg Bringing a new meaning to mixology, Ashley makes some scientifically crafted cocktails at The Aviary with Chicago P.D. stars LaRoyce Hawkins and Marina Squerciata.]]> <![CDATA[Stepping Through the Streets of Chicago]]> Sun, 10 Apr 2016 01:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3298_CHICAGO_IrishDancing_WEB.jpg Ever wondered what life is like in a professional dance company? Ashley heads to Chicago to hang out with the Irish Dancers of Trinity, and gets a crash course to step in time, hard-shoe style.]]> <![CDATA[Carving the Ice of Chicago]]> Sun, 10 Apr 2016 01:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3298_CHICAGO_IceSculpting_WEB.jpg Ashley learns how to be an ice sculptor at Nadeua's Ice Sculptures.]]> <![CDATA[This Weekend: Destination Chicago]]> Wed, 06 Apr 2016 15:32:49 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3298_WEB_PROMO.jpg Deep dish. The Cubs. Sausage. The Bears. Beer. The Bulls. What do all of these things have in common? The Windy City of course! Chicago is calling our name this weekend and Ashley answers by taking in some of the old traditions of the city, pairing it with some great cocktails and then seeing the science that keeps the city at the forefront of innovation. It's all this weekend after an all new SNL on NBC!]]> <![CDATA[Full Episode: Spring Break]]> Sun, 03 Apr 2016 01:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/EFLK3297H_WEB1.png Ashley is bringing in Spring with some help from her friends! Guests Jackie Tranchida and Ereka Vetrini travel to Universal Studios Hollywood for some magic and take a look at the ultra luxury of a Crystal Cruise with Mary Jean Tully of Tully Luxury Travel. Ashley then zips across Catalina Island and combs the beaches of North Carolina.]]> <![CDATA[Cruisin' All Over the World]]> Sun, 03 Apr 2016 01:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1LK_SPRING+BREAK_TULLY+LUXURY+TRAVEL_WEB.png Guest host Ereka Vetrini gets an inside look at luxury cruise line, Crystal Cruises, with help from Crystal's top travel booker, Mary Jean Tully of Tully Luxury Travel.]]> <![CDATA[Wizarding Around Universal Studios Hollywood]]> Sun, 03 Apr 2016 01:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_SPRING+BREAK_UNIVERSAL+STUDIOS+HOLLYWOOD_WEB.png Guest host Jackie Tranchida and her friend, Josh Fingerhut, explore Universal Studios Hollywood with a special VIP sneak peek at its newest attraction, "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter."]]> <![CDATA[Paddling Into Folly Harbor]]> Sun, 03 Apr 2016 01:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1LK_SPRING+BREAK_FOLLY+BEACH_WEB.png Experience one of Charleston's main attractions, Folly Beach, with a boat ride, dolphins, and stand up paddleboard yoga.]]> <![CDATA[Zipping Across Catalina Island]]> Sun, 03 Apr 2016 01:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1LK_SPRING+BREAK_CATALINA+ZIP+LINE_WEB.png Ashley and her bestie, Bobby, explore the beauty of Catalina Island with an eco zip line tour.]]> <![CDATA[This Weekend: Spring Break]]> Wed, 30 Mar 2016 15:42:30 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1LK_PROMOS_3297_NATL__15_WEB.png Let's forget about all that spring cleaning and get out of town! Ashley ventures onto the high seas, zips through an island canopy and goes on a beach exploration; and don't miss a very magical segment with guest host Jackie Tranchida. This weekend after an all new SNL on NBC! ]]> <![CDATA[Full Episode: Dance Time]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 11:04:44 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3292_DANCE+SHOW_WEB.jpg It's time to lace up and get moving because it's dance time, y'all! Ashley tries to keep up as she Irish steps, cha-chas, and so much more. So come on! Get out of that chair and dance along with Ashley as she puts her moves to the test with some of the best dancers from around the country!]]> <![CDATA[How to Dance on the Subway]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 02:40:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK3292_WEB_LITEFEET.jpg Ladies and gentlemen, it's showtime! Ashley gets down with the next wave of hip hop dancing, Lite Feet, and Waffle NYC shows her just how to do it. Think you can freestyle on your feet? You better if you want to survive a three-crew dance battle!]]> <![CDATA[Stepping Straight Out of Ireland]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 02:40:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK3292_WEB_TRINITY+IRISH+DANCE+COMPANY.jpg Ever wondered what life is like in a professional dance company? Ashley heads to Chicago to hang out with the Trinity Irish Dance Company, and gets a crash course to step in time, hard-shoe style.]]> <![CDATA[Dancing With a Star]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 02:40:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK3292_WEB_DWTS.jpg Everyone knows that the right combination of moves, music, and skill can make for a killer dance. But to take it to the next level, you need a real star of a partner. Ashley teams up with Keo Motsepe from Dancing with the Stars to try her dance shoes at ballroom dance. ]]> <![CDATA[The Beautiful Power of Kandyan Dance]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 02:40:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK3292_WEB_KANDYAN+DANCE.jpg Dance isn't just about movement - it's a way to transport culture around the world. Ashley heads to Staten Island to move with the women of the Sri Lankan Dance Troupe of NY in the ancient art of Kandyan Dance.]]> <![CDATA[This Weekend: Dance Time]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 18:25:50 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/246*120/1LK3292_WEB_PROMOv2.jpg Ashley is lacing up and getting down! It's dance time this weekend, sweet cheeks! Ashley gets a crash course in the newest dance from the streets of NY called Lite Feet, takes a twirl with Dancing with the Stars' Keo Motsepe, steps her way through Irish dance in Chicago and finishes on Staten Island learning the tradition of Kandyan Dance. This weekend after an all new SNL on NBC!]]> <![CDATA[Full Episode: Cool Jobs]]> Tue, 15 Mar 2016 17:04:06 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/EFLK3296H_WEB_full1.png Ashley clocks in for work at some of the coolest jobs in the states. From wrestling gators, fighting a UFC champion, sculpting the Chicago skyline or manicuring horses -- these jobs are nothing like your average 9-to-5. This episode features UFC Bantamweight Champion Miesha Tate.]]> <![CDATA[Stepping Into UFC Champion Miesha Tate's Ring]]> Sun, 13 Mar 2016 02:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3296_COOL+JOBS_MMA_WEB.png Ashley steps into the office (or should I say octagon?) of UFC Bantamweight Champion Miesha Tate in Las Vegas. ]]> <![CDATA[Wrestling With the Gators of Gatorland]]> Sun, 13 Mar 2016 02:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3296_COOL+JOBS_GATOR+TRAINER_WEB.png Ashley snaps into gator training at Orlando's own Gatorland.]]> <![CDATA[Becoming a Polar Professional in Chicago]]> Sun, 13 Mar 2016 02:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1LK_3296_COOL+JOBS_ICE+SCULPTING_WEB.png Ashley sculpts ice with the polar professionals of Nadeau's Ice Sculpting in Chicago.]]> <![CDATA[Manicuring the Horses for Derby Day]]> Sun, 13 Mar 2016 02:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3296_COOL+JOBS_FARRIER_WEB.png Ashley learns how to be a blacksmith and farrier in the horse capital of the world -- Lexington, Kentucky. ]]> <![CDATA[Full Episode: Southern Charm]]> Sun, 24 Jan 2016 02:40:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/EFLK3291H_WEB.png Ashley is going down South this week and finds herself in the beautifully charming Charleston, South Carolina. There's gin flowing, southern cooking a plenty and crystal-clear water. Come with Ashley and travel with us to our new favorite destination, Charleston.]]> <![CDATA[The Heart Stopping 'Nasty' and New Southern Cooking of South Carolina]]> Sun, 24 Jan 2016 02:40:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1LK_3291_DESTINATION+CHARLESTON_FOOD+TOUR_WEB.png Get a taste of Charleston's diverse cuisine with classic southern comfort food at Hominy Grill and Asian inspired fare at the untraditional Xiao Bao Biscuit.]]>