<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - ]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcbayarea.com/entertainment/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.com en-us Tue, 01 Dec 2015 07:04:16 -0800 Tue, 01 Dec 2015 07:04:16 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA['Tonight': How J.J. Abrams Broke His Back]]> Tue, 01 Dec 2015 03:45:46 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Tonight+Show+JJ+Abrams+Broke+His+Back+Trying+to+Rescue+Harrison+Ford.png J.J. Abrams tells “Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon how he literally broke his back trying to complete "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."]]> <![CDATA['Tonight': Do Not Read 'The Best Places to Pee']]> Tue, 01 Dec 2015 03:47:08 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Tonight+Show+Do+Not+Read+The+Best+Places+to+Pee.png “Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon shares some books you probably should avoid reading this year, including "How to Pick Pockets for Fun and Profit."]]> <![CDATA[Apple Closes Beats Music Service]]> Mon, 30 Nov 2015 13:30:03 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/179*120/beatsmusic1.PNG

Apple has closed Beats Music as of Monday.

The company announced in May 2014 that it acquired the streaming service and related headphone and audio software maker Beats Electronics for $3 billion and brought on Beats co-founders Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine as executives.

But the beat goes on with music at Apple. Beats Music subscribers have been prompted to switch their accounts to the six-month-old Apple Music streaming service and the homepage now includes a three-month free trial offer for Apple Music. Playlists and preferences from old Beats accounts will be imported into Apple Music.

The news follows the Nov. 16 bankruptcy filing from San Francisco based streaming service Rdio. Oakland's Pandora has announced that it will acquire Rdio's assets for $75 million.

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<![CDATA[Super Bowl 50: Coldplay Mentioned as Possible Halftime Act]]> Mon, 30 Nov 2015 13:16:12 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/217*120/coldplay-generic.jpg

A British tabloid is speculating that Coldplay is in the running to be named a halftime headliner at Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara.

The Sun reported that the band is in talks to lead the musical portion of the festivities at Levi's Stadium on Feb. 7, 2016.

E! Online mused in October that Maroon 5 was a frontrunner to play, followed by Coldplay and 2014 halftime performer Bruno Mars.

An announcement on NFL.com has confirmed that one headlining act will be revealed on Thursday Night Football during the game between Green Bay and Detroit.

A separate blog post on the site from writer Dan Hanzus, who claims not to know any of the official details, speculated that more headliners will emerge later.

"We can expect multiple performers — and I doubt they mean it in a Katy-Perry-with-cameos-from-Lenny-Kravitz-and-Missy-Elliott kind of way," he wrote. "Our guess is there will be multiple standalone A-list acts, covering different generations to honor the Super Bowl's golden anniversary."

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<![CDATA[Late at Night on NBC]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:00:30 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP24762024125.jpg

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<![CDATA['Tonight': Thank You Notes to Kids Table, Tofurky]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 03:25:11 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Tonight+Show+Thank+You+Notes+to+The+Kids+Table+Tofurky.png “Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon pens thank you notes to cranberry sauce, second cousins and other things.]]> <![CDATA[Green Day Re-Releases 'American Idiot']]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 14:42:26 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/Green+Day+Michel+Dussack+Barclays+%281%29.jpg

Green Day has reissued the "American Idiot" album for Record Store Day, which this year is otherwise known as Black Friday.

According to the band's website, there are only 5,000 copies of the double vinyl release, which includes a red and black colored record and a black and white one, available for sale at independent record stores like Amoeba Music in San Francisco and Berkeley.

The album follows the recent release of "Heart Like a Hand Grenade," a documentary chronicling the making of "American Idiot."

"American Idiot" has been certified for sales exceeding six million in America and 14 million worldwide.

Photo Credit: Michel Dussack]]>
<![CDATA[Jimmy Fallon, Rashida Jones Sing Holiday Parodies ]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 03:25:50 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Tonight+Show+Jimmy+Fallon++Rashida+Jones+Sing+Holiday+Parodies+of+Taylor+Swift+Rihanna+Drake.png “Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon and Rashida Jones perform holiday-themed parodies of 2015's biggest songs, with cameos from Queen Latifah and Eric Nally from "Downtown.”]]> <![CDATA['Late Night': Worst Christmas Presents]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 03:26:22 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Late+Night+The+Worst+Christmas+Presents+They+Ever+Got+Each+Other.png “Late Night” host Seth Meyers and his family talk about the worst presents they’ve ever given each other for Christmas, including a pink cowboy hat.]]> <![CDATA['Late Night': Giving Thanks on Thanksgiving]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:49:12 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Late+Night+Giving+Thanks+on+Thanksgiving.png “Late Night” host Seth Meyers gives thanks for the people and things he holds dear.]]> <![CDATA['Tonight' NFL Superlatives: Bears and Packers]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 08:53:05 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Tonight+Show+NFL+Superlatives+Chicago+Bears+and+Green+Bay+Packers.png “Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon hands out superlatives to Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers NFL players.]]> <![CDATA['Tonight': Kid Dictionary With Nathan Lane]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 03:57:10 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Tonight+Show+Kid+Dictionary+with+Nathan+Lane.png “Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon and Nathan Lane first watch clips of kids defining words, then take turns guessing what the children were describing.]]> <![CDATA['Late Night': Alternative Thanksgiving Day Parade]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 23:13:44 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Late+Night+Alternative+Thanksgiving+Day+Parade.png "Late Night" host Seth Meyers looks at the promo of the Alternative Thanksgiving Day Parade.]]> <![CDATA['Late Night': Uzo Aduba on Starring in 'The Wiz!' with Mary J. Blige]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 23:11:27 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Late+Night+Uzo+Aduba+on+Starring+in+The+Wiz+with+Mary+J+Blige.png Uzo Aduba tells "Late Night" host Seth Meyers what it was like working with stars like Mary J. Blige in "The Wiz!"]]> <![CDATA[Wu-Tang Sells Sole Copy of New Album]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 01:06:34 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-4908639841.jpg

Wu-Tang's new album ain't nothing to...mess with.

The 90's rap group sold a lone copy of its new album, "Once Upon A Time in Shaolin," for millions to an undisclosed buyer.

"We hope that the impact of this historical sale will echo through the ages and maybe remind us every now and then that music is a great art form that should be valued as such," Robert Fitzgerald Diggs aka RZA, Wu-Tang Clan founding member, said. 

The online auction house did not reveal the purchase price for the one-of-a-kind album but did say the "figure is in the millions," according to the press release. The mysterious buyer is not allowed to "commercialize" the album for 88 years. 

In 2013, the album was completed by the group's surviving members and has been kept in a vault at the Royal Mansour hotel in Marrakech, Morocco, since.

The auction house, Paddle8, collaborated with the group and MoMa in March to play a never-before-heard 13 minute snippet of the album. 

The album's sale beat out the auction's highest sale record of a rare recording of Elvis' first song that was sold to The White Stripes frontman Jack White for $306,000.

A hand-carved box holds the album and its accompanied by a 174-page leather-bound manuscript printed on designer parchment. 

The sale seems appropriate coming from a rap group that once said: "Cash Rules Everything Around Me."

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<![CDATA[San Francisco, San Jose Named 'Most Pretentious' Cities]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 12:33:15 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/yoga_generic.jpg

A coffee maker company created a "Pretension Index" of cities and named San Francisco and San Jose as the winners.

Coffee maker manufacturer Cafe Valet of St. Louis probably won't be picking up any new Bay Area fans this week after releasing their findings, which looked at factors such as number of yoga studios, art galleries, independent shops per capita, as well as the number of electric and hybrid car owners, and (oddly enough) fans of the British singer Sting.

"The Pretension Index examines not only America’s most pretentious cities but also the least pretentious ones, noting major U.S. cities that eschew the trappings of the cultural elite (such as art galleries on every block downtown, Whole Foods that are leading the way to gentrifying neighborhoods and the struggling poets who are just a little bit better than you and me)," read a statement explaining the publicity stunt.

San Jose Mercury News tongue-in-cheekily called the news a "shocking revelation."

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<![CDATA['Tonight Show': Pros and Cons of Thanksgiving]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 04:14:51 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Tonight+Show+Pros+and+Cons+of+Thanksgiving.png “Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon weighs the good and bad of celebrating Turkey Day with family and friends.]]> <![CDATA[Adele, Fallon: 'Hello' With School Instruments]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 05:27:31 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Tonight+Show+Jimmy+Fallon+Adele+The+Roots+Sing+Hello.png Adele joins “Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon and The Roots in the Tonight Show Music Room to perform "Hello" with classroom instruments.]]> <![CDATA[Oliver Platt Is Bracing for His 1st Chicago Winter]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 04:59:11 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Late+Night+Oliver+Platt+Is+Bracing+for+His+First+Chicago+Winter.png Oliver Platt talks to “Late Night” host Seth Meyers about gearing up for his first winter in the Windy City of Chicago.]]> <![CDATA['Late Night': Ferrera's Vegas Trip With 'Superstore' Cast]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 05:00:15 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Late+Night+America+Ferrera%27s+Crazy+Vegas+Trip+with+the+Cast+of+Superstore.png America Ferrera tells “Late Night” host Seth Meyers about her trip to Las Vegas with the cast of “Superstore."]]> <![CDATA[Top Celeb Pics: Adam Sandler at 'Ridiculous 6' Premiere]]> Tue, 01 Dec 2015 05:11:46 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_983930348866-sandler.jpg Check out the latest photos of your favorite celebrities.

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<![CDATA[Redmayne Talks Transgender Role in 'The Danish Girl']]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 10:19:21 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/DanishGirl-thumb.jpg Academy Award-winning actor Eddie Redmayne discusses his role as Lili Elbe, the first known person to undergo gender reassignment surgery. "The Danish Girl" is in theaters Nov. 27, 2015.]]> <![CDATA[Where to Find Free Fruit in San Jose, Bay Area]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 12:21:34 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/navel+oranges.jpg

A crowdsourced map aims to pinpoint trees on public property that bear fruit that is safe to pick. 

SFGate noted that the nonprofit Falling Fruit project, which maps out where you can find free fruit on trees around the world, has 9,000 entries in San Francisco.

The map also has more than 7,000 documented listings between Redwood City and San Jose. There's a particularly dense collection of offerings including cherry plum and orange trees in Menlo Park and Palo Alto. Trees bearing produce that average eaters would be less likely to consume, such as gingko and carob, are plentiful in the two cities. 

San Jose's offerings are more sparse but also more varied. In Broadway-Palmhaven, a picker can score globe artichokes, peaches, persimmons and apples, for example.

The public is invited to add sources to the site when appropriate.

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<![CDATA[Sarah Palin: U.S. Can't Filter 'Bad Guys' From Refugees]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 05:23:02 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/PalinLateNight-NUP_171832_0047.jpg

Sarah Palin doesn’t trust the federal government’s vetting process of Syrian refugees.

“There’s no way to filter out those who’d want to do this country harm,” she told “Late Night” host Seth Meyers on Monday.

Meyers asked Palin why there was so much resistance from governors to accept Syrian refugees. At least 31 governors said they opposed the resettlement of refugees from the war-torn country in their states following the Paris attacks that killed 130 people on Nov. 13.

“Their message is not ‘we don’t want Syrian refugees,’” Palin said. “Their message is ‘what is the vetting process? How do we know these are the innocents that are coming over and actually needing aid and they’re not the bad guys infiltrating under the guise of refugees?’”

Meyers reminded the former governor of Alaska that there is an 18 to 24 month vetting period refugees need to pass before being accepted, and, even with that in place, there would never be a fool-proof way of weeding out potential terrorists from real refugees.

“You should not trust what the federal government is telling you about the 18 to 24 month vetting process,” Palin said, adding that freedom is a foundation of being American.

“That’s why people are so desperate to come here,” Meyers said, calling the rejection of refugees fear-based. “I do think they want to come here to enjoy the same things you and I are lucky enough to enjoy.”

Palin agreed, saying freedom is “an exceptionalism we’re all blessed with.”

“It’s just unfortunate that as we know, as we saw in Paris, there are some people, though, want to get to a country to do harm,” she said.

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<![CDATA['Tonight Show': Box of Lies with Adele]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 23:37:51 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Tonight+Show+Box+of+Lies+with+Adele.png “Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon and Adele take turns trying to stump each other about what items are hidden inside their mystery boxes.]]> <![CDATA['Tonight Show': Dictionary Definitions 'Money,' 'Pumpkin Beer']]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 23:34:52 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Tonight+Show+Dictionary+Money+Pumpkin+Beer.png “Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon takes a look at the latest definitions added to existing words in the dictionary, like "karaoke" and "tryptophan."]]> <![CDATA['Late Show': Sarah Palin Talks Syrian Refugees]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 23:29:14 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Late+Show+Sarah+Palin+Talks+Syrian+Refugees.png "Late Show" host Seth Meyers talks to Sarah Palin about why governors are trying to block Syrian refugees from entering their states.]]> <![CDATA['Late Show': Jeb Bush's Christianity Test for Syrian Refugees]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 23:25:52 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Late+Show+Jeb+Bush%27s+Christianity+Test+for+Syrian+Refugees.png "Late Show" host Seth Meyers looks at Jeb Bush's proposed Christianity test for Syrian refugees.]]> <![CDATA['Wizard of Oz' Dress for Sale]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 02:47:17 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP969171107376.jpg

If you have $1 million to spare, you could own a piece of movie history.

The iconic blue-and-white gingham pinafore dress worn by Judy Garland in "The Wizard of Oz" could become one of the world's most expensive costume dresses if it sells at auction Monday.

The dress is one of the very few complete "Dorothy" costumes still in existence, according to Bonhams, which is set to auction the dress Monday.

Researchers with the company believe at least 10 dresses were made for the film, but most were recycled by MGM and used in other films.

Bidding starts at $1.2 million at Bonham's "Treasures from the Dream Factory" sale in New York.

Other items up for auction include Steve McQueen's racing suit from "Le Mans," Marilyn Monroe's red saloon gown from "River of No Return" and Warren Beatty's trench coat and hat from "Dick Tracy."

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<![CDATA[Noise Pop Releases Initial 2016 Lineup]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 16:29:40 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/vince-staples.jpg

San Francisco's annual Noise Pop has announced the first wave of confirmed artists for the 2016 event, which takes place in various venues from Feb. 19-28.

Vince Staples, The Mountain Goats, The Thermals, Escort, Parquet Courts, Kamasi Washington, Film School, Heartwatch, Cayucas, Beacon, Natasha Kmeto, Palehound, Wild Ones, The Cave Singers, and Astronauts, Etc. are all scheduled to appear at the 24th edition of the music fest. More artists are expected to be announced over the coming weeks.

General admission badges good for all non-seated concerts plus a schedule of related films, happy hours and cultural events are on sale now for $175; a "Super Fan" badge that includes drink tickets, merchandise package and access to a festival rep all week is $375.

The lineup broadens stylistically each year.

"Noise Pop books bands that we love and that we feel our audience will appreciate," Noise Pop general manager Dawson Ludwig told NBC Bay Area. "Over the last five years our audience has grown accustomed to a wide range of music. This is a dream come true for us music nerds. We are able to now confidently book a wide array of talent and be confident that it will sell well."

<![CDATA[Spike Lee's ‘Chi-Raq’ Makes World Premiere Sunday]]> Sun, 22 Nov 2015 18:22:48 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-477813206.jpg

Spike Lee's controversial film “Chi-Raq” will make its world premiere Sunday night in Chicago.

The film's title, a portmanteau of "Chicago" and Iraq," has garnered significant criticism throughout the production process.

Area politicians, including Mayor Rahm Emanuel, said the title denigrates residents of Englewood and surrounding areas, where the movie was filmed by comparing their neighborhoods to war-torn Iraq.

The film’s IMDB page describes the movie as a “modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play Lysistrata by Aristophanes, set against the backdrop of gang violence in Chicago.”

In the movie, a group of women organize to take a stand against the violence after a child is killed by a stray bullet, according to IMDB.

The film’s stars include Nick Cannon, Wesley Snipes, Jennifer Hudson, Teyonah Parris, John Cusack and Samuel L Jackson.

Several of the movie's cast members attended a service led by Father Michael Pfleger, a supporter of the film, at Saint Sabina Church on Sunday.

Lee spoke at the service and addressed skeptics head-on. “Chicago, you gotta deal with the truth,” Lee said. “These numbers don’t lie. So you can dig your head in the sand and say ‘Spike’s from New York he don’t know what he’s talking about,’ but the truth is the truth no matter where you come from,” Spike said.

The invite-only premiere will be held at the Chicago Theatre. “Chi-Raq” will be released in select theaters Dec. 4.

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<![CDATA['SNL' Pokes Fun at Carson's Refugee Views]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 08:33:33 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-498290248.jpg

"Saturday Night Live" started with "Fox and Friends."

The crew likened videos of Wal-Mart shoppers on Black Friday to Syrian refugees coming into the country. 

"Syria's always been good to me," Brian Moynihan said before talking into his cellphone -- mistaking Syria for Apple's Siri.

Jay Pharoah played a soft-spoken Ben Carson.

"Sorry if I seem revved up about this," Pharoah said with a monotone as the presidential candidate about the vetting process for refugees.

"All refugees will be given mad libs that says 'death to blank,'" Pharoah explained. "Anyone that writes 'America' will not be allowed in America."

Faux Carson said in close to a whisper President Obama made him so angry it was enough to "flip his top."  

When asked why Carson appeared so calm, he responded: "Oh I'm like a koala bear. I may seem nice on the outside but on the inside, I've never held an elected office."

The refugee issue and other political hot topics resurfaced in a later bit where a family gathered at the table for Thanksgiving could only stop bickering for one thing: Adele. A recording of her song "Hello" was enough to get everyone to stop yelling at each other and instead stand up and sing along. 

Adele performed later on "SNL" as the musical guest. 

Matthew McConaughey hosted and in his monologue riffed on the origin of "alright, alright, alright," his famous catch phrase from "Dazed and Confused."

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<![CDATA[WATCH: 'Funny or Die' Spoofs NBC’s 'Chicago' Trilogy]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 17:16:24 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-496399540.jpg

NBC recently premiered “Chicago Med,” completing the Dick Wolf trilogy of the “Chicago” franchise. However, the shows’ creators may need to consider adding a fourth drama thanks to a "Funny or Die" parody called “Chicago Sanitation.”

The spoof takes viewers through a rollercoaster of emotions as workers try to juggle life, love, and garbage.

The humorous take on NBC’s hit shows features quotes like: “You sort garbage better than anyone on this team. Why can’t you sort out your life?”

The video wraps up by teasing the “newest” shows of the “Chicago” series you may (or may not) see on NBC’s upcoming lineup.

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<![CDATA[SF Sketchfest 2016: Sally Field, Patton Oswalt Among Notables ]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 14:26:00 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Sally+Field.jpg

Actress Sally Field is among the surprising headliners planned for the 15th edition of SF Sketchfest.

The festival is scheduled to take place across 200 events in 19 different San Francisco venues from Jan. 7-24, 2016. 

Field will appear for a guest screening and Q&A in support of the film "Hello, My Name is Doris" and as a "guest monologist" with comedy crew Upright Citizens Brigade.

Among the expected programming highlights is a conversation between comedian Patton Oswalt and Oakland music artist Boots Riley, a "Sesquicentennial" celebration of the film "Waiting for Guffman," San Francisco drag queen icon Peaches Christ taking on "Teen Witch," a stage rendition of cult Comedy Central program "Drunk History" and a live performance by UC Santa Cruz grads Maya Rudolph and Gretchen Lieberum's captivating Prince cover band Princess.

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Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Sunday and many are expected to sell out quickly.

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<![CDATA[Box Office Preview: 'Mockingjay - Part 2']]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 07:07:31 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/NC_bop1119_1500x845.jpg "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2" hits theaters this week.]]> <![CDATA['Tonight Show': Fallon Interviews Jindal (Aziz Ansari) ]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 00:25:45 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Tonight+Show+Jimmy+Fallon+Interviews+Bobby+Jindal+Aziz+Ansari+About+Ending+His+Campaign.png “Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon talks to former GOP presidential candidate Bobby Jindal (Aziz Ansari) about suspending his campaign for now. ]]> <![CDATA['Late Night': Fred Armisen Recaps 'The Originals']]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 00:14:33 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Late+Night+Fred+Armisens+Extremely+Accurate+TV+Recaps+The+Originals.png Fred Armisen gives his hilarious, extremely accurate TV recap of “The Originals."]]> <![CDATA['Tonight Show': Secret Handshake With Bieber]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 00:10:46 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Tonight+Show+Secret+Handshake+with+Justin+Bieber.png “Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon and Justin Bieber greet each other with their elaborate secret handshake.]]> <![CDATA['Late Night': Josh Hutcherson on Living in a Hotel with Co-Stars]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 00:08:02 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Late+Night+Josh+Hutcherson+on+Living+in+a+Hotel+with+His+Hunger+Games+Co-Stars.png Josh Hutcherson tells “Late Night” host Seth Meyers about his experience of living with his “Hunger Games” co-stars in a hotel.]]> <![CDATA[LaBelle's Sweet Potato Pie May Still Be Available in East Bay]]> Thu, 19 Nov 2015 13:56:27 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/labelle-pie.jpg

A viral video frenzy caused Patti LaBelle's Sweet Potato Pie to fly off of Walmart shelves in the U.S., including in the Bay Area, but the retailer reports the dessert is still available in at least two East Bay stores.

In a video posted to YouTube on November 12, James Wright Chanel sang in LaBelle's signature tones as he offered a customer review of the pie, which he loved.

Chanel's video racked millions of views across sources, prompted nationwide sellouts and earned a personal phone call from LaBelle.

"We've located a few thousand more in our distribution centers and this week we're processing them and routing them to stores where there's the greatest need for them," John Forrest Ales, ‎Director of Corporate Communications at Walmart, told TODAY, which also published LaBelle's actual home recipe on Thursday.

Ales added that he wasn't sure if that would mean that they'd be available in time for Thanksgiving.

But there may be good news for curious locals. According to walmart.com, LaBelle's dessert sensation, which retails for $3.98 and is made with "California grown sweet potatoes," has sold out at the Richmond Walmart location but is still available in San Leandro and Oakland.

They're also available to bid on or buy via eBay, where amateur auctioneers are asking as much as $12,000 to buy two now.

Photo Credit: File--Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP and walmart.com]]>