<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - ]]>Copyright 2018https://www.nbcbayarea.com/entertainment/top-stories http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area https://www.nbcbayarea.comen-usMon, 19 Mar 2018 09:48:13 -0700Mon, 19 Mar 2018 09:48:13 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Pitbull to Speak at United Nations About Global Water Crisis]]> Mon, 19 Mar 2018 09:27:16 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/pitbull-y-telemundo-academy.jpg
Grammy Award-winning rapper Pitbull is heading to the United Nations to discuss the global water crisis on World Water Day.

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<![CDATA[Cirque Du Soleil Acrobat Dies After 'Horrifying Drop' in Fla.]]> Sun, 18 Mar 2018 19:47:14 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Circue_Du_Soleil_Performer_Falls_During_Act.jpg
A Cirque du Soleil acrobat who was injured after falling onto the stage during a show in Tampa died Sunday, a statement from the entertainment group confirmed. Yann Arnaud, an aerialist who was performing...]]>
<![CDATA[Top Celeb Photos: Salt-N-Pepa at SXSW Music Festival]]> Mon, 19 Mar 2018 06:56:43 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_18077687357774.jpg
Check out the latest photos of your favorite celebrities.

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<![CDATA[Late at Night on NBC]]> Mon, 15 Aug 2016 12:13:59 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP24762024125.jpg
Watch Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers bring the laughs late night on NBC.

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<![CDATA[Bill Hader Returns as Scaramucci to 'SNL']]> Sun, 18 Mar 2018 05:17:04 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/coldopen2billhader_1200x675.jpg
Actors John Goodman and Fred Armisen made surprise appearances in “Saturday Night Live’s” cold open with host Bill Hader and Alex Moffat as CNN’s Anderson Cooper. The cold open began as a segment from...
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<![CDATA['Tonight': Charades With Aaron Paul and Karlie Kloss]]> Fri, 16 Mar 2018 23:27:09 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tjf_hlt_s5e092_835_charades_201802316-152126554823500002.jpg
Jimmy Fallon and Karlie Kloss battle it out against Aaron Paul and The Roots' Tarik Trotter in a game of charades.]]>
<![CDATA['Tonight': Thank You Notes to Facebook Memories, Hammers]]> Fri, 16 Mar 2018 23:16:59 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/fallonScreen-Shot-2018-03-17-at-2.15.34-AM.jpg
Jimmy Fallon pens thank you notes to packing for vacation, sneezing and other things.

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<![CDATA[Why a 4-Year-Old Is Winning Your Office Pool]]> Fri, 16 Mar 2018 16:08:27 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/marshall-pawpatrol-split.jpg
The answer to winning your NCAA office pool might be to watch more "Paw Patrol." While No. 13 Marshall's historic 81-75 win over the No. 4 Wichita State Shockers shocked the world, the fact that the Thundering...

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<![CDATA[RuPaul Honored on the Hollywood Walk of Fame]]> Fri, 16 Mar 2018 15:06:36 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-932919220.jpg
Entertainment icon and world-famous drag queen RuPaul received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Friday.

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<![CDATA['Life of Pi' Star Reveals He's Suffering From Rare Tumor]]> Fri, 16 Mar 2018 10:35:14 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/lifeofpistar.jpg
Irrfan Khan, the Bollywood star known for his roles in "Life of Pi," "Jurassic World," and "The Amazing Spider-Man" took to social media Friday to reveals he's been diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumor.

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<![CDATA[Fla. Shooting Survivors Release Original Song to Help Heal]]> Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:17:29 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_18056804120693-parkland.jpg
Days after a gunman stormed their Florida school and killed 17 people, two young survivors wrote a song about their grief and healing. On Friday, those Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students released...

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<![CDATA[Gal Gadot Under Fire for Stephen Hawking Tweet]]> Fri, 16 Mar 2018 07:30:33 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/wonderhawk.jpg
"Wonder Woman" star Gal Gadot is under fire for a tweet she sent marking the passing of Stephen Hawking.
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<![CDATA[See It: New 'Avengers: Infinity War' Trailer Revealed]]> Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:08:15 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/avengerstrail.jpg
Thanos is coming. And he's bringing death with him.
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<![CDATA['Late Night': John Cleese Did Not Enjoy Filming Monty Python]]> Fri, 16 Mar 2018 03:22:39 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/myr_hlt_s5e079_661_johncleese_autobiography_20180315-152118912315700002.jpg
John Cleese explains why filming "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" was so horrible, reveals who saved "Monty Python's Life of Brian" and reviews his favorite questions audiences have...]]>
<![CDATA['Late Night': A Closer Look at Trump's Lies to Trudeau]]> Fri, 16 Mar 2018 03:18:39 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/trudeauScreen-Shot-2018-03-16-at-6.17.35-AM.jpg
Seth Meyers takes a closer look at President Donald Trump lying to Canada's prime minister, major news in the Russia investigation and rumors of more staff turnover at the White House.

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<![CDATA['Tonight': Hader and Fallon Play the Face It Challenge]]> Fri, 16 Mar 2018 03:11:52 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tjf_faceitchallenge_201802315-152119429298500002.jpg
Bill Hader and Jimmy Fallon go head-to-head as they are given random faces to make at each other and try to hold for 10 seconds without being the first to break into laughter.]]>
<![CDATA['Tonight': Fallon Gives a Pep Talk to Texas Southern Univ.]]> Fri, 16 Mar 2018 03:03:09 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/TSUScreen-Shot-2018-03-16-at-6.02.00-AM.jpg
Jimmy Fallon gives a pep talk to the lowest-seeded school starting out the NCAA championship tournament, the Texas Southern University Tigers.

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<![CDATA[Astronaut Mae Jemison Explores Earth in 'One Strange Rock']]> Thu, 15 Mar 2018 14:44:33 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/maejeminson.jpg
Ever wonder what it's like to look at the earth through the eyes of an astronaut? Well, now's your chance to find out.

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<![CDATA[Rihanna Slams Snapchat After Ad Mocks Her Domestic Abuse]]> Thu, 15 Mar 2018 12:56:52 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/852544038-rihanna-snapchat.jpg
Snapchat has removed a distasteful ad from the popular social media app after making light of domestic violence, referencing Chris Brown’s 2009 felony assault against Rihanna. The ad reportedly was for a...

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<![CDATA[Demi Lovato Celebrates Six Years of Sobriety ]]> Thu, 15 Mar 2018 10:52:16 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Demi-Lovato2.jpg
Demi Lovato celebrated six years of sobriety with her followers on Twitter Thursday afternoon. The singer and songwriter thanked her family, friends and CAST centers, a mental health and wellness program...

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<![CDATA[Report: ESPN President Stepped Down After Extortion Plot]]> Thu, 15 Mar 2018 13:34:34 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/skippercoke.jpg
The former president of ESPN says he resigned from the sports network after an extortion plot by his cocaine dealer.

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<![CDATA[iHeart Radio Files for Chapter 11]]> Thu, 15 Mar 2018 09:22:00 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/iheartradiobank.jpg
iHeartMedia, Inc. has entered Chapter 11 in an attempt to restructure its debt and business holdings, the company announced Thursday.

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<![CDATA[ 'American Idol' Contestant: Perry Kiss Not Harassment]]> Thu, 15 Mar 2018 08:29:52 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/perrykisskiss.jpg
Singer Katy Perry kissed a contestant on "American Idol" and he did not like it. But Benjamin Glaze is downplaying some backlash aimed at Perry, who is a judge on the show. The 19-year-old took to Instagram...

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<![CDATA[ 'Willy Wonka' Star Appears as Contestant on 'Jeopardy!']]> Thu, 15 Mar 2018 22:13:11 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/willywonka1.jpg
He played a boy who does nothing but watch TV and wears cowboy clothing in the 1971 movie "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory."

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<![CDATA[America's Largest eSports Stadium to Open in Texas]]> Thu, 15 Mar 2018 06:55:03 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/193*120/Esports+Stadium+Arlington+Exterior.jpg
If there was ever a competition to determine which city is truly the "sports and entertainment capital of the world", Arlington, Texas, would certainly be a contender. The third largest city in North Texas...

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<![CDATA['Late Night': Ricky Gervais on What Aging Has Done to Him]]> Thu, 15 Mar 2018 01:33:01 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/myr_hlt_s5e078_660_rickygervais_aging_20180314-152109909848500002.jpg
Ricky Gervais talks to Seth Meyers about changes he's noticed on his own anatomy now that he's reached an age where he's "closer to death." ]]>
<![CDATA['Late Night': A Closer Look at Conor Lamb's Win]]> Thu, 15 Mar 2018 01:17:55 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/lambScreen-Shot-2018-03-15-at-4.15.47-AM.jpg
Seth Meyers takes a closer look at Democrats racking up another major win, #NationalStudentWalkout and President Donald Trump musing about weaponizing space.

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<![CDATA['Tonight': Alicia Vikander Talks 'Tomb Raider']]> Thu, 15 Mar 2018 01:04:14 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tjf_hlt_s5e090_833_aliciavikander_tombraider_201802314-152109923408400002.jpg
Alicia Vikander reveals how she prepared for her role as Lara Croft in "Tomb Raider" and shares some behind-the-scenes stories about the stunts she did herself.]]>
<![CDATA['Tonight': Alicia Vikander Teaches Fallon a Swedish Game]]> Thu, 15 Mar 2018 00:56:32 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tjf_hlt_s5e090_833_aliciavikander_game_201802314-152109917966400002.jpg
Alicia Vikander shows Jimmy Fallon how to play a Swedish game called "Irish Christmas Eve," where you spin around in circles and try to destroy plates with a bow and arrow.]]>
<![CDATA[Prosecutors Won't Fight Rapper Meek Mill's Release From Prison]]> Thu, 15 Mar 2018 18:56:58 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Meek+Mill+Mugshot.jpg
One day after the mother of Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill publicly asked District Attorney Larry Krasner to help free her son from jail, prosecutors answered the call. “The office is not opposed to him...

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<![CDATA[See the Designs for George Lucas' LA Museum]]> Wed, 14 Mar 2018 09:49:10 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/240*120/Lucas+Museum+of+Narrative+Art+-+Aerial+View+courtesy+of+MAD+Architects.jpg
The Lucas Museum of Narrative Arts in Exposition Park will begin to take shape over the next few years. For now, you can get an idea of its futuristic design in the renderings below.

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<![CDATA['American Idol' Contestant Kissed a Girl and Didn't Like It]]> Wed, 14 Mar 2018 12:03:32 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/katykiss.jpg
He kissed a girl. He didn't like it. You might have a hard time imagining anyone complaining about about being on the receiving end of an unexpected smooch from pop superstar Katy Perry.

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<![CDATA[Review: Thankfully... Not Your Father's 'Tomb Raider']]> Wed, 14 Mar 2018 11:17:00 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tombraiderx.jpg
The landscape for female-driven action vehicles has changed dramatically in 15 years since Angelina Jolie's Lara Croft last graced the silver screen.]]>
<![CDATA[No Way to Treat a Queen]]> Wed, 14 Mar 2018 08:52:42 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/bestdramaactress_clairefoy_thecrown.jpg
The gender pay inequity flap roiling "The Crown" underscores a major point of the show: Even powerful women aren't immune to sexism.

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<![CDATA[Stephen Hawking Made Geek Culture Cool ]]> Wed, 14 Mar 2018 08:49:58 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/hawkingGettyImages-520677276.jpg
How the scientist who traveled the cosmos in his mind became a staple of the pop culture universe.

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<![CDATA[Nicolas Cage, Halsey Lending Voices to 'Teen Titans GO!' ]]> Wed, 14 Mar 2018 08:21:41 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/cagecagecage.jpg
Oscar-winner Nicolas Cage, singer Halsey and rapper Lil Yachty will add their voices to "Teen Titans GO! to the Movies."

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<![CDATA[Jailed Rapper Meek Mill Makes Surprise Appearance in Philly]]> Wed, 14 Mar 2018 08:02:06 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Meek+Mill+Mugshot.jpg
“I’m just happy to be able to shed light on the [legal] situation we’ve been going through for years,” Mill said. “I’m the platform for other people to fight for their freedom.”

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<![CDATA[MTV Cuts Programming During National School Walkouts]]> Wed, 14 Mar 2018 08:00:14 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/walkout8.jpg
As thousands of students across the county walked out of school to protest gun violence Wednesday, MTV and other Viacom networks joined the cause by suspending its programming for 17 minutes during the...

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