<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - TV, movies, music and celebrity news]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcchicago.com/entertainment/entertainment-news http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.comen-usSat, 01 Oct 2016 06:22:13 -0500Sat, 01 Oct 2016 06:22:13 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Hefner Still Alive, Despite Rumors]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 19:55:52 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/hefGettyImages-463118931.jpg
Officers responded to the Playboy founder's home just before 10:30 a.m. Friday, based on information from media outlets who were hearing rumors of the Playboy magnate's death, said LAPD Officer Mike...

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<![CDATA["Saturday Night Live" Returns With Political Face-Off]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:51:06 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/NC_snl0930_1920x1080.jpg
"Saturday Night Live" returns with all new shows this weekend. In the upcoming episode, Alec Baldwin joins Kate McKinnon for the show's take on this week's presidential debate.]]>
<![CDATA[Gauging SNL's Impact on American Politics Over the Years]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:40:43 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/snlGettyImages-502085804.jpg
'Saturday Night Live' returns this weekend for its 42nd season, and the opener’s sure to be political. Alec Baldwin makes his SNL debut as Republican nominee Donald Trump, while Emmy winner Kate McKinnon...

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<![CDATA[Late at Night on NBC]]> Mon, 15 Aug 2016 14:13:59 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP24762024125.jpg
Watch Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers bring the laughs late night on NBC.

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<![CDATA[Jay Z Finalizes Film, TV Deal with Weinstein Company]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:17:45 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/JayZ-black-lives-song.jpg
The two-year contract will give Jay Z the platform to expand his role as a producer on the big and little screens, in both scripted and unscripted projects.

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<![CDATA[Legion of 'Star Trek' Cast Blasts Notion of Trump Presidency]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:23:31 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/trektrektrek.jpg
Cast members of "Star Trek" past and present, running the gamut from the many television series to the major motion films, came out en masse on Facebook blasting the idea of a Donald Trump presidency.
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<![CDATA[Power Back After Universal Orlando Hit With Outage]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:23:37 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/universal.jpg
Universal Studios Florida was hit by a power outage Friday, prompting the Orlando Fire Department to help remove passengers from two rides, NBC affiliate WESH reported. The Orlando Fire Department said...

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<![CDATA[Wardrobe Watch: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 07:41:16 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/kate-middleton-style-sept.jpg
Even before she wore a spectacular Alexander McQueen gown at her wedding to Prince William, the Duchess of Cambridge had a distinctly chic sense of style, and her admirers have only grown in number.

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<![CDATA[Royal Family Photos: Visit to Canada]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 07:36:10 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-611442396.jpg
A look throughout the years of Prince William, Prince George and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, alongside Queen Elizabeth II and other members of the royal family.

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<![CDATA[The Stooges Documentary 'Gimme Danger' Premieres]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 07:29:17 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/stooges0929.jpg
Acclaimed independent filmmaker Jim Jarmusch, of “Coffee and Cigarettes” fame, has premiered the trailer for his new film “Gimme Danger” documenting the rise of iconic punk band The Stooges.

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<![CDATA[Biden on 'Tonight Show': Trump Lacks 'Sensibilities']]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:18:43 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-611454868.jpg
Vice President Joe Biden laughed and made the sign of the cross when asked to share his thoughts on the first presidential debate in his first appearance on "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon" on Monday night.

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<![CDATA[ 'Late Night’: Tim Meadows' TV Pranks]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 07:46:01 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/MEADOWS_Screen-Shot-2016-09-30-at-3.46.51-AM.jpg
Host Seth Meyers discusses "The Ladies Man" Leon Phelps character with Tim Meadows. The character originally started out as a fun prank that Meadows came up with where he would call in to news shows embodying...]]>
<![CDATA['Late Night’: A Closer Look at Trump Blunders]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 07:46:53 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/nbc_myr_hlt_s4e008_428_closerlook_20160929_1200x675_776337987642.jpg
In the days following the first presidential debate, Donald Trump has continued to argue that he performed well and Hillary Clinton continues to struggle with millennial voters.]]>
<![CDATA['Tonight': Biden's Take on 1st Presidential Debate]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:44:14 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/BIDEN+FALLON.jpg
Vice President Joe Biden shares what surprised him most about the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.]]>
<![CDATA['Tonight': #Badvice Tweets ]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:08:18 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/nbc_tjf_hlt_s4e009_544_hashtags_20160929_1200x675_776334915852.jpg
Jimmy Fallon reads his favorite tweets with the hashtag #Badvice.]]>
<![CDATA[Just In Time: 'SNL' Re-enters The Political Race]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:34:15 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/HRC+SNL.png
The show returns for a new season this weekend with the opportunity to repeat history and snatch back the comedic conversation in the homestretch of the presidential contest.]]>
<![CDATA[Top Entertainment Photos]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:42:56 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-611044380.jpg
Check out the latest photos of your favorite celebrities.

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<![CDATA['Stranger Things' Actor Opens Up About Rare Genetic Condition]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:13:29 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-607663876.jpg
It appears actor Gaten Matarazzo, who plays Dustin Henderson on the hit series “Stranger Things,” has more in common with his on-screen character than fans may have known.

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<![CDATA['Late Night’: 2016 Presidential Debate]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 06:33:16 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/nbc_myr_hlt_s4e007_427_debate_20160928_1200x675_775453251723.jpg
Host Seth Meyers presides over the second presidential “debate.” Cutting clips from the first debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the ‘Late Night’ team portrays a second debate between the two.]]>
<![CDATA['Late Night’ Writer Talks Recent Athlete Protests]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 06:32:32 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/nbc_myr_hlt_s4e007_427_protest_20160928_1200x675_775452739865.jpg
Athletes have started protesting police killing black men across the country, host Seth Meyers notes. One of his employees appears on stage to join in solidarity with these athletes.]]>
<![CDATA['Tonight’ Superlatives: 2016 NFL Season]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 06:30:16 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/nbc_tjf_hlt_s4e008_543_superlatives_20160928_1200x675_775452739595.jpg
Jimmy Fallon hands out superlatives to Kansas City Chiefs and Pittsburgh Steelers NFL players.]]>
<![CDATA[‘Tonight’: First Texting Experience With Sting]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 06:29:20 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/STING_Screen-Shot-2016-09-29-at-1.55.23-AM.jpg
Sting and Jimmy Fallon sing embarrassing first text exchanges between guys and girls in a romantic setting.]]>
<![CDATA[Kim Kardashian Narrowly Avoids Prank Assault in Paris]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 06:10:44 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/kimattack.jpg
Vitalii Sediuk, who last week grabbed Gigi Hadid in Milan, attempted to kiss Kim Kardashian's backside Wednesday during an appearance in Paris.

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<![CDATA[Alec Baldwin Debuts as Trump in New SNL Premiere Teaser]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:37:04 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/baldwinhil.jpg
The show, which underwent a few casting changes in the off-season with the departure of Taran Killam and Jay Pharoah, debuted a teaser video via twitter which promises show favorite Alec Baldwin doing his...

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<![CDATA[Joe Biden Set to Appear on 'Law & Order: SVU']]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 06:11:24 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bidenGettyImages-609175184.jpg
Vice President Joe Biden is set to make his debut appearance on Law & Order: SVU Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Obama Slams Trump During Steve Harvey Interview]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 13:21:22 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/steveobama.jpg
Following Monday night’s presidential debate, President Barack Obama made it clear that he doesn’t want his daughters - or anyone’s children, listening to Donald Trump. Obama joined the Steve Harvey Morning...]]>
<![CDATA[Not The Race Of The Century: Usain Bolt Runs Against Corden]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:11:02 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/CordonBolt.jpg
“The Late Late Show” host James Corden elected to race his guest on his show Tuesday night. It just so happened that his guest was nine-time gold medalist and “fastest man alive” Usain Bolt.

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<![CDATA[Lopez to Serve as Judge, Producer for NBC's 'World of Dance']]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:08:30 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/jlo12.jpg
Actress, singer and dancer Jennifer Lopez will take on two roles in the upcoming NBC dance competition series “World of Dance.” In addition to her position as executive producer of the show, it was just...

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<![CDATA[Mary J. Blige's Serenade to Clinton Hits Off-Key Note]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:11:58 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/new+hillary.jpg
In a preview of the upcoming Apple Music television show “The 411,” Mary J. Blige serenades presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on the issue of social injustices.
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<![CDATA[Madonna Joins Katy Perry in 'Vote Naked' Movement]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:08:48 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/PerryMadonna.jpg
Jumping on the bandwagon started earlier this week by Katy Perry, Madonna shed her clothes Tuesday morning in an effort to get people to the voting booths this November.
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<![CDATA[NYC Boy Offers Sage, Hilarious Advice on Surviving 3rd Grade]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:17:37 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/christopher+bannon.jpg
Look good on picture day. Don't call the teacher mom or dad because you might get extra homework. Drink water so you don't pass out. And choose your groups wisely, because once you get an assignment, there's no...

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<![CDATA['Late Night’: Cecily Strong Has Sympathy for Melania Trump]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 01:57:08 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/nbc_myr_hlt_s4e006_426_cecilystrong_melania_20160927_1200x675_774618691868.jpg
Cecily Strong explains her sympathy for Melania Trump, saying that she never asked for any of this. She also says that she is good friends with Melania.]]>
<![CDATA['Late Night’: A Closer Look at the Debate Fallout]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 01:52:44 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP_16271095428241.jpg
Host Seth Meyers examines how Donald Trump’s supporters came up with excuses for his lackluster performance at the debate.

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<![CDATA['Tonight': Morgan Freeman Narrating 'American Ninja Warrior']]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 01:50:10 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Suggestion_Screen-Shot-2016-09-28-at-2.47.29-AM.jpg
Jimmy Fallon takes suggestions from the audience, including one asking Hashtag the Panda to skydive from a plane into the heart of the Tonight Show Farmstead Corn Maze in Meridien, Idaho.]]>