<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - TV, movies, music and celebrity news]]>Copyright 2018https://www.nbcchicago.com/entertainment/entertainment-news http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago https://www.nbcchicago.comen-usTue, 23 Jan 2018 18:17:58 -0600Tue, 23 Jan 2018 18:17:58 -0600NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Oscar Nominee Greta Gerwig Soars With ‘Lady Bird’ ]]> Tue, 23 Jan 2018 10:29:13 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/gerwigdirect.jpg

“Lady Bird” tells the story of a smart, strong-willed high school senior coming of age, branding herself with an oddball avian-inspired moniker as she struggles to wing her way out of claustrophobic 2002 Sacramento.

But "Lady Bird" is more than just a nickname, and the character, created by writer-director Greta Gerwig and embodied by Saorise Ronan, is far more than just a symbol. The film soars on the teen’s buoyant, bittersweet and relatable declaration of identity and independence amid an uncertain future. 

Parallels among film, filmmaker and the current climate were underscored Tuesday as Gerwig became only the fifth woman in Academy Awards history nominated for Best Director – and, perhaps more significantly, the first in the Time’s Up/#MeToo era. The movie, which resounded with many, now speaks, in a sense, to the spirit of a growing movement that’s traveled from Hollywood to Washington and beyond.

That may be too much to put on first-time director Gerwig and her modestly budgeted breakout film, which also garnered Oscar nods for Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay (Gerwig), Best Actress (Ronan) and Best Supporting Actress (Laurie Metcalf). But "Lady Bird", for all her insecurities and teenage foibles, possesses a deep, inner strength.

The film landed in theaters in November, about a month after The New York Times and The New Yorker detailed numerous allegations of sexual harassment and assault against movie producer Harvey Weinstein. The allegations, which Weinstein denied, unleashed a flood of accusations against powerful men, including many entertainment and media world figures.

Signs of the reckoning can be seen everywhere from the Hollywood women who dressed in black at the Golden Globes to the Time’s Up and #MeToo campaigns to the hundreds of thousands of women who took the streets this past weekend. The protests came a year after the inauguration of President Trump, who was once caught on tape bragging about accosting women, spurred the worldwide Women’s March.     

It’s a good bet that "Lady Bird", who would be in her early 30s now, would have been among the crowd in both years, no doubt waving a clever sign.

That’s one takeaway from Gerwig’s film, which (mild spoiler alert) ends on a note bound to ring with hope for anyone who supports the quickly expanding and evolving women’s movement: Even if life is uncertain, it’s rife with possibility. And it’s only just beginning.

Hester is Director of News Products and Projects at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism. He is also the author of "Raising a Beatle Baby: How John, Paul, George and Ringo Helped us Come Together as a Family." Follow him on Twitter.

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<![CDATA[Academy Awards Nominations for Best Picture, Leading Actress, Leading Actor]]> Tue, 23 Jan 2018 09:40:55 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/noms_vid_thumb1.jpg

Did your favorite movie or actor get nominated for an Oscar? See which films and actors are up to take home a golden statue on March 4.

<![CDATA[#MeToo: Speaking Out Against Sexual Misconduct]]> Tue, 23 Jan 2018 12:17:05 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Demonstrators_Protest_Sexual_Assault_With__MeToo_March.jpg ]]> <![CDATA[Giddy Stars React to Academy Award Nominations]]> Tue, 23 Jan 2018 09:45:28 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/oscar_reax_thumb.jpg

It was like Christmas morning for some stars who woke to find themselves brand new Academy Award nominees. Several took top social media to share the news while others congratulated friends and peers in the industry on their nomination.

"I got really emotional because everybody just poured their whole heart and soul into doing this film. I'm so happy for Greta and Saoirse and the whole movie." — "Lady Bird" best supporting actress nominee Laurie Metcalf to "Good Morning America"

"This nomination is for every single one of us who brought our hearts to this film. ... I am here because of the greatness of others. I stand on the shoulders of giants." — "The Shape of Water" best actress nominee Sally Hawkins, via email

"This is fantastic news! I am grateful to the music branch of the Academy for voting for me as well as all the magnificent musicians who performed on the score. ... I am so thankful for Guillermo for his humanity and his artistic passion; he truly inspired all of us." — Best original score nominee Alexandre Desplat, for "The Shape of Water," via email

"We are thrilled and honored to be nominated for 'The Big Sick.' We got a master class in storytelling from our producers, Barry Mendel and Judd Apatow, and from our director Michael Showalter — all of whom pushed us to dig down, be more honest, and be willing to make changes when the story called for it. It was an incredibly unique challenge to take some of the most vulnerable, painful and beautiful moments from our life together and turn it into a movie." — Best original screenplay nominees Kumail Nanjiani and Emily Gordon, via email

"On behalf of all those who gave their experience, skill and talent to this film, I am absolutely thrilled that the Academy has nominated THE BREADWINNER for Best Animated Feature Film. At a time when women's voices are coming to the forefront, the story of a young girl using her voice for what she believes in is more relevant than ever. Recognizing stories like Parvana's helps point to the importance of women and girls being heard around the world." - Director Nora Twomey, via email

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<![CDATA[And Your 2018 Oscar Nominees Are...]]> Tue, 23 Jan 2018 09:24:28 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/oscar_noms_thumb.jpg Who will take home an Oscar this year? See the movies, actors and directors nominated for one of Hollywood's most glitzy awards on March 4, 2018.]]> <![CDATA['Late Night': John Lithgow Rescued an Old Woman During Show]]> Tue, 23 Jan 2018 04:59:40 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/myr_hlt_johnlithgow_rescue_20180122-151669906408500002.jpg

John Lithgow tells Seth Meyers about a time when he came to the aid of an 80-something-year-old woman who fell ill during one of his performances. He says that to this day, people that were in the audience describe that moment as one of the most "theatrical" things they've ever witnessed. 

<![CDATA['Late Night': The Women's March and the Government Shutdown]]> Tue, 23 Jan 2018 04:49:24 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/myr_hlt_acl_20180122-151669903735900002.jpg

Seth Meyers takes a closer look at how the one-year anniversary of the president's inauguration was marked by nationwide protests and a government shutdown that ended today despite Trump doing as little as possible to resolve it.

<![CDATA['Tonight': Water War With Jason Momoa]]> Tue, 23 Jan 2018 04:42:32 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/tjf_hlt_jasonmomoa_waterwar_20180122-151669910906000002.jpg

Jimmy Fallon and Jason Momoa face off in a twist on the card game War, where the loser of each hand faces wet consequences.

<![CDATA['Tonight': Jeff Sessions = Fingerling in Popular Mathematics]]> Tue, 23 Jan 2018 03:35:20 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/mathScreen-Shot-2018-01-23-at-4.33.34-AM.jpg

Jimmy Fallon breaks down pop culture references and notable names using some basic arithmetic. 

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<![CDATA[Watch Live: 2018 Oscar Nominations Announcement]]> Tue, 23 Jan 2018 08:08:21 -0600 ]]> <![CDATA[Super Bowl Popularity Unaffected by Regular Season Issues]]> Mon, 22 Jan 2018 17:23:10 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-634028596.jpg

The National Football League saw television ratings decline this season, amid player safety concerns, sideline protests and changing consumer habits.

But the Super Bowl has been largely immune to those issues, and this year should be no different.

"The Super Bowl is so much more than a football game," said Robert Thompson, a professor of television and pop culture at Syracuse University. "Its audience is comprised of many, many people who don’t even care about football. So, the Super Bowl is able to pad its ratings as one of the biggest secular holidays on the calendar."

The Super Bowl brings in ratings that other football games don't approach. An average of 111.3 million viewers tuned in to Super Bowl LI last year to watch the New England Patriots claw back from a 28-3 to top the Atlanta Falcons. The Nielsen company estimated that 70 percent of homes with televisions watched the Super Bowl.

And though its ratings fell behind the three Super Bowls before it -- Super Bowl XLIX had 114.4 million viewers, the most ever -- the game is still the most-watched program on television each year.

Thompson said the slight ratings drop among the Super Bowls is not significant.

He called the game a "secular version of Mardi Gras." Its timing on the calendar --after the holidays, in the middle of winter-- fuels Americans' desire to get together and celebrate, he said. And because it is a winner-take-all game with a predetermined date, it makes it easy for people to plan for it, unlike the best-of-seven series for the MLB and NBA finals.

The Super Bowl has it all -- it "transcends football," with the help of commercials and the halftime show, Thompson said. It has ingratiated its way into American culture in such a way that watching the game alone or not being out at a party on Super Bowl Sunday feels like a failure, he said.

But there's also no way of knowing how long the Super Bowl will be the spectacle of the year.

Thompson speculated that the evolution of the commercials could point to the "cracks beginning to show" for the Super Bowl’s broad cultural reach.

"Enchantment with the commercials has gone down considerably," because people see the commercials as not as funny or inspiring as they thought, and because the commercials are also now often available before the game, he said.

As for the regular season, average viewership dropped about 10 percent from 2016 to 2017, according to data collected by Nielsen.

During the season, NFL spokesman Alex Riethmiller told the Associated Press the league thinks the ratings drop is part of a broader television consumption trend rather than a single controversy. The NFL did not respond to NBC’s request for comment.

"Football seems to be going down faster than what was predicted," Thompson said.

But until it drops off the Top 30 in programming, he said, there’s not much worry of the Super Bowl losing its number one spot in television. And even so, there's a possibility that Super Bowl parties are part of a cultural tradition that could continue even if football interest wanes dramatically.

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<![CDATA[For the Super Bowl, Almost Any Bet Is Fair Game]]> Tue, 23 Jan 2018 09:18:47 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/propbets1.jpg

For those not interested in the New England Patriots or the Philadelphia Eagles, there is another way to enjoy the Super Bowl: the prop bets.

We're not talking about simply who's going to win the game. The exhilarating thing about the Super Bowl is that -- if you're so inclined --  you can bet on almost anything.

For the statisticians among you, there are many game-related statistics to bet on -- everything from final score to rushing yards to touchdowns thrown to who will be named MVP.

Here's a look at some of the more intriguing prop bets you're likely to find for this year's game. 

Length of the anthem: The over/under on the national anthem is usually around two minutes. This year Pink is doing the honors and safe to say she's already pumped for it.

A little research goes a long way before placing your money for this bet. It's easy enough to pull out your stopwatches and Google past anthem performances to get a gauge. It probably also helps if you're a Pink fan who has a good feel for her style and if she likes to linger on those high notes. You're also likely to find sub prop bets like: will Pink forget a word in the anthem.

Will any players kneel? 

You would have been hard pressed to find this particular prop bet just two years ago, but it's a different time. It's worth noting no players knelt during the last Super Bowl soon after the issue came to national prominence, but that was also before President Donald Trump inflamed tensions with many NFL players. Speaking of Trump...

How many times will Trump's name be mentioned during the broadcast?

Trump hasn't picked a winner for the game, but given his friendship with Patriots' quarterback Tom Brady it's a safe bet you'll hear his name mentioned at least once during the game.

How often will injured Philadelphia QB Carson Wentz be shown on air?

Wentz was headed toward an MVP season before he was derailed late in the season by injury. The cameras are sure to capture his emotions as the team he helped get to the Super Bowl plays the biggest game of the year without him.

How many times will Gisele Bundchen be shown during the broadcast?

The supermodel, and Brady's wife, has gotten her fair share of TV time while rooting on her husband during his previous Super Bowl appearances. Odds say the trend will continue.

If the Patriots win, will Brady, coach Bill Belichick, or owner Robert Kraft be seen shaking NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's hand on TV?

Anyone familiar with the term "Deflategate" knows why this bet is of particular interest.

Will there be any R-rated scandals during the halftime show?

Following his last nipple-bearing appearance involving Janet Jackson, Justin Timberlake has promised this time to be on his best behavior.

Will there be a surprise NSYNC reunion at the half-time show?

Beyonce got the girls back together for Super Bowl XLVII in 2013 when she was joined by Destiny's Child. Some are wondering if Timberlake is planning a similar surprise reunion.

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<![CDATA[Here Are the 2018 Super Bowl Commercials]]> Mon, 22 Jan 2018 16:17:03 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Doritos+Mountain+Dew+Ad.png

When the top two NFL teams meet Feb. 4 in the Super Bowl, advertisers will take advantage of breaks in the action to compete for viewers hearts and wallets.

Super Bowl commercials have long been characterized by creativity and cost. And once upon a time these 30- and 60-second masterpieces were kept under wraps to build anticipation around the prime-time reveal.

In recent years, advertisers have spoiled the suspense by rolling out their Super Bowl commercials ahead of the big game. In 2017, of the 49 ads that ran during the Super Bowl broadcast, 36 brands released the full commercial ahead of game day, according to Adweek.

But not all brands take the early-release route. According to Brian Riordan, president of the advertising firm NSG/SWAT, an emerging trend has been to create additional "teaser" content that either sets up the premise of a story or features new content that plays off the prime time spot.

Super Bowl ads cost millions to produce and air, and with NBC charging advertisers north of $5 million for a 30-second spot during Super Bowl LII, brands are looking to stretch their dollars beyond the Vince Lombardi Trophy presentation.

Early releases and teasers help broaden a brand's exposure, garnering even more buzz for a company. Experts say the strategy is getting people to talk about a brand's commercial before the game in order to generate some early interest online, rather than risk getting eclipsed by a more viral-worthy spot on game day.

"Whether the goal is purely consumer-facing or a rallying cry for the organization, brands that successfully tap into that pregame discussion have a significant advantage to drive greater reach and engagement that the game alone cannot deliver in one fleeting moment," said Jeff Gagne, Havas Media SVP of strategic investments.

Last year’s Super Bowl saw advertisers get political, with brands tackling issues such as immigration and climate change. Viewers can expect to see the trend continue at this year’s game, according to pre-released teasers.

"I think again you’re going to see center stage this year politically charged statements around climate change, female empowerment and other issues,” Unruly North America president Steven Sottile told Adweek, citing the Trump administration’s controversial environmental policies and "a 2017 that was marred with sexual harassment scandals everywhere you turn."

But viewers who tune in to Super Bowl LII on Sunday, Feb. 4, for some much-needed escapism can also count on brands bringing humor, according to Fluent CMO Jordan Cohen, who says consumers statistically favor "funny" commercials.

Here's an early peek at some of the commercials you can expect to catch during the big game:

Stella Artois:
The AB InBev brand's "Taps" commercial stars Matt Damon and highlights how viewers can help provide people with access to clean drinking water by purchasing a limited-edition Stella Artois Chalice.

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Doritos vs. Mountain Dew:
Morgan Freeman and Peter Dinklage will "face off" to promote Doritos' new spicy Blaze chips and Mountain Dew's clear soft drink.

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"Girl's Trip" star Tiffany Haddish loves Groupon. So it would only makes sense that the comedian be named its new celebrity spokeswoman. 

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The "most exclusive Super Bowl ad ever" will be shown during the game only to Marcos Menedez, of Canoga Park, California. Viewers will be able to watch Menendez’s reaction to the ad via a livestream on Skittles’ Facebook page.

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M & M's:
Also teasing reactions to ads, M & M's tapped four critics who voted for the Critics’ Choice Awards to react to it's Super Bowl commercial. 

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Supermodel Cindy Crawford will drink a Pepsi for the Super Bowl once again, recreating her iconic 1992 Big Game spot.

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<![CDATA[Drumroll Please: Five Things to Watch With Oscar Nominations]]> Mon, 22 Jan 2018 10:47:09 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/oscarwatch.jpg

The first Academy Awards nominations of the Time's Up/#MeToo era are set to be announced Tuesday. Here are some things to watch for as Hollywood begins the run-up to its March 4 marquee night during a period unlike any other in movie history.

Will 'Lady Bird' – and Women Filmmakers – Fly?

The Golden Globes are often seen as a harbinger of the Oscars. But many will be looking closely at whether Academy voters repeat the snubs of "Lady Bird" filmmaker Greta Gerwig in the screenplay and director categories. Ditto for the exclusion of Patty Jenkins, director of “Wonder Woman,” following a year in which the DC superhero teamed with Rey and Leia of ""Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi," Belle of "Beauty and the Beast" and the four friends of "Girls Trip" to score big at the box office. 

Does Oscar Get "Get Out?"

The Globes also excluded Jordan Peele in the screenplay and director categories for "Get Out," a powerful racial drama wrapped in an old-time chiller-thriller. The film made headlines – and big profits – for its clever, provocative and entertaining approach in dissecting a fraught topic. The Globes also miscategorized the film as a comedy – one mistake Oscar can't repeat, given its awards structure. But snubbing "Get Out" for Best Picture and in other key categories would be a horror show all its own.

Oscar's Sorry Serkis Act 

The award for longest ongoing snub goes to Academy voters for ignoring the brilliant work of Andy Serkis, best known for bringing Golem to evil life in "The Lord of the Rings" films. Now he's wrapped an equally impressive three-flick run as conflicted simian revolutionary Caesar in "The Planet of the Apes" series reboot. That Serkis does his best acting costumed in CGI shouldn't disqualify him from awards consideration – particularly in an era where there's nothing special anymore about special effects beyond the magic performers bring to them.

Will There be Room for James Franco?

The actor, recently accused of sexual misconduct, is believed to be in the running for a Best Actor nod for “The Disaster Artist.” Franco, who has denied the allegations, showed up at the Screen Actors Guild Awards Sunday, where he lost. It’s unclear whether he’ll have a reason to attend the Oscars.

A Comedy of Errors Sequel

The Academy Awards ended in chaos last year as "La La Land" briefly – and erroneously – got the Best Picture trophy. "Moonlight" ultimately took the top prize, but the spectacle overshadowed the film’s victory. The danger of other forces eclipsing Hollywood’s celebration of itself looms again, amid much bigger stakes, in a season rife with potential for missteps and controversies, beginning with Tuesday's nominations.

Hester is Director of News Products and Projects at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism. He is also the author of "Raising a Beatle Baby: How John, Paul, George and Ringo Helped us Come Together as a Family." Follow him on Twitter.

<![CDATA[Stars Talk 'Time's Up' on the Red Carpet at SAG Awards]]> Sun, 21 Jan 2018 20:26:57 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Stars_on_the_SAG_Awards_Red_Carpet.jpg

The treatment of women in Hollywood and beyond that remained at the forefront of the Screen Actor Guild Awards. Christine Kim reports for the NBC4 News at 5 on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018.

<![CDATA[Photos: The Best Moments From 2018 SAG Awards]]> Sun, 21 Jan 2018 20:59:12 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/SAGgallery.jpg Actress Kristen Bell kicked off the Screen Actors Guild Awards Sunday with a roster of almost all female presenters.

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<![CDATA['Rockin' Bod': 'SNL' Cold Open Mocks Trump's Medical Results]]> Sun, 21 Jan 2018 10:46:59 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/218*120/Screen+Shot+2018-01-21+at+2.01.34+AM.png

"Saturday Night Live's" cold open mocked the physical exam results for President Donald Trump that were released earlier this week.

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders (Aidy Bryant) wishes media members a "Happy Women's March" before she introduces the doctor at a press briefing, who comes out to explain "how not fat the president is."

Beck Bennett played Dr. Ronny Jackson, the physician who examined Trump

"He has a gorgeous 44-inch Coke-bottle waist. And his height, 75 inches with legs that seem to go on forever," Bennett's Jackson says. "It's my expert medical opinion that the president has a rockin' bod with an excellent cushion for the pushin'. And if given the chance, I would."

After Pete Davidson says he was there on behalf of "Saturday Night Live" and asks about Trump's alleged affair with porn star Stormy Daniels, Bryant's Sanders interrupts the questions.

"The president has passed every exam we gave him," she later insists. "Physical exam. Mental exam. The Tide Pod challenge? Crushed it." 

In a "Jeopardy" spoof, "SNL" host Jessica Chastain plays a television game show host for a program called "What Even Matters Anymore," in which she asks players questions about President Donald Trump's words and actions. 

Chastain asks them if it matters that Trump called Haiti and African nations "s--thole countries", that he allegedly had an affair with a porn star and if he fires Special Counsel Robert Mueller or hires illegal immigrants to build his proposed border wall.

The answer to each question is: no, it doesn't matter. 

"You'd think Trump supporters get mad, but then he blurts out, 'Chuck Schumer did it' and Trump supporters believe him. They just believe him," Chastain says as she grows increasingly upset. 

The skit ends with the contestant consoling Chastain.

"Weekend Update" hosts Colin Jost and Michael Che take jabs at the Trump administration before speaking to Stormy Daniels (Cecily Strong), Princes William and Harry (Alex Moffat and Mikey Day) and Robert Mueller (Kate McKinnon).

"Congratulations to Donald Trump, who managed to keep our government open for almost one whole year," Jost deadpans. He says Trump blamed Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer for the government shutdown because "Trump never misses a chance to blame a minority."

Jost later notes that Trump's first year in office also marked the year that the Republicans controlled all three branches of government. He asks to see a list of their accomplishments but the only items that scrolled up the screen were "tax bill" and "government shutdown."

Chastain hosted "SNL" for the first time this week. She used part of her monologue to sing "You Don't Owe Me," referring to the feminist movement and the second women's march that took place earlier Saturday. "SNL" cast members Kate McKinnon and Cecily Stong joined her for the song, wearing Time's Up and #MeToo T-shirts.

Musical guest Troye Sivan performed "My My My!" and "The Good Side."

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<![CDATA[In Memoriam: Actress Dorothy Malone]]> Sat, 20 Jan 2018 23:07:40 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-526877802.jpg Take a look back at the people we've lost in 2018, including politicians, artists and other public figures.

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<![CDATA[Halsey Recites Powerful 'Me Too' Poem at Women's March in NY]]> Sat, 20 Jan 2018 12:57:40 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000019548271_1200x675_1141604419527.jpg

Halsey, whose given name is Ashley Nicolette Frangipane, read a powerful, personal poem about her experiences with rape, abuse and miscarriage — experiences that many other women have as well. "This is the beginning, not the finale," she told the crowd," and that's why we're here, that's why we rally."

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<![CDATA['Tonight': Trevor Noah Turns Donald Trump's Words Into Song]]> Sat, 20 Jan 2018 01:26:04 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/211*120/fallonnoah.jpg

Trevor Noah chats with Jimmy about needing a TripAdvisor for people of color, breaks down the musicality of Southern accents and turns one of Donald Trump's catchphrases into a reggae hit.

<![CDATA['Tonight': Yamaneika Saunders on Oprah 2020 During Monologue]]> Sat, 20 Jan 2018 01:26:35 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/Screen+Shot+2018-01-20+at+1.38.51+AM.png

Jimmy Fallon's monologue from Friday, Jan. 19.

<![CDATA[Stars Honored on Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2018]]> Mon, 22 Jan 2018 14:03:24 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/181*120/GettyImages-9088739381.jpg Hollywood's A-listers, from "X-Files" sleuth Gillian Anderson to Disney icon Minnie Mouse, here are the stars who have been honored and forever immortalized on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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<![CDATA[Look Inside: Josh Duhamel's Homey $2.65-Million Bachelor Pad in Calif.]]> Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:24:55 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/josh-duhamel-getty-Erenstoft-realestate.jpg Josh Duhamel's bachelor pad is pretty homey. The $2.65 million gem nestled in Encino, California, which the "Transformers" star purchased after the end to his 13-year marriage to Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie, boasts a 180-degree view of the valley and the eastern mountain range.

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