<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbclosangeles.com/entertainment/top-stories http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.comen-usThu, 23 Feb 2017 13:11:05 -0800Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:11:05 -0800NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Ellen Degeneres Surprises NYC Students With College Tuition]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:15:26 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/Rozman_20170222_14110_1904r.jpg
The $1.6 million donation will cover the costs of tuition for 41 graduating seniors.

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<![CDATA[Late at Night on NBC]]> Mon, 15 Aug 2016 11:13:59 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP24762024125.jpg
Watch Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers bring the laughs late night on NBC.

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<![CDATA[Stars of Comic-Con 2014]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:59:18 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/452774724.jpg
Check out all the hottest celebrities attending Comic-Con 2014 in San Diego.

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<![CDATA[Wahlberg Brothers Under Fire in Wahlburgers Lawsuit]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:52:02 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/Wahlburgers+Opening+100115.jpg
The Wahlberg brothers, Mark, Donnie and Paul, are facing a lawsuit from their Wahlburgers burger chain business partners and family friends, who claim the Wahlberg brothers left them out of plans to grow...

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<![CDATA[One Last Ride: Jackman on Playing Logan for the Final Time]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:42:21 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Logan_Thumb.jpg
Actor Hugh Jackman talks about playing Wolverine for the last time in "Logan", the latest installment in the X-Men franchise. Jackman first appeared as the clawed mutant in Bryan Singer's "X-Men" in 2000. ]]>
<![CDATA[And The Oscar Goes To: Predicting the Academy Award Winners]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:25:08 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/oscarwinners.jpg
Ahead of Sunday's 89th Academy Awards, Associated Press film writers Lindsey Bahr and Jake Coyle share their predictions for a ceremony many expect will be a "La La Land" sweep.]]>
<![CDATA[Oscars 2017: The 5 Best Movies About Hollywood ]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 07:38:23 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/hoorayfor+hollywood.jpg
There have been great movies about Hollywood almost as long as Hollywood has been making them. Damien Chazelle's much-Oscar nominated "La La Land" is part of a grand tradition going back beyond "Singin' in the Rain" and running past "Mulholland Drive."]]>
<![CDATA[Kanye West Crucifixion Statue Placed on Hollywood Boulevard]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 05:40:39 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/PLASTIC-JESUS-STATUE-01.jpg
Ahead of Oscars weekend, a gold-painted statue depicting Kanye West as Christ on the cross popped up for a short time Wednesday in Hollywood.

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<![CDATA['This Is Us' Cast Discuss Emotional Fallout From Episode]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 03:56:24 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/thisisuspresstour.jpg
Sterling K. Brown and Ron Cephas Jones discuss the emotional fallout from Tuesday's episode.

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<![CDATA['Late Night': A Closer Look at Trump's Immigration Policies]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:38:59 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Seth+Meyers+closer+look+trump.jpg
Host Seth Meyers talks about the Trump administration's major changes, which include ramping up deportation enforcement.]]>
<![CDATA['Tonight': Fallon's Monologue Takes on Trump, Spicer, GOP]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:36:56 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/FALLON_GettyImages-528518222.jpg
Jimmy Fallon kicks off the "Tonight Show" with some jokes about President Donald Trump's frequent vacations, Sean Spicer's press briefings and angry town halls.

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<![CDATA['Tonight': Egg Russian Roulette With Neil Patrick Harris]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:16:53 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/neilpatrickharris-on-tonight.jpg
Neil Patrick Harris and Jimmy Fallon take turns smashing eggs on their heads without knowing which are cooked and which are raw.]]>
<![CDATA['Late Night': Terry Crews Says Fart Jokes Work]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:19:39 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/terry-crews-on-late-night.jpg
Seth Meyers sits down with Terry Crews, who is still surprised that he, his fart jokes and his 'Brooklyn Nine Nine' crew won a Golden Globe Award.]]>
<![CDATA[Top Celeb Pics: Pre-Oscars Celebrations]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:12:24 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-643960294.jpg
Check out the latest photos of your favorite celebrities.

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<![CDATA[Rihanna Named Harvard's Humanitarian of the Year]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:49:54 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/topEnt-GettyImages-512067286.jpg
Rihanna is known for her music. But now, she’s being celebrated for a different kind of achievement — her humanitarian work.

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<![CDATA['A Particular Set of Skills': 'Taken' Prequel Set for Debut]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:31:35 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/cliveclive.jpg
“Taken,” a modern-day, nail-biting thriller, follows the story of Bryan Mills in a new television series that takes place 30 years before the movie of the same name. As he fights to overcome the trauma of the incident and exact revenge, Mills is pulled into a career as a deadly CIA operative.

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<![CDATA[Welcome Back: Guthrie Returning to 'Today' March 3]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:20:00 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/savannah-guthrie-0607.jpg
After having her second child, Charles Max Feldman, in December, Savannah Guthrie tweeted on Wednesday that she would be returning to the “Today" show in March.

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<![CDATA[Five Things to Watch for at the Oscars]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:34:25 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/oscars-edited.jpg
"La La Land" arrives as a heavy favorite. But expect some drama beyond the musical.

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<![CDATA[Selena Gomez Selling Fort Worth Home]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:51:51 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Gomez_Thumb.jpg
Pop star Selena Gomez is selling her 10,000 square foot Fort Worth dream home. You can come and get it, for a cool $3 million.

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<![CDATA[ 'Little People' Stars Jeremy, Audrey Roloff Expecting Baby]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:40:25 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/littlepeoplebigworld.jpg
"Little People, Big World" stars Jeremy and Audrey Roloff are expecting their first child together.

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<![CDATA['Snubbed' Bill Cosby Slams NBC Following Anniversary Special]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:50:54 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/COSBY_AP_16306785825662.jpg
Cosby took to social media Wednesday to slam the network for what he believes was an attempt to snub his connection to NBC during a recent 90th anniversary special celebrating the network's programming.

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<![CDATA[Jay Z to Become 1st Rapper in Songwriters Hall of Fame ]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:26:52 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/JayZ-black-lives-song.jpg
The Songwriters Hall announced Wednesday that songwriting heavyweights in the industry, including Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, Max Martin and Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis will also be part of its 2017 class.

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<![CDATA[Jordan Peele Turns Focus to Directing in 'Get Out' ]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:03:29 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/get+out+of+my+face.jpg
Peele's directorial debut, "Get Out," is one of those rare creations that functions both as a taut psychological thriller and as searing social commentary about racism in the modern era.

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<![CDATA[Video Shows Harrison Ford's Near-Miss While Landing Plane in California]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:41:14 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Harrison_Ford_Video_for_Facebook_1_1200x675_882150979739.jpg
Cameras trained on the runways at John Wayne Airport in Orange County captured Harrison Ford's taxiway landing on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017.]]>
<![CDATA[Gwen Stefani Goes Up Against Blake Shelton on 'The Voice']]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:13:38 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/gwen-stefani-late-night.jpg
Gwen Stefani talked with Seth Meyers about working with her boyfriend, Blake Shelton, who she said is "in trouble" on this season of "The Voice."]]>
<![CDATA['Late Night': Seth Meyers Makes the Perfect Oscar Film]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:43:48 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/seth-meyers-oscar-bait.jpg
Seth Meyers debuts his latest project, "Oscar Bait," the perfect Oscar film released shamelessly right before Oscar season.]]>
<![CDATA['Tonight': Fallon as Trump Unveils 'Trump News Network']]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:26:14 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/jimmy-fallon-as-trump.jpg
Jimmy Fallon takes on the Donald Trump character once again to address the issue of fake news and announce his very own news network.]]>
<![CDATA['Tonight Show': Milo Ventimiglia Is Team Jack Pearson]]> Tue, 21 Feb 2017 22:54:25 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Milo-Ventimiglia-Tonight-Show.jpg
Milo Ventimiglia brainstorms a more exciting lie for how his arm ended up in a cast, brings Jimmy Fallon some gifts from his NBC drama "This Is Us" and reveals why he's not #TeamJess on Gilmore Girls.]]>
<![CDATA[Ready or Not! Lauryn Hill Welcomes First Grandchild]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:43:21 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/laurynhill2.jpg
The singer/songwriter welcomed her first grandchild at the ripe young age of 41, courtesy of her 19-year-old son, Zion Marley.

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<![CDATA['This is Us' Cast Warns Viewers to Prepare for Tearjerker ]]> Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:55:48 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/thisisuspresstour.jpg
Get the tissues ready. You have been warned.

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<![CDATA[Judge Orders Chris Brown to Stay Away From Karrueche Tran]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:42:06 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/newtran.jpg
A judge has ordered R&B singer Chris Brown to stay away from his ex-girlfriend after she accused him of repeatedly threatening her.

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<![CDATA[Magic to Run Show in Lakers' Major Front Office Shakeup]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:53:55 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lakers-shakeup.jpg
Lakers legend Magic Johnson has been named president of basketball operations in a major front office restructuring for the storied franchise.

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<![CDATA[Jay-Z Reportedly Starting Venture Capital Fund ]]> Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:46:07 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/492684008-Jay-Z-Copyright-Lawsuit.jpg
Some rappers start clothing lines. Others start venture capital funds. Rapper Jay Z is putting his money to work in start-up and technology investing, Axios reported on Tuesday, according to NBC News. Unnamed sources told Axios that Jay Z, born as Shawn Carter, will partner with venture capital firm Sherpa Capital, which has invested in companies like Uber, Airbnb and Slack. The "99 Problems" singer — who is married to pop star Beyonce — is no stranger to the business world. Jay-Z's entertainment company, Roc Nation, has made some investments in tech startups such as private-jet rental company BlackJet and French audio equipment company Devialet, according to Crunchbase. Jay-Z will partner with Roc Nation president Jay Brown for the new fund, the report says.

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<![CDATA[Not Quitting His Day Job: Hanks' Debut Book Due in October ]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:42:44 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tomhanksrap.jpg
Tom Hanks is putting his love of vintage typewriters to good use: his collection of short stories will be published in October.

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<![CDATA[Issa Rae Feels 'Validated' by Black Women in Hollywood Honor]]> Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:31:34 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/issaraeshot.jpg
Rae, Janelle Monae, Aja Naomi King and Yara Shahidi will be honored Thursday in Los Angeles at Essence Magazine's 10th annual awards.

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