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Actor Bill Paxton, Known for Roles in 'Twister' and 'Apollo 13', Dies of Complications From Surgery at 61

Actor Bill Paxton died Saturday due to complications from surgery, a representative of his family told NBC News in a statement. He was 61. Paxton was known for his roles in Hollywood blockbusters like... »

Casually Clad Stars Come Through Oscar Rehearsals

Casually Clad Stars Come Through Oscar Rehearsals

Saturday is rehearsal day for Sunday's Academy Awards, when a parade of superstar presenters comes through the Dolby Theatre to practice their lines — another famous face every 15 minutes. »

Jennifer Garner Stresses Early Education With US Governors

Jennifer Garner Stresses Early Education With US Governors

Actress Jennifer Garner says growing up "surrounded by generational, rural poverty" in West Virginia inspired her to become an advocate for early-childhood education. Garner spoke at a meeting of the National... »

Late at Night on NBC

Late at Night on NBC

Watch Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers bring the laughs late night on NBC. »

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'Tonight Show' Whisper Challenge With Hugh Jackman

Jimmy and Hugh Jackman take turns guessing random words, names and phrases while wearing noise-canceling headphones, before Hugh gets a delicious surprise from a special guest. »

Lin-Manuel Miranda Is Just an Oscar Away From an EGOT

Lin-Manuel Miranda Is Just an Oscar Away From an EGOT

If Lin-Manuel Miranda takes home the prize for best original song at Sunday night's Oscars, he will become the youngest person ever to EGOT: winning Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Awards. The "Hamilton" creator is nominated for writing music and lyrics for the song "How Far I'll Go," from the animated movie "Moana." The term "EGOT" was popularized in an episode of "30 Rock" in which Tracy Morgan's character, Tracy Jordan, dons a diamond-encrusted necklace with the letters EGOT that he says once belonged to "Miami Vice" star Philip Michael Thomas. And, as NBC News reports, Miranda also has a Pulitzer Prize, so technically he has the chance to PEGOT — something only Marvin Hamlisch and Richard Rodgers have achieved. »

'Hillary's America,' 'Batman v Superman' Top Razzie Awards

'Hillary's America,' 'Batman v Superman' Top Razzie Awards

Neither Batman nor Dinesh D'Souza could finagle their way out of a Razzie. The annual Golden Raspberry Awards bestowed a tying four "honors" to both D'Souza's documentary "Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party" and the superhero blockbuster "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice." »

Jack White Launches Vinyl Record Plant in Detroit

Jack White Launches Vinyl Record Plant in Detroit

Detroit-raised rocker Jack White is building on a vision to blend music and manufacturing in a part of his hometown that long inspired him. The Grammy-winning singer, songwriter, guitarist, drummer and producer is overseeing the launch of a vinyl record pressing plant in the back of his Third Man Records shop north of downtown Detroit. Third Man Pressing holds its grand opening on Saturday. The eight presses represent some of the first newly built machines installed in the U.S. in more than three decades — corresponding with a vinyl revival. »

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'Tonight Show': Mandy Moore's 'This Is Us' Warm-up

Mandy Moore chats about the downsides of being mistaken for a famed choreographer who shares your name when you can't dance and walks Jimmy through a warm up she uses while filming 'This Is Us.' »

Aretha Franklin To Headline "A Night To Remember"

Aretha Franklin To Headline "A Night To Remember"

CitySquare proudly announces that the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, will headline CitySquare’s annual fundraiser, A Night to Remember, on Saturday, September 6, at the AT&T Performing Arts Center Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House in downtown Dallas. Tickets are sold out! »

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