<![CDATA[NBC10 Boston - 1st Look]]>Copyright 2018https://www.nbcboston.com/feature/1st-lookhttp://media.nbcboston.com/designimages/clear.gifNBC10 Bostonhttps://www.nbcboston.comen-usMon, 17 Dec 2018 10:36:57 -0500Mon, 17 Dec 2018 10:36:57 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations<![CDATA[Destination: South of France]]>Wed, 12 Dec 2018 13:23:43 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/1LK_3367_WEB_PROMO.jpg

 This week on 1st Look, Johnny Bananas heads to the South of France.

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<![CDATA[Full Episode: Destination Florida ]]>Mon, 10 Dec 2018 10:25:56 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/1LK_3366_FLORIDA_WEB.jpg

Johnny Bananas visits the Sunshine State, venturing beyond to beach and into the wild side of Southern Florida.

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<![CDATA[Johnny Bananas: Iguana Hunter]]>Mon, 10 Dec 2018 10:25:31 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/1LK_3366_FLORIDA_IGUANA_HUNTER_WEB.jpg

Johnny joins animal trapper, Brian Wood, as he attempts capture and relocate some of Florida’s complication-causing critters: Iguanas.

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<![CDATA[This Week: Florida ]]>Wed, 05 Dec 2018 15:57:24 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/1LK_3366_FLORIDA_WEB.jpg

 Johnny Bananas visits the Sunshine State, venturing beyond to beach and into the wild side of Southern Florida.

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<![CDATA[Full Episode: Fitness Fanatics]]>Thu, 06 Dec 2018 14:29:47 -0500

 

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<![CDATA[Johnny Bananas Competes on American Ninja Warrior]]>Mon, 03 Dec 2018 13:05:38 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/214*120/ANW.png

 The passionate fitness fanatics involved with American Ninja Warrior put Johnny Bananas to shame.

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<![CDATA[Johnny Bananas Learns to Pole Dance]]>Sun, 02 Dec 2018 02:30:00 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/215*120/full+episode.jpeg

 Johnny Bananas tests his atheltic ability on a pole.

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<![CDATA[CrossFit Competition with Johnny Bananas]]>Mon, 03 Dec 2018 13:05:14 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/214*120/crossfit.jpeg

 Johnny Bananas takes a shot the intense worldwide fitness regimen that is CrossFit.

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<![CDATA[Johnny Bananas Becomes a Fitness Freak]]>Fri, 30 Nov 2018 11:36:56 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/215*120/full+episode.png

 From ninjas to yoga, Johnny Bananas is becoming a fitness fanatic on 1st Look.

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<![CDATA[Goat Yoga with Johnny Bananas]]>Mon, 03 Dec 2018 13:05:27 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/214*120/goat+yoga.jpeg

Johnny takes on a real challenge when he discovers he's not only doing yoga, but he's doing goat yoga with The Bachelor's, Ashley Iaconetti.

 

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<![CDATA[Johnny Bananas Reveals Nickname Story]]>Sun, 11 Nov 2018 01:30:00 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/TS_JOHNNY_BANANAS-WEB-UNCOMPRESSED_1200x675_1366412355525.jpg

After 12 years on reality TV, Johnny Bananas finally has a “real job.” As the new host of 1st Look on NBC, Johnny has traveled to across the country and experienced things most people only dream of. He also tells Nessa the story behind his nickname, “Johnny Bananas."

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<![CDATA[Full Episode: Uncommon Sense]]>Sun, 11 Nov 2018 01:00:00 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/1LK_3363_UncommonSense_WEB.jpg

Senses are the very fiber of our existence and collectively help us to forge a relationship with our environment. While our bodies are capable of detecting many senses including balance, temperature and pain; the most commonly mentioned are sight, sound, taste and smell. Follow Johnny as we send his senses into overdrive, in a way you won't quite expect.

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<![CDATA[Banana Beans with Jelly Belly]]>Sun, 11 Nov 2018 01:00:00 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/1LK_3363_UncommonSense_JellyBelly_WEB.jpg

Johnny has great taste in jobs when exploring the process of creating America’s favorite jelly beans.

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<![CDATA[The Cinematic Sounds of Foley Artists]]>Sun, 11 Nov 2018 01:00:00 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/1LK_3363_UncommonSense_Foley_WEB.jpg

Johnny is all ears when it comes to learning the art of Foley.

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<![CDATA[Johnny Bananas: Master Cuddler]]>Sun, 11 Nov 2018 01:00:00 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/1LK_3363_UncommonSense_Cuddlist_WEB.jpg

Johnny centers himself and gets in-TOUCH with his emotional side with Cuddlist.

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<![CDATA[Full Episode: In Search of the Truth]]>Sun, 28 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/EFLK3362_InSearchOfTheTruth+WEB+FULL+SHOW.jpg

The truth is out there, and Johnny Bananas is on the hunt for it. Follow Johnny as he travels the country seeking insight into famous urban legends. From UFOs in Roswell, to Sea Monsters in Lake Champlain, Johnny will stop at no turn until he finds the truth.

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<![CDATA[Over the Mountain with Big Foot]]>Sun, 28 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0500]]><![CDATA[Johnny Bananas: Ghost Hunter]]>Fri, 26 Oct 2018 15:28:54 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/EFLK3362_InSearchOfTheTruth-Deering.jpg

Johnny joins forces with paranormal expert David Pierce Rodriguez to investigate reports of ghostly activity at Deering Estate, Miami.

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<![CDATA[The Monsters of Lake Champlain]]>Sun, 28 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/EFLK3362_InSearchOfTheTruth-Champ.jpg

Johnny heads to Lake Champlain to go in search of the Champ Monster.

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<![CDATA[UFO The More You Know]]>Fri, 26 Oct 2018 15:26:44 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/EFLK3362_InSearchOfTheTruth-Roswell.jpg

Johnny heads to Roswell, site of the 1947 UFO crash. After meeting some believers and alien abductees, Johnny heads to the alleged crash site with the UFO Seekers

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<![CDATA[Full Episode: Destination Montreal]]>Sun, 14 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/1LK_3360_Montreal_WEB.jpg

A booming metropolis rich in history and culture, Montreal is home to several distinct neighborhoods connecting what is widely considered one of the most vibrant cities in North America.

Join host Johnny Bananas as he experiences the wonders of a Montreal summer, taking in pleasures at every turn. He explores the ultra hip neighborhood of Mile Ex, known for its luminous street art and progressive attitude. In a city with more restaurants than you can count, and over 200 ethnic groups influencing the menus, Johnny feasts with premier chefs, before hitting the glowing swagger of Gay Village with legendary drag queen, Mado. All this and more as 1st Look presents Destination: Montreal.

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<![CDATA[Johnny's Night Out on the Town]]>Sun, 14 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/1LK_3360_Montreal_Night_Life_WEB.jpg

Johnny hits The Village for at look Montreal's diverse nightlife scene.

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<![CDATA[Johnny Gets a Hearty Lesson in Montreal Cuisine from the City's Top Chefs]]>Sun, 14 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/1LK_3360_Montreal_Chef_Dinner_WEB.jpg

Johnny gets a hearty lesson in Montreal cuisine from some of the city's most acclaimed Chefs.

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<![CDATA[Surfs Up for Johnny in Montreal's St. Lawrence River]]>Sun, 14 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/1LK_3360_Montreal_River_Surfing_WEB.jpg

Johnny takes in the great outdoors with a liesurely bike ride before surfing Montreal's St. Lawrence River.

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<![CDATA[Johnny Tours Montreal's Hippest Hood Mile Ex]]>Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:54:20 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/1LK_3360_Montreal_Mile_Ex_WEB.jpg]]><![CDATA[Full Episode: Johnny Gets A Job]]>Sun, 07 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/1LK_3359_JOHNNY_GETS_A_JOB_WEB.jpg

After spending 12 years on reality TV, it's about time Johnny Bananas got a real job. But instead of washing dishes or mowing lawns, Johnny's first jobs are a little more bananas. He learns the art of cannabis food matching in the lush hills of northern Califronia, before offering relationship pairings for love shy singles willing to dish out the cash. Don’t think he’s not getting his hands dirty though, as he works maintenance in the Carlsbad Caverns and tends to animals at Miami’s, Jungle Island. Follow him as he tries his hand at joining the workforce in this weeks episode of 1st Look.

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<![CDATA[Johnny Goes Wild on Jungle Island]]>Sun, 07 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/1LK_3359_JOHNNY_GETS_A_JOB_ZOOKEEPER_WEB.jpg

Johnny gets in touch with his wildside as he becomes an animal handler for the day.

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<![CDATA[High Dining with Johnny Bananas]]>Sun, 07 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/1LK_3359_JOHNNY_GETS_A_JOB_CANNABIS_WEB.jpg

Johnny meets cannabis entrepreneur Max who tutors him in the art of the Cannabis Sommelier. After learning the ropes, Johnny has to pair a three-course meal for a group of diners.

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<![CDATA[Johnny the Matchmaker]]>Sun, 07 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/1LK_3359_JOHNNY_GETS_A_JOB_MATCHMAKER_WEB.jpg

Johnny tries his hand at matchmaking and is tasked with finding a match for Landon Clements, star of Bravo's Southern Charm.

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<![CDATA[Life in the Bat Cave]]>Sun, 07 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/1LK_3359_JOHNNY_GETS_A_JOB_CAVES_WEB.jpg

Johnny heads to Carlsbad Caverns to work as a Park Ranger for the day where he is required to clean lint off the walls, fish coins out of the pools, and co-host the evening 'Bat Flight' talk.

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<![CDATA[This Week: Johnny Gets A Job]]>Wed, 03 Oct 2018 14:22:05 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/1LK_3359_WEB_PROMO.jpg]]><![CDATA[Full Episode: Destination Alaska]]>Sun, 30 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/1LK_3358_ALASKA_4K_WEB.jpg

Alaska is fondly known as "The Final Frontier" and it is Massive! Twice the size of Texas, with more coastline than the entire continental United States combined, the 48th state in the Union derives its name from the indigenous work Alakshak, meaning "Great Land" and Johnny's on a mission to explore as much of it as possible. White water rafting, flightseeing tours of the glaciers, fly fishing for salmon, kayaking with icebergs, and chilling out with the coastal brown bears, this is truly an adventure you won't want to miss.

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<![CDATA[Alaska: Goodness Glaciers]]>Sun, 30 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/1LK_3358_ALASKA_4K_Glaciers_WEB.jpg

Johnny gets on Godwin Glacier with a little help from Marathon Helicopter and Exit Glacier Guides. After a hike and an ice climb, we heli-off to kayak between the icebergs at Bear Glacier Lagoon.

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<![CDATA[Alaska: Getting Down in Denali]]>Sun, 30 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/1LK_3358_ALASKA_4K_Denali_WEB.jpg

With Talkeetna Air Taxi Johnny takes a fightseeing tour of Denali National Park, and lands on Ruth Glacier. Then Johnny goes whitewater rafting down the Nenana River with Raft Denali.

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<![CDATA[Alaska: Heading out of Hibernation]]>Sun, 30 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/1LK_3358_ALASKA_4K_Hibernation_WEB.jpg

On the longest day of the year, Johnny takes in the food, the booze, the party and the people that make Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city so special. Then with the aid of Alaska Bear Adventures and K Bay Air, Johnny goes flightseeing to the Lake Clark National Park touching down on the beaches at low tide and spends some time with the local residents, wild Coastal Brown Bears.

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<![CDATA[Alaska: Fly Fishing for a Feast]]>Sun, 30 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/1LK_3358_ALASKA_4K_FlyFishing_WEB.jpg

With Alaska River Adventures Johnny learns how to craft a fly, before casting his line into the Upper Kenai River in pursuit of some sockeye salmon.

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<![CDATA[This Week: Johnny Bananas Takes Alaska]]>Wed, 26 Sep 2018 11:56:22 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/1LK_3358_WEB_PROMO.jpg

Alaska, fondly knowns as "The Final Frontier" is massive and Johnny Bananas is on a mission this week to explore as much of this beautiful state as he can. 

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<![CDATA[1st Look: Football Fever]]>Fri, 28 Sep 2018 11:59:48 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/1LK_3357_FOOTBALL_FEVER_WEB.jpg

1st Look kicks off another exciting season of football in this special episode hosted by Johnny Bananas. Watch Johnny catch a serious case of “Football Fever” as he tackles the spirit, brawn, and talent of professional football head on! Featuring the cast of Sunday Night Football, the LA Rams Cheerleaders, and pro players Mark Ingram, Travis Kelce, Carl Lawson, Kareem Jackson, The Pouncey Twins…and more!

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<![CDATA[Johnny Bananas Tries Out For Newest Position on LA Ram Cheerleading Squad]]>Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:47:28 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/1LK_3357_FOOTBALL_FEVER_RAMS_CHEERLEADERS_WEB.jpg

Sparked by the NFL’s history making decision to include male cheerleaders on the squad, Johnny Bananas auditions to see if he’s got what it takes to join the LA Rams Cheerleaders.

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<![CDATA[The Secret Sauce behind Sunday Night Football, Primetime Television’s #1 Show]]>Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:48:57 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/1LK_3357_FOOTBALL_FEVER_SNF_WEB.jpg

"America's favorite spectator sport" may not be as fun to watch without the talent behind primetime's #1 broadcast show for 7 years straight, Sunday Night Football. Host of NFL Network's Good Morning Football, Kay Adams, sits down with the cast of SNF for the inside scoop on the show's primetime success.

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<![CDATA[Kansas Chief Travis Kelce Shows Us his Quarterback Skills]]>Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:50:09 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/1LK_3357_FOOTBALL_FEVER_TRAVIS_KELCE_WEB.jpg

There are NFL players and NFL stars. Johnny gets up close and personal with the latter, when he steps onto the field with NFL's current 2nd best tight, Kansas City Chiefs', Travis Kelce.

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<![CDATA[Johnny Bananas Gets A Dose of NFL Training From The Pros Themselves (XPE Training)]]>Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:52:13 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/1LK_3357_FOOTBALL_FEVER_XPE_WEB.jpg

It takes serious training and physical prowess to play in the NFL. Johnny Bananas learns just how grueling it is at THE place where current players and NFL wannabes go to help elevate their game, XPE Sports in South Florida.

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<![CDATA[Johnny Bananas Takes Over Hosting Duties of 1st Look]]>Thu, 12 Jul 2018 15:00:00 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/JOHNNY_BANANAS-PROMO_FOR+PRESS+RELEASE.jpg

NEW YORK, NY – (July 12th, 2018) - The long standing and legendary star of MTV's "The Challenge" Johnny 'Bananas' Devenanzio is embarking on his biggest adventure yet as the new host of the NBC Owned Stations’ travel series "1st Look".  Known for his breakout role crisscrossing the world for 17 seasons on MTV's "The Challenge," Johnny Bananas has a thirst to experience firsthand what life has to offer. With exciting escapades and unparalleled access, Johnny will be traveling the country and the world exploring the most thrilling travel destinations and uncovering the most unique stories. From climbing the mountains of Mt. Denali to searching for UFOs, Johnny is up for the challenge. 

Johnny Bananas will make his debut on the late-night series Saturday, September 29th, following "Saturday Night Live" on NBC-owned television stations across the country, which include WNBC in New York; KNBC in Los Angeles; WMAQ in Chicago; WCAU in Philadelphia; KXAS in Dallas-Fort Worth; KNTV in the San Francisco Bay Area; WRC-TV in Washington, D.C.; WTVJ in Miami-Fort Lauderdale; KNSD in San Diego and WVIT in Hartford and on more than 200 NBC affiliates across the country (check local listings for airtimes.)

"With his unrivaled passion for life and travel, we couldn't be more excited to have Johnny Bananas with "1st Look" giving viewers a front row seat to our wildest and most thrilling adventures yet," said Marni Sabia, Vice President of LX.TV Productions which produces “1st Look”.

Bananas got his start on MTV's reality series "The Real World," before becoming a fan-favorite fixture on MTV's "The Challenge." With his chameleon-like ability to adapt to his surroundings, unpredictable mixture of craftiness, charisma, intelligence and kindness, he more than lives up to his nickname, "Johnny Bananas." He will continue to appear on "The Challenge" while filming for “1st Look”.

Show segments will also appear on 1stLooktv.com, as well as on NBC Owned Stations’ digital out-of-home properties, such as taxi cabs. Viewers can get show updates and behind the scenes content with Johnny via their Facebook page and Twitter @1stlooktv. Bananas will be sharing photos via his own social media pages, including Instagram @realjohnnybananas and Twitter @MTVBananas 

About NBC Owned Television Stations

NBC Owned Television Stations, part of the NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations division of NBCUniversal, includes 12 local broadcast television stations and a regional news network serving the largest markets in the nation, including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Dallas-Fort Worth, San Francisco Bay Area, Boston, Washington, D.C., Miami-Fort Lauderdale, San Diego and Connecticut, as well as Puerto Rico. The stations produce and broadcast more than 17,000 hours of local news and information programming and enterprise journalism each year that is important and relevant to the communities they serve, delivering it across multiple online, social media and digital out-of-home platforms. The division also operates COZI TV (www.cozitv.com), a national network that brings viewers some of America’s most beloved and iconic television shows and hit movies, as well as the lifestyle production company, LX.TV, and the in-house marketing and promotions company, NBCUniversal Skycastle.

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<![CDATA[Full Episode: 1st Look Presents OZ Knows]]>Thu, 27 Sep 2018 16:54:45 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/EFLK3354H_WEB.png

Think of a number between 1 and 1 million. Mentalist Oz Pearlman already knows the answer! Magic of the mind combines a deep working knowledge of human behavior, the art of suggestion, subliminal messaging, body language interpretation, and statistical analysis to blow your mind! Join us as Oz takes on Manhattan and gives viewers an inside look at what makes The Island so magical while “wowing” anyone and everyone who walks through his wake. From impressing the tourists in Time Square, to tasting the iconic flavors at Katz’s Deli, to flooring the legendary Academy Award nominated actor Chazz Palminteri on the Broadway stage, get an insider look at NYC's most iconic meccas and prepare to be amazed by the mentalism, because "Oz Knows" everything!

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<![CDATA[Mentalist Oz Pearlman Takes On The Locals and Tourist of NYC]]>Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:30:23 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/214*120/1LK_3354_OZ+KNOWS_A+BLOCK_WEB.png

In New York City, the people are the city’s life force, and the trains crisscrossing below your feet are the veins connecting it all, and most of them converge at Grand Central Terminal. So there's no-better place for Mentalist Oz Pearlman to make connection than in a building designed to do just that. Also featuring the oldest operated bar in The Big Apple, McSorley's Ole Ale House.

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<![CDATA['A Bronx Tale' Legend Chazz Palminteri Gets Mind blown on Broadway]]>Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:31:21 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/214*120/1LK_3354_OZ+KNOWS_C+BLOCK_WEB.png

If you're passing through Manhattan, there's no better place to meet the locals and tourists alike than at the crossroads of the world. And flanking Times Square to the east and west are forty-one professional theaters, each with over 500 seats, and one of those houses, The Longacre Theater, is home to the hit Broadway musical "A Bronx Tale", written by Academy Award nominated actor Chazz Palminteri.

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<![CDATA[Diners at Katz's Deli Get Their Pastrami With A Side Of Magic]]>Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:32:02 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/214*120/1LK_3354_OZ+KNOWS_B+BLOCK_WEB1.png

There are over twenty thousand restaurants on this Island, but for the perfect piece of pastrami, you're heading to Katz's. Opened In 1888, and serving up 20,000 pounds of pastrami a week, Katz's is the quintessential New York deli...but before you taste, prepare to be amazed.

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<![CDATA[Mentalist Oz Pearlman Evokes the Artist Within in Central Park]]>Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:33:05 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/214*120/1LK_3354_OZ+KNOWS_D+BLOCK_WEB.png

The true magic of Manhattan is its cultural diversity and nowhere is that more proudly put on display than in Central Park. Everyone flocks to this green oasis and many New Yorkers make their living here, namely the caricature artists. And if you think these artists are talented, watch as Oz leaves them all dumbfounded.

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<![CDATA[This Week: Menalist Oz Pearlman Uncovers The Icons of New York City]]>Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:33:55 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/1LK_3354_WEB_PROMO.jpg

Oz Pearlman is no magician. He's a mentalist. And he's taking his talents to the Big Apple. From impressing the tourists in Time Square to tasting the iconic flavors at Katz’s Deli, to amazing the legendary Chazz Palminteri on Broadway, get an insider look at these meccas and be amazed by mentalism, because Oz Knows everything!

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<![CDATA[Full Episode: Peeling Back the Layers of Johnny Bananas]]>Sun, 06 May 2018 00:00:00 -0500https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/EFLK3353_JohnnyBananas_WEB.jpg

You’ve seen him on The Challenge captivating audiences with his feats of strength. But now, Johnny Bananas is peeling back the layers to show he is more than an MTV beef cake. Watch him attempt to woo a woman after a day of etiquette training, before hitting the stage with the West Los Angeles Children’s Choir.

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