Super Bowl 2013: Hollywood Parties Down in New Orleans
After putting on a show, Timberlake meets up with his famous fan club, Paul McCartney and wife Nancy Shevell, as well as his own bride, Jessica Biel, backstage at the DTV SuperFan Stadium.
Craig Ferguson and Channing Tatum mark Mardi Gras a little early this year with a Sunday trip to the balcony above the star's New Orleans restaurant, Saints amp Sinners. The two filmed a segment for a special Super Bowl edition of The Late Late Show.
The late-night host later meets up with pal Steve Carell for a game day dinner, as the two watch their seafood meal be prepared at restaurant Pascal's Manale.
Grey's Anatomy hunk Jesse Williams gives comedian Kevin Hart something to smile about while hanging at Hennessy and VS's "Never Stop. Never Settle" bash.
ALL TOGETHER NOW
The cast of FX's The League – Mark Duplass, Stephen Rannazzisi, Nick Kroll, Katie Aselton, Paul Scheer and Jonathan Lajoie – join forces for the Rolling Stone-hosted Jeep Heroes Tailgate on Sunday.
He may be British, but McCartney gets into America's pastime with the best of them, cheering on the action at the Superdome with wife Shevell at his side.
EYES OF THE PRIZE
Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers fans can both agree: Kendra Wilkinson manages to upstage the coveted Vince Lombardi Trophy – Sunday's top prize – in a sheer black dress as she partied in New Orleans ahead of the game at Friday's 10th annual Leather amp Laces Super Bowl Party.
So will there be a Destiny's Child reunion at the Super Bowl halftime show after all? Kelly Rowland pushes rumors to the side – literally – at Friday's ESPN The Magazine's NEXT party.
It's an out-of-this-world night at Friday's Rolling Stone LIVE party for model Candice Swanepoel, who finds herself on the arm of a well-suited date: Yup, an AXE astronaut.
Now those are some impressive game faces! Will Ferrell and Anna Faris bring the laughs Friday at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art for the Audi Forum pre-Super Bowl party.
Also hanging with Ravens fan Faris: Jeremy Renner, who gets a playful squeeze from the actress at the Audi pre-game bash, even though he's rooting for the 49ers.
Pitbull gets the star-studded crowd going at the Rolling Stone bash as he takes the Bud Light Hotel stage.
Renner finds himself at the center of attention of two very stylish football fans: Sofia Vergara and Olivia Munn, who also attended the Rolling Stone party.
PLAY BY PLAY
David Arquette takes it easy in the Big Easy with a female partygoer at the Playboy Party.
Blondes unite! Wilkinson ditches the trophy case to hang with Jenny McCarthy at the Leather amp Laces bash.
SOME BUNNY TO LOVE
Snoop Dogg keeps his eyes on the, er, prizes at the Playboy Party, where he hung with a fan club of playmates.
Play on, player! Neil Patrick Harris gears up for DIRECTV's 7th annual Celebrity Beach Bowl on Saturday.
Also getting down and dirty at the Celebrity Beach Bowl: Nina Dobrev, who Tweeted of her wardrobe addition, "This one is going to go up in my dressing room."
In between mingling with pals at the Leather and Laces pre-game bash, Wilkinson squeezes in some quality time with husband (and former football pro) Hank Baskett, who earns her kiss of approval.
PLAYING THE FIELD
Josh Hutcherson gets ready to put his Hunger Games skills to the test alongside teammate Peter Facinelli at the Celebrity Beach Bowl.
THE HILLS ARE ALIVE!
Stephanie Pratt enjoys some face time with former The Hills costar Audrina Patridge – and that trophy – at the Leather and Laces party.
Friendly tackle? Headlocking NFL player-turned-talk show host Michael Strahan, Maria Menounos gets a leg – well, arm – up on the competition at Saturday's Beach Bowl. Prior to the game, she promised her Twitter followers, "I'm gonna slam people in blue shirts today!"
Is she taking a page out of Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis's playbook? Hayden Panettiere brings some Nashville rhythm to New Orleans, where she gets in the spirit of the game Saturday at a pre-Super Bowl bash hosted by GQ magazine, Lacoste and Mercedes-Benz.
BLACK IN ACTION
Ahead of the Super Bowl debut of her Mercedes-Benz ad, Kate Upton celebrates early as she hits up DIRECTV's Super Saturday Night party, where Justin Timberlake took the stage.
Sans beau George Clooney, Baltimore native and former Ravens cheerleader Stacy Keibler finds a fan in Aaron Paul, with whom she became fast friends at the Audi Super Bowl bash.
ON THE BALL
What a catch! True Blood's Ryan Kwanten and Chace Crawford show off their own game day moves during the Celebrity Beach Bowl.
Kellan Lutz gets in on the game Saturday with a round of ping-pong at Samsung Galaxy's Shangri-La party.
Talk about teamwork! Jennifer Hudson shares the mic with Jamie Foxx at the Samsung pre-Super Bowl bash.