Entertainment buzz: Facebook's top 10 moments of the week

Was it legendary? Some people weren't so sure.

The series finale of CBS' "How I Met Your Mother" had viewers torn this week as we saw Ted, Barney, Marshall, Lily and Robin together one last time on the small screen.

"Noah" scored big at the box office and is poised to do well this weekend -- though "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" is expected to snag this week's No. 1 slot.

Facebook has rounded up the top 10 buzziest stories in entertainment this week, and all of those topics made the most-talked-about list. What had you buzzing? What did you miss?

Find out what made the cut exclusively on CBSNews.com:

1. Series finale of CBS' "How I Met Your Mother"

Viewers said goodbye to the long-running CBS series "How I Met Your Mother" this week after a whopping nine seasons. The twist at the end of the finale episode didn't appeal to everyone as fans were split over the show's closure. Did the show do right by The Mother? Or is this really just the way real life goes? Some viewers thought it was "legendary"...Others not so much.

Social media lit up in the hours and even days following, and the show's ratings sky-rocketed. The series finale was the highest-rated episode in "HIMYM" history.


2. Univision's "Nuestra Belleza Latina" beauty competition

Facebook users are still buzzing about Univsions's "Nuestra Belleza Latina." During Sunday's episode, contenders experienced Pandora's Box -- and there were a few emotional moments, along with some rule changes.

A couple of contestants were saved -- but not Valeria Moreno. The Colombian participant was the fourth person to be eliminated this season.


3. "Noah" movie big at U.S. box office

The biblical epic "Noah" landed the lead spot at the box office this past weekend, debuting with $44 million, according to studio estimates.

Darren Aronofsky's imaginative take on the tale of Noah's Ark sparked a bit of controversy. Religious groups have argued the story is inaccurately portrayed, which resulted in Paramount adding a disclaimer noting that "artistic license has been taken" in telling the story.


4. AMC's "The Walking Dead" season 4 finale

"The Walking Dead" had a bloody and violent season 4 finale on Sunday -- one that attracted plenty of eyeballs. The dramatic episode reached new finale record, delivering 15.7 million viewers.


5. DJ Frankie Knuckles, "Godfather of House Music," dies at 59

House music pioneer DJ Frankie Knuckles died Monday at age 59. The Grammy-winning Chicago disc jockey, considered by many as the "Godfather of House Music," worked with artists such as Michael Jackson and Diana Ross.

The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences."His electrifying remixes and high-energy performances on the turntables packed clubs for decades, and he inspired a generation of DJs, bringing house music to the mainstream."

Plenty of others paid tribute on social media:


6. 19th anniversary of renowned Latin singer Selena's death

It's hard to believe that it's been 19 years since the death of singer-songwriter Selena Quintanilla Perez. The artist, simply known as Selena, was shot and killed at age 23 by her fan club president, Yolanda Saldivar.

Her story was told in the 1997 film, titled "Selena."



7. Anticipation for HBO's "Game of Thrones" Season 4 premiere

Excitement continues to build for the return of "Game of Thrones." The season 4 premiere airs Sunday on HBO at 9 p.m. ET, and after the red wedding, viewers can expect more surprises and bloodshed.

Peter Dinklage told CBS News to expect some "interesting dynamics" with his character, while co-executive producer and series author George R.R. Martin said, "People like to say no one is safe in my books, which is true. But people are even less safe on the TV series."



8. "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" hits theaters this weekend

Moviegoers are gearing up to see the new "Captain America" installment. After the disastrous events in New York with The Avengers, Marvel's "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" finds Steve Rogers, a.k.a. Captain America, living quietly in Washington D.C., trying to adjust to the modern world. But he soon has to battle a new threat from old history: the Soviet agent known as the Winter Soldier.

The film, which stars Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson and Robert Redford, is poised to make some big bucks at the box office. Early estimates suggest it could score as much as $90 million in its North American debut weekend. The superhero move's already the top-selling April title in Fandango's 14-year history.



9. Fans remember the late Marvin Gaye on what would have been his 75th birthday on April 2

Grammy-winning soul singer Marvin Gaye was remembered this week 30 years after his death.
The singer behind such hits as "Let's Get it On" was shot by his father on April 1, 1984, a day shy of his 45th birthday.

Fans and music artists alike paid tribute to Gaye on the anniversary of his death. Brian Wilson of Beach Boys fame was one of them:



10. Nickel Creek releases new album and performs on NBC's "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon"

Nickel Creek is officially back. The acoustic musical trio of Chris Thile, Sara Watkins and Sean Watkins released the album "A Dotted Line" this week and performed on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon." After taking an indefinite hiatus in 2007, the group proved it still has it. Take a listen:



*Buzz rankings reflect the top entertainment topics being discussed on Facebook, March 30 - April 2, in the United States. Rankings are based on both frequency and momentum: the Facebook conversations that not only got a lot of buzz during the week, but also saw a notable increase compared with the previous week.

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