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25.1 million viewers for NBC's primetime Olympic telecast Saturday
Mon, Feb 10th 2014 09:15 am
NBC's primetime Olympics telecast on Saturday (8-11:06 p.m. ET) averaged 25.1 million viewers and a 13.9 household rating/24 share - up 8 percent and percent, respectively, from the opening Saturday of the last European Winter Olympics (23.2 million viewers and 13.5 household rating/23 share for Torino in 2006), according to live plus same day fast national data released Sunday by The Nielsen Company.
'Irv, Rick, and Tom!': A 'Giant' historic reunion with hosts Linda Pellegrino and John Di Sciullo at Buffalo History Museum
Mon, Feb 10th 2014 09:00 am
On Friday, March 21, "Giants of Buffalo: Television" will feature the legendary WKBW Channel 7 TV news team Irv Weinstein, Rick Azar and Tom Jolls.
NBC posts most-watched non-live Winter Olympics opening ceremony in two decades with Sochi telecast
Sat, Feb 8th 2014 08:00 pm
NBC's coverage of the opening ceremony of the Sochi Olympics averaged 31.7 million viewers to rank as the most-watched opening ceremony for a non-live Winter Games since the 1994 Lillehammer Games, according to live plus same day fast national data released today by The Nielsen Company.
'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon' completes its run with a record 6.6 million viewers
Sat, Feb 8th 2014 08:00 pm
Jimmy Fallon's final telecast hosting "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" has set series records for biggest overall audience on any night of the week and highest adult 18-49 rating for a regularly scheduled episode. In fact, it was the biggest total-viewer result for the "Late Night" franchise since 1993, and highest 18-49 rating for a regularly scheduled telecast since 2004.
Just in time for Valentine's Day 'The Chew' hosts celebrate 'Chocolate Week'
Sat, Feb 8th 2014 07:00 am
It's "Chocolate Week" at "The Chew," when the food-centric lifestyle show kicks-off a weeklong celebration focusing on the dark and delicious sweet treat. From cocktails and decadently delicious desserts and dishes to inexpensive gift ideas, "The Chew" has everything viewers need to paint the town red on Valentine's Day.
Oscar nominees to be honored at Academy luncheon
Sat, Feb 8th 2014 07:00 am
More than 150 Oscar nominees will come together at noon Monday, Feb. 10, at the Beverly Hilton when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honors this year's Oscar contenders at its annual Nominees Luncheon.
Simon Cowell to depart U.S. version of 'The X Factor'
Sat, Feb 8th 2014 01:15 am
The award-winning international phenomenon "The X Factor" has concluded its domestic run after three seasons, it was announced Friday by Syco, FremantleMedia North America and Fox Broadcasting Co.
'LIVE with Kelly and Michael' announces '#EndWinterNow' campaign
Sat, Feb 8th 2014 01:10 am
Like most of America these days, "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" hosts Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan are sick of winter. They've had enough of this year's polar vortexes and snowmageddons! For those in the same state of mind, the hosts will give winter-weary viewers a break with "#EndWinterNow" week, a series of daily summer-themed segments.
'Top Chef' finale earns season high ratings in all key demos
Sat, Feb 8th 2014 01:00 am
Bravo Media's "Top Chef" named its 11th season winner Nicholas Elmi in Maui, Hawaii, Wednesday night with the highest rated episode of the season among all key demos, according to Nielsen.
ABC, dick clark productions extend 'American Music Awards' and 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest' broadcast agreements
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 11:35 pm
ABC and dick clark productions have extended their broadcast agreements for the "American Music Awards" for nine years, and "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin Eve with Ryan Seacrest" for 10 years.
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr share memories of Ed Sullivan Theater with David Letterman
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 11:35 pm
In a rare joint interview, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr share with David Letterman their memories of The Beatles' historic "Ed Sullivan Show" appearances, the excitement of their 1964 U.S. debut, and their impressions of the Ed Sullivan Theater, on "The Beatles: The Night That Changed America - A Grammy Salute," Sunday, Feb. 9 (8 p.m.), on the CBS Television Network.
Jay Leno wraps his 'Tonight Show' run with 14.6 million viewers, his biggest overall audience since 1998
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 11:20 pm
Jay Leno concluded his run as host of "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" Thursday by delivering the show's biggest overall audience in more than 15 years, since May 1998.
Bonus night of Olympics coverage on NBC posts best Thursday primetime rating and viewership on any network since September
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 11:20 pm
Last night's bonus Sochi Winter Olympics coverage on NBC posted the highest average rating and viewership for Thursday primetime on any network in more than five months, according to live plus same day fast national data released today by The Nielsen Company.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. to promote nationally televised SHOWTIME boxing event at Turning Stone Resort Casino Feb. 28
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 11:00 pm
Floyd Mayweather Jr., the current light middleweight champion of the world, and considered by many to be the best pound-for-pound boxer of all time, will bring a night of world-class boxing to the Turning Stone Resort Casino Event Center Friday, Feb. 28, through his Mayweather Promotions brand.
'The Lego Movie,' lauded for its message, wins Truly Moving Picture Award
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 11:00 pm
"The Lego Movie," from Warner Bros. Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures and LEGO System A/S, has been recognized with the Truly Moving Picture Award by nonprofit arts organization Heartland Truly Moving Pictures.
Riviera Theatre presents 'Stoogefest 22a,' 'Rhythm of the Dance,' 'One Night of Queen'
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 11:00 pm
The Historic Riviera Theatre & Performing Arts Center presents "Stoogefest 22a" on Saturday, March 1, at 7:30 pm.
Academy announces 2014 Governors Ball creative team
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 11:00 pm
Academy governor Jeffrey Kurland, event producer Cheryl Cecchetto and master chef Wolfgang Puck will return to create this year's Governors Ball, the Academy's official post-Oscar celebration, which will immediately follow the 86th Oscars ceremony March 2.
Ray Chew named new music director of 'Dancing with the Stars'
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 11:00 pm
"Dancing with the Stars" will welcome music director and composer Ray Chew to the ballroom with the premiere of season 18 Monday, March 17 at 8 p.m. on ABC.
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr to perform together on 'The Beatles: The Night That Changed America - A Grammy Salute' on CBS
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 11:00 pm
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr will perform together on "The Beatles: The Night That Changed America - A Grammy Salute." The primetime entertainment special will celebrate the legacy of the seven-time Grammy Award-winning Beatles and their groundbreaking first appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show."
Cake marvel Kerry Vincent answers the call of struggling bakery owners in new series 'Save My Bakery'
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 07:00 am
Stale bakeries turn to expert Kerry Vincent to revive their sweets and their sales in new series "Save My Bakery," premiering Wednesday, March 19, at 8 p.m. on the Food Network.
Niagara Falls fans can get up close and personal with 3 Doors Down
Thu, Feb 6th 2014 04:40 pm
Interview: Southern rockers 3 Doors Down are giving fans a chance to catch their set in a way so intimate you'd think you were sharing a living room, or jamming in a basement.
Channing Tatum names 'Team Oscar' winners on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show'
Thu, Feb 6th 2014 04:30 pm
Channing Tatum, The Academy, and Oscars producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron today announced the winners of the "Team Oscar" college search on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," along with this year's Oscars host, Ellen DeGeneres. The winners will deliver Oscar statuettes to celebrity presenters at the Oscars on Sunday, March 2, live on ABC.
Riviera Theatre presents Mel Tillis, monthly organ concert series with Clark Wilson, The Irish Rovers
Thu, Feb 6th 2014 01:55 pm
The Historic Riviera Theatre presents country music legend Mel Tillis on Saturday, April 5, at 8 p.m., for one performance only.
2014 Olympic Winter Games begin tonight on NBC
Thu, Feb 6th 2014 01:30 pm
NBCUniversal's coverage of the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi begins tonight at 8 p.m. on NBC with men's and women's snowboard slopestyle and team figure skating, which are both debuting in the Olympics for the first time, as well as women's moguls.
NBC Olympics, Twitter collaborate on 2014 Sochi Olympics
Thu, Feb 6th 2014 01:30 pm
NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, and Twitter will collaborate on NBC's broadcast of the XXII Olympic Winter Games from Sochi, Russia, to magnify the Olympic conversation on Twitter and encourage tune-in to NBCUniversal's multi-platform coverage of the games, the two companies announced Wednesday.
Amy Thielen, Damaris Phillips return to Food Network's daytime lineup
Thu, Feb 6th 2014 07:00 am
Food Network's March menu kicks off with new seasons of "Heartland Table" and "Southern at Heart."
Fan favorite 'Psych' to conclude after eight seasons, Wednesday, March 26
Wed, Feb 5th 2014 08:10 pm
USA has announced its original scripted comedy series "Psych" will end its successful run after eight seasons on Wednesday, March 26, at 9/8c. The "Psych After Show," a one-hour live show featuring a Q-and-A with the entire cast and show creator Steve Franks, will follow it at 10 p.m.
'60 Minutes Sports': What's crucial ingredient for NASCAR success? It's the pits
Wed, Feb 5th 2014 08:00 pm
In a sport where their performance has to be 12 seconds or less, every tenth of a second can make the difference between victory or defeat. That's why NASCAR pit crews are so important to auto racing, and why teams like Hendrick Motorsports are using athletes from college programs to make their pit crews the best they can be.
David Letterman interviews Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr for 'The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to The Beatles'
Wed, Feb 5th 2014 08:00 pm
David Letterman interviews Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr for a special interview to be featured in "The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to The Beatles," Sunday, Feb. 9 (8 p.m.), on the CBS Television Network.
72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards to air on NBC Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015
Wed, Feb 5th 2014 08:00 pm
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association and dick clark productions will present the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards Sunday, Jan 11, 2015. Hosted by Golden Globe Award winners Tina Fey and Amy Poehler - for the third year in a row - the ceremony will air on NBC live coast-to-coast at 8 p.m. ET from the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif.
NFL partners with CBS on 2014 'Thursday Night Football' package
Wed, Feb 5th 2014 12:40 pm
The NFL will team with long-time broadcast partner CBS to produce and televise "Thursday Night Football" for the 2014 season, it was announced by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, CBS Corp. President and CEO Leslie Moonves, and CBS Sports Chairman Sean McManus.

CBS will air eight early season games that also will be simulcast on NFL Network. NFL Network will also televise eight late-season games in the run-up to the playoffs. The mix of games will include 14 on Thursday nights and two late-season games on Saturday.

Rachel Frederickson loses 155 lbs. to become 'The Biggest Loser'
Wed, Feb 5th 2014 12:30 pm
Rachel Frederickson, a 24-year-old voice-over artist from Los Angeles, became "The Biggest Loser" and won $250,000 in Tuesday night's live season 15 finale on NBC. Frederickson started the show weighing 260 pounds and lost 155 pounds. She weighed in at finale at 105 pounds and lost 59.62 percent of her body weight.
'Psych': Timothy Omundson and Maggie Lawson reflect on stellar eighth season
Tue, Feb 4th 2014 08:10 pm
Long before fans found out there wouldn't be a ninth season of "Psych," one thing was certain about season eight: This year has been nothing short of a victory lap for the USA Network's hit comedy.
Pharrell Williams to perform on Oscars telecast
Tue, Feb 4th 2014 01:25 pm
Singer-songwriter-producer Pharrell Williams will perform his Oscar-nominated song "Happy" at the Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced.
Nile Rodgers joins CBS News live experiences event "50 Years: The Beatles," Feb. 9
Tue, Feb 4th 2014 01:25 pm
Grammy Award-winning musician, producer, guitarist and songwriter Nile Rodgers will join the eclectic panel of experts to appear at the first-ever "CBS News Live Experiences" event, "50 Years: The Beatles," presented by "Motown The Musical," to take place Sunday, Feb. 9, (6:30 p.m.) at the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City.
Olympic curling gold medalist Kevin Martin to join NBC Olympics
Tue, Feb 4th 2014 01:20 pm
Kevin Martin, a two-time Olympic curling medalist who skipped Team Canada to the gold medal at the 2010 Vancouver Games, will join NBC Olympics for its 2014 Olympic Winter Games coverage, it was announced Monday.
NBC to premiere 'Winter Gold,' first look at Sochi Olympics broadcast
Tue, Feb 4th 2014 01:20 pm
As NBC Olympics gears up for the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, NBC will premiere the Olympic primetime special "Winter Gold, Presented by Chevrolet: NBC's First Look at the Sochi Olympics Broadcast," tonight at 8 p.m.
Comedian Sinbad to appear at Kleinhans Music Hall
Tue, Feb 4th 2014 01:20 pm
Renowned actor and comedian Sinbad, ranked by Comedy Central as one of the top 100 standup comedians of all time, will appear at Kleinhans Music Hall at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 8. Tickets go on sale at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 8.
NBC to premiere 'How to Raise an Olympian'
Tue, Feb 4th 2014 01:20 pm
With two days remaining until the first competition day of the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, NBC will premiere the Olympic primetime special "How to Raise an Olympian," presented by P&G, on Wednesday at 8 p.m.
Theater in the Mist presents 'Driving Miss Daisy'
Tue, Feb 4th 2014 12:35 pm
Pictured is a rehearsal scene for Theater in the Mist's production of "Driving Miss Daisy," which opens this Friday at 7:30 p.m. on the Stella Niagara stage.