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People's Choice Awards deliver largest audience in four years
Thu, Jan 9th 2014 12:45 pm
The People's Choice Awards was Wednesday's No. 1 program in viewers, delivering its largest audience in four years, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Jan. 8.
More people watched 'The NFL on CBS' than any other network for entire 2013 regular season
Thu, Jan 9th 2014 12:25 pm
More people watched "The NFL on CBS" games than any other network in 2013, based on a cumulative analysis of Nielsen data. CBS has led all networks in Persons 2 + cumulative viewing in eight of the past 10 NFL regular-seasons.
Riviera show 'Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow Tour' cancelled
Thu, Jan 9th 2014 12:25 pm
The "Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow Tour" show featuring Neil Sedaka, Lesley Gore and Frankie Avalon scheduled for Friday, April 11, has been cancelled.
Tim Murray hired as Buffalo Sabres general manager
Thu, Jan 9th 2014 12:10 pm
Buffalo Sabres president of hockey operations Pat LaFontaine today announced the team has hired Tim Murray, a 20-year veteran of NHL front offices, to serve as the club's general manager.
Restaurant rookies are on the hunt for perfect property in new series 'Buy This Restaurant'
Wed, Jan 8th 2014 07:10 pm
Aspiring restaurant owners take the first steps toward achieving their dreams in the new Food Network series "Buy This Restaurant," premiering Wednesday, Feb. 5 at 9 p.m.
CBS's 'Grammy Gig of a Lifetime' contest announces 40 finalists
Wed, Jan 8th 2014 07:10 pm
CBS Interactive today announced the public has just days left to vote on the finalists for the third-annual "Grammy Gig of a Lifetime" contest presented by Microsoft Surface, the official tablet partner of The 56th Annual Grammy Awards.
Artpark to hold local auditions for 'Mary Poppins'
Wed, Jan 8th 2014 07:10 pm
Artpark & Company is holding local auditions Saturday, Jan. 25, for its upcoming summer production of Disney's and Cameron MacKintosh's "Mary Poppins."
Buffalo Sabres: Cunneyworth promoted to special assistant role
Wed, Jan 8th 2014 07:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced Randy Cunneyworth has been promoted to be a special assistant and player development coach for the Rochester Americans, the team's American Hockey League affiliate club.
Six culinary finalists competing in Weight Watchers and 'The Chew' culinary competition are revealed
Wed, Jan 8th 2014 07:10 pm
Weight Watchers International, in partnership with ABC's hit food and lifestyle show "The Chew" (weekdays, 1 p.m. ET), today introduced the six culinary professional finalists who will compete in "The Chew Search for the Weight Watchers Chef."
Call for entries in 'Hard Rock Rising' competition
Wed, Jan 8th 2014 07:05 pm
"Hard Rock Rising," the world's largest and most far-reaching battle of the bands competition, will give one local band the chance of a lifetime: an all-expenses paid trip to Rome to perform at the first "Hard Rock Live Rome" music festival this summer.
Music and poetry abound at 'Lewiston Arts Cafe''
Wed, Jan 8th 2014 07:00 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts and Just Buffalo Literary Center will partner to launch a new regional poetry and music event in Niagara County. The "Lewiston Arts Café" will feature some of the finest poets and musicians in Western New York performing in a 1960s coffee house style setting.
'The Biggest Loser' launches Google+ Hangout series, Pinterest partnership giving fans exclusive digital content, expert advice
Wed, Jan 8th 2014 07:00 pm
NBC and Shine America are launching two unique partnerships with Pinterest and Google+ to promote "The Biggest Loser" (Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET) with exclusive digital content and expert advice based in fitness, food and lifestyle, beginning today and continuing through the series' live season finale Tuesday, Feb. 4.
Sabres: Carolina at Buffalo game postponed
Tue, Jan 7th 2014 02:55 pm
Tonight's game between the Buffalo Sabres and Carolina Hurricanes at First Niagara Center, NHL Game No. 647, has been postponed due to the hazardous weather conditions in the Buffalo area.
Grammy nominees Lorde and Katy Perry to perform at 56th Annual Grammy Awards
Tue, Jan 7th 2014 11:45 am
The latest performers announced for the Grammy Awards are nominee Lorde; nominee Katy Perry; eight-time Grammy-winning group Metallica with Grammy Cultural Ambassador to China Lang Lang; Nile Rodgers, nominee Pharrell Williams and 25-time Grammy winner Stevie Wonder joining Daft Punk; and nominee Robin Thicke with Grammy-winning group Chicago.

Two-time Grammy winner and "NCIS: Los Angeles" star LL cool J returns as host of "Music's Biggest Night." The music industry's premier event takes place Sunday, Jan. 26 (8 p.m.), at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. It will be televised on the CBS Television Network.

'Top Chef' hula dances to Hawaii for two-part finale
Tue, Jan 7th 2014 11:40 am
It may be January, but temperatures are heating up in the "Top Chef" kitchen. Soon the final chef'testants will pack their knives ... and head to Maui, Hawaii, for the two-part finale, airing Wednesday, Jan. 29, and Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 10 p.m.
'The Voice' coaches, Stephen Amell, Heidi Klum among those appearing at 40th Annual People's Choice Awards
Tue, Jan 7th 2014 10:50 am
Malin Akerman, Stephen Amell, Wayne Brady, Stephen Colbert, Chris Colfer, Lucy Hale, Matt LeBlanc, Stana Katic, Heidi Klum, Ross Mathews, Joseph Morgan, Meghan Ory, Ian Ziering, the coaches from "The Voice" and many more are scheduled to appear at The 40th Annual People's Choice Awards, to be broadcast live from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Jan. 8 (9 p.m.), on the CBS Television Network. Hosted by Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs, the live show will feature previously announced performances by Sara Bareilles, OneRepublic and Brad Paisley.
Buffalo's Queen City Roller Girls kick off the 2014 season with a re-match of last year's championship
Tue, Jan 7th 2014 10:50 am
On Saturday, Jan. 11, the Queen City Roller Girls will kick-off the 2014 season with a re-match of last year's championship between the Devil Dollies and the Nickel City Knockouts.
John Legend to perform at Governors Ball on 'Oscar Sunday'
Tue, Jan 7th 2014 10:50 am
John Legend, nine-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, will take the stage on "Oscar Sunday," March 2, at the Academy's official post-Oscars celebration, the Governors Ball.
The Band Perry to kick off North American leg of 'We Are Pioneers World Tour'
Tue, Jan 7th 2014 10:50 am
After a short holiday break, one of the hardest working groups in music today, The Band Perry, will pick up where they left off at the end of 2013. Days into the new year, the award-winning sibling trio will kick off the North American leg of their first headlining tour - "We Are Pioneers World Tour."
High-stakes two-hour special 'American Ninja Warrior: USA vs. Japan' to air Monday, Jan. 13
Tue, Jan 7th 2014 10:45 am
NBC's heart-racing obstacle course competition show "American Ninja Warrior" will present the first international competition in a two-hour network special, "American Ninja Warrior: USA vs. Japan," airing Monday, Jan. 13 (8 p.m.).
Oscars nominations voting ends Wednesday, Jan. 8
Tue, Jan 7th 2014 10:40 am
Nominations voting for the Oscars will close Wednesday, Jan. 8, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. The votes will be tabulated and verified by the international accounting firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers.
NBC averages record 30.8 million viewers for 'Wild Card Saturday'
Tue, Jan 7th 2014 10:40 am
Last weekend's historic NBC "Wild Card Saturday" was the most-watched ever, averaging 30.8 million viewers - up 14 percent from last year's 26.9 million average, according to Fast National data from The Nielsen Company.
Chargers-Bengals on 'The NFL on CBS' earns highest viewership and rating in 19 years
Tue, Jan 7th 2014 10:40 am
"The NFL on CBS' " broadcast of the AFC Wild Card Playoff game featuring the San Diego Chargers' win over the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday (1:06-4:20 p.m.) was seen by an average of 30.9 million viewers (Persons 2+), which is the highest viewership in 19 years for an early Sunday AFC Wild Card game (31.6 M; New England-Cleveland; 1/1/95; NBC), and is up 4 percent from last year's 29.6 million (Indianapolis-Baltimore).
Sonic bringing eight new drive-ins to Buffalo market
Mon, Jan 6th 2014 04:50 pm
Starting the new year with additional unit growth, Sonic Drive-In has announced expansion plans in the state of New York with a franchise agreement bringing eight new drive-ins to Buffalo within the next six years. The nation's largest chain of drive-in restaurants has reached an agreement with Kevin DiPirro to develop these locations, with the first planned to open in the spring of 2015. The eight drive-in locations will extend throughout Niagara and Erie counties.
Documentary looks into Robert Redford's 'The Natural,' which celebrates its 30th anniversary
Mon, Jan 6th 2014 12:05 pm
Producer and director Bill Cowell has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to fund post-production efforts for his documentary, "The Natural: The Best There Ever Was." The film, which coincides with the 30th anniversary of the beloved baseball movie "The Natural," features exclusive interviews.
NBC's wild 'Wild Card Saturday' up 9 percent
Mon, Jan 6th 2014 11:50 am
Saturday's thrilling NBC "Wild Card Saturday," featuring two playoff games decided by two points or less on the same day for the first time in NFL postseason history, averaged a combined 18.7 overnight rating and 32 share - up 9 percent from last year (17.2/31), and ranking as the second-best "Wild Card Saturday" under the current TV format (since 2002).
The Eurythmics' Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart to reunite on 'The Night that Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles'
Mon, Jan 6th 2014 11:50 am
The first performances for "The Night that Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles" were announced, including four-time Grammy Award winner Annie Lennox and Grammy Award winner Dave Stewart, who will reunite as the Eurythmics for one night only.

The primetime entertainment special, presented by The Recording Academy, AEG Ehrlich Ventures and CBS, will celebrate the remarkable legacy of the seven-time Grammy-winning Beatles and their groundbreaking first appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show."

'The Chew' is all-new in 2014 with dishes, drinks and everything in between
Sat, Jan 4th 2014 07:05 am
Celebrity chefs Mario Batali, Michael Symon and Carla Hall, entertaining expert Clinton Kelly and health and wellness enthusiast Daphne Oz welcome the new year with a slew of great tips.
'LIVE with Kelly and Michael' welcomes Ryan Seacrest, Jessica Simpson, Kellan Lutz
Sat, Jan 4th 2014 07:00 am
Nationally syndicated morning talk show "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" announces the lineup of guests who will join hosts Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan during the week of Jan. 6-10.
NASCAR driver Carl Edwards makes a pit stop on 'The Biggest Loser'
Fri, Jan 3rd 2014 07:00 pm
"The Biggest Loser" kicks off the new year with special guest NASCAR driver Carl Edwards, "fan favorite" contestant Abby Rike and one eliminated player getting a "Second Chance" to get back in the game on a lively two-hour episode airing Tuesday, Jan. 7 (8 p.m.), on NBC.
2014 NHL Winter Classic ties for best rating for regular-season game in 39 years
Fri, Jan 3rd 2014 06:00 pm
The 2014 NHL Winter Classic on NBC, in which the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 in a shootout on New Year's Day, tied as the highest-rated NHL regular-season game in nearly four decades, became the second-most watched such game in 39 years, and is up nearly 20 percent in both household rating and viewership as compared to the 2012 NHL Winter Classic.
Brad Paisley to perform live at 40th Annual People's Choice Awards
Fri, Jan 3rd 2014 06:00 pm
The People's Choice Awards announced today that multiaward winning country superstar Brad Paisley will perform at this year's awards ceremony.
Sabres claim forward Zenon Konopka
Fri, Jan 3rd 2014 06:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has claimed forward Zenon Konopka off waivers.
'The NFL on CBS' begins AFC playoff coverage with San Diego Chargers-Cincinnati Bengals game
Thu, Jan 2nd 2014 11:30 am
"The NFL on CBS" continues its 54th year broadcasting the NFL with coverage of the 2014 AFC playoffs with the national broadcast of Wild Card Playoffs game No. 2 Sunday, Jan. 5 (1 p.m.) live on CBS. The No. 6-seeded San Diego Chargers (9-7) visit the AFC North Champions and No. 3-seeded Cincinnati Bengals (11-5).
2014 NHL Winter Classic ties for NBC's best-ever overnight for NHL regular season game
Thu, Jan 2nd 2014 11:05 am
NBC Sports' coverage of the 2014 NHL Winter Classic Jan. 1, in which the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 in a shootout, delivered a 2.9 overnight rating, tying it with the 2009 Winter Classic as NBC's best-ever overnight for an NHL regular-season game, according to metered market data from The Nielsen Company.
Sabres recall McNabb, Larsson
Thu, Jan 2nd 2014 11:00 am
On Wednesday, the Buffalo Sabres recalled defenseman Brayden McNabb and forward Johan Larsson from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League. The team also announced forward Cody Hodgson was placed on injured reserve.
NFL 'Wild Card Saturday' doubleheader on NBC features Chiefs-Colts and Saints-Eagles
Wed, Jan 1st 2014 12:20 pm
NBC Sports will kick off its coverage of the 2013 NFL playoffs with a Wild Card doubleheader on Saturday featuring the Kansas City Chiefs (11-5) vs. Indianapolis Colts (11-5) at 4:30 p.m., and the New Orleans Saints (11-5) vs. Philadelphia Eagles (10-6) at 8 p.m.
NBC presents 2014 NHL Winter Classic as Red Wings host Maple Leafs
Wed, Jan 1st 2014 12:15 pm
Storied NHL franchises will clash in front of an expected world-record crowd New Year's Day at 1 p.m. when NBC presents the 2014 NHL Winter Classic between the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs from historic Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Mich.
SEC Network hires Tim Tebow for pregame show SEC Nation, additional ESPN duties
Wed, Jan 1st 2014 12:10 pm
Former Florida quarterback and Heisman winner Tim Tebow has been hired as a college football analyst for the SEC Network launching in August.
10th anniversary concert celebrates saving of Corpus Christi Church
Tue, Dec 31st 2013 07:00 am
Corpus Christi Church in Buffalo is pleased to announce 14-year-old child prodigy Emma Resmini is headlining its "In The Light" concert series at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 5. This concert is in celebration of the Pauline Order of priest's 10th anniversary at Corpus Christi.