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Harry Connick Jr. brings signature style with a side of charm to Fallsview Casino
Tue, Jun 9th 2015 04:45 pm
"American Idol" judge Harry Connick Jr. will perform at 8:30 p.m. Sept. 1-2 at Fallsview Casino in Niagara Falls, Ontario.
Buffalo Sabres: NHL Draft party planned for June 26
Tue, Jun 9th 2015 04:45 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced plans to host an NHL Draft party presented by First Niagara Friday, June 26, at First Niagara Center in downtown Buffalo. Doors for the free event will open at 6 p.m. and draft coverage begins at 7 p.m.
American Pharoah's Triple Crown-winning run, Blackhawks-Lightning Stanley Cup Game 2 post viewership milestones on NBC's 'Championship Saturday'
Mon, Jun 8th 2015 05:10 pm
NBC Sports' history-making "Championship Saturday," featuring American Pharoah's victory in the 147th Belmont Stakes to win the first Triple Crown since Affirmed in 1978, and Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Chicago Blackhawks and Tampa Bay Lightning, delivered ratings milestones, according to fast national data provided by The Nielsen Company.
Country music superstar Kix Brooks rocks Cooking Channel as host of new series 'Steak Out'
Mon, Jun 8th 2015 10:35 am
Famed country musician Kix Brooks is setting out across the states to find America's best steakhouses on "Steak Out with Kix Brooks," premiering Tuesday, July 14 (9 p.m. ET), on Cooking Channel.
'Colm Wilkinson: Broadway & Beyond' at UB
Mon, Jun 8th 2015 10:35 am
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, welcomes "Colm Wilkinson: Broadway & Beyond" at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, June 12.
Fans flock to Niagara Falls Comic Con
Sat, Jun 6th 2015 08:00 am
Tens of thousands of sci-fi, fantasy, cosplay, comic book and wrestling fans are descending upon the Scotiabank Convention Center in Ontario this weekend for the fifth annual Niagara Falls Comic Con. More than 200,000 square feet has been filled with rows of merchandise, props, movie and television replicas.
'Spirit of the 80's' concert lineup announced
Fri, Jun 5th 2015 12:35 pm
Eighties recording artists The English Beat featuring Dave Wakeling will debut "Here We Go Love," their first album in 35 years, at the fourth annual "Spirit of the 80's" weekend, Aug. 7-8 in Lewiston's Academy Park. The band will perform songs from the new album, which will be released Aug. 4.
Bills-Browns agree to join training camp practice sessions
Thu, Jun 4th 2015 09:00 pm
The Buffalo Bills and Cleveland Browns have agreed to hold joint practice sessions at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 17, and 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 18, at St. John Fisher College in Pittsford prior to the Bills-Browns game in Cleveland Thursday, Aug. 20.
Stanley Cup: Buffalo top TV market outside Chicago, Tampa for Game 1
Thu, Jun 4th 2015 06:00 pm
The first game of the 2015 Stanley Cup Final between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Tampa Bay Lightning, in which the Blackhawks defeated the Lightning by a score of 2-1, produced a 3.34 household rating and averaged 5.547 million viewers, making it the most-watched Game 1 that did not require overtime in 18 years and NBC's second-most watched Stanley Cup Final Game 1 ever.
Chris Cornell brings solo tour back to UB
Tue, Jun 2nd 2015 12:55 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, welcomes "Chris Cornell: Solo Acoustic Tour" at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, June 5.
Erie County Fair rounds out National Grid Concert Series
Tue, Jun 2nd 2015 12:55 pm
Over the past months, the Erie County Fair has been announcing the concerts that make up the National Grid Concert Series inside the GUSTO Grandstand. The Fair is excited to finalize the lineup by introducing two more free concerts:
Same heroes, new villains: Marvel's Spider-Man and The Avengers return with all-new seasons on Disney XD
Mon, Jun 1st 2015 04:45 pm
Disney XD has ordered two new action-packed seasons of the popular animated series on the Marvel programming block - continuing the adventures of "Earth's Mightiest Heroes" with "Marvel's Avengers: Ultron Revolution" and introducing a new band of villains in "Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man vs. The Sinister 6."
A tribute to Artpark's George Osborne
Mon, Jun 1st 2015 03:45 pm
When George Osborne arrived on the scene at Artpark on Nov. 1, 1999, you could practically see the tumbleweed rolling across the stage.
Devon and Leah Still to be honored with Jimmy V Perseverance Award at 2015 ESPYS
Mon, Jun 1st 2015 02:00 pm
While Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still may once have been best known for his work on the field, he is now recognized for something more.
Bakers battle to rise to the top on Food Network's 'Cake Wars'
Mon, Jun 1st 2015 01:10 pm
On Food Network's "Cake Wars," premiering Monday, June 29 (8 p.m. ET/PT), four expert bakers compete for the opportunity to have their jaw-dropping cake creations star at a major party or special event.
for KING & COUNTRY take top honors with an unprecedented three wins at K-LOVE Fan Awards
Mon, Jun 1st 2015 11:55 am
Winners were announced at the third annual K-LOVE Fan Awards at The Grand Ole Opry House, presented by Pepsi and hosted by "FOX & Friend's Elisabeth Hasselbeck" and actor Kirk Cameron.
JoAnn Falletta to remain at BPO through 2021
Mon, Jun 1st 2015 11:55 am
JoAnn Falletta will remain at the helm of the Buffalo Philharmonic for another six years.
Matt Redman's new single, 'It Is Well With My Soul,' available now with iTunes pre-order of 'Unbroken Praise'
Mon, Jun 1st 2015 11:55 am
Respected worship leader and renowned songwriter Matt Redman will unveil a new, full-length album titled "Unbroken Praise" on June 16 (sixstepsrecords). The newest album from the Grammy winner is now available for pre-order at iTunes with an instant download of current single "It Is Well With My Soul."
NBC announces casting call for Dorothy in holiday production of 'The Wiz Live!'
Mon, Jun 1st 2015 11:50 am
NBC is having an open casting call for the lead role of Dorothy in the network's upcoming holiday special "The Wiz Live!" The telecast is set for Thursday, Dec. 3.
NPR humorist and best-selling author David Sedaris headed to Buffalo
Mon, Jun 1st 2015 11:50 am
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo welcomes David Sedaris at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17. A book signing will follow. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, June 5.
North Tonawanda: Pappas announces lineup for 'Rockin' On The River' concert series at Gratwick Riverside Park
Thu, May 28th 2015 09:00 pm
Mayor Arthur G. Pappas has announced the lineup for the free, four-concert series "North Tonawanda's Rockin' On The River" at Gratwick Riverside Park. Shows will be held Fridays, July 10, 17, 31 and Aug. 7. The featured acts include USS, SOJA, Lou Gramm, and Warren Haynes with Railroad Earth.
Buffalo Sabres hire Dan Bylsma as head coach
Thu, May 28th 2015 03:30 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced Dan Bylsma has been hired as the 17th head coach in franchise history. With 479 total games coached during six NHL seasons, Bylsma becomes the most experienced head coach to join the Sabres since the team hired Scotty Bowman in 1979.
NPH, Bublé, Piers and Wayans to guest judge 'America's Got Talent' beginning Tuesday, July 14
Wed, May 27th 2015 07:00 pm
Stage and screen star Neil Patrick Harris, Grammy Award winner Michael Bublé, former "America's Got Talent" judge Piers Morgan and actor, comedian and producer Marlon Wayans will serve as guest judges on NBC's "America's Got Talent," joining judges Howard Stern, Heidi Klum, Mel B and Howie Mandel to determine which 36 acts will move on to the live performance shows at Radio City Music Hall.
More notable musicians, athletes and authors added to K-LOVE Fan Awards
Wed, May 27th 2015 07:00 pm
Steven Curtis Chapman, Brett Kern, Michael Tait, Ashley Smith, Thomas Davis, Brian Bosworth, Benjamin Watson, Alex Kendrick and Blanca have been unveiled as the final group of diverse presenters to appear at the 2015 K-LOVE Fan Awards, hosted by "FOX & Friends' " Elisabeth Hasselbeck and actor Kirk Cameron.
Island 'Survivor' to take part in Relay For Life
Sat, May 23rd 2015 05:40 pm
Kelly Remington, New York State Trooper from Grand Island, who survived six tribal councils on the CBS show "Survivor: Worlds Apart," will make an appearance at the Grand Island American Cancer Society Relay For Life Saturday, May 30.
NBC's star-studded 'Red Nose Day' raises more than $21 million to help lift children and young people out of poverty
Fri, May 22nd 2015 05:55 pm
More than 100 Hollywood stars were "funny for money" last night in NBC's inaugural event for charity, "Red Nose Day," helping to raise more than $21 million to help lift children and young people out of poverty in the U.S. and in some of the poorest communities in the world.
BBQ tips, Snoop Dogg, Jorge Posada, chefs Roble and Capon on 'The Chew'
Fri, May 22nd 2015 11:20 am
Next week on "The Chew," celebrity chefs Mario Batali, Michael Symon and Carla Hall, entertaining expert Clinton Kelly and health and wellness enthusiast Daphne Oz welcome the following guests:
More performers and presenters announced for 2015 K-LOVE Fan Awards
Fri, May 22nd 2015 11:05 am
Crowder, Danny Gokey, Jeremy Camp, Kari Jobe, Matt Maher, Matthew West, MercyMe, Plumb, Sidewalk Prophets and Tenth Avenue North are among the second slew of celebrated performers to bring their chart-toppers to the 2015 K-LOVE Fan Awards, taking place at the iconic Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville on May 31.
Buffalo Philharmonic details 'BPO Rocks' series
Thu, May 21st 2015 01:20 pm
The Buffalo Philharmonic rocks in the 2015-16 season with classic hits of the '60s, '70s and '80s re-interpreted with a full orchestra.
Alfonso Ribeiro named new host of ABC's 'America's Funniest Home Videos'
Wed, May 20th 2015 10:05 am
Actor and "Dancing with the Stars" season 19 champion Alfonso Ribeiro was named the new host of ABC's "America's Funniest Home Videos," as announced Tuesday by Tom Bergeron during the "DWTS" season finale.
Sawyer Fredericks named 'The Voice'
Wed, May 20th 2015 10:00 am
Sawyer Fredericks was crowned champion of NBC's Emmy Award-winning musical competition series "The Voice" Tuesday, earning the grand prize of a recording contract and being named as "The Voice" for season eight.
Rumer Willis and Val Chmerkovskiy win 'Dancing with the Stars'
Wed, May 20th 2015 09:50 am
Rumer Willis and Val Chmerkovskiy were crowned the "Dancing with the Stars" 10th anniversary season champions and winners of the Gold Mirrorball trophy on the season finale Tuesday on the ABC Television Network.
It's a wrap! 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2' turns out the lights on production in Buffalo
Tue, May 19th 2015 06:10 pm
Empire State Development today announced filming in Buffalo for Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies' "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2" has officially ended.
Chris Tomlin's 'Love Ran Red Tour' raises more than $700k to fund child surgeries with CURE International
Tue, May 19th 2015 06:10 pm
More than 200,000 people attended Grammy-winner Chris Tomlin's "Love Ran Red Tour" this spring, making history as the biggest tour of his career to date.
Richard Gere, Jimmy Fallon, Jennifer Garner, Keith Urban, John Mellencamp, One Direction join NBC charity event 'Red Nose Day'
Mon, May 18th 2015 01:55 pm
More stars are joining NBC's star-studded charity event "Red Nose Day" on Thursday (8-11 p.m. ET) to have fun, raise money and change the lives of children living in poverty in the U.S. and in some of the poorest communities around the world.
The J. Geils Band completes Artpark 'Tuesdays' lineup
Mon, May 18th 2015 11:45 am
Artpark announced The J. Geils Band will close out the popular "First Niagara presents Tuesday in the Park" outdoor concert series Sept. 8. Tickets ($12 advance general admission/$17 week of show, $27 front-of-stage pit, $50 VIP producer's deck seating) go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, May 22.
'LIVE with Kelly and Michael' heats up summer with 'LIVE's Search for America's New Grill Star'
Mon, May 18th 2015 09:35 am
"LIVE with Kelly and Michael" hosts Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan have announced a new summer cooking series, "LIVE's Search for America's New Grill Star." "LIVE" is looking for a cook who is an undiscovered grilling sensation.
'DWTS': Three couples remain, but only one can take home gold Mirrorball trophy
Mon, May 18th 2015 09:35 am
After weeks of competitive dancing, the three remaining couples advance to the final of "Dancing with the Stars" tonight (8-9:01 p.m. ET). Noah Galloway and Sharna Burgess, Riker Lynch and Allison Holker, and Rumer Willis and Valentin Chmerkovskiy have one last night as they vie to win the judges and America's votes to be crowned the season 20 "Dancing with the Stars" Champion Tuesday (9-11 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
Maroon 5, Luke Bryan, Kelly Clarkson, John Fogerty, Meghan Trainor, Ed Sheeran to perform live in season finale on NBC's 'The Voice'
Fri, May 15th 2015 04:55 pm
Superstar musical artists Maroon 5, Luke Bryan, Kelly Clarkson, John Fogerty, Meghan Trainor and Ed Sheeran will perform live on the season finale episode of "The Voice" Tuesday, May 19 (9-11 p.m. ET/PT).
More concerts added to Artpark lineup
Fri, May 15th 2015 10:00 am
Funtime Presents is bringing two additional acts to Artpark's Mainstage Theater later this summer.