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Back to football: Steelers-Vikings kick off preseason in NFL Hall of Fame Game on NBC
Thu, Aug 6th 2015 12:20 pm
NBC Sports kicks off the NFL's 2015 preseason schedule with the NFL/Hall of Fame Game this Sunday, Aug. 9 (8 p.m. ET), on NBC, as two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers face 2014 All-Rookie QB Teddy Bridgewater and the Minnesota Vikings.
Limited edition 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' lunchbox offered to Fan Expo Canada VIP and premium ticket holders
Wed, Aug 5th 2015 05:10 pm
The force will be strong at this year's Fan Expo Canada as it takes part in the global "Force Friday" celebrations. Friday, Sept. 4, dubbed "Force Friday," is the official release date of merchandise from the highly anticipated "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."
Lewiston: Creedence Clearwater Revisited brings genuine CCR sound to Artpark
Wed, Aug 5th 2015 05:05 pm
What began as a small gathering of friends at Lake Tahoe soon turned into a few private shows ... a few concert dates ... a steady gig ... and, now, 21 years later, it's a full-fledged national headline act.
Newcomer Shanice Williams cast as Dorothy in NBC's holiday production of 'The Wiz Live!'
Wed, Aug 5th 2015 05:00 pm
Rising star Shanice Williams, an 18-year-old New Jersey native who has been raised and trained in musical theater, is the new Dorothy in NBC's upcoming holiday production of "The Wiz Live!," set for Thursday, Dec. 3.
David Alan Grier gives paws to Cowardly Lion in NBC's 'The Wiz Live!'
Wed, Aug 5th 2015 04:55 pm
Tony Award nominee and multitalented actor and singer David Alan Grier is joining NBC's holiday production of "The Wiz Live!," set for Thursday, Dec. 3.
Cheryl Boone Isaacs re-elected Academy president
Wed, Aug 5th 2015 04:55 pm
Cheryl Boone Isaacs was re-elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Tuesday night by the organization's board of governors.
Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood return to host 49th Annual CMA Awards live from Nashville
Wed, Aug 5th 2015 04:00 pm
Country music superstars Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will return to host "Country Music's Biggest Night" for the eighth consecutive year in 2015. The 49th Annual CMA Awards airs live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Wednesday, Nov. 4 (8 p.m.), on the ABC Television Network.
ABC: Kristen Bell to host 'It's Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown' special airing Nov. 30
Tue, Aug 4th 2015 04:20 pm
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the beloved "Peanuts" animated tale, "A Charlie Brown Christmas," Kristen Bell will host a special holiday retrospective, "It's Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown," Monday, Nov. 30 (9 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
Al Green, Ingrid Michaelson and more team up for 'Ten Bands One Cause'
Tue, Aug 4th 2015 11:00 am
More than a year ago, RED Distribution teamed up with some of its premiere label partners and artists to create and launch "Ten Bands One Cause," a program that involved the creation of limited pink vinyl for 10 different releases.
Marissa Milele, Asaf Goren next stage and street finalists eliminated on 'So You Think You Can Dance'
Tue, Aug 4th 2015 11:00 am
On Monday, Team Stage finalist Marissa Milele and Team Street finalist Asaf Goren were eliminated on "So You Think You Can Dance."
Buffalo Philharmonic concert tickets on sale Aug. 8
Mon, Aug 3rd 2015 04:00 pm
Saturday, Aug. 8, marks the first opportunity for non-subscribers to obtain tickets to the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's 2015-16 season, with performances by Lang Lang and Celtic Woman, a "Holiday Pops" show with the debut of Principal Pops Conductor John Morris Russell, and tributes to Journey and to the music of the "Mad Men" era.
NBCUniversal celebrates one year out from 2016 Rio Olympics
Mon, Aug 3rd 2015 12:30 pm
This Wednesday, Aug. 5, marks one year out from the start of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. NBCUniversal will celebrate the occasion with a host of promotional and editorial initiatives that span the company's unprecedented portfolio of broadcast, cable, digital, regional, local, radio and theme park assets.
Interview: Walter Trout is back with newfound passion for playing
Fri, Jul 31st 2015 10:10 pm
The past two summers started very differently for acclaimed bluesman Walter Trout.
Pictures, video: Colbie Caillat and Christina Perri at Artpark
Fri, Jul 31st 2015 08:20 pm
Colbie Caillat and Christina Perri brought their "Girls Night Out (Boys Can Come, Too)" to Artpark July 29. They successfully closed the 2015 "Coors Light Wednesday" series in the outdoor amphitheater.
'Nunsense' to open at Ghostlight
Fri, Jul 31st 2015 05:30 pm
"Nunsense: the Mega Musical!" will open Aug. 6 at the Ghostlight Theatre, 170 Schenck St., North Tonawanda, presented by Starry Night Theatre Inc.
Artpark & Company's 'Peter Pan' will leave audiences with 'happy thoughts'
Fri, Jul 31st 2015 12:30 pm
"Peter Pan" stars Hayley Podschun and John Bolton steal the show.
Interview: Tedeschi Trucks Band brings 'amazing players' to Artpark
Fri, Jul 31st 2015 09:15 am
Five buses, two trucks and some of the world's top guitar players will roll into Lewiston Tuesday when the "Wheels of Soul" tour hits Artpark.
Bobby Vinton cancels concert at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
Wed, Jul 29th 2015 04:45 pm
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino regrets to announce the Bobby Vinton performance scheduled for Friday, Aug. 14, has been cancelled.
Randy Cunneyworth named head coach of Rochester Americans
Tue, Jul 28th 2015 04:50 pm
Buffalo Sabres General Manager Tim Murray announced today Randy Cunneyworth has been named head coach of the Rochester Americans, the American Hockey League affiliate of the Sabres.
Interview: Kellie Pickler gives back on 'Knock Knock Live'
Tue, Jul 28th 2015 10:30 am
You never know who'll show up at your doorstep with a camera crew and big-ticket prizes in hand.
Sabres sign Guhle to entry-level contract
Tue, Jul 28th 2015 09:20 am
The Buffalo Sabres announced Monday the team signed defenseman Brendan Guhle to a three-year, entry-level contract.
NBC Sports Group presents season premiere of 'Mecum Dealmakers'
Mon, Jul 27th 2015 04:00 pm
NBC Sports Group presents the season premiere of the original reality series "Mecum Dealmakers" this Thursday, July 30 (10 p.m. ET), on NBCSN. The episode highlights this year's Kissimmee auction, which generated nearly $70 million in auction sales.
Stan Ridgway brings real 'Spirit of the 80's' to concert
Mon, Jul 27th 2015 03:00 pm
Stan Ridgway will bring his unique voice and sounds to Academy Park in Lewiston Friday, Aug. 7. He will headline the first night of the Spirit of the 80s weekend.
Spirit of the 80's a community event with guests from around the world
Mon, Jul 27th 2015 12:55 pm
It may have started with a handful of Lewiston-Porter High School buddies who graduated together 25 years earlier, but The Spirit of the 80's concert has evolved into an event for everyone - and an opportunity to give back.
Jack Eichel vs. Connor McDavid part of NBC NHL schedule
Mon, Jul 27th 2015 12:25 pm
Coming off the second-most watched Stanley Cup Final on record, and the third-most watched NHL postseason in the past 18 years, NBC Sports Group will deliver coverage of 105 NHL regular-season games during the 2015-16 season, featuring 12 games on NBC and 93 games on NBCSN.
UB's 2015-16 Distinguished Speakers Series to feature Kevin Spacey, John Legend, Siddhartha Mukherjee
Mon, Jul 27th 2015 11:10 am
Singer/songwriter, producer, philanthropist and entrepreneur John Legend and cancer physician Siddhartha Mukherjee, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Emperor of All Maladies: a Biography of Cancer," will join Kevin Spacey, Academy Award-winning actor, director, writer and star of "House of Cards," to headline the speakers in the University at Buffalo's 2015-16 Distinguished Speakers Series.
Disney Channel, Disney XD series and movie casting directors to hold online casting call
Mon, Jul 27th 2015 11:10 am
For the first time ever, Disney Channel is hosting an online casting call enabling actors ages 10-17 to audition via video for casting directors working on upcoming movie and series to be presented on Disney Channel and Disney XD.
Alan Ruck talks 'Major Crimes,' 'Ferris Bueller'
Sat, Jul 25th 2015 07:55 pm
Alan Ruck will guest star on Monday's "Major Crimes." His character is ingratiating, obstructive, unpleasant - the complete opposite of the roles Ruck booked when he first appeared on film.
Interview: Rend Collective brings celebration songs to Kingdom Bound
Fri, Jul 24th 2015 10:55 pm
Indefinable Irish outfit Rend Collective makes music for the masses (and makes no bones about its intention).
Niagara University student uses social media to land spot on Food Network cooking show
Thu, Jul 23rd 2015 04:50 pm
A Niagara University student has leveraged a self-professed addiction to Instagram into a starring appearance on one of television's most popular competitive cooking shows.
Oh hell yeah! Syfy's 'Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!' takes social media by storm yet again
Thu, Jul 23rd 2015 04:45 pm
Proving its might as a global pop culture phenomenon, "Syfy's Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!" chomped its way to 2 billion Twitter impressions - doubling the 1 billion impressions for 2014's "Sharknado 2: The Second One."
Buffalo Sabres: Jerry D'Amigo signs two-way contract
Thu, Jul 23rd 2015 04:35 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team signed forward Jerry D'Amigo to a one-year, two-way contract.
FOX orders another helping of 'MasterChef'; judges Gordon Ramsay, Graham Elliot, Christina Tosi will return
Thu, Jul 23rd 2015 09:25 am
Fox Broadcasting Company has ordered a seventh season of the hit cooking competition series "MasterChef." Additionally, all three judges, including veterans Gordon Ramsay and Graham Elliot, as well as newcomer Christina Tosi, will return to the "MasterChef" judging panel.
Artpark: Iconic roles are 'a dream' for 'Peter Pan' leads Hayley Podschun and John Bolton
Thu, Jul 23rd 2015 08:55 am
It was "second star to the right" and straight on to Lewiston for actors Hayley Podschun and John Bolton.
Interview: Starset brings rock music future to WNY
Wed, Jul 22nd 2015 05:25 pm
So, what do we know about Starset? Well, the band has a message. We just aren't clear what it is yet.
Carol Burnett to be honored with 2015 SAG Life Achievement Award
Tue, Jul 21st 2015 03:25 pm
Carol Burnett - comedic trailblazer, actor, singer, dancer, producer and author - has been named the 52nd recipient of SAG-AFTRA's highest tribute: the SAG Life Achievement Award for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment.
'America's Got Talent' celebrates 10th summer as No. 1 reality competition series with two-hour anniversary special
Tue, Jul 21st 2015 03:25 pm
Top-rated summer competition series "America's Got Talent" celebrates its milestone 10th anniversary with "10 Years of Talent," a two-hour special featuring the best "AGT" moments from the last decade. The special will air Wednesday, July 29 (8-10 p.m. ET), on NBC.
Colton Dixon announces new dual EPs 'Calm' and 'Storm'
Tue, Jul 21st 2015 03:25 pm
Colton Dixon will give fans a glimpse of his musical versatility with the upcoming releases of dual EPs "Calm" and "Storm," debuting Sept. 11.
Buffalo Sabres: Johan Larsson signs one-year deal
Tue, Jul 21st 2015 03:05 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team signed forward Johan Larsson to a one-year contract.
BPO returns to Fort Niagara
Tue, Jul 21st 2015 02:55 pm
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra returns to Old Fort Niagara for an evening of patriotic favorites and a grand fireworks display. Events begin at 8 p.m. Sunday, July 26.