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Cooking Channel explores rare and unconventional in new series 'Offbeat Eats with Jim Stacy'
Tue, Sep 9th 2014 06:20 pm
Chef Jim Stacy is known for doing things his way, whether it is his clever takes on traditional foods or his famous corndogs - the "Fryinstein Monster" and the "Bananas Foster Corndog." Now, Cooking Channel takes viewers inside the head of this eccentric trailblazer with "Offbeat Eats with Jim Stacy," premiering Friday, Oct. 17, at 9:30 p.m.
Pegulas to purchase Bills
Tue, Sep 9th 2014 03:05 pm
Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula are set to become the next owners of the Buffalo Bills.
ESPN, WGRZ reporting Pegulas to purchase Bills
Tue, Sep 9th 2014 01:10 pm
Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula and his wife, Kim, are set to become the new owner of the Buffalo Bills, per reports issued today by WGRZ and EPSN.

ESPN's Adam Schefter reported the Pegulas have a tentative agreement to buy the Bills. WGRZ Sports Director Adam Benigni said he has two sources indicating the Bills reached an agreement with the Pegulas.

NBC launches live-action virtual-reality experience for 'The Voice'
Tue, Sep 9th 2014 07:00 am
To promote the return of "The Voice," NBC has created "The Voice 360: Be the Coach" fan experience.
Diana Krall headlines new additions to November entertainment at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
Mon, Sep 8th 2014 02:25 pm
Five-time Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist and vocalist Diana Krall will cap off November entertainment at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino. Krall will perform inside the Seneca Niagara Events Center Nov. 29.
16 culinary all-stars compete in first-ever 'Cutthroat Kitchen: Superstar Sabotage' tournament
Mon, Sep 8th 2014 02:20 pm
Food Network hit "Cutthroat Kitchen" goes all-star this fall, with 16 elite chefs competing in the five-episode, mayhem-filled "Cutthroat Kitchen: Superstar Sabotage" tournament under the watchful eye of host Alton Brown.
'Countdown to Miss America' gives unprecedented look behind the scenes of 2015 Miss America Competition
Mon, Sep 8th 2014 02:20 pm
For the first time in its 60-year television history, The Miss America Organization is allowing cameras to broadcast live in the hour leading to its famed competition.
UB sports law expert Nellie Drew discusses her love of teaching, law and the Buffalo Bills
Mon, Sep 8th 2014 02:10 pm
University at Buffalo Law School adjunct professor Nellie Drew is the utility player of sports law.
'The Fred Jackson Show' returns for third season on WBBZ-TV
Fri, Sep 5th 2014 07:55 pm
Bob Koshinski, vice president and general manager of WBBZ-TV, welcomes Fred Jackson back to television Monday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. for season three of "The Fred Jackson Show.
BPO begins new season
Fri, Sep 5th 2014 05:30 pm
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra begins its 2014-15 season Sept. 13 with a new associate conductor, many outstanding guest artists, and collaborations slated with many of the area's leading cultural and educational institutions.

A recording project for Naxos will shed light on the works of the little-known French composer Florent Schmitt, and the orchestra will continue its search for a new pops conductor and concertmaster.

'The Chew' kicks-off season four Monday on ABC
Fri, Sep 5th 2014 05:30 pm
Season four of ABC's "The Chew" kicks off Monday, Sept. 8, and promises to be full of delicious dishes, decadent desserts and perfectly paired cocktails. Hosts Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz will provide information on the latest trends in decorating and entertainment as they share tips, tricks and recipes to celebrate the holidays in style.
Jason Bateman, Ashley Judd and Connie Britton visit 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael'
Fri, Sep 5th 2014 05:30 pm
Nationally syndicated morning talk show "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" announces the lineup of guests appearing on the show the week of Sept. 8-12 (9 a.m., ABC)
Ceretto supports new multipurpose arena in Niagara Falls
Fri, Sep 5th 2014 05:30 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-C-I-Lewiston, a Niagara Falls native and ranking minority member of the Assembly Tourism Committee, today pledged to work with Niagara Falls Redevelopment Executive Roger Trevino to build a new multipurpose arena in the region.
Nearly 27 million watch 'NFL Kickoff' on NBC
Fri, Sep 5th 2014 05:25 pm
The Seattle Seahawks' 20-point victory over the Green Bay Packers in last night's "NFL Kickoff" on NBC was watched by 26.9 million viewers - up 7 percent from last year's opening-game, and ranking as the third-most watched "NFL Kickoff" game in the 13-year history of the event, according to fast national data released today by The Nielsen Company.
14th annual Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival to continue Celtic traditions in Western New York
Fri, Sep 5th 2014 07:00 am
Celtic tradition comes back to Niagara USA with the 14th annual Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival & Highland Games, set to take place Sept. 13-14 at Krull Park in the hamlet of Olcott Beach (just an hour away from both Buffalo and Rochester).
Marc Scibilia performs at 9th Ward
Thu, Sep 4th 2014 11:55 pm
Singer/songwriter Marc Scibilia, a Grand Island native now living and working in Nashville - and signed to Capitol Records' IRS label - is returning to Western New York Friday to perform at Babeville's 9th Ward. Doors open at 7 p.m. for the 8 p.m. event. Tickets are $10.
ABC announces this season's 'Dancing with the Stars'
Thu, Sep 4th 2014 06:30 pm
This season's "Dancing with the Stars" cast of celebrity dancers includes a fashion icon, a YouTube sensation, a NASCAR legend, and a movie star, to name a few. The stars will grace the ballroom floor for the first time on live national television with their professional partners during the two-hour season premiere of "Dancing with the Stars."
Ricky Ubeda named 'America's favorite dancer' on season 11 finale of 'So You Think You Can Dance'
Thu, Sep 4th 2014 06:20 pm
The 11th season of "So You Think You Can Dance" came to a thrilling conclusion Wednesday when Ricky Ubeda was named the winner during the live two-hour season finale on FOX.
Tony-winning 'Frozen' star Idina Menzel to release Christmas album, 'Holiday Wishes,' Oct. 14 on Warner Bros. Records
Thu, Sep 4th 2014 06:20 pm
Tony Award-winning singer/actor Idina Menzel will release a Christmas album, titled "Holiday Wishes," Oct. 14 on Warner Bros. Records.
'America's Got Talent' reveals top 12 acts of season 9
Thu, Sep 4th 2014 06:20 pm
Fan favorite Jackie Evancho to perform on top-rated series during Sept. 10 live results show on NBC.
Alan Parsons Live Project performs with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Jan. 30
Thu, Sep 4th 2014 06:20 pm
For decades, Alan Parsons has earned a reputation as one of rock's creative geniuses. Now, this artist brings Alan Parsons Live Project to the Buffalo Philharmonic.
Lighthouse Café is back in Lockport
Thu, Sep 4th 2014 07:00 am
Celebrate the grand reopening of The Lighthouse Café, 555 Davison Road, Lockport, at 7 p.m. Sept. 20. The featured musical artist of the evening will be Jay and Jenna (formerly of Come Sunday) with special guest Jonah Krull.
Korn guitarist Brian 'Head' Welch to introduce 'Holy Ghost' at Saturday's world premiere experience
Thu, Sep 4th 2014 07:00 am
Wanderlust Productions, the independent film studio behind the hit "God adventure" trilogy "Finger of God," "Furious Love" and "Father of Lights," is challenging Hollywood's established business model with the debut of its Kickstarter-funded faith film for millennials, "Holy Ghost."
Canalside wraps up most successful summer season ever
Wed, Sep 3rd 2014 11:35 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. has announced this summer exceeded all expectations, with more than 1 million visitors making their way down to Canalside for festivals, activities for children, concerts, arts and culture, fitness and more.
More stars 'Stand Up To Cancer'
Wed, Sep 3rd 2014 10:25 pm
This Friday, Sept. 5 (8 p.m.), "Stand Up To Cancer," a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, will stage its fourth biennial fundraising event.

This year, instead of the traditional phone bank staffed by celebrities, the telecast will feature a "digital lounge" on the set, hosted by Yahoo News global anchor Katie Couric.

Heffron Drive to perform at Niagara Falls Hard Rock
Wed, Sep 3rd 2014 10:25 pm
Hard Rock Café, Niagara Falls, USA, announces Heffron Drive will be live in concert Thursday, Sept. 11. Heffron Drive features "Big Time Rush" star Kendall Schmidt and musical friend Dustin Belt. Their debut album, "Happy Mistakes," is due to be released this month. The Hard Rock show is among the first leg of their tour.
NBCUniversal celebrates 'NFL Kickoff 2014'
Wed, Sep 3rd 2014 10:15 pm
NBCUniversal gets "Back to Football" and will surround its coverage of "NFL Kickoff 2014" with a diverse collection of assets participating in NBC Sports' "Big Event Strategy," including sports, news and entertainment properties.
Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino, Duff's receive three first place awards at 2014 National Chicken Wing Festival
Wed, Sep 3rd 2014 10:15 pm
Buffalo is famous for its chicken wings, and now, the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino has won bragging rights for the best chicken wing sauces in the city. Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino emerged a clear winner with Duff's Famous Wings in the "Restaurant Sauce Off" competition at this year's National Chicken Wing Festival.
'Sunday Night Football' bus makes first stops of season
Wed, Sep 3rd 2014 10:15 pm
NBC Sports Group's "Sunday Night Football" bus returns this season to travel the country, visiting the host cities of all 17 "SNF" games, the "NFL Kickoff" game in Seattle, and NBC's Wild Card and Divisional Playoff games. The "SNF" bus also will be on-site all week leading up to the crowning of the Super Bowl XLIX champion in Arizona.
Grier, Olczyk to serve as head coaches at CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game in Buffalo
Wed, Sep 3rd 2014 10:15 pm
Mike Grier, who played 15 years in the NHL, including two stints with the Buffalo Sabres, and Eddie Olczyk, the current lead analyst for the NHL on NBC/NBC Sports Network who played 16 years in the NHL and is a member of the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame, will serve as head coaches for the third annual CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game Sept. 25 in Buffalo.
Cutter Brewer, Elizabeth Cauvel, Leslie Gilliams, Christian Green, Courtney Lapresi top five home cooks on 'MasterChef'
Wed, Sep 3rd 2014 10:00 pm
Monday night, judges Gordon Ramsay, Joe Bastianich and Graham Elliot announced the top five contestants on America's No. 1 cooking competition series, "MasterChef."
Stand-up comedians Shawn and Marlon Wayans visit NU Sept. 6
Wed, Sep 3rd 2014 10:00 pm
The Shawn and Marlon Wayans comedy tour makes a stop at Niagara University Saturday at 8 p.m.
'Frozen' fun at Artpark
Sat, Aug 30th 2014 07:00 am
The Lewiston Kiwanis Club presented Artpark's seventh annual Free Family Movie Night Monday. Disney's "Frozen" was presented to hundreds of families at the outdoor amphitheater. "Frozen" movie friends Olaf, Elsa and Anna were on hand to greet the children. The Peach Queen contestants also made a special appearance at the event.
Niagara USA on 'Let's Make a Deal'
Sat, Aug 30th 2014 07:00 am
One lucky "Let's Make a Deal" contestant could walk away with a grand prize trip to Niagara USA next week. Niagara will be featured Tuesday, Sept. 2. "Let's Make a Deal" airs locally at 10 a.m. on CBS (WIVB-TV).
Kelly Clarkson to perform rescheduled concert at Shea's Performing Arts Center in celebration of Walden Galleria's Microsoft retail store
Fri, Aug 29th 2014 04:45 pm
In celebration of the opening of Microsoft's retail store at Walden Galleria last November, Microsoft is sponsoring a special rescheduled performance by Kelly Clarkson on Saturday, Oct. 25, for the customers that attended the grand opening on Nov. 16, 2013.
2014 Verizon IndyCar Championship to be awarded on NBCSN this Saturday night in primetime
Fri, Aug 29th 2014 04:25 pm
Team Penske teammates Will Power and Helio Castroneves lead a group of championship hopefuls this weekend aiming for the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series title at the MAVTV 500 IndyCar World Championships, the final race of the 2014 season, on Saturday at 9 p.m. on NBCSN.
NBC Sports Group surrounds week 1 of 2014 NFL season with 'NFL Kickoff 2014,' 'Sunday Night Football'
Fri, Aug 29th 2014 04:25 pm
In a season that will see NBC broadcast Super Bowl XLIX Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, NBC Sports Group surrounds the 2014 NFL season with robust multiplatform coverage across its portfolio of assets.
On the season finale of 'So You Think You Can Dance' ...
Fri, Aug 29th 2014 04:25 pm
Zack Everhart, Jessica Richens, Valerie Rockey and Ricky Ubeda, the top four on "So You Think You Can Dance," brought the competition to a new level as they each performed three routines plus a solo number in the hope of walking away with the coveted title of America's favorite dancer.
'LIVE with Kelly and Michael" enters its 27th season in national syndication Sept. 1
Fri, Aug 29th 2014 04:25 pm
"LIVE with Kelly and Michael" heads into its 27th season on Monday, kicking off a month filled with top-notch guests and great music.
HARBORCENTER unveils retail plan
Thu, Aug 28th 2014 01:30 pm
HARBORCENTER President John R. Koelmel unveiled the project's retail plan, which will create upward of 10,000 square feet of new space by the end of the calendar year, and as much as 20,000 square feet of additional retail opportunity in the adjacent First Niagara Center over the next several years.