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Anne Hathaway to present on 'Oscar Sunday'
Tue, Feb 18th 2014 03:05 pm
Oscar winner Anne Hathaway will present at this year's Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced Tuesday. The Oscars, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, will air Sunday, March 2, live on ABC.
NBC Sunday primetime viewership tops '06 Torino Games for 9th time in 10 nights
Mon, Feb 17th 2014 04:20 pm
Sunday night's primetime Olympics on NBC (7-11 p.m. ET) averaged 21.3 million viewers and a 12.1 household rating/19 share - more than doubling the combined primetime viewership and household rating of ABC, CBS and FOX (9.9 million viewers and 6.0 household rating), according to live plus same day fast national data released today by The Nielsen Company.
Daniel Day-Lewis to return to present On 'Oscar Sunday'
Mon, Feb 17th 2014 12:30 pm
Three-time Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis will return to present at this year's Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. The Oscars, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, will air Sunday, March 2, live on ABC.
'Into Light,' a concert by candlelight, debuts in Lewiston
Mon, Feb 17th 2014 09:35 am
Harmonia Chamber Singers, directed by Robert Pacillo, present "Into Light." This unique performance will be illuminated by candlelight and highlighted by special lighting effects.
Robin Roberts, Lara Spencer, Jess Cagle and Tyson Beckford to host Oscars 'Red Carpet Live' show
Mon, Feb 17th 2014 09:35 am
"Good Morning America" anchors Robin Roberts and Lara Spencer, and Jess Cagle, editor of People and editorial director of Entertainment Weekly, return to host the Oscars "Red Carpet Live" show, along with actor, model and television host Tyson Beckford.
USA-Russia Olympic men's hockey thriller most-watched hockey game ever on NBCSN
Mon, Feb 17th 2014 09:20 am
NBCSN averaged 4.1 million viewers for Saturday's USA-Russia Olympic men's hockey game (7:30-10:30 a.m.) - setting a record for the most-watched hockey game in the network's history.
It may be cold outside, but it's hot in the kitchen as 'The Chew' shares mouthwatering recipes
Sat, Feb 15th 2014 07:00 am
"The Chew" and its group of engaging, fun, relatable experts in food, lifestyle and entertaining, have tips and tricks to warm up the coldest winter days.
Meet Ezra from 'Star Wars Rebels'
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 08:50 pm
In "Star Wars Rebels," fans will see the rise of the Rebellion through Ezra, a 14-year-old con artist who learns to fight for a greater good. The seemingly reluctant hero is revealed here in a video filled with character concept art, early animation, and creator interviews.
Tom Brokaw's 'Space Race' Olympic special airs Saturday
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 08:45 pm
With the Olympic Winter Games taking place in Sochi, Russia, NBC News special correspondent Tom Brokaw chronicles the Cold War space race that took place during the 1950s, '60s and '70s between the U.S. and the Soviet Union in a special, "Space Race," that will air Saturday afternoon within NBC's Olympic coverage, which begins at 3 p.m. ET/PT.
Top semifinalists announced on 'American Idol XIII'
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 07:55 pm
After the toughest Hollywood week in "American Idol" history, only 31 singers remain in the competition. Judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr. revealed which 31 singers - 15 girls and 16 guys - they believe have what it takes to be a megastar.
151 million viewers - more than half of all American TV viewers - have watched Sochi Winter Olympics
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 07:55 pm
More than half of all American television viewers have watched the 2014 Sochi Winter Games on the networks of NBCUniversal, according to fast cumulative data provided by The Nielsen Company.
Wolf a finalist in Artvoice Boom, Round 2
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 07:55 pm
Buffalo musician Chelsea O'Donnell, aka Wolf, will be among four area finalists participating in round two of the Artvoice Boom competition, Friday, Feb. 28, at 10 p.m., at Nietzsche's, 248 Allen St., Buffalo.
'60 Minutes gets inside look at what makes $400 billion F-35 Joint Strike Fighter the most expensive weapons system in history
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 07:50 pm
With plans to buy 2400 F-35s already seven years behind schedule and $163 billion over budget, the head of the program vows, "Long gone is the time when we will continue to pay for mistake after mistake after mistake"
Jennifer Lawrence to present at The Oscars
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 07:40 pm
Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence will return to present at this year's Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. The Oscars, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, will air on "Oscar Sunday," March 2, live on ABC.
Academy orchestrates 'Oscar Concert' celebrating nominated scores and songs
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 07:35 pm
For the first time as part of its annual "Oscar Week" events, the Academy will present a live "Oscar Concert" celebrating this year's nominated scores and songs on Thursday, Feb. 27, at 8 p.m. at UCLA's Royce Hall.
Karen O to perform 'The Moon Song' on the Oscars
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 07:30 pm
Singer-songwriter Karen O will, for the first time, perform the Oscar-nominated original song "The Moon Song" for a global television audience on the Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced Thursday. The Oscars, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, will air on "Oscar Sunday," March 2, live on ABC.
Kelly Osbourne, Judd Hirsch, Andy Dick, Judah Friedlander to cameo in 'Sharknado 2: The Second One'
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 07:30 pm
Syfy and The Asylum have announced Kelly Osbourne, Judd Hirsch, Andy Dick, Judah Friedlander, Vivica A. Fox and Mark McGrath will join the eagerly anticipated original movie "Sharknado 2: The Second One."
Morrissey to embark on U.S. concert tour
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 01:15 pm
Globally renowned recording and performing artist Morrissey will embark on an extensive U.S. Tour on May 7 in San Jose at the City National Civic Center Auditorium.
Artpark welcomes Morrissey
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 01:10 pm
Artpark & Company and Funtime Presents welcome Morrissey to Lewiston for a concert Monday, June 16. Kristeen Young is the opening act. It's a 7 p.m. gate.
Jeri Ryan returns to science fiction with guest arc on 'Helix'
Thu, Feb 13th 2014 10:25 am
INTERVIEW, VIDEO: Jeri Ryan, who cut her teeth in science fiction as Seven of Nine on "Star Trek: Voyager," is returning to the genre with a multiple-episode guest-starring arc on "Helix" (and this time she's literally cutting her teeth).
U2 to perform Oscar-nominated 'Ordinary Love' at the Academy Awards
Wed, Feb 12th 2014 09:15 pm
World-renowned rock band U2 will perform their Oscar-nominated song "Ordinary Love" for a global audience at the Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced Wednesday. U2's exclusive Oscar show performance will be the first time the band will perform the song live.
Meet Kanan, the cowboy Jedi in 'Star Wars Rebels'
Wed, Feb 12th 2014 09:05 pm
Not every guardian of peace and justice was lost to the tragedy of Order 66. Introducing Kanan, a survivor of the Emperor's Jedi purge and one of the main characters of "Star Wars Rebels."
'Late Night with Seth Meyers' announces guests for premiere week
Wed, Feb 12th 2014 09:05 pm
"Late Night with Seth Meyers," launching Feb. 24 from Studio 8G in Rockefeller Center, has set its premiere week guests. The lineup includes:
Congressman Higgins, Buffalo History Museum announce homecoming for Tim Russert exhibit
Wed, Feb 12th 2014 01:35 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins and The Buffalo History Museum Executive Director Melissa Brown have announced plans to relocate the "Inside Tim Russert's Office: If It's Sunday, It's 'Meet the Press' " exhibit currently at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., to The Buffalo History Museum in Western New York.

"I am honored to be a part of the effort to bring a very personal piece of Tim Russert's life and work home to Buffalo," Higgins said. "We are thankful to the Russert family and commend the great cooperation between The Buffalo History Museum and Newseum to make this all happen. Tim and the Buffalo community always shared a unique love and respect for one another, and with this move that bond lives on."

'American Idol XIII': Next week is 'Rush Week,' as Randy Jackson returns to lead intense workshops
Wed, Feb 12th 2014 01:30 pm
With the "Hollywood" round ending this week on "American Idol XIII," fans can expect even more surprises, as the show prepares for "Rush Week" and the first live shows of the season.
'The Sing-Off Live Tour' visits UB
Wed, Feb 12th 2014 01:25 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, and Funtime Presents welcome "The Sing-Off Live Tour" to town Sunday, March 9, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the UB show are $51, $37 and $32.
WNED-TV offers sneak peek into 2014 Shaw Festival season
Tue, Feb 11th 2014 03:10 pm
WNED-TV takes an inside look at the Shaw Festival's upcoming season in "Shaw Festival 2014 Season Preview" airing Friday, Feb. 21, at 9:30 p.m. Anthony Chase, co-host of WBFO's "Theatre Talk," sits down with the Shaw Festival's artistic director, Jackie Maxwell, and executive director, Elaine Calder, for a preview of the 2014 season's playbill of 10 productions.
Hugh Jackman to host 68th Annual Tony Awards
Tue, Feb 11th 2014 03:10 pm
Golden Globe and Tony Award-winning actor Hugh Jackman returns to host The 68th Annual Tony Awards, live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Sunday, June 8 (8 p.m., live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network.
Idina Menzel to perform on the Oscars
Tue, Feb 11th 2014 03:00 pm
Tony Award-winning singer, songwriter and actress Idina Menzel will, for the first time, perform the Oscar-nominated song "Let it Go" for a global television audience at the Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. The Oscars, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, will air Sunday, March 2, live on ABC.
NBCSN launches 'NASCAR America' Feb. 24
Tue, Feb 11th 2014 03:00 pm
The day after the next Daytona 500 Champion is crowned, NBCSN introduces "NASCAR America," a new 30-minute daily show dedicated to the nation's longstanding fascination with speed and stock car racing.
CBS will present an encore broadcast of 'The Beatles: The Night That Changed America'
Tue, Feb 11th 2014 03:00 pm
CBS will present an encore broadcast of "The Beatles: The Night That Changed America - A Grammy Salute," Wednesday, Feb. 12 (8:30-11 p.m.).
Gov. Cuomo announces post-production gains creating economic opportunity in New York
Tue, Feb 11th 2014 03:00 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has released new data showing post-production business is booming in New York state as the industry continues to experience significant growth one-and-a-half years after the strengthened and expanded post-production tax credit program was signed into law.

The data, compiled by the Post New York Alliance, shows a major increase in new, permanent post-production jobs since July 2012, resulting in the creation of more than 240 new jobs - with more than 70 jobs created in the past six months alone. This new post-production business is expected to lead to nearly $100 million in new spending in the state.

More than 100 million Americans have already watched Sochi Olympics on NBCUniversal
Mon, Feb 10th 2014 07:25 pm
More than 100 million Americans have watched the Sochi Winter Games on the networks of NBCUniversal, according to fast cumulative data provided by The Nielsen Co.

Through Saturday, 106.5 million Americans - more than one-third of the U.S. population - have watched the 2014 Sochi Games on NBCUniversal networks NBC, NBCSN and MSNBC.

'Chicago Fire,' 'Parenthood,' 'Grimm' and 'Parks and Recreation' original digital series debut in February
Mon, Feb 10th 2014 02:50 pm
To help viewers remain engaged with their favorite programs during the Feb. 6-23 Sochi Olympics, NBC is offering original digital series for four of its popular series: "Chicago Fire," "Parks and Recreation," "Grimm" and "Parenthood."
'The Beatles: The Night That Changed America' holds its own opposite skiers, skaters, dowagers and zombies
Mon, Feb 10th 2014 01:00 pm
"The Beatles: The Night That Changed America - A Grammy Salute" delivered 13.95 million viewers, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Sunday, Feb. 9.
'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' announces guest lineup for premiere week
Mon, Feb 10th 2014 11:15 am
Jimmy Fallon brings the historic "Tonight Show" franchise back to New York City with a star-studded first week (Feb. 17-21) of guests on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon."
Riviera Theatre presents Count Basie Orchestra
Mon, Feb 10th 2014 10:35 am
The Historic Riviera Theatre presents the legendary Count Basie Orchestra, directed by Scotty Barnhart, on Thursday, March 6, at 7:30 p.m.
Academy to celebrate 'Oscar Night' New York at Daniel Boulud's iconic restaurant Daniel
Mon, Feb 10th 2014 09:20 am
For the second consecutive year, chef Daniel Boulud's iconic, landmark restaurant Daniel will roll out the red carpet for local members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, entertainment industry executives and several hometown luminaries to celebrate the 86th Oscars with an exclusive viewing party and dinner.
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.