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'American Idol XIII' preshow 'Idol Insider' to air Mondays exclusively across Vevo
Tue, Feb 25th 2014 08:20 pm
For the first time ever on Vevo, "American Idol XIII" fans can get an exclusive sneak peak at each week's new episodes with "Idol Insider," a new weekly digital series hosted by Sam Tsui, with all-new episodes airing Mondays.
NBCUniversal's coverage of 2014 Sochi Games reaches more Americans via more platforms than any Winter Olympics
Tue, Feb 25th 2014 08:20 pm
There were more ways to consume, more hours shown, and more Americans experiencing NBCUniversal's presentation of the XXII Olympic Winter Games from Sochi, Russia, than ever before for a Winter Olympics. The Sochi Games generated 242.3 million media exposures across the platforms of NBCUniversal - a 3.5 million increase over the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics.
Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers generate Monday highs while 'The Voice' and 'Blacklist' deliver a primetime sweep
Tue, Feb 25th 2014 08:20 pm
At 11:35 p.m. ET, "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" delivered strong ratings with its first telecast on a non-Olympic night, averaging a 2.1 rating in adults 18-49 and 6.257 million viewers overall in "fast official" ratings from Nielsen Media Research.
Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski swap ice skates for couture
Tue, Feb 25th 2014 08:20 pm
Olympic gold medalist Tara Lipinski and three-time U.S. figure skating champion and Olympian Johnny Weir had just as much fun coordinating their outfits together as they did as ice skating commentators for NBC at the Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. And now the pair is headed straight from Sochi to Hollywood.
Penguins-Blackhawks NHL Stadium Series game first-ever regular-season game scheduled for primetime on NBC
Tue, Feb 25th 2014 08:20 pm
NBC Sports Group's NHL regular-season coverage returns this week, highlighted by a potential Stanley Cup Final matchup, as the Pittsburgh Penguins and Chicago Blackhawks face off in the NHL Stadium Series at Soldier Field in Chicago Saturday at 8 p.m. on NBC.
'BAND Against Bullying' competition returns to UB, sending abuse-prevention and 'dignity for all' messages
Tue, Feb 25th 2014 12:20 pm
Students from seven area high schools will use their musical and artistic skills to send an anti-bullying message during the second "BAND Against Bullying" school competition to be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, in "the University at Buffalo Center for the Arts.
Jimmy Fallon takes over as host of 'The Tonight Show'
Tue, Feb 25th 2014 10:00 am
As we all know, Jimmy Fallon has taken over Jay Leno's spot as the host of "The Tonight Show," which premiered Feb 17 after the Winter Olympics. Since Fallon is 25 years younger than his previous host, he has brought a new youth appeal to the show.
NBC wraps up Sochi Olympics coverage with broadcast primetime's No. 1 and No. 2 shows on Sunday
Mon, Feb 24th 2014 04:40 pm
NBC concluded its coverage of the XXII Olympic Winter Games from Sochi, Russia, with its two primetime telecasts - the closing ceremony and the special "Nancy & Tonya" documentary - ranking No. 1 and No. 2 on broadcast television in household rating and average viewership.
Bart Scott named analyst for 'The NFL Today'
Mon, Feb 24th 2014 11:25 am
Bart Scott has been named studio analyst for the CBS Television Network's NFL pre-game show, "The NFL Today," elevating his role from last season where he was a studio analyst on CBS Sports Network's weekly Sunday pre-game show "That Other Pregame Show."
Erin Andrews joins Tom Bergeron as host on 'Dancing with the Stars'; new celebrity cast reveal is Tuesday, March 4, on 'Good Morning America'
Mon, Feb 24th 2014 09:10 am
This season's new cast of "Dancing with the Stars" will be revealed live, Tuesday, March 4, exclusively on "Good Morning America" on ABC. The competition begins with an all new cast of celebrities ... and a new co-host.
Stars come out to celebrate 'Oscar Sunday'
Mon, Feb 24th 2014 09:00 am
Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron have announced the complete slate of stars who will present Oscars at the ceremony. The Oscars, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, will air on "Oscar Sunday," March 2, live on ABC.
Riviera Theatre presents Family Film Series
Mon, Feb 24th 2014 09:00 am
The Historic Riviera Theatre continues its Family Film Series with the following:
'Heroes Reborn': New event miniseries comes to NBC in 2015
Mon, Feb 24th 2014 08:50 am
NBC is bringing back its conquering "Heroes."

An iconic series that still commands a rabid fan base, "Heroes" will return to the network in 2015 as an event miniseries with original creator and executive producer Tim Kring at the helm.

NBC has ordered 13 episodes for a new stand-alone story arc titled "Heroes Reborn," with all details of storylines and characters being kept under wraps.

The original series chronicled the life-changing stories of a series of unrelated ordinary people who discovered they had superhuman abilities. As the saga unfolded, they learned they were part of a grand plan that brought them together to change the world.

Buffalo top market as Team USA-Canada Olympic men's hockey semifinal highest-rated ever on NBCSN
Sat, Feb 22nd 2014 10:05 pm
Canada's 1-0 victory over Team USA in Friday's Olympic men's hockey semifinal (Noon-2:30 p.m. ET) posted a 2.7 household rating/8 share to rank as the highest-rated hockey game in NBCSN history, according to live plus same day fast national data released Saturday by The Nielsen Company.
'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' delivers most-watched week in 20 years
Sat, Feb 22nd 2014 10:00 pm
With Friday's telecast of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" delivering the show's highest ratings since Monday's series premiere, Fallon has generated strong viewer sampling throughout his week of post-Olympic telecasts.
Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Vladimir Pozner to host NBC's coverage of Sochi Olympics closing ceremony
Sat, Feb 22nd 2014 10:00 pm
"Sunday Night Football" commentators Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth, and Olympic correspondent Vladimir Pozner, will host NBC's coverage of the Sochi Olympics closing ceremony tomorrow night, the final night of the XXII Olympic Winter Games from Sochi, Russia. Bob Costas will anchor NBC's studio coverage.
Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski and Terry Gannon to host Sochi Olympic Games Figure Skating Gala
Sat, Feb 22nd 2014 12:55 pm
NBC Olympics' daytime figure skating telecast team of Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski and Terry Gannon will host coverage of the Sochi Olympic Games figure skating gala Saturday; documentary "Nancy & Tonya" airs Sunday
P!nk to appear on the Oscars
Sat, Feb 22nd 2014 11:25 am
Grammy Award-winning singer and actress P!nk will make a special appearance on the Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced Friday. The Oscars, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, will air Sunday, March 2, live on ABC.
Trace Adkins reschedules upcoming performance at Seneca Niagara Casino
Sat, Feb 22nd 2014 11:25 am
Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel regrets to announce the March 22 show with country superstar Trace Adkins at the Seneca Niagara Events Center is postponed. A rescheduled date for the show has been set for Friday, June 13, at 8 p.m.
'The Biggest Loser Bootcamp' featuring Dolvett Quince launches online Feb. 24
Sat, Feb 22nd 2014 11:25 am
"The Biggest Loser Bootcamp," featuring trainer Dolvett Quince from NBC's popular weight-loss series, will launch Monday, Feb. 24, at www.biggestloser.com/bootcamp.
Justin Timberlake at First Niagara Center postponed
Sat, Feb 22nd 2014 11:20 am
As a consequence of the postponement of the Justin Timberlake "20/20 Experience World Tour" concert previously scheduled for Wednesday in New York City, and Timberlake's late-week New York City obligations, his concert at First Niagara Center in Buffalo scheduled for tonight will be postponed until July 9, it was announced by Live Nation.
Meet Hera, the pilot from 'Star Wars Rebels'
Sat, Feb 22nd 2014 11:00 am
Hera is the heart of the Ghost crew from "Star Wars Rebels." The Twi'lek is an ace pilot, able fighter, and is revealed to fans in this behind-the-scenes video featuring creator interviews, character sketches and animation previews.
A slumber party, a pool party, a Tex-Mex Fiesta, a golden ticket to chocolate fun and one ultimate Oscar soiree on 'The Chew'
Sat, Feb 22nd 2014 07:00 am
It's a week of festive celebrations next week on "The Chew." For the week of Feb. 24-28 (subject to change; weekdays, 1 p.m. on ABC):
'American Idol XIII' top 13 finalists revealed
Fri, Feb 21st 2014 11:30 am
Thursday night, "American Idol XIII" revealed its top 13 finalists, including Ben Briley, Caleb Johnson, Jessica Meuse, MK Nobilette, Emily Piriz, Alex Preston, Dexter Roberts, Majesty Rose, Malaya Watson and Sam Woolf. After America's votes were revealed, judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr. chose C.J. Harris, Jena Irene and Kristen O'Connor as wild card contestants.
Buffalo among TCM cities chosen for March 4 screening of 'Casablanca'
Thu, Feb 20th 2014 02:15 pm
Turner Classic Movies has unveiled the complete list of 20 cities that will be treated to a free theatrical screening of the classic "Casablanca" (1942) on Tuesday, March 4.
'Nancy & Tonya' debuts Sunday, on 20th anniversary of 1994 Winter Olympics figure skating competition
Thu, Feb 20th 2014 02:10 pm
Exactly 20 years to the day after the 1994 Olympic Winter Games, Mary Carillo looks back at the events leading up to, during and following the ladies' figure skating competition in the special one-hour "Nancy & Tonya."
'ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute to the Troops,' a two-hour star-studded concert event on CBS
Thu, Feb 20th 2014 02:10 pm
"ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute to the Troops," a concert event featuring some of the biggest names in country music paying tribute to our armed forces, will be broadcast Tuesday, May 20 (9 p.m.), on the CBS Television Network. The special will be taped Monday, April 7, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Buffalo's Queen City Roller Girls double-header includes 2014 debut of internationally ranked Lake Effect Furies
Thu, Feb 20th 2014 02:10 pm
On Saturday, Feb. 22, the Queen City Roller Girls will host a double header. The Lake Effect Furies' travel team makes its 2014 debut, followed by the Devil Dollies and the Alley Kats taking the track.
Christoph Waltz returns to present at the Oscars
Thu, Feb 20th 2014 12:45 pm
Two-time Oscar winner Christoph Waltz will present at this year's Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced Thursday. The Oscars, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, will air Sunday, March 2, live on ABC.
Pat Metheny Unity Group with Chris Potter, Ben Williams, Antonio Sanchez and Giulio Carmassi
Thu, Feb 20th 2014 12:10 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents Pat Metheny Unity Group on Wednesday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now.
Meet Sabine, the no-nonsense heroine from 'Star Wars Rebels'
Thu, Feb 20th 2014 09:40 am
Sabine is a key member of the Ghost crew in "Star Wars Rebels." As seen in this special video, featuring early design concepts, animation tests and final art, Sabine is unlike any "Star Wars" character - especially in her love for blowing things up and tagging her work with graffiti.
NBC Olympics, USOC to present unprecedented coverage of Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games
Thu, Feb 20th 2014 09:40 am
NBC Olympics and the United States Olympic Committee will present an unprecedented 52 hours of coverage of the upcoming Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games across NBC and NBCSN, including 27 hours of live coverage, beginning with the opening ceremony Friday, March 7, at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN. TeamUSA.org will live stream all events from the Paralympic Winter Games.
Artpark announces Arctic Monkeys as a 'Coors Light Wednesday' concert
Wed, Feb 19th 2014 12:35 pm
Artpark & Company announced on its Facebook page Wednesday that English indie band Arctic Monkeys will perform June 18 as part of the "Coors Light Wednesdays" concert series in the Outdoor Amphitheater.
Meet Zeb, the muscle from 'Star Wars Rebels'
Tue, Feb 18th 2014 09:00 pm
Every team needs a tough guy. Introducing Zeb, the (smart) muscle of the Ghost crew from Lucasfilm's upcoming animated series "Star Wars Rebels."
Sabres terminate Omark contract
Tue, Feb 18th 2014 09:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have announced the team terminated the contract of forward Linus Omark.
FOX offers insider's view into 'American Idol XIII' this week, with live, behind-the-curtain camera feed during commercial breaks
Tue, Feb 18th 2014 08:00 pm
During this season's first live performance shows of "American Idol XIII," airing tonight (8 p.m.), and tomorrow (8 p.m.), FOX will give viewers at home a front-row seat to all the backstage action and behind-the-curtain excitement via a live camera feed during select commercial breaks.
'Countdown to the Oscars,' anchored by Robin Roberts and Josh Elliott, airs Feb. 27 on ABC
Tue, Feb 18th 2014 03:15 pm
"Countdown to the Oscars" offers viewers a backstage pass to the Academy Awards, featuring interviews with this year's nominees, rarely seen footage of the nominated stars before they were famous, and a special celebration of the 20th anniversary of "Forrest Gump."
Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan stun 'Homeland' star Mandy Patinkin with two huge surprises
Tue, Feb 18th 2014 03:15 pm
This Wednesday on "LIVE with Kelly and Michael," hosts Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan stun unsuspecting "Homeland" star Mandy Patinkin with two huge surprises during a new interview recently taped for the show.
'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' debuts with strong audience sampling, averaging 11.3 million viewers
Tue, Feb 18th 2014 03:15 pm
The debut of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" generated strong sampling at a special midnight start time following late local news and NBC's coverage of the Sochi Winter Olympics.
Tony Gonzalez joins CBS Sports as NFL analyst
Tue, Feb 18th 2014 03:10 pm
Former Kansas City Chiefs and Atlanta Falcons All-Pro tight end Tony Gonzalez joins CBS Sports as an analyst for the CBS Television Network's NFL pre-game show, "The NFL Today," and will contribute across multiple CBS platforms, including "Inside the NFL" on SHOWTIME and CBS Sports Network's Sunday pre-game show, "That Other Pregame Show."