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Baymax, star of Disney's 'Big Hero 6,' named Most Huggable Character on National Hugging Day
Wed, Jan 21st 2015 02:00 pm
After much deliberation and even more hugging, Baymax, the lovable personal companion robot and star of Walt Disney Animation Studio's action-packed comedy adventure "Big Hero 6," was today named Most Huggable Character of 2015 on National Hugging Day.
NU Theatre presents modern reimagining of timeless love story 'Eurydice'
Wed, Jan 21st 2015 07:00 am
Niagara University Theatre will present "Eurydice" by Sarah Ruhl, directed by artist-in-residence (stage combat/recruiter) Adriano Gatto.
Sabres 'Road Crew' to make second tour stop in Columbus Feb. 23
Tue, Jan 20th 2015 02:15 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team's "Road Crew," sponsored by Labatt's and New Era Cap, will make its second "Tour Stop" of the 2014-15 season in Columbus, Ohio, prior to the team's game against the Blue Jackets Feb. 24.
'Weird Al' Yankovic 'Mandatory World Tour' heads to Buffalo
Tue, Jan 20th 2015 02:05 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents "Weird Al" Yankovic "Mandatory World Tour" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 15. Tickets are $49.50 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 30.
'The Sound of Music' to open 2015 TCM Classic Film Festival
Tue, Jan 20th 2015 02:00 pm
Hollywood will come alive with "The Sound of Music" this spring as the beloved, Oscar-winning classic returns to the big screen to celebrate its 50th anniversary with a gala opening-night screening Thursday, March 26, at the 2015 TCM Classic Film Festival.
NBCUniversal creates 'Super Stream Sunday' to promote 'TV Everywhere'
Tue, Jan 20th 2015 02:00 pm
Following the launch of NBCUniversal's first ever "TV Everywhere" consumer campaign titled "Watch TV Without The TV," NBCUniversal is creating "Super Stream Sunday" Feb. 1, providing consumers with an unprecedented ability to watch 11 continuous hours of NBC streaming content without having to log-in, designed as a way for consumers to trial NBC's "TV Everywhere" content offering.
Buffalo Sabres assign Phil Varone, Matt Ellis to Rochester Americans
Mon, Jan 19th 2015 11:35 am
The Buffalo Sabres have assigned forwards Phil Varone and Matt Ellis to the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League.
Nominations now open for Arts Services Initiative of WNY's Spark Cultural Awards
Mon, Jan 19th 2015 11:15 am
Nominations are now open for Arts Services Initiative of Western New York's second annual Spark Cultural Awards, taking place May 20 at the Hotel @ The Lafayette.
Michaels, Collinsworth, Dungy and Harrison weigh in on Patriots-Seahawks Super Bowl
Mon, Jan 19th 2015 11:05 am
The New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks will meet in Super Bowl XLIX on NBC Sunday, Feb. 1, at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.
FOX: Julianne Hough, Vanessa Hudgens to star as Sandy and Rizzo in 'Grease: Live'
Sat, Jan 17th 2015 03:30 pm
Fox Broadcasting Company and Paramount Television announced today superstar singers, dancers and actresses Julianne Hough ("Safe Haven," "Dancing with the Stars") and Vanessa Hudgens ("High School Musical") have been cast in leading roles in "Grease: Live" (working title).
NBC signs development deal with musical legend Dolly Parton
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 02:35 pm
NBC has signed a development deal with Dolly Parton, one of the most honored female country musicians of all time and an American icon.
Stories of courage and love from Underground Railroad come to NBC for 8-hour epic miniseries 'Freedom Run'
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 02:35 pm
NBC is bringing both the heartbreaking and uplifting stories during one of America's most tumultuous periods to television in adapting author and Pulitzer Prize finalist Betty DeRamus' acclaimed book "Forbidden Fruit: Love Stories From the Underground Railroad" as an epic eight-hour miniseries titled "Freedom Run."
Zachary Levi on board for highly anticipated 'Heroes Reborn'
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 02:35 pm
Zachary Levi is making his long-awaited return to television in NBC's upcoming event miniseries "Heroes Reborn" to play a key, yet undisclosed role.
Anne Hathaway and Ryan Seacrest on 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael'
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 02:35 pm
Kelly and Michael sit down with "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest, and rock band Fall Out Boy performs for the "LIVE" audience.
NBC presents three weekends of figure skating
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 02:30 pm
Beginning this Saturday at 5 p.m. ET, NBC presents three consecutive weekends of figure skating, highlighted by live coverage of the U.S. Figure Skating Championships featuring the pairs', ice dance, ladies' and men's free skate competitions.
Buffalo Sabres assign Zac Dalpe to Rochester Amerks
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 02:25 pm
The Buffalo Sabres assigned forward Zac Dalpe to the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League.
New Kids On The Block serves as house band on 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael'
Thu, Jan 15th 2015 04:30 pm
Calling all New Kids fans: Mark your calendars for Tuesday, Jan. 20, because on that morning, New Kids On The Block will serve as the house band on "LIVE with Kelly and Michael," spending the full hour with hosts Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan.
Warm up winter with healthy comfort food recipes, time-saving tips and nutritious menus
Thu, Jan 15th 2015 02:45 pm
Food.com thaws the winter chill with recipes for comfort food favorites and quick, healthy meal ideas to heat up the dinner table.
Artpark's 'Mary Poppins' wins trio of awards
Thu, Jan 15th 2015 02:45 pm
Artpark & Company's 2014 Broadway musical "Mary Poppins" has won three Broadway World Awards for the Buffalo region. The show took Best Musical honors, while Randy Kramer (Best Director in a Musical) and Emilie Renier (Best Actress in a Musical) also were recognized.
A week of delicious, sweet and savory dishes on 'The Chew'
Thu, Jan 15th 2015 02:25 pm
"The Chew" is full of delicious, sweet and savory dishes next week. Featuring recipes for everything from turkey meatball wedding soup and tacos to spicy chicken and sausage stew and chili rellenos, "The Chew" has something to tickle everyone's taste buds.
Kleinhans Music Hall announces major grants for revitalization campaign
Thu, Jan 15th 2015 01:35 pm
This summer, after the close of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's season and the last of the high school graduations, the well-worn, circa-1968 seats in the National Historic Landmark's main auditorium will be replaced thanks to the generosity of local foundations.
Syfy, The Asylum announce Ian Ziering and Tara Reid will star in 'Sharknado 3'
Thu, Jan 15th 2015 01:30 pm
Syfy and The Asylum today announced the original "Sharknado" survivors will return for the most epic shark attack yet! Ian Ziering and Tara Reid will reunite for the global pop culture sensation "Sharknado 3," reprising their roles as Fin and April, respectively.
ABC announces premiere dates for 10-year anniversary of 'Dancing with the Stars,' 25th anniversary of 'America's Funniest Home Videos'
Thu, Jan 15th 2015 09:30 am
ABC announced the premiere dates for the 10-year anniversary edition of "Dancing with the Stars" (Monday, March 16, 8 p.m.), and a special 25th anniversary episode of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (Sunday, Feb. 15, 7 p.m.).
ABC Family begins production on new one-hour procedural drama series 'Stitchers'
Thu, Jan 15th 2015 09:30 am
ABC Family has begun production on the new procedural drama series "Stitchers," filming in Los Angeles.
Oscar nominations announced
Thu, Jan 15th 2015 09:25 am
Actor Chris Pine and Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announced the major Oscar nominations at a live news conference this morning at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.
Did you miss it? WBBZ-TV to air Rex Ryan news conference
Wed, Jan 14th 2015 02:20 pm
WBBZ-TV President and General Manager Bob Koshinski will host special coverage of the Rex Ryan news conference from the ADRPO Sports Training Facility tonight at 6:30 and 10:30 p.m. on WBBZ.
FOX orders up a fourth season of 'MasterChef Junior' and welcomes renowned pastry chef Christina Tosi to judging panels
Tue, Jan 13th 2015 01:40 pm
FOX has ordered a fourth season of the hit cooking competition series "MasterChef Junior." Additionally, Christina Tosi, renowned pastry chef, owner and founder of New York City's Milk Bar, will join award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay and acclaimed chef Graham Elliot on both the "MasterChef" and "MasterChef Junior" judging panels.
Sabres-Red Wings Sunday at 8 p.m. on NBCSN
Tue, Jan 13th 2015 12:35 pm
Zemgus Girgensons and the Buffalo Sabres travel to Detroit to face Pavel Datsyuk and the Red Wings on Sunday at 8 p.m. on NBCSN. Girgensons was the top vote-getter in the 2015 NHL All-Star voting, and leads the Sabres with 11 goals.
Buffalo Sabres recall Matt Ellis from Rochester
Tue, Jan 13th 2015 12:35 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team recalled forward Matt Ellis from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League.
14th annual Lewiston Jazz Festival announced; Artpark to assist
Mon, Jan 12th 2015 01:10 pm
The cool sounds of jazz will fill the summer air when the 14th annual Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival returns Aug. 28-29. The region's popular music event draws more than 40,000 people to the Village of Lewiston filling cafés, pubs, restaurants and shops.
Buffalo Sabres recall Varone, Dalpe from Rochester
Mon, Jan 12th 2015 12:30 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team recalled forwards Phil Varone and Zac Dalpe from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League.
Adams congratulates New York's 2015 Golden Globe Award winners
Mon, Jan 12th 2015 12:25 pm
Empire State Development President, CEO and Commissioner Kenneth Adams today released the following statement congratulating New York state's 2015 Golden Globe Award winners:
Golden Globes honors Clooney, 'Boyhood'
Mon, Jan 12th 2015 12:00 pm
NBC aired the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards Sunday night.
Buffalo Bills hire Rex Ryan as head coach
Mon, Jan 12th 2015 11:10 am
Following a flurry of activity over the weekend, the Buffalo Bills officially named Rex Ryan as the team's 18th head coach Monday. He replaces Doug Marrone, who opted out of his contract on New Year's Eve.
Stafford back with Sabres; Schaller, Grigorenko, Varone sent to Rochester
Sat, Jan 10th 2015 08:30 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced forwards Mikhail Grigorenko and Phil Varone have been assigned to the Rochester Americans of the AHL.
Katy Perry invites Lenny Kravitz to join her during Pepsi Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show on NBC
Sat, Jan 10th 2015 08:30 pm
Global superstar Katy Perry has invited Lenny Kravitz to join her as she headlines the Pepsi Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show on NBC. The game will take place Sunday, Feb. 1, from the University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona.
Lewiston ice rink gets 'Frozen'
Sat, Jan 10th 2015 07:00 am
Do you want to build a snowman?
USA Network, YMCA Buffalo Niagara form special partnership to engage youth
Fri, Jan 9th 2015 05:10 pm
YMCA Buffalo Niagara is pleased to be a part of USA Network's fourth annual "Characters Unite" documentary.
For the first time, Academy to announce Oscar nominations in all 24 categories live
Fri, Jan 9th 2015 04:10 pm
Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today actor Chris Pine, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, and directors Alfonso Cuarón and J.J. Abrams will announce the nominations in all 24 Oscar categories at a special two-part live news conference Thursday at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.
'Girl Meets World' stars Rowan Blanchard and Sabrina Carpenter cast in upcoming Disney Channel original movies
Fri, Jan 9th 2015 04:05 pm
Rowan Blanchard and Sabrina Carpenter of Disney Channel's hit comedy series "Girl Meets World," Paris Berelc of Disney XD's "Mighty Med" and Sofia Carson of this year's highly anticipated Disney's "Descendants," will each add an upcoming Disney Channel original movie to their credits this year, as the channel continues its focus on developing young entertainers and giving them opportunities to showcase their talent across multiple projects.