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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.
'AGT' semifinals continue as 12 more acts compete for America's vote
Thu, Aug 28th 2014 01:30 pm
The "America's Got Talent" semifinals will conclude with a performance from rock band Maroon 5 during the live results show on Sept. 3 (9 p.m.). The chart-topping recording group will play "Maps," the most recent single from its upcoming fifth studio album, "V."
'The Chew' is back with all new shows
Thu, Aug 28th 2014 07:00 am
ABC's "The Chew" is back with all new shows to get viewers ready for fall.
'The One with the Free Coffee': Central Perk opens in New York City to celebrate 20th anniversary of 'Friends'
Wed, Aug 27th 2014 11:50 pm
Something is brewing in New York this September, as Warner Bros. Television Group, Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Eight O'Clock Coffee join together to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the series premiere of "Friends" with a variety of unique experiences for fans and coffee lovers alike.
Lights to perform at Hard Rock Café Times Square as artist ambassador for Hard Rock's Pinktober campaign
Wed, Aug 27th 2014 11:35 pm
Canada's acclaimed multi-instrumentalist and Juno Award winner Lights will perform a special show at Hard Rock Café New York in Times Square on Sept. 30, as the 2014 artist ambassador for Pinktober, Hard Rock's annual campaign for breast cancer awareness. The 18-and-over show begins at 7 p.m. and is free with RSVP.
ZZ Top cancels performance at Seneca Allegany; Jeff Beck will still perform
Wed, Aug 27th 2014 11:30 pm
Today, ZZ Top announced the cancellation of performances for the next few weeks due to longtime co-vocalist and guitarist Dusty Hill's injury. Hill slipped and fell on his hip Tuesday night on his tour bus, sustaining an injury that has required "immediate attention."
'Halloween Wars' scares up spine-tingling pumpkin displays in return to Food Network
Wed, Aug 27th 2014 11:30 pm
"Halloween Wars" returns to Food Network for its fourth season, premiering Sunday, Oct. 5, at 9 p.m. Witness five teams, consisting of a pumpkin carving expert, a cake decorator, and sugar artist, as they battle it out over four episodes to create heart-stopping Halloween-themed displays, guaranteed to scare the daylights out of viewers.
UB Center for the Arts announces 2014-15 20th anniversary season
Wed, Aug 27th 2014 11:30 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, announces its 2014-15 performance schedule. This season marks the center's 20th anniversary and will once again offer a wide variety of programming.
ABC to air one-hour special, 'The ABC's of Schoolhouse Rock,' in celebration of beloved pop-culture classic
Wed, Aug 27th 2014 11:30 pm
The ABC Television Network will relive the classic 1970s Saturday morning cartoons that taught history, math, science and grammar in living rooms across the country, during a one-night special, "The ABC's of Schoolhouse Rock," Sunday, Sept. 7 (7 p.m.).
NBC's 'Emmy' telecast delivers event's second-biggest overall audience in 8 years
Wed, Aug 27th 2014 11:00 pm
NBC's telecast of the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards has generated the second biggest overall audience for an Emmys telecast in eight years, and equaled the second highest Emmy rating in adults 18-49 in seven years, according to official national ratings from Nielsen Media Research.
Bill Smitrovich talks 'November Man,' 'Life Goes On'
Tue, Aug 26th 2014 11:00 pm
Bill Smitrovich can be seen alongside Pierce Brosnan in the spy thriller "The November Man." Roger Donaldson, whom Smitrovich worked with on the JFK-Cuban Missile Crisis film "Thirteen Days," directed "The November Man."
Toto, Michael McDonald close 'Tuesdays in the Park' season tonight
Tue, Aug 26th 2014 01:20 pm
Toto and Michael McDonald will close the 2014 "Tuesdays in the Park" concert series tonight at Artpark in Lewiston.
CMA Vocal Group of the Year Little Big Town joins Darius Rucker to announce final nominees for 48th CMA Awards
Tue, Aug 26th 2014 01:15 pm
Reigning CMA Vocal Group of the Year Little Big Town will join CMA Award winner Darius Rucker Wednesday, Sept. 3, in New York City for the announcement of the final nominees for the 48th Annual CMA Awards.
Shakespeare comes to Old Falls Street
Tue, Aug 26th 2014 11:45 am
A live performance of "E Tu Shakespeare?" will be presented on Old Falls Street's middle block Sunday, Aug. 31, beginning at 5 p.m. The play will be performed by the Shakespeare in Delaware Park Players of Buffalo. It is free and open to the public.
Piper Perabo, Nic Bishop talk 'Covert Affairs' summer finale, Annie and McQuaid
Mon, Aug 25th 2014 07:45 pm
Nic Bishop has done a wonderful job of bringing his "Covert Affairs" character, Ryan McQuaid, to life this season. It was only fitting, then, when the actor emulated McQuaid and snuck onto a conference call series star Piper Perabo was having with television reporters Thursday.
'Rising Star' names first winner
Mon, Aug 25th 2014 04:30 pm
America voted, and with an approval score of 76 percent, Jesse Kinch won "Rising Star" Sunday on ABC. Runner-up Austin French earned 61 percent.
Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino and Duff's Famous Wings make debut appearance at National Buffalo Wing Festival
Mon, Aug 25th 2014 04:20 pm
Thanks to one of downtown Buffalo's newest hotspots for entertainment, a cherished provider of chicken wings will take part in one of the country's most popular food festivals. Duff's Famous Wings, with support from Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino, will make its debut at the National Buffalo Wing Festival, held Aug. 30-31 at Coca-Cola Field in downtown Buffalo.
World-traveled culinary expert Oliver Wolf joins Seneca Resorts & Casinos as executive chef
Mon, Aug 25th 2014 07:00 am
A dash of world flavor is coming to the culinary offerings at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino in Niagara Falls and Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in Buffalo. Oliver Wolf, a recognized chef in the industry with more than 25 years of experience around the globe, joins Western New York's award-winning casino resorts as executive chef.
Star lineup set for MDA 'Show of Strength' Telethon Labor Day weekend
Sat, Aug 23rd 2014 10:15 pm
The entertainment industry has once again joined together to lend support to the MDA "Show of Strength" Telethon, benefiting the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The 49th broadcast of the television fundraising event will air in primetime, Sunday, Aug. 31 (9-11 p.m.) on the ABC Television Network.
Search for next 'MasterChef' begins with open casting calls
Sat, Aug 23rd 2014 10:15 pm
Host, executive producer and award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay, restaurateur Joe Bastianich and acclaimed chef Graham Elliot are in the midst of season five of America's No. 1 cooking competition show, "MasterChef." But beginning Saturday, Sept. 13, the "MasterChef" team will travel across the country to the following cities to search for America's best home cook for season six.
TNT lands rights to Lionsgate's 'Hunger Games' and 'Divergent' franchises
Sat, Aug 23rd 2014 10:00 pm
TNT has landed network television rights to the global blockbuster "The Hunger Games" and "Divergent" movie franchises in a sweeping deal with Lionsgate. TNT's acquisition includes the network premiere windows for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1," which opens in theaters this November, and "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2," set for theatrical release in November 2015. The deal also includes network premiere windows for "Divergent."
'Super Jam' at Sunset Grill
Sat, Aug 23rd 2014 07:00 am
Wilson's Sunset Grill has teamed up with local entertainment coordinator Steve Goodman to present the second annual "Super Jam" concert on Sunday, Aug. 31. The free event begins at 3 p.m. at 3 O'Connell Island.
Resurgent Toto performs Tuesday at Artpark
Sat, Aug 23rd 2014 07:00 am
Artpark fans got a taste of Steve "Luke" Lukather's style of music when he performed June 24 with Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band. The singer returns with his own band, Toto, to close out the 2014 "Tuesdays in the Park" concert series Aug. 26.
5 things to know about Bombadil
Fri, Aug 22nd 2014 09:45 pm
"Bombadil," you're thinking, "that name sounds familiar."

Sure, the word comes from "The Lord of the Rings," but that's not it. No; it's something else.

The truth is, "whimsical" pop-folk act Bombadil was poised to hit it big in 2009, with the release of "Tarpits and "Canyonlands."

Erie Otters to host OHL game in Buffalo
Thu, Aug 21st 2014 02:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres and the Erie Otters today announced plans for the Otters to host the Niagara IceDogs in an Ontario Hockey League game at First Niagara Center on Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m.
ABC's 'Dancing With The Stars' announces new fourth judge Julianne Hough
Thu, Aug 21st 2014 11:30 am
Two-time "Dancing" champion, actress, musician and choreographer Julianne Hough returns to the ballroom as a fourth judge on this season of "Dancing with the Stars," premiering Monday, Sept. 15, on ABC. Hough will judge alongside resident judges Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli.
'So You Think You Can Dance': Zack Everhart, Jessica Richens, Valerie Rockey, Ricky Ubeda named top four
Thu, Aug 21st 2014 11:25 am
Zack Everhart, Jessica Richens, Valerie Rockey and Ricky Ubeda are the top four finalists on "So You Think You Can Dance," and move one step closer to becoming America's favorite dancer.
'Bigger, better' Jazz Festival takes stage in Lewiston
Thu, Aug 21st 2014 07:00 am
Jazz buffs will again flock to Lewiston this weekend for the 13th annual Lewiston Jazz Festival, where more than 150 musicians will gather in a celebration of jazz music and culture.
Carrie Underwood, 11 NFL players star in 'Waiting All Day for Sunday Night' debuting Sept. 7 on 'Sunday Night Football'
Wed, Aug 20th 2014 11:45 pm
Eleven NFL players will join six-time Grammy Award-winner and multi-platinum recording artist Carrie Underwood for her performance of "Waiting All Day for Sunday Night," the opening theme for primetime television's No. 1 program, "Sunday Night Football" on NBC.
Hollywood stars align for 'Stand Up To Cancer' Friday, Sept. 5
Wed, Aug 20th 2014 11:45 pm
The Hollywood community is once again uniting to support "Stand Up To Cancer" ("SU2C"), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, which will stage its fourth biennial fundraising telecast Friday, Sept. 5 (8 p.m.).