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Jim Parsons to star in NBC's animated holiday event 'Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas'
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 05:40 pm
NBC is bringing in the holiday spirit with the stop-motion, hour-long animated special "Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas," set to air at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16.
David Giuntoli, Reggie Lee preview new season of 'Grimm'
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 08:10 am
As season three came to a close, Trubel (Jacqueline Toboni) crashed the wedding to warn best man Nick (David Giuntoli) he was in danger. It seems Adalind (Claire Coffee) had cast a spell that not only tricked him into believing she was his girlfriend, Juliette (Bitsie Tulloch), but had taken his Grimm powers away, too. Truble knew this because Nick's Portland PD captain, Sean Renard (Sasha Roiz), filled her in on the details ... before he was (fatally?) shot outside of Nick's and Juliette's home.
George Lucas talks fantasy cinema in TCM's latest 'A Night at the Movies' documentary
Thu, Oct 23rd 2014 03:00 pm
As excitement continues to build over the new trilogy in the "Star Wars" franchise, the man who created it - George Lucas - is going to take Turner Classic Movies viewers on a ride through some of the movies that have sparked his imagination and inspired his career.
Buffalo Sabres to retire Dominik Hasek's jersey Jan. 13
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 04:20 pm
The Buffalo Sabres will officially retire the jersey of goaltender Dominik Hasek, one of the most prolific goaltenders in NHL history, in a ceremony scheduled to take place Jan. 13, 2015, prior to the team's home game against the Detroit Red Wings at First Niagara Center.
'Daryl's House Presents: Hall-oween & Oates, A Special Performance By Daryl Hall & John Oates'
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 04:20 pm
Legendary performers Daryl Hall & John Oates have teamed up with Live Nation and Yahoo to live stream their sold-out Halloween night concert live from "Daryl's House" in Pawling. The event is officially titled "Daryl's House Presents: Hall-oween & Oates."
'The Voice': Sugar Joans, Jean Kelley triumphant in 'Battle'
Mon, Oct 20th 2014 04:20 pm
Though it's called the "Battle Round," coaches on "The Voice" want the competition's second stage to be cooperative. So, while singers are "battling" head-to-head for a shot at the third round, the "Knockouts," they must find harmony with one another - literally and figuratively.
'The Voice': James David Carter, Craig Wayne Boyd prove they're country stars to beat
Mon, Oct 20th 2014 04:15 pm
For better or worse, coach Blake Shelton paired his top two male singers in the "Battle Rounds." What ensued was one of "The Voice's" best country music performances ever.
Fathom Events, UFC bring sold-out UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum to U.S. cinemas live Nov. 15
Mon, Oct 20th 2014 12:50 pm
The UFC returns to movie theaters nationwide at 10 p.m. ET Saturday, Nov. 15, as Fathom Events and the UFC bring UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum, the UFC's first-ever event in Mexico, to the big screen.
Voting starts now with 'America's Choice' on 'American Idol XIV'
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 03:50 pm
This year, for the first time ever, "American Idol" is letting fans choose one hopeful who will receive a coveted ticket to Hollywood via an online vote.
'America's Got Talent' kicks off auditions for season 10 Nov. 2
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 03:45 pm
NBC's No. 1 summer reality series, "America's Got Talent," will kick off its milestone tenth season with open auditions in Tampa Nov. 2.
Coaches Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Christina Aguilera and Pharrell Williams return to 'The Voice'
Tue, Oct 14th 2014 03:40 pm
Pharrell Williams, who is receiving stellar reviews in his inaugural season of "The Voice," will be returning to the eighth cycle of NBC's Emmy Award-winning series with fellow coaches Adam Levine, Blake Shelton and Christina Aguilera, as previously announced. The eighth cycle will begin in early 2015.
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum announces: 'Dylan, Cash, and the Nashville Cats: A New Music City'
Tue, Oct 14th 2014 03:40 pm
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum's upcoming major exhibition, "Dylan, Cash, and the Nashville Cats: A New Music City," will explore this magical time. The exhibit opens Friday, March 27, 2015, for a nearly two-year run.
'The Voice': Meet week three 'genre-less' stars Beth Spangler and Matt McAndrew
Mon, Oct 13th 2014 07:00 am
As "The Voice" wrapped its blind auditions, the top singers in week three couldn't be labeled. Coaches applauded Matt McAndrew and Beth Spangler for being "genre-less" - and then engaged in a heated debate over which team the musically diverse singers should select.
'12 Monkeys' to premiere Friday, Jan. 16, on Syfy
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 06:20 pm
Syfy's anticipated adventure thriller "12 Monkeys" will make its series premiere at 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, 2015.
TNT gets 'Grimm;' Drama network lands exclusive cable rights, starting in early 2015
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 04:55 pm
"Grimm" is coming to TNT. The top-rated drama network has closed a deal with NBCUniversal Television & New Media Distribution that gives TNT exclusive off-net cable rights to the hit series.
'The Voice' completes blind auditions as coaches ready their 48 artists for 'Battle Rounds'
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 04:55 pm
Coaches from NBC's Emmy Award-winning musical competition series "The Voice" have each selected their 12-member teams that will advance to the "Battle Rounds" phase of the competition.
'The Voice': Meet week two standouts Katriz Trinidad, Jean Kelley and Mia Pfirrman
Mon, Oct 6th 2014 02:10 pm
Season seven of NBC's "The Voice" started to ramp up in week two with solid performances from a trio of singers who could win the competition.
'The Voice': Taylor Swift named key adviser for 'Knockout' rounds
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 08:20 pm
NBC's Emmy Award-winning musical-competition series "The Voice" has confirmed seven-time Grammy Award winner Taylor Swift as the key adviser for the current season. Swift will serve as the sole mentor for all of the artists on each of the four teams.
Echosmith named VH1 'You Oughta Know' artist for October
Thu, Oct 2nd 2014 06:05 pm
Alt-pop breakout Echosmith has been named an official VH1 "You Oughta Know" Artist for the month of October.
'The Voice': Meet week one dark horses Reagan James and Taylor Phelan
Mon, Sep 29th 2014 02:05 pm
Week one of NBC's "The Voice" produced two singers we're bound to watch compete long into the seventh season.
'The Voice': Meet week one four-chair turns Luke Wade and James David Carter
Mon, Sep 29th 2014 01:30 pm
As it's done in past years, "The Voice" kicked off season seven with top-tier, four-chair turns in the premiere episode's opening and closing slots.
Vanessa Ray talks 'Blue Bloods,' what's next for Eddie and Jamie
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 03:00 pm
Bicoastal actress Vanessa Ray can boast something no other thespian can: She's working on the No. 1 show for young viewers ("Pretty Little Liars"), and the No. 1 show for, say, slightly older viewers ("Blue Bloods").
'Bones' returns with Booth in prison: David Boreanaz, Emily Deschanel preview season 10
Wed, Sep 24th 2014 11:15 pm
It's been a rough year for FBI Special Agent Seeley Booth (David Boreanaz) and his partner, world-famous Jeffersonian Institute forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan (Emily Deschanel).
Hulu announces direct-to-series order for '11/22/63'
Mon, Sep 22nd 2014 04:10 pm
"On Nov. 22, 1963, three shots rang out in Dallas. President Kennedy was killed, and the world changed. What if you could change it back?" Hulu is about to take viewers on a journey to find out in "11/22/63," a new original series from J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot Productions, author Stephen King, Bridget Carpenter and Warner Bros. Television.
NBC announces partnership with Nissan as exclusive auto sponsor of 'The Voice'
Sat, Sep 20th 2014 01:05 pm
NBC and Nissan's partnership will drive excitement, integration and unprecedented access for "The Voice" fans, extending across platforms through every phase of the show. It will include custom content featuring current season seven artists on-air, through social media and online via NBC.com.
Buffalo Bills: Pegulas take next step in acquisition
Wed, Sep 17th 2014 03:20 pm
The NFL's finance committee voted Wednesday to approve the sale of the Buffalo Bills to Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula and his wife, and Kim.

WGRZ reported the $1.4 billion sale must be approved by a majority of NFL owners. They can vote accordingly when they meet Oct. 8 in New York.

TNT scores network television premiere rights to five upcoming Marvel Studios films
Wed, Sep 17th 2014 03:15 pm
TNT has entered into a licensing agreement with Marvel for the next five theatrical releases from Marvel Studios. The agreement includes the network television premiere windows for "Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron," which is due in theaters next summer, and the third installment in the "Captain America" franchise, which is slated for release in 2016.
Grammy Award-winner Lecrae's new album 'Anomaly' debuts at No. 1
Wed, Sep 17th 2014 03:10 pm
On Tuesday, Sept. 9, Grammy-winning hip-hop artist Lecrae released his seventh studio album, "Anomaly," to critical acclaim. The album has now officially debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 Album Chart as well as several other Billboard charts, including Digital Album, Rap Album, Christian Album and Gospel Album.
NBC finishes No. 1 for full 52-week 2013-14 primetime television season
Wed, Sep 17th 2014 02:00 pm
NBC has clinched first place for the full 52-week primetime ratings season in the key demographic of adults 18-49, marking the network's first full-season win in the 10 years since the 2003-04 season.
'MasterChef': And the winner is ... Courtney
Mon, Sep 15th 2014 11:25 pm
Tonight, season five of "MasterChef" came to an unforgettable conclusion as host, executive producer and judge Gordon Ramsay and fellow judges Joe Bastianich and Graham Elliot named ...
'Friends': 'The One with the Free Trip to New York City'
Mon, Sep 15th 2014 04:00 pm
What better way for fans to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the premiere of "Friends" than with their own friends on a free trip to New York City - including a visit to the Central Perk pop-up shop?
Miss America 2015 crowned in Atlantic City
Mon, Sep 15th 2014 12:00 pm
Miss New York, Kira Kazantsev, was crowned Miss America 2015 Sunday from Atlantic City's famed Boardwalk Hall. The final night of the 2015 Miss America Competition was broadcast live on ABC.
'MasterChef': Judges Joe Bastianich and Graham Elliot talk finale, season's biggest surprise
Sat, Sep 13th 2014 11:35 am
Three of the top "MasterChef" home cooks of all time will compete Monday for a shot at the title, a trophy, a book deal and $250,000.

"I think you have a divergent group of people from different walks of life," judge Joe Bastianich said.

Fellow judge Graham Elliot said, "It comes down to simply cooking and also how you play the game."

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.
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.

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.
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."
'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.
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.
'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.