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Teens head into kitchen to compete in special 'Chopped Teen Tournament'
Sat, Jun 7th 2014 10:15 am
Sixteen talented teenagers bring their extreme energy and ambition to the "Chopped" kitchen, with "Chopped Teen Tournament," premiering Tuesday, July 15, at 10 p.m. on Food Network.
Supertramp's Roger Hodgson, STP's Scott Weiland booked for fall at Seneca Niagara
Wed, Jun 4th 2014 12:50 pm
Two unmistakable rock voices are headed to Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel this fall: Roger Hodgson - the legendary singer-songwriter, formerly of Supertramp - will perform at Seneca Niagara Events Center Friday, Nov. 7; and former Stone Temple Pilots' frontman Scott Weiland and his new band, The Wildabouts, will perform at the Bear's Den Showroom Friday, Sept. 5.
Buffalo Philharmonic announces 2014-15 'BPO Rock Series'
Tue, Jun 3rd 2014 01:10 pm
Classic rock for all generations is on tap for the BPO's 2014-15 "Rock Series." Randy Newman, Blood Sweat & Tears and "Music of Led Zeppelin" among highlights of Buffalo Philharmonic's "Rock Series."

Subscriptions for the "BPO Rock Series" are currently available. Subscribers can save up to 25 percent off the single ticket price by purchasing all six concerts.

Artpark welcomes Lorde
Mon, Jun 2nd 2014 02:05 pm
Lorde will headline a concert Sunday, Sept. 7, at Artpark in Lewiston.

Majical Cloudz will open.

New York Rangers face Los Angeles Kings in Stanley Cup Final
Mon, Jun 2nd 2014 12:10 pm
NBC Sports Group's live coverage of the Stanley Cup Final begins with Game 1 Wednesday at 8 p.m. on NBC, when the Los Angeles Kings host the New York Rangers at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Coverage begins with "NHL Live" at 7 p.m. on NBCSN.
Lindsey Stirling brings historic performance to Artpark June 12
Wed, May 28th 2014 03:00 pm
Artpark has hosted hundreds of big name concerts over the years but, on June 12, history will be made when dancing violinist Lindsey Stirling visits Western New York for the first time as part of her 40-city tour.
'MasterChef' returns looking for best home cook in America
Sat, May 24th 2014 04:20 pm
When you think of past "MasterChef" contestants - amazing blind chef Christina, budding restaurateur Luca, pastry whiz Whitney - it's hard to believe they were unknown in the culinary world before starring in the FOX cooking competition.
Fans have a chance to be in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'
Thu, May 22nd 2014 10:45 am
In a special video message from the set of "Star Wars: Episode VII," director J.J. Abrams announced the creation of "Star Wars: Force for Change," a brand new "Star Wars" initiative from Disney and Lucasfilm in collaboration with Bad Robot dedicated to finding creative solutions to some of the world's biggest problems.
'24: Live Another Day': Mary Lynn Rajskub talks Chloe 2.0
Mon, May 19th 2014 01:15 pm
"24" fans were ecstatic when FOX announced it was bringing the show back for a limited-run series. They were elated Jack Bauer would return, once more, to save the day. And, they were, well, curious about Chloe's new look.
'Grimm': The bad girl is back
Fri, May 16th 2014 12:55 am
In three seasons, Portland Det. Nick Burkhardt (David Giuntoli) and his "Grimm" gang have squared off with an assortment of villains, vagabonds and wesen. But not one bad guy has been as much a thorn in the side as one bad girl: Adalind Schade (Claire Coffee).
RiffTrax takes a comedy bite out of Syfy's global cult sensation in 'RiffTrax Live: Sharknado'
Tue, May 13th 2014 03:25 pm
Just when you thought "Sharknado," a movie about mega-cyclones sucking up sharks from the ocean and hurling them onto land, couldn't get any more absurd, the stars of RiffTrax have blown those expectations right out of the water and created a perfect storm of funny.
Citi to present exclusive Soundgarden show June 2 celebrating 20th anniversary of 'Superunknown' album
Tue, May 13th 2014 03:25 pm
Citi has announced an exclusive Soundgarden concert available only to Citi cardmembers on June 2 at Webster Hall in New York City. The show will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the band's award-winning album "Superunknown," and marks the second time in its career the band has performed the album from beginning to end.
Dirty Smile moves on to represent Western New York in final round of 'Hard Rock Rising'
Thu, May 8th 2014 12:55 pm
Western New York's Dirty Smile has made it to the top 25 in the "Hard Rock Rising" global battle of the bands. Competing against other Hard Rock's worldwide, they finished with the third-highest number of votes received in the competition. It is now in the hands of industry judges to pick the top three winners.
Jack is back: Kiefer Sutherland talks '24: Live Another Day'
Sat, May 3rd 2014 02:20 pm
When we last saw Jack Bauer, his country abandoned him. The government, the agencies he had protected so many times, sought his end. He was on the run, and going off the gird.

When Jack Bauer returns Monday, after four years in exile, he will once again risk his life to protect American lives.

Why?

Because he's Jack Bauer.

'24' returns
Sat, May 3rd 2014 02:15 pm
"24" is about to join a very small, very elite club.

The show and its characters are returning to television four years after the series ended thanks to a 12-part event series, "24: Live Another Day." In doing so, the "24" franchise joins a small list of TV shows that returned with new stories after being canceled.

'Warehouse 13' goes out on top
Mon, Apr 28th 2014 06:00 pm
Not every show gets to end on its own terms, nor does every cast get to bring closure to its characters. "Warehouse 13" was fortunate enough to conclude its five-year run in a manner its showrunner and stars said was gratifying for them, and will be satisfying to fans of the "thrilleromedy" (thriller-drama-comedy).
'Warehouse 13' stars reflect on five stellar seasons
Mon, Apr 28th 2014 05:55 pm
"Warehouse 13" impressively accomplished much in five seasons.

It was a ratings hit at a time when sci-fi shows are hit-and-miss with viewers. The show's writers wonderfully blended action, drama and comedy into storylines that were suitable for any audience type - families included.

Season five of 'MasterChef' fires up Monday, May 26, on FOX
Mon, Apr 28th 2014 11:00 am
Host and award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay, restaurateur Joe Bastianich and acclaimed chef Graham Elliot return for season five of the culinary smash hit "MasterChef," premiering Monday, May 26 (8 p.m.), on FOX.
Aretha Franklin, Heart, Styx, Michael McDonald, Sara Bareilles: Artpark reveals final outdoor acts
Mon, Apr 28th 2014 10:05 am
Artpark announced the final performers in the "First Niagara presents Tuesday in the Park" and "Coors Light Wednesdays" outdoor concert series 2014 season lineups Monday morning. The list includes:
Interview: 'Continuum' improves upon its past
Tue, Apr 22nd 2014 05:50 pm
How many times have you watched a TV show and thought, "Why did they do that?" Or, "Where is this story going?" Perhaps even, "I wish they wouldn't have killed off that character." Wouldn't it be cool if, just once, a show actually went back and made major revisions to previous episodes?
Jack is back: A special behind-the-scenes preview of '24: Live Another Day' airs May 3 on FOX
Tue, Apr 15th 2014 05:30 pm
As the clock ticks toward the anticipated premiere of "24: Live Another Day," a special half-hour behind-the-scenes preview of the event series, "24: Live Another Day: Jack Is Back," will air Saturday, May 3 (8:30 p.m.) on FOX.
3 Doors Down added to Artpark 'Wednesdays' series
Mon, Apr 14th 2014 04:00 pm
3 Doors Down has announced summer tour plans, including a July 23 Artpark date in the Outdoor Amphitheater as part of the venue's "Coors Light Wednesdays" series.

Brad Arnold, Chris Henderson and the members of 3 Doors Down have assembled in a Nashville studio writing songs for their sixth studio album, to be released in 2015.

Artpark welcomes Blue Rodeo, 54-40, Ziggy Marley, Megadeth to Lewiston
Mon, Apr 7th 2014 10:05 am
Artpark & Company announced another batch of bands Monday in the "Tuesday in the Park" and "Coors Light Wednesdays" outdoor concert series. Tickets for these events will go on sale Friday, April 11, at 10 a.m.

Acts include:

Updated: Artpark books O.A.R. and Phillip Phillips
Mon, Mar 31st 2014 12:50 pm
Artpark & Company welcomes O.A.R. and Phillip Phillips to Lewiston July 2 at 6:30 p.m. as part of its "Coors Light Wednesdays" concert series.

Tickets go on sale Friday, April 11, at 10 a.m.

Interview: Dermot Mulroney sheds some light on 'Crisis'
Sat, Mar 22nd 2014 08:25 pm
The first episode of NBC's "Crisis" was delightfully twisty. A busload of Ballard High School students is kidnapped; these teens, the offspring of D.C.'s power players, are used as pawns as their parents are forced to work for the captors.
Artpark reveals first 'Tuesday in the Park' and 'Wednesday' headliners, debuts new logo
Wed, Mar 19th 2014 10:05 am
Artpark rings in spring a day early, giving a sneak peek at who is coming to the popular "First Niagara presents Tuesday in the Park" (Daryl Hall & John Oates, Widespread Panic, Boston), and "Coors Light Wednesdays" outdoor concert series (Sublime with Rome).
'Crisis' is a fun ride of uncertainty, chaos
Mon, Mar 17th 2014 05:30 pm
Who, what, when, where, why and how - it's a journalist's call to action, and the exact set of questions "Crisis" viewers asked themselves following Sunday night's pilot.
'The Voice' looks to take Kat, Paula to next level
Mon, Mar 17th 2014 12:50 pm
INTERVIEW: "The Voice" is a perfect fit for singers Kat Perkins and Paula DeAnda.
'The Voice': Versatility will be key for Melissa Jiménez, Clarissa Serna
Mon, Mar 10th 2014 05:50 pm
Performing in "The Voice's" blind auditions is hard, but it's nothing compared to taking the stage for the "Battle Rounds" and the "Knockouts."
'The Voice' is a second chance for Sisaundra Lewis, Emily B., Audra McLaughlin
Mon, Mar 10th 2014 05:40 pm
If "American Idol's" "thing" is to showcase less-talented singers in the hopes of getting a laugh from viewers, then "The Voice's" "thing" is to showcase more-talented singers in the hopes of inspiring viewers.
Artpark's first announced acts are OMG-worthy
Sat, Mar 8th 2014 02:00 pm
Across Facebook, Artpark patrons are frantically searching for an emoticon to represent a jaw dropping to the floor.
Seneca Casinos: Kenny Rogers toplines a full spring lineup
Thu, Mar 6th 2014 02:55 pm
A blockbuster spring entertainment lineup for Seneca Casinos just got better. Country legend Kenny Rogers is booked for an April 26 performance at Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel, and a full lineup for May is set - with high-profile acts including The Osmonds, Justin Hayward from The Moody Blues, Jimmie Vaughan, Dion, and Katey Sagal and the Forest Rangers.
Kevin Pereira tapped to host USA's one-hour special 'Psych After Pshow'
Thu, Mar 6th 2014 02:35 pm
Kevin Pereira has been tapped to host the "Psych After Pshow," a hour-long live special to run on March 26 at 10 p.m. that will bid farewell to USA Network's favorite faux detective series.
Judith Hill, of Oscar-winning '20 Feet From Stardom,' steps out front
Thu, Mar 6th 2014 02:25 pm
After a myriad of appearances in support of "20 Feet From Stardom" - including "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," "The Arsenio Hall Show" and the MusiCares Person of the Year concert - Judith Hill is turning her attention to her debut album, which will be released this summer by The Cherry Party/Sony Music
Home cooks across the country compete for grand prize and title as 'America's Best Cook'
Thu, Mar 6th 2014 02:25 pm
Home cooks from across the country compete, with the guidance and determination from Food Network chefs, for a $50,000 cash prize in the new culinary competition series "America's Best Cook," premiering Sunday, April 13, at 9 p.m.
'Grimm': Reggie Lee's Wu gets invite to Wesen party
Mon, Mar 3rd 2014 10:20 am
One look at 40-something actor Reggie Lee's résumé, and you'd swear he was twice his age. With nearly 70 acting credits to his name, Lee is one of the hardest-working actors in Hollywood - and a favorite of some of the industry's top directors.
Actor Greg Finley leads a new secret life on 'Star-Crossed'
Mon, Mar 3rd 2014 09:55 am
The biggest cheers this season on the new CW series "Star-Crossed" have come when Drake stands up for his friends and evens the score with some high school troublemakers.

Actor Greg Finley, who was once a real-life troublemaker, plays Drake.

'The Voice' could have its first all-stars in Christina Grimmie and Bria Kelly
Sat, Mar 1st 2014 02:10 pm
NBC's "The Voice" is the top-rated singing competition on television and well-liked by critics. But if there's one criticism the show gets before each cycle, it's that the show has yet to produce a mega star.

That could change this season thanks to "Voice" standouts Christina Grimmie and Bria Kelly.

'The Voice': Coaches turn chairs, give chairs to Cary Laine
Sat, Mar 1st 2014 01:55 pm
We've seen four-coach chair turns on "The Voice," and we've seen all four coaches fight over singers. However, it wasn't until night two of the season six blind auditions that we actually saw coaches give up their chairs to a performer.
Cuomo, Walt Disney, Marvel, Netflix: Landmark live-action TV series based on Marvel characters to film in New York
Wed, Feb 26th 2014 01:25 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, The Walt Disney Company, Marvel and Netflix Inc. have announced Marvel's landmark live-action television series, which will bring Marvel's "flawed heroes of Hell's Kitchen" characters to Netflix, the world's leading Internet TV network, will principally film in New York state.

Filming is set to begin this summer and will create at least 3,000 jobs in New York, including up to 400 full-time jobs.