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Q-and-A: Williamsville's Jacob Artist set to debut on 'Glee'
Mon, Sep 10th 2012 09:25 am
When the new school year begins at the fictional McKinley High School, one of the new faces roaming the hallways will be familiar to Western New York audiences. Jacob Artist, a 2010 graduate of Williamsville South, has joined the cast of "Glee." He stars as Jake, the younger half-brother of the show's original bad boy, Puck.
An all-star lineup of musicians visits 'LIVE! with Kelly and Michael'
Sat, Sep 8th 2012 10:40 am
Nationally syndicated morning talk show "LIVE! with Kelly and Michael" will showcase an all-star lineup of musicians who will take the "LIVE" stage in the first weeks of the show's 25th season. Top artists from rock to pop, country and R&B will perform their latest hits and chat with the hosts.
Shake, rattle & roll with 'American Bandstand - A Tribute to Dick Clark'
Sat, Sep 8th 2012 10:10 am
Depew welcomes the Latshaw Pops Orchestra concert and tribute to the legendary TV and radio icon Dick Clark with "American Bandstand - A Tribute To Dick Clark" coming to the Hearthstone Manor (333 Dick Road) on Tuesday, Oct. 9.
Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Justin Timberlake and Sofía Vergara join the 'Stand Up To Cancer' telecast
Thu, Sep 6th 2012 07:00 am
Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Justin Timberlake, Sofía Vergara, Eric Stonestreet, Ray Romano, Felicity Huffman, Max Greenfield, Stacy Keibler, Maura Tierney, Rocco DiSpirito, Ethan Zohn and Olympic gold medalists Gabrielle Douglas and Missy Franklin will participate in "Stand Up To Cancer's" landmark event on Friday, Sept. 7.
NBC's 'The Voice' will premiere as a three-night audition event Monday-Wednesday
Wed, Sep 5th 2012 11:00 pm
NBC has fashioned the fall season premiere of "The Voice" into a three-night event with the addition of a new night on Wednesday, Sept. 12 (8 p.m.) following the previously scheduled debut on Monday, Sept. 10 (8 to 10 p.m.) and Tuesday, Sept. 11 (8 p.m.).
TNT greenlights Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's 'The Hero'
Wed, Sep 5th 2012 10:50 pm
TNT has given the greenlight to "The Hero" (working title), a new reality-competition series that will set out to find the next great hero. TNT has ordered eight episodes of the series from Ben Silverman's multimedia entertainment studio Electus and its 5x5 Media exclusive producers.
Jillian Michaels is back on 'The Biggest Loser'
Tue, Sep 4th 2012 01:15 pm
NBC'S "The Biggest Loser" kicks off in early January 2013 with the return of Jillian Michaels and a big, bold mission: to tackle the childhood obesity epidemic head on by featuring kid participants (ages 13-17) for the first time ever
'Switched at Birth,' star Katie Leclerc, shine light on deaf culture
Sat, Sep 1st 2012 03:00 pm
INTERVIEW: Every network star, producer and publicist says her television show is amazing. Groundbreaking. Must-see TV. In truth, only about 25 percent are worth sticking past the first commercial break.

But when Katie Leclerc says "America needs a show" like her ABC Family series, "Switched at Birth," I'm inclined to agree.

Celeb(rate) good times for OUN
Fri, Aug 31st 2012 07:55 pm
The Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation held its 15th annual "Celebrity Bartending" event on Aug. 23 at The Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q. in Lewiston.
Sophia says: Jane's Addiction uncorks at Artpark
Fri, Aug 24th 2012 07:40 am
I have had the pleasure of seeing Jane's Addiction before, first at the inaugural Lollapallooza Festival (of which Mr. Perry Farrell is the founder), and in New York - both in larger venues than Artpark. But those, like myself, lucky enough to be at the Jane's Addiction concert on Aug. 20 at Artpark were entertained, dazzled and then some
Michael J. Fox returns to series television on NBC with new comedy series
Mon, Aug 20th 2012 07:15 pm
Series will follow a husband and father of three from New York dealing with family, career and challenges loosely drawn from Fox's real life.
Meet the castaways of 'Survivor: Philippines'
Mon, Aug 20th 2012 04:00 pm
CBS announced 15 of the 18 castaways who will compete against each other on "Survivor: Philippines." The Emmy Award-winning series will return for its 25th season with a special 90-minute edition, Wednesday, Sept. 19.
Sept. 4 marks the debut of "LIVE! with Kelly AND ... "
Mon, Aug 20th 2012 11:00 am
On Sept. 4, after months of anticipation and endless speculation, TV fans finally will get the answer to the question, "Who will be Kelly Ripa's new co-host?" That morning, when Ripa walks into the "LIVE" studio, she'll be joined by her new partner and a whole new era will begin for "LIVE."
Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival is Aug. 24-25
Mon, Aug 20th 2012 07:00 am
This year's Lewiston Jazz Festival will take place on Friday, Aug. 24, from 5 to 10:30 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 25, from noon to 10 p.m. on Center Street. Admission, parking, and shuttles to the festival from Artpark's lower level parking lot are all free.
ABC announces 'Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars' celebrity and professional pairings
Mon, Aug 13th 2012 10:40 am
The 13th contestant ("Viewers' Choice: All-Star") and partner will be announced on "Good Morning America," Aug. 27; "Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars" premieres Monday, Sept. 24.
Artpark puts different spin on 'Cinderella'
Sat, Aug 11th 2012 09:00 am
Cinderella (Emilie Renier) goes from rags to riches in Artpark's musical production of "Cinderella." The show is on stage this weekend and next week at 450 S. Fourth St., Lewiston.
Artpark: Frampton comes alive
Wed, Aug 8th 2012 09:15 am
VIDEO: Acclaimed guitarist Peter Frampton headlined the Aug. 7 "Tuesday in the Park" concert at Artpark. Western New York's Mick Hayes was the opening act.
Robin Roberts celebrates greatest twosomes in TV history
Tue, Aug 7th 2012 07:00 am
"Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts hosts a two-hour countdown of couples who have graced television with their amazing chemistry, hilarity, friendship and, in many cases, romantic tension.
'American Idol' winner Phillip Phillips' new video 'Home' premieres
Mon, Aug 6th 2012 08:15 pm
FOX, in partnership with Ford, will world broadcast premiere the video for "American Idol" winner Phillip Phillips' coronation single, "Home," during "So You Think You Can Dance" on Wednesday, Aug. 8.
ABC announces 12 celebrities joining first-ever 'Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars' cast
Sat, Jul 28th 2012 08:40 am
"Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars" marks the first time prior contestants will return for another chance at winning the coveted mirror ball trophy for a very special all-star season. From former champions to fan favorites, including a celebrity voted in by fans, the stars will return and will be paired with some of the world's most decorated professional ballroom dancers for the most unforgettable season yet.
ABC announces first-ever 'Dancing With The Stars: All-Stars' edition
Sat, Jul 28th 2012 06:00 am
"Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars" marks the first time prior contestants will return for another chance at winning the coveted mirror ball trophy for a very special all-star season.
'Fiddler on the Roof' at Starry Night Theatre
Thu, Jul 26th 2012 09:35 am
Starry Night Theatre Inc. will present it's 41st annual summer musical, "Fiddler on the Roof," at the Ghostlight Theatre, 170 Schenck St., North Tonawanda.
Mariah Carey joins 'American Idol' as new judge
Mon, Jul 23rd 2012 04:00 pm
Mariah Carey, one of the best-selling female recording artists of all time, has joined "American Idol" as a new judge.
Winners of "Teen Choice 2012" announced
Mon, Jul 23rd 2012 09:15 am
The following were honored Sunday at "Teen Choice 2012," which aired live on FOX. This year, teens logged on to www.teenchoiceawards.com and cast more than 134 million votes in support of their favorite celebrities from film, television, music, sports and fashion.
'LIVE! with Kelly' announces winner of 'Coast-to-Coast Co-Host Search'
Sat, Jul 21st 2012 09:20 am
On Friday, nationally syndicated morning talk show "LIVE! with Kelly" announced Michael Buckley of Meriden, Conn., is the winner in "LIVE's Coast-to-Coast Co-Host Search," and he will join Kelly Ripa as co-host on "LIVE" on Tuesday, July 24.
2012 Emmy nominations
Thu, Jul 19th 2012 09:00 am
Nominations for the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards were announced Thursday by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
"RiffTrax Live" back in U.S. cinemas with 'Manos: The Hands of Fate'
Tue, Jul 17th 2012 07:00 am
NCM Fathom Events and RiffTrax present hilarious cult classic with all-new live comedic commentary from the stars of "Mystery Science Theater 3000."
Riviera Theatre presents Hugh Laurie with The Copper Bottom Band
Fri, Jul 13th 2012 08:00 pm
The Historic Riviera Theatre presents Hugh Laurie with The Copper Bottom Band on Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 7:30 p.m., for one performance only.
Steven Tyler to depart as judge on 'American Idol'; J-Lo out, too
Thu, Jul 12th 2012 06:00 pm
Steven Tyler has decided to depart his role as a judge on "American Idol." Tyler served as a judge during the 10th and 11th seasons of "American Idol." He made his announcement Thursday afternoon.
'The Batmobile' documentary special on The CW
Tue, Jul 10th 2012 09:15 am
The broadcast network premiere of the new half-hour special on the history and evolution of the Batmobile - "The Batmobile" - will air on Monday, July 16 (8 p.m.) on The CW.

The special will have its world premiere screening at Comic Con in San Diego on July 12, where all six of the Batmobiles from film and television will also appear for the first time together.

TCM remembers actor Ernest Borgnine with 24-hour marathon
Mon, Jul 9th 2012 12:25 pm
Turner Classic Movies will remember the life and career of Academy Award-winning actor Ernest Borgnine with a 24-hour marathon of his films on Thursday, July 26.
Off Beat Cinema moves to WBBZ
Sat, Jul 7th 2012 01:00 am
Off Beat Cinema announced this week that, effective Saturday, Aug. 4, the show will move to WBBZ Channel 67 and will air at midnight on Saturday nights.
Justin Bieber to perform at 'Teen Choice 2012' on FOX
Sat, Jul 7th 2012 12:40 am
Zooey Deschanel, Lea Michele, Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, Josh Hutcherson, Zac Efron, Ellen DeGeneres, Sophia Grace and Rosie, Tyler Posey, Gordon Ramsay, Laura and Vanessa Marano and Ashley Benson among choice stars scheduled to appear.
'Glamour Camp' comes to Darien Lake
Thu, Jul 5th 2012 02:15 pm
Families and friends looking to enjoy everything camping has to offer without all the hassle can now "Glamour Camp" at Darien Lake. On June 28, the park began offering instant "glamping" sites for visitors, which let guests camp without roughing it.
TCM remembers actor Andy Griffith
Tue, Jul 3rd 2012 12:25 pm
Film tribute on Wednesday, July 18, to include performances in such films as "A Face in the Crowd" (1957), "No Time for Sergeants" (1958), "Hearts of the West" (1975) and "Onionhead" (1958)
Foreigner meet-and-greet winners
Fri, Jun 29th 2012 07:45 pm
Zachary Cooney (front row, left of center, black and blue T-shirt) won Niagara Frontier Publications' social media contest and met Foreigner Tuesday at Artpark.
Enter the Haggis performs in North Tonawanda July 7
Wed, Jun 27th 2012 09:20 pm
The third and final concert of the Niagara Celtic Heritage Society's first Celtic Concert Series featuring Toronto-based Enter the Haggis takes place Saturday, July 7, at the Historic Riviera Theatre.
FOX, Shine America announce Walmart as sponsor of 'MasterChef'
Tue, Jun 26th 2012 04:20 pm
FOX and Shine America have announced that Walmart is an official sponsor of "MasterChef's" third season. Walmart's partnership with "MasterChef" will be featured in three challenges this season.
'The X Factor' and Pepsi reward fans with exclusive access to 'Boot Camp'
Fri, Jun 22nd 2012 09:50 pm
Fans of "The X Factor" and Pepsi are being offered the ultimate opportunity to win a trip to attend a taping of "The X Factor" "Boot Camp" episodes with judges Simon Cowell, Demi Lovato, L.A. Reid and Britney Spears. "The X Factor" fan experience Twitter contest runs through Tuesday, July 10.