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Disney begins production on new 'Muppet Babies' series
Wed, Oct 26th 2016 03:50 pm
Disney has begun production on a reimagined "Muppet Babies" television series, which chronicles the playroom antics of the beloved Kermit the Frog, Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, Animal and Miss Nanny.
Artpark & Company recaps 2016 season, board names new chair
Wed, Oct 19th 2016 12:15 pm
Artpark & Company's annual meeting, held at the Niagara Falls Country Club on Wednesday, Oct. 12, celebrated the 2016 season, which was filled with new and expanded programs.
Miley Cyrus, Alicia Keys, Adam Levine, Blake Shelton & Gwen Stefani return to 'The Voice'
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 06:30 pm
International recording superstar Gwen Stefani is back and joining Alicia Keys, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton as coaches for season 12 of NBC's three-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series "The Voice."
9 remaining celebrities perform a hot new dance, Pitbull set to perform and guest judge on 'Dancing with the Stars'
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 05:05 pm
The nine remaining celebrities ready themselves for one of the hottest nights in the ballroom - "Latin Night" - with each celebrity performing either a rumba, salsa, samba, paso doblé, cha cha or Argentine tango, on "Dancing with the Stars," live, Monday, Oct. 17 (8-10:01 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.
Fallsview kicks off 2017 with concert by Jewel
Tue, Oct 11th 2016 11:50 am
Acclaimed singer-songwriter Jewel kicks off a new year at Fallsview Casino Resort when she headlines January's entertainment lineup, which features six award-winning artists set to perform live.
NBC's 'Timeless' is a big, fun, action-packed trek through history
Tue, Oct 4th 2016 05:35 pm
When the overnight TV ratings were released Tuesday, the debut of NBC's "Timeless" nearly doubled the audience of ABC's rookie serial "Conviction."
Maid of the Mist goes pink
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 07:50 pm
In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, guests who board the world-famous Maid of the Mist during the month of October will be given pink ponchos.
Buffalo Philharmonic adds second show for Beatles' 'Classical Mystery Tour'
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 12:00 pm
Beatles fans have an additional opportunity to catch the "Classical Mystery Tour" show with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. The original show on Nov. 5 is virtually sold out, with only a few seats remaining.
Brian Wilson brings 50th anniversary 'Pet Sounds' tour to Buffalo
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 07:10 pm
Brian Wilson brings his "Pet Sounds 50th Anniversary World Tour" to the University at Buffalo Center for the Arts on Wednesday, Sept. 28. The concert sold-out in less than 18 hours, as people rushed to buy tickets to see firsthand how the leftfield Beach Boys album came about, and to hear Wilson perform his musical masterpiece.
'Blindspot': Audrey Esparza talks Tasha Zapata, 'really good' season 2
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 07:00 am
Go to the bathroom early, put your phone down and get your snacks ready the night before, because, if the first episode of "Blindspot" is any indication, the second season isn't going to provide any dull moments.
Turner licenses rights to iconic 'Star Wars' film collection
Wed, Sep 14th 2016 01:10 pm
Global media company Turner has entered into multi-year licensing agreements for the "Star Wars" movie collection through unprecedented domestic deals with The Walt Disney Studios and 20th Century Fox that grant TNT and TBS the exclusive linear basic cable and companion ad-supported on-demand rights to "Star Wars."
Interview: With renewed sense of confidence, KT Tunstall returns to musical roots
Fri, Sep 9th 2016 11:20 pm
"You know, you think when you have a really successful record, 'Wow, this is it. This is the pinnacle of success.' But, actually, it's now," KT Tunstall said. "It's now, where I'm in a place where I have a record deal where I can make good choices, and I call the shots, and I can decide who I work with, and how I'm going to work, and when I'm going to work."
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue at UB Center for the Arts
Tue, Sep 6th 2016 04:20 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3. Tickets are $37. The Funky Dawgz Brass Band will open the concert.
Fridays heat up when 18 new chefs enter 'Hell's Kitchen'
Wed, Aug 31st 2016 07:20 pm
Meet the new batch of 18 ambitious chefs willing to face host, executive producer and award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay on the season 16 premiere of "Hell's Kitchen," airing Friday, Sept. 23 (8-9:01 PM ET/PT), on FOX.
ABC announces this season's 'Dancing with the Stars' celebrity cast
Tue, Aug 30th 2016 10:00 am
The celebrity cast of "Dancing with the Stars" is slipping on its dancing shoes and getting ready for the first dance on the ballroom floor, as the 23rd season kicks off Monday, Sept. 12 (8-10:01 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.
All. That. JAZZ!
Sat, Aug 27th 2016 01:00 pm
The 15th annual Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival kicked off Friday in the village with the French Quarter Hounds marching down Center Street; former Mayor Richard Soluri receiving an award for his long-time support of the event - which he helped create; Jenna Stinnis belting out the national anthem; and a performance by headliner Molly Johnson.
Buffalo Bills center Eric Wood to host 2nd annual 'Flights and Bites'
Tue, Aug 23rd 2016 10:50 am
Buffalo Bills center Eric Wood will host his second annual "Flights and Bites" at Big Ditch Brewing Co. on Oct. 17.
VIDEO, PHOTOS: Styx at Artpark
Wed, Aug 17th 2016 09:35 pm
Iconic arena rock act Styx brought five decades of hit songs to Artpark, headlining the "Tuesday in the Park" concert. Western New York's favorite female guitar virtuoso, Maria Aurigema, opened for Styx.
'She's (still) All That': Rachael Leigh Cook stars in new Hallmark Channel movie, 'Summer Love'
Thu, Aug 11th 2016 04:45 pm
Like most of us, Rachael Leigh Cook has Olympic fever.
Country superstar Tim McGraw to perform at Fallsview Casino
Tue, Aug 9th 2016 12:30 pm
Grammy-winning country music artist Tim McGraw is coming to Niagara Falls, Ontario, in November to perform live at Fallsview Casino Resort.
Interview: John Rzeznik talks 'Boxes,' Buffalo
Thu, Aug 4th 2016 10:25 am
It was in Buffalo that John Rzeznik and Robby Takac would forge the sound and style that led to "Name," "Slide" and 14 consecutive top 10 radio hits - a record for "hot" adult contemporary.
Jimmy Fallon brings the fun: 'Tonight Show' star set to host 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards
Tue, Aug 2nd 2016 12:55 pm
Jimmy Fallon, America's No. 1 late-night talk show entertainer, has been named host of the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards, set to air on NBC live coast-to-coast from the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 (8-11 p.m. ET).
Winners of Teen Choice 2016 announced
Mon, Aug 1st 2016 12:55 pm
The following were honored Sunday night at Teen Choice 2016, which aired live on FOX from The Forum in Los Angeles.
PHOTOS: Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo bring 'Holy 14' to Artpark
Wed, Jul 27th 2016 03:40 pm
Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo performed in front of Artpark's largest crowd this summer, headlining "Tuesday in the Park" this week.
PHOTOS: Olivia Newton-John 'Magic' in Niagara Falls
Sat, Jul 23rd 2016 11:15 pm
International music superstar Olivia Newton-John was on point Saturday in Niagara Falls.
for KING & COUNTRY bring 'Priceless' message to Kingdom Bound
Tue, Jul 19th 2016 01:00 pm
It's been quite a whirlwind of activity for Australian brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone since NFP featured for KING & COUNTRY in its 2013 Kingdom Bound preview.
'Celebration': 'Baila Brazil' brings dance, song, parade and carnival to Lewiston
Sat, Jul 2nd 2016 08:00 am
This summer, with "Baila Brazil," Sonia Clark and Artpark & Company are not just offering an hour or two of entertainment, but a parade down Center Street and a carnival inside the Fourth Street state park.
Double the episodes, double the surprises on 2nd season of 'Cooks vs. Cons'
Tue, Jun 28th 2016 03:50 pm
Geoffrey Zakarian is back to host the deceptive and suspenseful series "Cooks vs. Cons," where amateur cooks go head-to-head against professional chefs while concealing their true identities, adding to the mystery of this culinary competition.
'Marshall' scenes with Kate Hudson, Sterling K. Brown filmed at Daemen's presidential residence
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 06:25 pm
Filming in the Buffalo/Niagara region for "Marshall," a legal thriller starring Chadwick Boseman as a young Thurgood Marshall, a future Supreme Court justice, was recently on location at Daemen College's presidential residence, where scenes were shot for the new movie.
George Lopez, Reba McEntire, Ne-Yo, One Direction's Louis Tomlinson to serve as guest judges on season 11 of 'America's Got Talent'
Thu, Jun 23rd 2016 06:30 pm
Internationally known celebrities George Lopez, Reba McEntire, Ne-Yo and Louis Tomlinson join the "America's Got Talent" panel for "The Judge Cuts," slated to begin Tuesday, July 12 (8 p.m. ET/PT), on NBC.
Hillary Scott & The Scott Family pave the way for 'Love Remains' album, available July 29
Mon, Jun 20th 2016 11:30 am
As part of this morning's exclusive sit-down interview with ABC's "Good Morning America," seven-time Grammy Award-winning Lady Antebellum member Hillary Scott announced July 29 as the release date of "Love Remains" (EMI Nashville, Capitol CMG) by Hillary Scott & The Scott Family.
2016 NHL Draft Fan Fest announced
Thu, Jun 16th 2016 02:55 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have announced plans to host the 2016 NHL Draft Fan Fest at Canalside during the first round of the 2016 NHL Draft from 4-10 p.m. Friday, June 24.
Skillet, RED, for KING & COUNTRY, Rend Collective, Matthew West headline 30th annual Kingdom Bound Festival at Darien Lake
Mon, Jun 13th 2016 01:15 pm
The Kingdom Bound Festival, one of the nation's largest and longest-running Christian music festivals, is set to return to Darien Lake theme park this summer.
Fairy House Festival expands at Artpark
Fri, Jun 10th 2016 10:40 am
Artpark's annual Fairy House Festival is always filled with whimsy and wonder. This year, the event will transform into a two-day celebration featuring performances by international street theater groups, visual and interactive art experiences, storytelling and more.
Interview: Howard Jones plots hits, hits and more hits for Artpark show
Fri, Jun 3rd 2016 08:50 pm
Howard Jones, creator of myriad boss hit singles from the 1980s, will open for the Barenaked Ladies at Artpark.
Interview: Amanda Schull shines on underappreciated '12 Monkeys'
Mon, May 16th 2016 04:45 pm
While it's unclear if Cassie will save the world, Amanda Schull sure has made it a better place for future sci-fi series.
Niagara University commencement: Raine Maida, Chantal Kreviazuk embody, share NU's core values
Fri, May 13th 2016 09:00 pm
"Chantal Kreviazuk and Raine Maida have successfully used their platform as world-renowned musicians as a means for advocating for the poor and marginalized."
Goodbye to The Machine? Michael Emerson talks 'Person of Interest'
Mon, May 2nd 2016 04:15 pm
Fans of "Person of Interest" have waited almost a full year to see what follows the season finale - and what will become of the watchdogs, who, for four seasons, have used a set of computer-generated numbers to watch over the just and unjust (protecting the innocent and punishing the guilty).
Artpark welcomes Tears For Fears, YES, Beatles tribute RAIN and O.A.R.; full outdoor lineups announced
Mon, Apr 25th 2016 10:00 am
Artpark announced nine remaining concert dates today, revealing complete lineups for "First Niagara presents Tuesdays in the Park" and "Coors Light Wednesdays" outdoor concert series. The new shows include:
Actors turned singers: Kiefer Sutherland, Johnny Depp among those performing locally this summer
Fri, Apr 22nd 2016 11:00 am
In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, "24" star Kiefer Sutherland said he rolls his eyes when he hears of actors turning into singers. But that didn't stop him from adding his name to that list.