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Billy Crystal makes Fallsview Casino debut
Tue, Jan 10th 2017 08:40 pm
Coming off the heels of his recent critically acclaimed tour, Tony and Emmy Award-winning comedian Billy Crystal sets his sights on Fallsview Casino Resort this April, promising an evening of hilarious stand-up, storytelling and unpredictable moments.
Artpark launches 'Broadway Jr.' program
Mon, Jan 9th 2017 01:50 pm
A new Artpark Theater Academy was announced on Monday, offering a unique experience for young performers. Artpark will present the "Broadway Jr." program from July 10 though Aug. 5.
Buffalo Sabres assign Alexander Nylander to Rochester
Mon, Jan 9th 2017 11:35 am
The Buffalo Sabres on Saturday announced the organization assigned forward Alexander Nylander to the Rochester Americans (AHL).
NU Theatre presents annual Short Play Festival
Sat, Jan 7th 2017 11:25 am
Comedies, dramas and everything in-between will be offered from Jan. 20-28 when Niagara University presents its annual Short Play Festival. It's a smorgasbord of 10-minute, student-directed plays.
74th Annual Golden Globe Awards: Second round of presenters announced
Thu, Jan 5th 2017 05:00 pm
Jimmy Fallon will host the high-profile ceremony airing live on NBC at 8 p.m. ET on Sunday, Jan. 8, from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. Previously announced, eight-time Golden Globe-winner Meryl Streep will be the recipient of the 2017 Cecil B. DeMille Award.
Skillet's 'Feel Invincible' scores band first hot Christian songs chart topper
Thu, Jan 5th 2017 05:00 pm
Skillet has sold 11 million units worldwide, closed out 2016 with seven mainstream rock and 10 Christian yearend chart placements and were once again the top Christian streaming songs artist of 2016. But 2017 marks the first time the band has topped Billboard's top Christian songs chart.
Jewel headlines Hallmark mystery movie, Fallsview Casino concert
Thu, Jan 5th 2017 03:25 pm
It's hard to imagine Jewel Kilcher foresaw becoming the globally successful multimedia superstar she is today.
Sidewalk Prophets premiere new music video for 'Impossible'
Wed, Jan 4th 2017 08:50 pm
Sidewalk Prophets premiered their latest music video last night for their song "Impossible" with a little help from the Sidewalk Prophets Family, who helped promote the video across hundreds of social network profiles - reaching half a million people - in a coordinated effort.
Russell Wilson & Seattle Seahawks host Matthew Stafford & Detroit Lions in NBC's NFL Wild Card game
Wed, Jan 4th 2017 08:50 pm
NBC kicks off its NFL Playoff coverage this Saturday, Jan. 7, at 8:15 p.m. ET with an NFC Wild Card matchup, when Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks (NFC West, 10-5-1) host Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions (NFC North, 9-7) at CenturyLink Field in Seattle.
'National Geographic Live' returns to Kleinhans
Tue, Jan 3rd 2017 04:50 pm
Explore a hidden universe through the eyes of the photographic team of David Doubilet and his underwater partner, Jennifer Hayes when they present "National Geographic Live's" "Coral, Fire and Ice: Exploring Secret Underwater Worlds."
Megyn Kelly joins NBC News
Tue, Jan 3rd 2017 04:40 pm
Megyn Kelly, one of America's most prominent news anchors, will join NBC News, it was announced Tuesday by Andrew Lack, chairman of the NBCUniversal News Group.
It's light & healthy week for a new year - and a new you, on 'The Chew'
Mon, Jan 2nd 2017 07:00 am
The Emmy Award-winning co-hosts of "The Chew," Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz, devote the first week of 2017 to light and healthy meal ideas and welcome stars galore Jan. 2-6 (1 p.m. EST) on the ABC Television Network.
Joshua Maloni's top 10 celebrity interviews of 2016
Sat, Dec 31st 2016 04:10 am
Here are my favorite celebrity interviews from 2016 (with clickable links).
74th Annual Golden Globe Awards: First round of presenters announced
Fri, Dec 30th 2016 09:35 pm
Jimmy Fallon will host the high-profile ceremony from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. It will air live on Sunday, Jan. 8 (8-11 p.m. ET), on NBC. "The HFPA Presents: Globes Red Carpet Live" official red carpet pre-show for the will stream live on Twitter from the red carpet at The Beverly Hilton from 6-8 p.m. ET.
Green Bay Packers visit Detroit Lions in battle for NFC North title on New Year's Day
Fri, Dec 30th 2016 09:30 pm
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" continues this week with #Game256, a battle for the NFC North division title, as the Green Bay Packers (9-6) visit the Detroit Lions (9-6) on New Year's Day at Ford Field in Detroit. Coverage begins with "Football Night in America" at 7 p.m. ET on NBC.
NBC rings in 2017 with 'NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly' featuring performance by Jennifer Lopez
Thu, Dec 29th 2016 07:00 am
NBC will celebrate the new year with "NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly," set for Saturday, Dec. 31, live from Times Square in New York (11:30 p.m. ET.) The broadcast will feature special performances from musical superstars Alicia Keys, Pentatonix and Blake Shelton. Mel B will host with Daly.
Disney chief releases statement on Carrie Fisher's passing
Tue, Dec 27th 2016 04:55 pm
Robert A. Iger, chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Co., issued the following statement on Carrie Fisher's passing on Tuesday:
Buffalo Bills: Rex Ryan Relieved of his duties as head coach
Tue, Dec 27th 2016 12:50 pm
Rex Ryan has been relieved of his duties as the head coach of the Buffalo Bills, the team announced on Tuesday.
Rusted Root to ring in 2017 at Buffalo's Iron Works
Thu, Dec 22nd 2016 10:10 pm
Rusted Root will take center stage for a New Year's Eve gig at Iron Works, 49 Illinois St., Buffalo. Showtime is 9 p.m. Tickets, $30 and $35, are now on sale.
Dolly Parton's My People Fund serves nearly 900 families in first distribution
Thu, Dec 22nd 2016 07:30 pm
In a little more than two weeks after the wildfires that spread across Dolly Parton's home area of Sevier County, Tennessee, Parton and the Dollywood Foundation launched the distribution of assistance from the My People Fund. During the four-day cash distribution, 884 families received their initial support payments.
Arts Services Initiative announces 2016 Give for Greatness grant awards
Thu, Dec 22nd 2016 06:00 pm
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York on Thursday announced the recipients of the 2016 Give for Greatness grants.
New Food Network culinary competition pits pros against passionate amateurs in 'Bakers vs. Fakers'
Thu, Dec 22nd 2016 02:35 pm
Four competitors battle it out each episode for ultimate bragging rights and a cash prize, as Buddy Valastro hosts new culinary competition series "Bakers vs. Fakers," premiering Wednesday, Jan. 25 (10 p.m. ET/PT), on Food Network.
Buffalo Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra performs two January concerts under baton of Dennis Kim
Wed, Dec 21st 2016 02:15 pm
Two Western New York communities will get the chance to hear the BPO in their own backyards this winter.
Get timesaving tips & latest kitchen hacks, culinary trends from the pros on a new season of 'Kitchen Sink'
Wed, Dec 21st 2016 02:10 pm
Start your Sundays off in the new year with food, friends and fun, in a new season of "Kitchen Sink," premiering Sunday, Jan. 15 (11 a.m. ET/PT), on Food Network.
Buffalo Sabres assign Alexander Nylander to Team Sweden
Wed, Dec 21st 2016 08:20 am
The Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday announced the organization assigned forward Alexander Nylander to the Swedish men's national junior ice hockey team for the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship. The tournament will be held in Toronto and Montreal from Dec. 26 to Jan. 5.
Schneiderman announces settlement with production co. for 'The Real Housewives of Atlanta'
Mon, Dec 19th 2016 03:05 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman on Monday announced a settlement with the television production company True Entertainment LLC that will require it to pay $411,000 in restitution to hundreds of employees who did not receive overtime despite routinely working well over 40 hours per week.
Right before Christmas & Hanukkah, 'The Chew' is holiday headquarters
Mon, Dec 19th 2016 07:00 am
The holidays are nearly here, and "The Chew" is the place to be! The Emmy Award-winning co-hosts Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz have dazzling guests, surprise audience giveaways, festive recipes and tips for gifts you won't want to miss the week of Dec. 19-23 (1 p.m. EST on the ABC Television Network).
Dak Prescott & NFC East-leading Dallas Cowboys host Jameis Winston & Tampa Bay Buccaneers on NBC's 'Sunday Night Football'
Sat, Dec 17th 2016 07:00 am
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" continues this week with a matchup with NFC playoff implications, when Dak Prescott and the NFC East-leading Dallas Cowboys (11-2) host Jameis Winston and the 8-5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Coverage begins with "Football Night in America" at 7 p.m. ET.
Wrap up a BOGO offer at Regal Cinemas
Fri, Dec 16th 2016 02:05 pm
Get some last-minute holiday shopping done with this special BOGO offer. Regal guests will receive a $10 concessions promo eCard for every $50 spent in eGift cards. This exclusive offer runs out on Dec. 31.
Christy Nockels releases 'The Thrill Of Hope' to critical acclaim
Fri, Dec 16th 2016 02:05 pm
Upon a successful debut, Christy Nockels' first-ever Christmas record, "The Thrill Of Hope," is receiving widespread praise from critics, citing the album as "the most original and inspired holiday album" and "a beautiful yuletide reminder."
Grammy-nominated worship artist Kari Jobe announces new studio album, 'The Garden'
Fri, Dec 16th 2016 02:00 pm
Grammy-nominated and renowned worship leader Kari Jobe will release her third studio album titled "The Garden" on Feb. 3, 2017. This album follows the highly acclaimed live project "Majestic," which produced the hit single "Forever" and "I Am Not Alone."
Casting Crowns receives fifth RIAA platinum certification
Fri, Dec 16th 2016 09:55 am
Multiplatinum-selling and Grammy-award winning band Casting Crowns has been awarded RIAA platinum certification for their Christmas album "Peace On Earth."
Higgins announces $150,000 in federal funding for WNY art & cultural agencies
Thu, Dec 15th 2016 07:55 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, announced six Western New York art and cultural organizations will receive federal grants through the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) totaling $150,000.
Interview: Emma Slater offers inside look at 'Dancing with the Stars' show, live tour & engagement
Thu, Dec 15th 2016 05:45 pm
"Dancing with the Stars: Live! - We Came to Dance" promises to "showcase every type of ballroom and modern dance seen on ABC's hit show ... including group performances, romantic duets, contemporary numbers and original pieces created specifically for the nationwide tour."
IOC, USOC & NBCUniversal announce Olympic Channel partnership in US
Thu, Dec 15th 2016 09:45 am
In a groundbreaking collaboration to connect fans to the Olympic movement all year-round, the International Olympic Committee, the United States Olympic Committee and NBCUniversal have created a comprehensive Olympic Channel content and distribution partnership in the U.S., all parties announced on Thursday.
Star-studded 'Smoky Mountains Rise' telethon raises nearly $9 million (So far!)
Thu, Dec 15th 2016 09:45 am
Millions watched "Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund" telethon on Tuesday, and millions were raised.
Concert special 'Michael Bublé Sings and Swings' airs Tuesday, Dec. 20 on NBC
Wed, Dec 14th 2016 06:00 pm
Michael Bublé, the multi-Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and producer, returns to NBC with "Michael Bublé Sings and Swings," airing Tuesday, Dec. 20 (8 p.m. ET/PT).
Regal Cinemas offers special swag for 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'
Wed, Dec 14th 2016 04:00 pm
With the biggest release of the year just a few days away, Regal Cinemas across the country are gearing up to reward Crown Club members viewing "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story."
Uber & home arenas of Bills, Sabres announce partnership - if Albany allows ridesharing upstate
Wed, Dec 14th 2016 01:15 pm
Uber and the home arenas of the Buffalo Bills and the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday announced that, if the State Legislature were to allow ridesharing to operate across New York state, the organizations would immediately begin negotiating a partnership that would encompass making rides to and from Buffalo sporting events (including the upcoming NCAA Tournament) and concerts even more efficient and seamless.

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