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Kenmore broadcasting company proud to welcome home 'The Sound of The City,' WEBR radio 1440-AM, to WNY
Thu, Jul 2nd 2020 10:20 pm
Radio station WEBR is making a comeback to its hometown of Buffalo, at 1440 on the AM dial. After a 27-year absence, this historic "Buffalo Born" radio station looks to have a strong reemergence on local airwaves, which will be music to the ears of Western New Yorkers who could not find any trace of the classic standards from the "Great American Song Book" anywhere on the AM or FM dial.
B.J. Thomas, Lisa Loeb, George Thorogood, Corey Taylor alongside Gavin Rossdale, Myles Kennedy of Alter Bridge, Lzzy Hale & Joe Hottinger of Halestorm, Don Felder, Filter, Chris Robertson of Black Stone Cherry, Brandon Saller of Atreyu to perform during '
Thu, Jul 2nd 2020 08:55 pm
B.J. Thomas, Lisa Loeb, George Thorogood, Corey Taylor alongside Gavin Rossdale, Don Felder (a former lead guitarist of the Eagles), Myles Kennedy (Alter Bridge), Lzzy Hale & Joe Hottinger (Halestorm), Jesse Hasek (10 Years), Filter, The Dead Daisies, Chris Robertson (Black Stone Cherry), Starset, Brandon Saller (Atreyu), Ricky Byrd, Bobby Whitlock & CoCo Carmel, Joe Grushecky, Kathy Sledge, Bones Owens, Danielia Cotton and Matt Bigland (Dinosaur Pile-Up) are set to perform during United Stations Media Networks and Storic Media Podcast Network present "Rock For Relief" benefit concert supporting Feeding America's COVID-19 response fund on July 3 (8 and 11 p.m. ET).
Peacock strikes content licensing agreement with ViacomCBS
Thu, Jul 2nd 2020 08:55 pm
Peacock, NBCUniversal's new streaming service, announced an agreement to license popular Paramount movies and TV shows from the ViacomCBS library.
Don McLean, Barry Manilow, Martina McBride, Kenny Loggins, Cindy & Carlos Santana, Jewel, CeCe Winans, Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo set for CNN's 'The Fourth In America'
Wed, Jul 1st 2020 10:15 pm
With many traditional Fourth of July events canceled across the country, CNN'S "The Fourth In America" will showcase musical performances from U.S. military bands, iconic singers, Broadway performers, and feature firework shows in multiple U.S. cities.
Volunteers needed for Artpark 'Art of Walking' tours
Wed, Jul 1st 2020 10:15 pm
Artpark & Company is looking for volunteers to check-in, participate and assist guests attending "The Art of Walking" treks at 4 and 6:30 p.m. Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays. Volunteers will receive a free ticket for a family or friend to accompany them on the walk on the day they volunteer. Walks are one hour long.
New 'NBC Sports Camp' debuts this summer in partnership with Chelsea Piers
Tue, Jun 30th 2020 05:35 pm
With COVID-19 drastically altering how young athletes will be able to spend their summers, NBC Sports and Chelsea Piers present "NBC Sports Camp powered by Chelsea Piers," a free, virtual summer program for 7-to-12-year-old athletes to learn and play a variety of sports from their home turf. "NBC Sports Camp" is a four-week online VOD program starting the week of July 6, offering immersive instruction across more than 10 sports.
Hit HBO comedy series 'Curb Your Enthusiasm,' starring Larry David, will return for an 11th season
Tue, Jun 30th 2020 05:35 pm
HBO renewed the Emmy and Golden Globe-winning comedy series "Curb Your Enthusiasm," starring Larry David, for an 11th season, it was announced Tuesday by Amy Gravitt, executive vice president of HBO programming.
Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino phased opening begins
Tue, Jun 30th 2020 05:30 pm
Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino will open to the public at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 2. Temporary hours of operation are 10 a.m. until 2 a.m. daily until July 6, when 24-hour operations will begin.
ASI now accepting applications for Fendrick Theatre Fund
Tue, Jun 30th 2020 12:45 pm
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York Inc. announced applications for its David R. Fendrick Theatre Fund are now open. The biannual program awards one $1,000 grant to an individual theater artist in Western New York, and supports the writing or production of new work, the new production of existing work, experimental and multimedia theatrical productions, and/or the completion of a work in progress. Applications are open until 11:59 p.m. Monday, Aug. 24, and selection will be announced in September.
Freeform lines up ensemble for 'Love in the Time of Corona'
Tue, Jun 30th 2020 12:45 pm
Freeform has announced the cast of the limited series event, "Love in the Time of Corona," including Tony and Grammy Award winner Leslie Odom Jr. ("Hamilton"), Nicolette Robinson ("The Affair"), Tommy Dorfman ("13 Reasons Why"), Rainey Qualley ("Mad Men"), Gil Bellows ("Patriot"), Rya Kihlstedt ("One Mississippi"), Ava Bellows ("This Too Shall Pass") and L. Scott Caldwell ("Lost").
Chrissy Metz releases new song 'Actress'
Tue, Jun 30th 2020 12:45 pm
Award-winning actress Chrissy Metz recently released a brand-new song, "Actress." It follows her recent release, "Talking to God," which goes to country radio next month, and both are set to be featured on Metz's upcoming debut album on EMI Records Nashville.
Black Eyed Peas, The Killers, Lady A, John Legend, Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley set to perform during NBC's 44th annual 'Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular'
Mon, Jun 29th 2020 05:10 pm
NBC News' "Today" anchor Craig Melvin will host the evening, which begins with a special performance by national youth poet l­­aureate Amanda Gorman. Black Eyed Peas, The Killers, Lady A, John Legend, Tim McGraw and Brad Paisley will take the stage before the fireworks begin. Spectators in New York City and from coast-to-coast, will have a front-row view to the unparalleled barrage of color, light and sound.
Artpark offers update on Strawberry Moon Festival
Mon, Jun 29th 2020 02:20 pm
Artpark & Company announced the Strawberry Moon Festival performance featuring the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra with Jon Lehrer Dance Company, originally planned for Aug. 1, has been postponed to a new date (to be announced) for summer 2021.
HBO Sports acquires North American TV & streaming rights to documentary film 'The Weight Of Gold'
Mon, Jun 29th 2020 02:05 pm
HBO Sports has acquired North American television and streaming rights to the documentary feature film "The Weight Of Gold," a revealing and powerful documentary exploring the mental health challenges Olympic athletes often face in deeply personal detail. The film debuts Wednesday, July 29 (9 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO, at the same time as the 2020 Summer Games (with 11,000 world-class athletes in attendance) were slated to be competing in Tokyo. Those athletes, like much of the world's population, are currently at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lee Business School & The Ted and Doris Lee Family Foundation announce committee members for $1m entrepreneur prize competition
Mon, Jun 29th 2020 02:00 pm
The UNLV Lee Business School and the Ted and Doris Lee Family Foundation recently announced the elite list of committee members who will select winners for the Lee School Prize for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
The Oak Ridge Boys to perform, co-host TBN's Independence Day celebration featuring Nicole C. Mullen & Lee Greenwood
Mon, Jun 29th 2020 11:35 am
Grammy Award-winning, Country Music Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opry members The Oak Ridge Boys are set to host TBN's July 4th weekend special performing multiple songs, along with guests two-time Grammy-nominated and GMA Dove award-winner Nicole C. Mullen, Grammy-winner Lee Greenwood and joined by co-host Gov. Mike Huckabee.
Seneca Resorts & Casinos opens limited table games starting July 1
Mon, Jun 29th 2020 11:30 am
Seneca Resorts & Casinos announced that, beginning July 1, it will offer limited table games at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino and Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino.
Bob Dylan's 'Rough and Rowdy Ways' album becomes worldwide hit
Mon, Jun 29th 2020 10:30 am
Bob Dylan's new album, "Rough and Rowdy Ways," has debuted in the Top 10 in 14 countries, including No. 1 chart entries in the U.K., Ireland, Norway, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Germany and Switzerland; No. 2 positions in the U.S., Australia, Belgium and Denmark; No. 3 in Sweden; and No. 4 in France and Italy. The album's entry on the U.S. on Billboard's Top 200 is Dylan's highest chart debut in this country since 2009, and marks the artist's 18th studio album to debut in the U.S. Top 10. "Rough And Rowdy Ways" has also debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's top album sales chart.
'Respect': Jennifer Hudson stars as Aretha Franklin
Mon, Jun 29th 2020 10:25 am
Following the rise of Aretha Franklin's career from a child singing in her father's church's choir to her international superstardom, "Respect" is the remarkable true story of the music icon's journey to find her voice.
Goo Goo Dolls announce release of 'Miracle Pill (Deluxe Edition)'
Fri, Jun 26th 2020 02:35 pm
Today, multi-Platinum, four-time Grammy-nominated rock band Goo Goo Dolls announced they will release the deluxe edition of their acclaimed 12th studio record, "Miracle Pill," on July 10 via Warner Records. In addition to the smash title song "Miracle Pill" and the band's latest single "Fearless," the special album will deliver three never-before-heard tracks, including "Just A Man," a powerful and lush new song that was written and recorded in London with producers Martin Slattery and Antony Genn (The Hours).
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr., Renée Elise Goldsberry, Tamron Hall, Ashton Kutcher & Mila Kunis headline guest lineup on 'Live with Kelly and Ryan'
Fri, Jun 26th 2020 02:30 pm
Nationally syndicated morning talk show "Live with Kelly and Ryan" announces the lineup of guests appearing on the show the week of June 29 through July 3. All episodes and interviews will be conducted via video chat.
Disney Channel has 'Disney Channel Summer Sing-Along' & 'Radio Disney Presents ARDYS Summer Playlist'
Fri, Jun 26th 2020 02:30 pm
"Disney Channel Summer Sing-Along" and "Radio Disney Presents ARDYs Summer Playlist" are set to premiere back-to-back Friday, July 10, beginning at 8 p.m. EDT on Disney Channel. Immediately after the "ARDYs," "Descendants" star Sarah Jeffery's new Disney Channel Voices music video, "Even the Stars," will make its Disney Channel debut.
Skillet releases 'Save Me - Reimagined' produced by Korey Cooper
Fri, Jun 26th 2020 02:30 pm
Multi-Platinum-selling rock band Skillet recently released "Save Me - Reimagined," a new version of the latest rock single. The track was produced by the band's own Korey Cooper and is now available on all DSPs.
'Fires' from Canadian artist & songwriter Jordan St. Cyr
Fri, Jun 26th 2020 02:30 pm
"Fires," the latest song from independent Canadian artist and songwriter Jordan St. Cyr, has made its debut at radio. Currently at No. 47 on the Billboard audience NCA chart, the song received immediate adds out of the box and close to 20 stations are playing the single. Written by St. Cyr along with Micah Kuiper and Krissy Nordhoff, "Fires" is the title track to his upcoming EP release slated to release later this year.
Lauren Alaina announces duet version of her latest single, 'Getting Good,' with Trisha Yearwood
Fri, Jun 26th 2020 02:30 pm
Pre-quarantine, Lauren Alaina joined Trisha Yearwood on her Food Network Show, "Trisha's Southern Kitchen." The two cooked up some great dishes and sang harmony on Alaina's current single, "Getting Good," which could have sparked a new collaboration. A new duet version with the two Georgia natives on Alaina's song comes out today.
Luke Bryan reschedules his 'Proud To Be Right Here Tour' to 2021
Fri, Jun 26th 2020 02:30 pm
Four-time Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan, who enjoys performing on tour for millions of fans every year, announced his "Proud To Be Right Here Tour" will be rescheduled to 2021 out of an abundance of caution for the safety and health of his fans. The new 2021 dates for concerts previously announced include some currently on sale. More details on the full 2021 schedule and additional on sales will follow at a later time. For tickets and more information, go to
HBO Max extends availability of popular DC films
Fri, Jun 26th 2020 02:30 pm
By popular demand, HBO Max has extended the availability of the following titles through December:
'Showbiz Kids' debuts July 14, exclusively on HBO
Fri, Jun 26th 2020 02:30 pm
"Showbiz Kids," debuting Tuesday, July 14 (9-10:35 p.m. ET/PT), offers an unvarnished look at the high-risk, high-reward business of working as a child actor in the entertainment industry. The film chronicles the personal and professional price of fame and failure on a child.
Rhett Walker debuts new music video today for 'Good to Me'
Fri, Jun 26th 2020 02:30 pm
Grammy-nominated southern rocker and songwriter Rhett Walker drops his latest music video today for "Good to Me." The song, featured on his album of the same name, follows its previous single "Believer," which has become Walker's most successful career radio single to date.
More than a traditional walking tour experience: 'The Art of Walking' begins at Artpark
Thu, Jun 25th 2020 11:35 am
This summer, visitors are invited to reinterpret the Artpark experience through "The Art of Walking." A new approach to a traditional walking tour, participants will explore the nature, poetry and story of Artpark in an engaging and surprising way while adhering to social distancing guidelines.
Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino phased opening this week
Wed, Jun 24th 2020 02:55 pm
As part of Seneca Resorts & Casinos phased opening plans, Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino will open to the public at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 25. Temporary hours of operation at this stage are 10 a.m. until 2 a.m. daily.
2020 Taste of Buffalo at Home, a virtual food festival, set for July 11 and 12
Wed, Jun 24th 2020 02:30 pm
Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops Friendly Markets on Wednesday announced more details for "Taste of Buffalo at Home," a virtual food festival scheduled for July 11-12, in lieu of the traditional in-person event. "Taste of Buffalo at Home" will provide support for local restaurants while embodying the spirit of the live festival with cooking demonstrations, live music, and other food-related fun - all hosted online.
Peacock to launch nationally on Google platforms and devices July 15
Tue, Jun 23rd 2020 05:25 pm
Peacock, NBCUniversal's new streaming service, announced it will be available on Google platforms and devices including Android, Android TV devices, Chromecast and Chromecast built-in devices on July 15.
Lil Rel Howery to bring big laughs to miniature world as host of NBC's tiny new game show 'Small Fortune'
Tue, Jun 23rd 2020 05:25 pm
NBC has named dynamic comedian, actor, writer and producer Lil Rel Howery as host of the new game show, "Small Fortune." Howery, who will also serve as executive producer, joins the pint-sized series that will offer contestants the opportunity to amass large sums of money on the smallest of scales.
Artpark loses 'Saints and Sinners,' but gains 'Blues Brothers'
Tue, Jun 23rd 2020 05:05 pm
On Tuesday, Artpark & Company announced a "The Saints and Sinners Tour 2020" date is canceled. The show was to feature Big Wreck, Headstones, Moist and The Tea Party; it was originally scheduled for July 16. Ticketholders have been emailed instructions.
Dramatic comedy 'Aging Out' set to begin production locally in August
Tue, Jun 23rd 2020 04:35 pm
The film "Aging Out" is a dramatic comedy, rooted in the love of a found family. The movie touches on some of the harsh realities of the adoption system. "Aging Out" displays diversity, togetherness, courage and sacrifice that family makes to stay together.
Arts Services initiative enters new stage of governance
Tue, Jun 23rd 2020 12:30 pm
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York Inc. announced it is entering the next stage of organizational governance with several members of its board of directors terming off, others elected to a second term, and a few being elected to serve as chairs of specific committees. This news comes as ASI prepares for fiscal year 2021, when it will celebrate its 10th anniversary.
iHeartMedia 'iHeartCountry 4th of July BBQ' on The CW featuring country music's biggest artists
Tue, Jun 23rd 2020 09:35 am
To celebrate Independence Day, iHeartMedia announced its all-new television and radio special, "iHeartCountry 4th of July BBQ" and featuring country music artists Kane Brown, Lauren Alaina and Old Dominion performing live from the backyards of their homes. Hosted by Bobby Bones, the celebration invites Americans to tune-in for of an evening of music and storytelling.
NBC to air 'Global Goal: Unite for Our Future - The Concert'
Tue, Jun 23rd 2020 09:00 am
Hosted by Dwayne Johnson of "The Titan Games," NBC will air the two-hour special "Global Goal: Unite for Our Future — The Concert" on Saturday, June 27 (8 p.m. ET/PT).

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