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'Jeopardy!' Teachers Tournament set for May 7-18
Mon, Apr 30th 2018 03:30 pm
Class is in session when the "Jeopardy!" Teachers Tournament kicks off Monday, May 7 (7:30 p.m., WIVB-TV Channel 4). The two-week event, presented by Farmers Insurance in affiliation with the insurer group's Thank America's Teachers program, features 15 of the country's sharpest educators competing for the $100,000 grand prize and a spot in the next edition of the Tournament of Champions.
Kelly Clarkson, Sean Hayes, Jack Black test pop culture smarts on Red Nose Day edition of 'Hollywood Game Night'
Fri, Apr 27th 2018 05:50 pm
"Hollywood Game Night," hosted by Emmy Award winner Jane Lynch, will join the Red Nose Day celebration on Thursday, May 24 (9 p.m. ET/PT), with some of the biggest names in entertainment set to prove their pop culture chops.
With Buffalo boost, NBC Sports' coverage of first round of 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs is best in 6 years
Fri, Apr 27th 2018 05:45 pm
NBC Sports' coverage of the first round of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs across the networks of NBCUniversal averaged a total audience delivery (TAD) of 769,000 viewers, its best first round viewership in six years. Wednesday night's Game 7 between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Boston Bruins averaged a TAD of 1.484 million viewers, making it the best first round game ever on NBCSN.
From Broadway to bacon, 'The Chew' is celebrating 'Hosts Choice Week,' plus legendary Carol Burnett visits the kitchen
Fri, Apr 27th 2018 02:00 pm
All week long, "The Chew" is celebrating co-hosts Michael Symon, Clinton Kelly and Carla Hall's favorite things - from Broadway to fried chicken and bacon - with "Hosts Choice Week." Our viewers are getting in on the action voting on some of their favorite themes. They conclude the week with a legendary finish - the iconic Carol Burnett!
Buffalo Bills draft Josh Allen, Tremaine Edmunds
Fri, Apr 27th 2018 06:30 am
After months of speculation as to what the Buffalo Bills might do on NFL Draft day - would the team trade up, trade down, take a quarterback - the answer finally came on Thursday night. The team traded picks No. 12, 53 and 56 to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and selected Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen with the No. 7 overall pick.
ABC News announces special coverage of royal wedding with a 5-hour special edition of 'Good Morning America'
Thu, Apr 26th 2018 03:00 pm
ABC News announced special coverage of the royal wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle, featuring an extended edition of "Good Morning America" on Saturday, May 19 (5-10 a.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. "GMA" co-anchor Robin Roberts and "World News Tonight" anchor David Muir will lead live coverage from Windsor, England.
'Saturday Night Live's' Colin Jost & Michael Che to host 70th Primetime Emmy Awards
Thu, Apr 26th 2018 01:05 pm
Colin Jost and Michael Che, "Weekend Update" anchors and Emmy Award-nominated co-head writers of NBC's iconic and Emmy Award-winning late night franchise "Saturday Night Live," have been named co-hosts of the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards. The telecast will be executive produced by "SNL" creator and executive producer Lorne Michaels.
Return of Cooking Channel's 'Beach Bites with Katie Lee' makes waves with new destinations
Thu, Apr 26th 2018 01:05 pm
Beginning on Thursday, June 7 (10 p.m. ET), Katie Lee is diving into the ultimate gourmet getaway with new surfside destinations serving up scenic views and mouthwatering meals on the return of "Cooking Channel's Beach Bites with Katie Lee."
Disney orders 'Star Wars Resistance,' a high-flying anime-inspired series
Thu, Apr 26th 2018 11:25 am
Production has begun on "Star Wars Resistance," an exciting new animated adventure series about Kazuda Xiono, a young pilot recruited by the Resistance and tasked with a top-secret mission to spy on the growing threat of the First Order. It will premiere this fall on Disney Channel in the U.S. and, thereafter, on Disney XD and around the world.
'Schoolhouse Rock' to appear in May 9 episode of 'The Goldbergs'
Thu, Apr 26th 2018 10:50 am
Bob Dorough's beloved '80s classic "Schoolhouse Rock" will appear in an episode of "The Goldbergs" airing Wednesday, May 9.
Fleetwood Mac sets Buffalo concert
Wed, Apr 25th 2018 05:30 pm
Iconic rock band Fleetwood Mac is returning to the road. The Grammy-winning band will embark upon a North American tour this fall. The trek will take Fleetwood Mac to Buffalo for an 8 p.m. show Tuesday, March 26, 2019. The newly announced lineup of Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Stevie Nicks and Christine McVie with newcomers Mike Campbell and Neil Finn will take the stage at KeyBank Center.
The Royal Wedding to be recorded on Decca Records
Wed, Apr 25th 2018 05:30 pm
When Prince Harry marries Meghan Markle next month, the Royal Wedding ceremony will be recorded live and released on Decca Records within hours of the service ending. Decca, one of Britain's most historic record labels, will have the privilege of capturing the entire service.
Cooking Channel heats up primetime with hot new season of 'Man Fire Food'
Wed, Apr 25th 2018 05:30 pm
"Man Fire Food," one of Cooking Channel's top original series, returns as chef Roger Mooking continues his search for the most innovative and outrageous ways people across the country cook with fire. Whether it is smoked, grilled or barbecued, these one-of-a-kind dishes are smoking-hot and sizzle the taste buds. The 13 new episodes kick off Wednesday, May 30 (9 p.m. ET), with flaming bold flavors.
'Iron Chef America' returns to Food Network with classic fan-favorite format
Tue, Apr 24th 2018 05:00 pm
"Iron Chef America" is back with the franchise's classic fan-favorite format and a new 10-episode season beginning Sunday, May 20 (10 p.m. ET/PT). Overseen by host Alton Brown, each standalone episode pits an up-and-coming chef competitor against an elite Iron Chef in a secret ingredient battle of over-the-top edible greatness.
10 athletes will go toe-to-toe and vie for coveted Mirrorball Trophy on season premiere of 'Dancing with the Stars: Athletes' April 30
Tue, Apr 24th 2018 05:00 pm
Sports fans rejoice as one of the most competitive seasons of "Dancing with the Stars" ever fires up the scoreboard and welcomes 10 determined athletes who will take to the ballroom floor for their first dance, on the season premiere of "Dancing with the Stars: Athletes," Monday, April 30 (8-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.
Buffalo Sabres sign Victor Olofsson
Tue, Apr 24th 2018 05:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday announced the team signed forward Victor Olofsson to a two-year, entry-level contract.
Carnegie Art Center presents 'Jazz at the CAC' with Carina & The Six String Preacher
Tue, Apr 24th 2018 01:30 pm
The Carnegie Art Center will welcome back a band self-described as "A spicy blend of crime jazz, surf, tango and pop, with a touch of blood and a dash of cinnamon": Carina and the Six String Preacher. The modern-day "jazz noir" act will perform from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3, at the CAC, 240 Goundry St., North Tonawanda. Tickets are $10.
'AGT' finalist 'Catapult: The Amazing Magic of Shadow Dance' at The Rivera Theatre
Tue, Apr 24th 2018 01:30 pm
The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center welcomes "Catapult: The Amazing Magic of Shadow Dance" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10.
Jackie Hill Perry to unveil fearless new album, 'Crescendo'
Tue, Apr 24th 2018 01:30 pm
Birthed out of one of the busiest times of her life, Jackie Hill Perry will release her sophomore album, "Crescendo" (Humble Beast, Fair Trade Services), on May 11. The rapper, writer, preacher and poet presents a 14-piece collection of musical art that serves to reveal a journey that she has taken personally, spiritually and artistically.
K-LOVE Fan Awards features performances by Cory Asbury featuring Francesca Battistelli, Jordan Feliz, Mandisa, Matthew West, MercyMe featuring Trace Adkins, Newsboys United & TobyMac
Tue, Apr 24th 2018 01:30 pm
Emphasizing their mega year at radio, Cory Asbury featuring Francesca Battistelli, Jordan Feliz, Mandisa, Matthew West, MercyMe featuring Trace Adkins, Newsboys United and TobyMac are the initial slew of performances announced for the 2018 K-LOVE Fan Awards taking place on Sunday, May 27. Mandisa and West will co-host the evening at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry.
Shania Twain hosts 36th annual Canadian Country Music Awards
Tue, Apr 24th 2018 01:30 pm
With a long list of sold-out tour dates confirmed for this summer, and the recent release of her first album in almost a decade, Shania Twain continues to be one of Canada's most celebrated performers. On Tuesday, the Canadian Country Music Association and CBC announced the five-time Grammy and 24-time CCMA Award winner has been confirmed to host the 2018 CCMA Awards at FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton on Sunday, Sept. 9. The awards will be broadcast live nationwide at 8 p.m. ET on CBC and cbcbmusic.ca/ccmas.
JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition announces semifinalists
Mon, Apr 23rd 2018 04:45 pm
After an intense week and a half of review, eight semifinalists have been selected to come to Buffalo and compete in the eighth biennial JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition, taking place June 6-9. The semifinalists are:
Martha Stewart joins Food Network as newest 'Chopped' judge
Mon, Apr 23rd 2018 04:35 pm
Emmy Award-winning television personality, acclaimed cookbook author and trusted lifestyle expert Martha Stewart joins Food Network as a recurring guest judge on "Chopped," beginning Tuesday, June 5 (9 p.m. ET/PT).
KeyBank Summer Solstice Celebration returns to Artpark on June 16
Mon, Apr 23rd 2018 03:20 pm
Artpark & Company celebrates the beginning of summer by transforming the park grounds and the amphitheater into the "KeyBank Summer Solstice Celebration."
'American Idol' to make history with first-ever coast-to-coast simul-vote
Mon, Apr 23rd 2018 11:40 am
For the first time in the history of American television, a reality-competition series will allow viewers to watch and vote from both coasts simultaneously as "American Idol" is simulcast in all time zones across the country over a three-week span, starting Sunday, April 29 (8-10:01 p.m. EDT/5-7:01 p.m. PDT), on The ABC Television Network.
United Way: Buffalo Bills Nathan Peterman & Dion Dawkins visit Niagara Falls Boys & Girls Club
Fri, Apr 20th 2018 10:40 pm
The United Way of Greater Niagara, in partnership with General Motors Components Holdings of Lockport, welcomed Buffalo Bills quarterback Nathan Peterman and offensive tackle Dion Dawkins to the Boys and Girls Club of Niagara Falls on Friday.
Owl City announces 'Cinematic' North American tour
Fri, Apr 20th 2018 09:55 pm
Owl City on Friday announced the "Cinematic Tour" - his first North American tour in more than three years. Kicking off this September in Milwaukee, the tour will bring Owl City (Adam Young) to 24 markets across North America in support of his new album - "Cinematic" - which is slated for release on June 1.
'The Chew' Crew is going back to its roots to celebrate family heritage through food
Fri, Apr 20th 2018 09:55 pm
Katie Couric, Yvonne Strahovski, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Jurnee, Jussie, Jake and Jazz Smollett, Ray Liotta, Katharine McPhee and chef Alexander Smalls joining in the kitchen fun.
'Jeopardy!' College Championship crowns winner
Fri, Apr 20th 2018 09:50 pm
Dhruv Gaur, a freshman at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, won the "Jeopardy!" College Championship on Friday, claiming the $100,000 grand prize and earning a berth in the next edition of the "Jeopardy!" Tournament of Champions.
14 become 10 on 'American Idol'
Fri, Apr 20th 2018 09:50 pm
After solo and celebrity duet performances with the top 24 contestants, the judges narrowed down the field to the top 14 finalists. Now the judges are handing over the reigns to America to start voting on who they want to crown the next "American Idol," as the search for America's next superstar continues on its new home on America's network, The ABC Television Network, Sunday, April 22 (8-10:01 p.m. EDT), streaming and on demand.
ABC's 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' to host special 'Avengers: Infinity War' week
Fri, Apr 20th 2018 09:45 pm
In advance of the release of Marvel's upcoming "Avengers: Infinity War," ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" will host a week of shows dedicated to the highly anticipated movie.
2018 NFL schedule announced; Bills host Pats on 'Monday Night Football'
Thu, Apr 19th 2018 10:30 pm
The NFL on Thursday announced its 17-week, 256-game regular-season schedule for 2018, which kicks off on Thursday night, Sept. 6, in Philadelphia and concludes Sunday, Dec. 30 with 16 division games.
2018 NBC 'Sunday Night Football' schedule features Falcons-Eagles Sept. 6 in 'NFL Kickoff' game; first game of Packers 100th season; & Rodgers vs. Brady
Thu, Apr 19th 2018 10:30 pm
NBC's "Sunday Night Football," America's No. 1 primetime television show for a record seven consecutive years, gets "Back to Football" broadcasting 19 NFL games during the 2018 regular season.
'Food Network Star' returns with new cast of hopefuls competing for culinary greatness
Thu, Apr 19th 2018 04:25 pm
Culinary superstars Bobby Flay and Giada De Laurentiis are back to mentor and judge 10 culinary hopefuls for a shot at stardom in the new season of "Food Network Star," premiering Sunday, June 10 (9 p.m. ET/PT), on Food Network. Over nine episodes, the finalists are tasked with challenges that test both their cooking and on-camera skills, as they try to prove to Bobby and Giada they have what it takes to be a star.
Erie County Fair's National Grid concert series on sale
Thu, Apr 19th 2018 02:30 pm
Tickets for the 2018 Erie County Fair National Grid Concert Series at the Buffalo.com Grandstand are now on sale.
Carrie Underwood announces release date for her new album, 'Cry Pretty'
Thu, Apr 19th 2018 02:30 pm
Multi-Platinum global superstar Carrie Underwood will release "Cry Pretty," her first studio album on Capitol Records Nashville, on Sept. 14.
Giada De Laurentiis celebrates summer days & nights with brand-new series 'Giada on the Beach'
Wed, Apr 18th 2018 04:45 pm
Giada De Laurentiis and her daughter, Jade, are heading to their beachfront vacation home on the California coast for the summer, and viewers are invited along for all the food and fun in the sun in the new seven-episode series "Giada on the Beach."
Comedy on Ghostlight Theatre stage
Wed, Apr 18th 2018 12:30 pm
The comedy "The Curious Savage," by John Patrick, will be presented at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 10, inside the Ghostlight Theatre, 170 Schenck St., North Tonawanda. Performances continue through May 20.
Kelly Clarkson set to host 2018 Billboard Music Awards
Wed, Apr 18th 2018 12:25 pm
Multi-Platinum music superstar, Billboard chart topper and current "Voice" coach Kelly Clarkson will host NBC's three-hour live telecast of the 2018 Billboard Music Awards, set for Sunday, May 20 (8 p.m. ET), from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Interview: With new perspective on life, Tenth Avenue North touring as 'Followers'
Tue, Apr 17th 2018 07:50 pm
Not taking the self-high-five approach, Tenth Avenue North opted for straight-up bluntness when describing their 2016 album, "Followers." Such an approach is unusual - but it was fitting. It's that kind of honesty that is threaded through the album's songs.
 

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