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Live (in primetime) from PyeongChang, it's the 2018 Winter Olympics on networks of NBCUniversal
Thu, Jan 18th 2018 02:00 pm
The networks of NBCUniversal expect to present the most live Winter Olympics ever, when the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, begin on Feb. 8.
More Artpark shows announced: The Decemberists to perform May 26 on Mainstage Theater; Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats + The Head and the Heart co-headline Coors Light Concerts on June 2
Wed, Jan 17th 2018 01:45 pm
Artpark & Company announced Wednesday that The Decemberists (May 26) will perform in a Mainstage Theater event presented by Funtime. Additionally, a co-headlining bill featuring Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats + The Head and The Heart (June 2) will be part of the Coors Light Concerts Series at the Artpark Outdoor Amphitheater, co-presented by Artpark and Funtime.
Seneca Niagara hosts 'A Very Intimate Acoustic Evening with Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo'
Tue, Jan 16th 2018 03:10 pm
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino will host "A Very Intimate Acoustic Evening with Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo," the duo behind some of the 1980's most powerful rock songs, at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 14. Tickets go on sale at noon on Friday.
Niagara University theater professor choreographing world premier of Eddie Money musical
Tue, Jan 16th 2018 03:10 pm
The world premiere of a new musical created by and starring legendary rocker Eddie Money is being choreographed by Niagara University associate professor Terri Filips Vaughan.
LiveNation presents Jack White at Artpark Mainstage Theater on June 8
Tue, Jan 16th 2018 12:10 pm
Hot on the heels of announcing his new album, "Boarding House Reach" (out March 23 via Third Man/Columbia), and releasing the first single, "Connected by Love," Jack White has unveiled an extensive run of North American headline tour dates, along with shows in London, Paris and Amsterdam.
NBC launches 'Female Forward' directors initiative with call for submissions
Tue, Jan 9th 2018 01:25 pm
NBC is officially kicking off "Female Forward," its new initiative focused on providing emerging female directors with training and the opportunity to direct an in-season episode.
'Tuesday in the Park': Tedeschi Trucks Band 'Wheels of Soul' Tour rolls into Artpark July 17
Mon, Jan 8th 2018 12:15 pm
Artpark & Company on Monday announced the Tedeschi Trucks Band's fourth installment of their annual multiband "Wheels of Soul" summer tour will headline the "Tuesdays in the Park" concert series at 6 p.m. July 17. Tickets go on sale at noon Friday, Jan. 12.
'It's time (again!) for "An-i-man-i-acs!" '
Thu, Jan 4th 2018 05:35 pm
Hulu, Amblin Television and Warner Bros. Animation on Thursday announced a new deal to create and premiere a brand-new version of the iconic family-friendly cartoon franchise "Animaniacs."
Rock star Eddie Money launches world premiere of his musical in Rochester
Tue, Jan 2nd 2018 07:35 pm
The world premiere of a new musical created by and starring Grammy-nominated Eddie Money takes the stage at Kodak Center in Rochester from Feb. 14-18. "Two Tickets to Paradise: The Eddie Money Musical" features the "Money Man" alongside a cast of 20 professional actors who dance and sing through his life story and rock 'n' roll journey.
Hoda Kotb joins Savannah Guthrie as co-anchor of NBC News 'Today'
Tue, Jan 2nd 2018 07:30 pm
Hoda Kotb has been named co-anchor of NBC News' "Today," joining Savannah Guthrie. The announcement was made by Andy Lack, chairman, NBC News Group. The new anchor team debuted Tuesday morning: http://on.today.com/2CFbCBk
Joshua Maloni's top celebrity interviews of 2017
Fri, Dec 29th 2017 04:50 pm
Celebrity interviews are like Lay's potato chips: One is never enough - not for reporters or audiences.
New scholarship endowment at UCLA Law will honor Soundgarden leader Chris Cornell
Thu, Dec 21st 2017 02:00 pm
A coalition led by Vicky Cornell, the wife of the late Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell, has created an endowed fund of more than $1 million to support student scholarships at UCLA School of Law.
OK Go director Trish Sie looks to aca-finish 'Pitch Perfect' series on high note
Tue, Dec 19th 2017 08:35 pm
"Pitch Perfect," in many ways, lived up to its title. Led by aca-ceptional performances by Anna Kendrick (Beca), Skyler Astin (Jesse) and Rebel Wilson (Amy), the movie was funny, touching and outright entertaining.
'Newsboys United' for 2018 tour
Wed, Dec 13th 2017 01:05 pm
Following the abrupt blackout of Grammy-nominated, RIAA Platinum-selling Newsboys' social media accounts, the band - with a little help from some old friends - re-emerged Wednesday for a major announcement: In 2018, Newsboys will welcome back to the stage former bandmates Peter Furler and Phil Joel for the "Newsboys United Tour," showcasing "all the hits ... under one roof ... for one tour."
75th Annual Golden Globe Awards nominees announced
Mon, Dec 11th 2017 11:20 am
Nominees for the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced this morning from The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California.
Rock 'n' roll icon Alice Cooper cast as King Herod in NBC's Easter Sunday spectacular 'Jesus Christ Superstar Live!'
Fri, Dec 8th 2017 07:05 pm
Alice Cooper, a seminal figure in rock 'n' roll whose compelling stage presence has made him a must see for five decades, has been cast as the flamboyant King Herod in NBC's staged rock concert of "Jesus Christ Superstar Live!", to air Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018.
Capitol Christian Music Group announces signing of Nashville-based pop singer-songwriter Riley Clemmons
Fri, Dec 8th 2017 07:00 pm
Riley Clemmons, an 18-year-old pop singer-songwriter, is the newest signee of Capitol Christian Music Group, home to some of the genre's top names. The pop-infused artist has been fervently working on the craft of songwriting and performance for several years throughout her hometown of Nashville.
Natalia Cordova-Buckley interview: Meet newest member of 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'
Fri, Dec 1st 2017 08:15 am
Natalia Cordova-Buckley (Elena "Yo-Yo" Rodriguez) was promoted following the success of the six-part digital series "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Slingshot" (in which she starred), the positive fan reaction to her character's romance with Henry Simmons' Alphonso "Mack" MacKenzie, and Yo-Yo's heroic, tear-jerking rescue efforts inside the "Framework" at last season's end.
'Designated Survivor' tops list of favorites from Disney/ABC Television Group headed to Hulu
Wed, Nov 29th 2017 12:40 pm
Just in time for the holidays, Hulu on Wednesday announced it has licensed the subscription streaming rights to even more hits for the whole family from The Disney/ABC Television Group, including ABC's hit drama series "Designated Survivor."
Seth Meyers named host of 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards
Tue, Nov 28th 2017 09:20 am
Seth Meyers, one of late night's top comedy voices, has been named host of the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards. The telecast is set to air live coast to coast from the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 7 (8-11 p.m. ET) on NBC.
Season 25 Mirrorball champion Jordan Fisher & finalist Frankie Muniz join cast of 'Dancing with the Stars: Live! - Light Up the Night'
Wed, Nov 22nd 2017 11:10 pm
For the first time ever, two celebrity finalists will join "Dancing with the Stars'" winter tour, "Dancing with the Stars: Live! - Light Up the Night." Season 25 Mirrorball champion Jordan Fisher ("Hamilton," "Grease: Live!") and actor/race car driver Frankie Muniz ("Agent Cody Banks," "Malcolm in the Middle") will reprise their season 25 performances alongside their professional partners Lindsay Arnold and Witney Carson.
UB welcomes 'Kenny Rogers - The Gambler's Last Deal: Christmas & Hits'
Wed, Nov 15th 2017 11:15 am
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, welcomes the 11th annual Ronald McDonald House Charity Holiday Concert, this year featuring "Kenny Rogers - The Gambler's Last Deal: Christmas & Hits" with special guest Linda Davis. The event begins at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16.
Artpark to winter: Your days are numbered; venue announces return of BNL in 2018
Mon, Nov 13th 2017 10:05 am
Barenaked Ladies' "Last Summer on Earth Tour 2018" will make a stop at Artpark on July 10, alongside Better Than Ezra and KT Tunstall. The triple bill will be presented on the Outdoor Amphitheater stage as part of the "Tuesdays in the Park" concert series.
Rock icon Alice Cooper nominated for Songwriters Hall of Fame
Thu, Nov 9th 2017 04:25 pm
Alice Cooper's catalog is rich with hits and anthems that have become definitive of a generation, among them "School's Out," "Elected," No More Mr. Nice Guy," "I'm Eighteen," "Only Women Bleed," "You And Me," "I Never Cry," "How You Gonna See Me Now" and "Poison." Due to this illustrious history and legacy, Cooper has been nominated for induction in the Songwriters Hall of Fame's prestigious "Performing Songwriter" category.
Trans-Siberian Orchestra returns to Buffalo with 'The Ghosts of Christmas Eve'
Mon, Nov 6th 2017 12:10 pm
WKSE "Kiss" 98.5-AM, WTSS "Star" 102.5-FM and Metamorphic Concerts will welcome TSO to Buffalo's KeyBank Center for two shows Saturday, Dec. 16 (3 and 8 p.m.) A portion of the proceeds will benefit the John R. Oishei Children's Hospital and Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of WNY.
NBC celebrates 'Fire,' P.D.' & 'Med' with #OneChicagoDay
Wed, Nov 1st 2017 10:30 pm
NBCUniversal united the casts of its three Windy City-set Dick Wolf dramas on Monday, with its annual #OneChicagoDay event.
Capitol Christian Music Group's The Young Escape reveals debut single, 'good life'
Mon, Oct 23rd 2017 03:05 pm
The newest signing to Capitol CMG, The Young Escape, has released their debut single "good life," available now. Delivering energetic pop music with a dance/electronic edge, geared toward youth and young adults, the four-piece band from southern California is made up of siblings Ryan, McKenna, Kyrsten and Luke Johns. In addition to "good life," The Young Escape also released a music video accompanying the song.
Interview: Howard Jones brings full show, greatest hits to Fallsview Casino
Sat, Oct 21st 2017 06:45 pm
At Artpark, Howard Jones was a wizard on stage, conjuring up synth-pop beats and seemingly using some sort of hocus-pocus to sound, look and move around like he did when American audiences first heard his music in the 1980s.
Josh Groban announces release of 'Noël (Deluxe Edition)' in celebration of its 10th anniversary
Fri, Oct 13th 2017 06:10 pm
Multiplatinum, international recording artist and songwriter Josh Groban will release a deluxe version of his beloved Christmas album "Noël" on CD and all digital formats on Nov. 3 via Reprise Records. The album can be pre-ordered HERE.
Tears for Fears still 'Rule The World' with greatest hits album out Nov. 10
Fri, Oct 13th 2017 06:10 pm
Following a sold-out summer arena tour highlighted by their triumphant U.K. return in front of 65,000-plus fans as special guests of The Killers during British Summer Time Festival at Hyde Park, Tears for Fears (Roland Orzabal - vocals, guitar, keyboards - and Curt Smith - vocals, bass, keyboards) close out 2017 with the release of their first career-spanning greatest hits album, "Rule The World."
After 30 years, Bananarama is back with original lineup - and reveal first four North American dates as iconic trio
Tue, Oct 10th 2017 06:00 pm
A once-in-a-lifetime cultural event that's been exactly 30 years in the making, British pop powerhouse Bananarama touch down in 2018 for their first four dates in North America, as the original three-piece lineup: Sara Dallin, Keren Woodward and Siobhan Fahey.
'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' returns with explosive two-hour season premiere Friday, Dec. 1, on ABC
Sat, Oct 7th 2017 06:15 pm
"Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." returns for its fifth season with a special two-hour premiere, Friday, Dec. 1 (8-10:01 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network.
First look at 'American Idol' on ABC judges
Wed, Oct 4th 2017 06:10 pm
Grammy- and Emmy-nominated music luminary Katy Perry, country music superstar Luke Bryan and music icon Lionel Richie, along with host and producer extraordinaire Ryan Seacrest, were on hand when ABC's "American Idol" kicked off judge auditions in New York City this week.
'Mariah Carey: All I Want For Christmas Is You' Tour coming to Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
Tue, Oct 3rd 2017 11:00 am
Global superstar and the top-selling female artist of all-time, Mariah Carey will bring her "All I Want For Christmas Is You" tour to Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino. The show is set for 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, inside the Seneca Niagara Events Center.
Guy Fieri is on a mission to find Food Network's next big food-road show on all-new 'Guy's Big Project'
Mon, Oct 2nd 2017 02:00 pm
Guy Fieri has visited thousands of restaurants on "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives," literally putting food-road shows on the map. Now, Guy is searching for Food Network's next big culinary-travel series.
'Chicago P.D.': Tracy Spiridakos a welcome addition to intelligence unit
Fri, Sep 29th 2017 07:00 pm
If you're a fan of NBC's "Chicago P.D.," you were cheering when you learned Hailey Upton (Tracy Spiridakos) had joined the team, and the cast, on a permanent basis.
'Voice of "Jeopardy!" ' Johnny Gilbert, earns Guinness World Records title for longest career as a game show announcer for same show
Thu, Sep 28th 2017 04:50 pm
In an episode airing today, "Jeopardy!" will announce Johnny Gilbert, the "Voice of 'Jeopardy!' " has set a new Guinness World Records for longest career as a game show announcer for a single show. Since the syndicated debut in 1984 of "Jeopardy! ", Gilbert's iconic "This ... is ... Jeopardy!" show opening has welcomed millions of fans as they tune in each day.
A lighter 'Blacklist' in store for fans this season
Thu, Sep 28th 2017 04:25 pm
After last season's "holy crap!" of a finale, "The Blacklist" returned Wednesday with a lighter, funnier episode.
Daryl Hall & John Oates team up with Red Cross for charity donation
Fri, Sep 22nd 2017 06:30 pm
Daryl Hall & John Oates are embarking on a southern run of their successful North American tour, performing in Cedar Park, Sugar Land, Tuscaloosa and Jacksonville before wrapping up on Sept. 30 in Charleston at the North Charleston Coliseum.