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ABC unveils 2018-19 primetime schedule
Tue, May 15th 2018 12:45 pm
Coming on the heels of a tremendously successful 2017-18 season that boasts the No. 1 show on television ("Roseanne"), the No. 1 new drama ("The Good Doctor") and the No. 1 reality show launch ("American Idol"), ABC is set to announce a stellar slate of programming for the 2018-19 season. Channing Dungey, president, ABC Entertainment, will unveil the network's new lineup to the advertising and media communities this afternoon at Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall in New York City.
NBC carries first place momentum into 2018-19 with year-round programming strategy focused on bold new shows, strong anchors and top talent
Mon, May 14th 2018 10:45 am
Following a triumphant 2017-18 season with an outstanding 38 percent 18-49 lead and a win in entertainment programming (even when Olympics and Super Bowl are factored out), NBC unveiled a new year-round lineup that adds fresh voices, top talent and superb storytellers to an already thriving roster. The new schedule, which will add five first-year dramas and two new comedies (and one transplant) over the course of the 2018-19 season, features a robust fall lineup that paves the way for a blockbuster midseason roster anchored by powerhouse alternative franchises.
FOX announces new primetime schedule for 2018-19 season; 3 new comedies & 2 new dramas join lineup
Mon, May 14th 2018 10:45 am
Dana Walden and Gary Newman, chairmen and CEOs, Fox Television Group, on Monday unveiled the FOX primetime slate for the 2018-19 television season to the national advertising community during the annual programming presentation at the Beacon Theatre.
NBC & Simon Cowell bring biggest acts from around world to compete in new winter edition of 'America's Got Talent: The Champions'
Sat, May 12th 2018 06:00 pm
Warming up winter with summer's hottest show, NBC, Syco Entertainment, FremantleMedia North America and executive producer Simon Cowell will be bringing back the most talented and memorable acts in series history to compete with one another when "America's Got Talent: The Champions" arrives on the 2018-19 winter schedule.
Amy Grant releases sentimental & sweet 'Say It With A Kiss'
Fri, May 11th 2018 06:40 pm
Just in time for Mother's Day, Amy Grant's sentimental and timely "Say It With A Kiss" is available on digital and streaming platforms for the first time. The unifying lyrics written by the singer, songwriter, mother and grandmother encourage listeners to prioritize love and kindness to all we meet.
'Canalside Live' summer concert series announced; headliners include Vanilla Ice, Fitz & The Tantrums, Arrested Development
Thu, May 10th 2018 05:40 pm
"97 Rock" personality Rich "Bull" Gaenzler joined Canalside Management Group on Thursday to announce the lineup for "Canalside Live," the boardwalk's 2018 summer concert series. The acts include:
BPO announces summer season
Wed, May 9th 2018 12:55 pm
The BPO has planned a busy summer season that will not only take the orchestra to venues throughout Western New York's eight counties, but will extend its missions of education and community engagement.
Carrie Underwood returns to 'American Idol' as mentor to remaining contestants, also performs 'cry pretty'
Mon, May 7th 2018 02:55 pm
Carrie Underwood will return to "American Idol" as a superstar guest mentor on Sunday, May 13 (airing live on ABC 8 p.m. Eastern). Her appearance was announced during "Idol's" live show on Sunday, along with a worldwide exclusive look at her new music video for the lead single and title track from her forthcoming album, "Cry Pretty."
Rick Moranis revisits famous Dark Helmet role for 'Spaceballs' episode of 'The Goldbergs' on ABC
Mon, May 7th 2018 02:55 pm
It's been nearly 20 years since legendary comedic actor Rick Moranis last appeared onscreen when he starred in "Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves." He was a fixture of 1980s blockbuster movies and adored for his leading role in the "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids" movies, "Strange Brew" and "Ghostbusters."
NBC honors legendary pop group with special 'ABBA: Thank You for the Music, An All-Star Tribute' set to air in December
Mon, May 7th 2018 01:55 pm
Paying homage to one of the most influential groups of all time, NBC is celebrating Sweden's most popular export with "ABBA: Thank You for the Music, An All-Star Tribute." The two-hour special, set to air in December, will showcase specially invited artists performing classic songs made famous by ABBA, including "Dancing Queen," "Mamma Mia," The Winner Takes It All" and "Take A Chance On Me."
'American Idol' to make more dreams come true with second season on ABC
Fri, May 4th 2018 03:40 pm
The journey continues as America's beloved singing competition series "American Idol" is set to return for its second season on The ABC Television Network for the 2018-19 season. Following the historic revival of the beloved series on ABC, the fan favorite will set out once again on a nationwide search to discover the next singing sensation.
Kelly Clarkson, Charlie Puth, 5 Seconds of Summer set to perform on 'The Voice' top 10 live shows
Fri, May 4th 2018 03:40 pm
Grammy Award-winning superstar and "Voice" coach Kelly Clarkson, multi-Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter and producer Charlie Puth, and multi-Platinum band 5 Seconds of Summer and are set to take the stage on NBC's four-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series "The Voice."
May the 4th be with you: Artpark to screen 'The Force Awakens' at Free Family Movie Night
Fri, May 4th 2018 03:10 pm
This year's features will include Disney Pixar's "Coco" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13, and "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 20. Both films are free to the public with free parking, too. Light concessions will be available for purchase.
Shania Twain & Jake Owen head to USA Network with country music showcase series 'Real Country'
Tue, May 1st 2018 10:30 am
USA Network on Monday announced "Real Country," a new country music showcase series featuring multi-Platinum, five-time Grammy Award-winning trailblazer Shania Twain, and ACM Award-winning and Platinum-selling singer-songwriter Jake Owen. Premiering this fall on USA, the eight-part "Real Country" will film this summer in Nashville.
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.
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.
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.
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
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:
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.
ZZ Top, return of BPO & country music series highlight 2018 Erie County Fair Grandstand lineup
Thu, Apr 12th 2018 12:35 pm
The return of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, an energized country music lineup, an increase in free concerts and new preferred track seating highlight the Erie County Fair's Grandstand during the 179th event this August.
For first time, NBC's 'The Voice' begins live competition on 3 consecutive nights
Wed, Apr 11th 2018 11:25 am
For the first time in the history of NBC's "The Voice," the show's live telecasts will begin with three consecutive nights of performances, real-time voting and results. The live playoffs round of the four-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series begins Monday, April 16 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT) and continues Tuesday, April 17 (8-9 p.m.) and Wednesday, April 18 (8-9 p.m.).
Sugarland, Jay Leno, Kane Brown, 'Lord of the Dance,' Tony Orlando and Steven Ma with Nancy Wu bring summer fun to Fallsview
Tue, Apr 10th 2018 10:30 pm
July 6 and 7, Grammy Award-winning Sugarland performs. Following an exciting season of mentoring on "The Launch," Jennifer Nettles visits Fallsview Casino Resort for two nights with band member Kristian Bush (and special guest Brandy Clark). The powerhouse songwriting duo will perform hit singles such as "All I Want To Do," "Stuck Like Glue," "Baby Girl," "It Happens" and "Stay."
NBC's high-concept drama 'Reverie' premieres Wednesday, May 30
Tue, Apr 10th 2018 10:25 pm
NBC has set premiere dates for its new immersive-reality drama series "Reverie," starring Sarah Shahi and Golden Globe Award nominee Dennis Haysbert, as well as last summer's No. 1 new scripted series, "Marlon."
Rend Collective to perform in Western New York before heading out with Jeremy Camp, Matthew West & Koryn Hawthorne
Tue, Apr 3rd 2018 01:10 pm
Rend Collective will bring its "Good News North America Tour Pt. 2" to Eastern Hills Wesleyan Church in Buffalo at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 25. Tickets are available at Find more information about the Kingdom Bound concert at For the latest tour schedule, visit
10 athletes vying to win Mirrorball on spring cycle of ABC's 'Dancing with the Stars'
Mon, Apr 2nd 2018 11:20 am
The celebrated new cast of "Dancing with the Stars: Athletes," featuring all athletes, will be revealed live, Friday April 13, exclusively on "Good Morning America" (7-9 a.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.
Artpark: Jeff Beck with special guest Ann Wilson of Heart to perform Aug. 7
Mon, Apr 2nd 2018 10:30 am
Jeff Beck with special guest Ann Wilson of Heart will perform on Aug. 7 as part of "Tuesdays in the Park" presented by M&T Bank at Artpark. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, April 6.
Grace VanderWaal releases new single, 'Clearly'
Fri, Mar 30th 2018 02:00 pm
SYCO Entertainment/Columbia Records singer/songwriter Grace VanderWaal has released her new single "Clearly." The song is a reprise of Johnny Nash's "I Can See Clearly Now" with new and original lyrics - listen to the anthemic track HERE.
The Chainsmokers new documentary series, 'Memories,' available now exclusively on Apple Music
Fri, Mar 30th 2018 02:00 pm
Grammy Award-winning artist/producer duo The Chainsmokers announced their new documentary series, "The Chainsmokers - Memories," is exclusively available on Apple Music. The first six episodes of the series, which are available now HERE, give an inside look into the duo's preparation for their massive "Memories...Do Not Open" arena tour last year.
Daryl Hall & John Oates, Train release new song, 'Philly Forget Me Not,' ahead of co-headline North American summer tour
Fri, Mar 30th 2018 02:00 pm
Ahead of their momentous co-headline North American summer tour, Daryl Hall & John Oates and Train have released the single "Philly Forget Me Not." An ode to the former's hometown, the new track marks the first time Daryl and John have released a new song in more than 15 years, since "Do It For Love" in 2002.
'American Idol': Showcase round & final judgment ahead for contestants
Thu, Mar 29th 2018 01:50 pm
"American Idol" hopefuls head to Exchange LA in downtown Los Angeles for the showcase round, where contestants perform solos in front of a live crowd and the judges.
'Roseanne' opens as season's top premiere
Wed, Mar 28th 2018 06:25 pm
Driven by an impressive premiere for "Roseanne" leading to improvement across the night, ABC more than doubled its nearest Tuesday competition in adults 18-49 (up 155 percent - 2.8/11 vs. 1.1/5 - CBS and NBC tied). ABC aired the top three shows of the night with young adults. ABC posted its strongest Tuesday with series programming in more than four years - since Sept. 24, 2013.
'The Voice': Past winners will serve as advisers for coaches during 'Knockout Rounds'
Tue, Mar 27th 2018 04:00 pm
For the first time ever, "The Voice" coaches Kelly Clarkson, Alicia Keys, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton have recruited those who know best how to navigate and win the competition to advise their artists - former "Voice" champions! Winners Cassadee Pope, Jordan Smith, Chris Blue and Chloe Kohanski will serve as advisers for the coaches during the "Knockout Rounds" on NBC's four-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series beginning Monday, April 2 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT).
Steely Dan announces return to Beacon Theatre for residency; other new dates announced, including Buffalo
Mon, Mar 26th 2018 04:30 pm
Steely Dan announced Monday the band will return to The Beacon Theatre stage for a nine-night residency of themed performances starting Oct. 17.
Buffalo Sabres, Casey Mittelstadt agree to entry-level deal
Mon, Mar 26th 2018 12:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Monday announced forward Casey Mittelstadt has agreed to terms on a three-year, entry-level contract.
'Rock & Roll Express' Tour brings 3 Doors Down & Collective Soul to Niagara Falls
Mon, Mar 26th 2018 10:20 am
With more than 30 million albums sold, 18 million digital single sales, billions of streams and 12 iconic hits combined, 3 Doors Down and Collective Soul are inviting fans aboard "The Rock & Roll Express" Tour this summer.
'American Idol' Contestants head to Los Angeles for 'Hollywood Week'
Fri, Mar 23rd 2018 06:45 pm
"American Idol" heads to the heart of Los Angeles for "Hollywood Week," as the search for America's next superstar continues on its new home on America's network, The ABC Television Network, Monday, March 26 (8-10 p.m. EDT), streaming and on demand.
TobyMac premieres new music video for 'I just need U.' on Amazon Music
Fri, Mar 23rd 2018 06:40 pm
Starting today, TobyMac's bold music video for the knockout hit "I just need U." is available to stream exclusively for 48 hours, only on Amazon Music. The seven-time Grammy winner reunited with director Eric Welch (Carrie Underwood, Kid Rock, Mandisa) for the panoramic video filmed in the scenic Southern California desert.
Artpark adds Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers with The Wood Brothers
Wed, Mar 21st 2018 10:20 am
Artpark & Company on Wednesday announced Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers with The Wood Brothers will perform on June 19 as part of the "Tuesday in the Park" concert series. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, March 23.
Bear's Den Showroom: Stevie Wonder tribute, Dennis Quaid and The Sharks, Sophie B. Hawkins set to perform in June
Tue, Mar 20th 2018 12:55 pm
The Bear's Den Showroom inside Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino is getting ready to bring the heat this June with three shows announced Tuesday: Natural Wonder: The Ultimate Stevie Wonder Tribute on Saturday, June 2 (8 p.m.); Dennis Quaid and The Sharks on Saturday, June 23 (8 p.m.); and Sophie B. Hawkins on Saturday, June 30 (8 p.m.).

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