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Chef Marc Forgione to visit Taste of Buffalo on July 7
Tue, Jun 19th 2018 11:25 am
The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops recently announced chef Marc Forgione will appear at the festival for a live cooking demonstration at noon on Saturday, July 7. One of the Iron Chefs on Food Network's "Iron Chef America," Forgione is also a restaurateur and cookbook author.
'12 Monkeys': Emily Hampshire offers insight into Jennifer Goines
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 03:55 pm
Jennifer Goines once took the "viral Armageddon" with her to a speed-dating session.
Buffalo Sabres: NHL Draft party planned for June 22
Tue, Jun 12th 2018 12:50 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Monday announced plans to host an NHL Draft party presented by Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino on Friday, June 22, at KeyBank Center. The event will begin at 6 p.m. and draft coverage begins at 7 p.m.
Sugarland on tour, 'American Idol': Jennifer Nettles talks 'BIGGER' things for reunited band
Thu, Jun 7th 2018 07:00 am
When Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush agreed to take a break from their band, Sugarland, little did they know "BIGGER" things would await them.
Stand Up To Cancer to return Friday, Sept. 7, for 6th star-studded roadblock telecast; Bradley Cooper to co-executive produce
Tue, Jun 5th 2018 12:50 pm
The entertainment community is coming together for Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and its sixth biennial roadblock televised fundraising special, supporting urgently needed research and new treatments for cancer.
Sugarland returns with new studio album, 'Bigger'
Mon, Jun 4th 2018 11:30 am
Grammy Award-winning superstar duo Sugarland will release its their highly anticipated sixth studio album, titled "BIGGER," on Friday, June 8. Preorder is available now.
Little Big Town to release new song, just in time for 'Summer'
Mon, Jun 4th 2018 11:20 am
Grammy, CMA, CMT and ACM award-winning country supergroup Little Big Town is set to release one of the country songs of the summer, "Summer Fever," on Wednesday to radio and all digital service providers.
Emmy & Golden Globe award-winner Kelsey Grammer joins FOX's new legal drama, 'Proven Innocent'
Fri, Jun 1st 2018 04:30 pm
Emmy, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award-winning actor Kelsey Grammer ("Cheers, "Frasier," "Boss") has joined the cast of FOX's upcoming drama, "Proven Innocent." Grammer will play Gore Bellows, a hard-as-nails and tough-on-crime state's attorney, who goes up against an underdog legal team committed to reopening investigations to exonerate the innocent who were "proven" guilty.
In concert: Albert Lee at The Tralf
Thu, May 31st 2018 05:45 pm
Revered guitarist Albert Lee comes to Tralf Music Hall, 622 Main St., Buffalo, on Saturday, June 8, for a rare and intimate performance as part of the "Howlin' At The Tralf Summer Series."
Buffalo Bills to offer turnkey tailgating conducted by Tailgate Guys
Tue, May 29th 2018 11:15 am
Tailgate Guys is bringing its turnkey-tailgating experience to Western New York as the official tailgate provider for the Buffalo Bills and New Era Field starting this month. This partnership will provide Tailgate Guys' renowned, hassle-free premium service to Bills fans for all home games this upcoming season.
Brynn Cartelli named champion of 'The Voice'
Wed, May 23rd 2018 11:15 am
Brynn Cartelli, a 15-year-old music and high school student from Longmeadow, Massachusetts, was crowned champion of "The Voice" on Tuesday. The soulful pop artist is the youngest winner ever in the history of NBC's four-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series.
NBC wins September to May season in 18-49 for 4th time in 5 years, generating top winning margin for any net in people-meter history
Tue, May 22nd 2018 04:30 pm
NBC has clinched first place for the traditional September to May season in primetime's key demographic of adults 18-49, marking the network's fourth win in five years.
ABC crowns champions: Maddie Poppe wins 'American Idol,' Adam Rippon & Jenna Johnson take 'DWTS: Athletes' Mirrorball Trophy
Tue, May 22nd 2018 09:45 am
Monday night on The ABC Television Network, "Dancing with Stars: Athletes" took to the ballroom stage for one last go-around. Olympic skater Adam Rippon and his partner, Jenna Johnson, had the highest combined scores (audience vote, judges) to take the Mirrorball Trophy.
Legendary Journey frontman Steve Perry drops by 'American Idol,' Buffalo announced as audition site for season 2
Mon, May 21st 2018 10:30 am
On the penultimate episode of "American Idol" on ABC Sunday night, a big surprise was waiting for frontrunner Gabby Barrett. Following her performance of Journey's "Don't Stop Believin,' " the song's original vocalist, Steve Perry, showed up in the seating area with Gabby's family and friends.
ABC News announces 2-hour primetime television event on Michael Jackson's life & legacy
Fri, May 18th 2018 10:25 pm
ABC News presents a two-hour prime-time television event about Michael Jackson - exploring the King of Pop's life and legacy - from his complicated childhood to the record-breaking comeback concerts, "This Is It," that he didn't live to perform. Ahead of the 10th anniversary of Jackson's untimely passing, ABC News profiles one of the most influential artists of all time through interviews with the people he knew alongside never-before-seen video from interviews he did with ABC News anchors Barbara Walters and Diane Sawyer.
NBC all shook up with 2-hour musical event, 'The 50th Anniversary of the Elvis Comeback Special'
Fri, May 18th 2018 09:10 pm
Celebrating one of the greatest musical events in television history, NBC will honor a true legend when it airs "The 50th Anniversary of the Elvis Comeback Special," a look back at the network's iconic 1968 special that put Elvis Presley back on the map.
CBS welcomes back 'Murphy Brown,' 'Magnum P.I.'
Wed, May 16th 2018 11:50 pm
CBS on Wednesday unveiled its 2018-19 primetime lineup featuring three new comedies, five new dramas and the return of the critically acclaimed "Murphy Brown." The new series will join 24 returning hits to build on the success of "America's Most Watched Network."
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.
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."
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."
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 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:
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 Buffalo.com 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."
 

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