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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.).
Artpark loves the '80s! Venue welcomes Boy George & Culture Club, The B-52s, Thompson Twins' Tom Bailey
Tue, Mar 20th 2018 10:55 am
Artpark & Company's "Tuesdays in the Park" presented by M&T Bank concert series continues to take shape. On Tuesday, the venue added Boy George and Culture Club, The B-52s and Thompson Twins' Tom Bailey to the close the lineup. The acts will perform starting at 6 p.m. Aug. 28.
Funtime Presents books Slightly Stoopid for Aug. 10 concert at Artpark
Mon, Mar 19th 2018 04:20 pm
Funtime Presents welcomes Slightly Stoopid with special guests Stick Figure and Pepper for a "Schools Out for the Summer" Tour stop at Artpark on Friday, Aug. 10. The "Coors Light Concerts" series event begins at 6 p.m. in the Artpark Amphitheater.
Artpark welcomes Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler to Lewiston
Mon, Mar 19th 2018 10:35 am
Legendary rock 'n' roll star Steven Tyler will headline Artpark's "Tuesday in the Park" on June 12. He will be accompanied by classic rock/country/Americana act The Loving Mary Band.
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra crowns 'Buffalo Sings Champions'
Fri, Mar 16th 2018 08:40 pm
The search for Buffalo's top vocalists is over.
Atlantic Records/Hear It Loud announce signing of Skillet's Jen Ledger to solo endeavor
Fri, Mar 16th 2018 08:40 pm
Jen Ledger, drummer and vocalist of multi-Platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated rock band Skillet, is signing with Atlantic Records and Hear It Loud, the imprint encompassing the creative team of Skillet's John and Korey Cooper and longtime manager Zachary Kelm.
Empowering anthem 'Shine' out now, with proceeds to benefit Stoneman Douglas High School community
Fri, Mar 16th 2018 08:30 pm
The inspirational song "Shine," written by two student survivors of the tragic mass shooting at Parkland Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, was released today and features members of the school drama department. The powerful song has emerged as an anthem of the student-led movement to end gun violence, written by students Sawyer Garrity, 16, and Andrea Peña, 15, just days after the Feb. 14 tragedy that claimed 17 lives and wounded many others.
Jay-Z and Beyoncé to perform to New Era Field in August
Mon, Mar 12th 2018 01:15 pm
On Monday, it was announced Jay-Z and Beyoncé will bring the "On the Run II" tour to New Era Field in Orchard Park on Saturday, Aug. 18.
Interview: Raine Maida of Our Lady Peace talks Niagara Falls show, soaring with 'Somethingness'
Thu, Mar 8th 2018 08:50 pm
When Our Lady Peace performs Monday at the Rapids Theatre in Niagara Falls, the band will pay homage to its 20-year-old, Diamond-selling album, "Clumsy." But it's their 20-day-old album, "Somethingness," that has OLP excited.
ABC prescribes second season of television's No. 1 new drama, 'The Good Doctor'
Wed, Mar 7th 2018 11:20 pm
ABC has renewed the hit drama series "The Good Doctor" for the 2018-19 season, it was announced Wednesday by Channing Dungey, president, ABC Entertainment.
Funtime Presents Lindsey Stirling at Artpark Mainstage Theater on Aug. 9
Wed, Mar 7th 2018 09:40 am
Violinist Lindsey Stirling will perform with a full orchestra at the Artpark Mainstage Theater on Thursday, Aug. 9, as a special Funtime Presents event. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, March 9.
NBC sets summer slate for 'America's Got Talent,' 'World of Dance,' 'American Ninja Warrior,' 'Running Wild with Bear Grylls'
Tue, Mar 6th 2018 03:45 pm
Continuing the momentum of the current season in which NBC is No. 1 in both 18-49 and total viewers, the network has announced the premiere dates for No. 1 summer series "America's Got Talent," freshman success "World of Dance," and the two-time Emmy Award-nominated high-octane competition series "American Ninja Warrior." In addition, adventure series "Running Wild with Bear Grylls" will return for its fourth season.
'I Can Only Imagine - The Very Best Of MercyMe' available now ahead of major motion picture release
Mon, Mar 5th 2018 03:10 pm
Multi-Platinum-selling band MercyMe just released "I Can Only Imagine - The Very Best Of MercyMe," a 13-piece collection of their most beloved songs. The album is accompanied by a special version of the monumental hit "I Can Only Imagine," made just for the anticipated movie of the same name called "I Can Only Imagine (The Movie Session)."
50 high schools 'Rise' above 1,000 applicants to claim NBC's R.I.S.E. America grants
Mon, Mar 5th 2018 01:50 pm
Fifty high schools have risen above 1,000 applicants to claim NBC's R.I.S.E. America grants. The program - inspired by the network's upcoming drama "Rise" about a high school theater department and its effects on a small town - is awarding a half-million dollars to high school theater programs across the country.
Gotee Records' Ryan Stevenson set to release new full-length album 'No Matter What'; 'Faithful feat. Amy Grant' available now
Mon, Mar 5th 2018 01:30 pm
Gotee Records' Ryan Stevenson will release a new full-length studio album on April 6, titled "No Matter What." Last week, Stevenson released a new song from the upcoming album, "Faithful (feat. Amy Grant)" written by Stevenson, producer Bryan Fowler and Grant. The song was also featured in Spotify's "New Music Friday" Christian playlist and top Christian playlist.
NBC Olympics announces commentators for 2018 Paralympic Winter Games
Tue, Feb 27th 2018 10:50 pm
NBC Olympics announced 12 commentators who will anchor its more than 250 hours of coverage of the 2018 Paralympic Games Presented by Toyota from PyeongChang, South Korea. Paralympic coverage will air across NBC, NBCSN, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA, NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app, beginning with the opening ceremony on Friday, March 9 (6 a.m. ET), on NBCSN.
Team USA Women's Hockey gold medal victory is most watched late-night show in NBCSN history
Thu, Feb 22nd 2018 05:50 pm
Team USA's thrilling shootout victory over Canada in the women's hockey gold medal game on Wednesday ranks as the most watched late-night program in NBCSN history (since 2003).
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra selects finalists for 'Buffalo Sings Champion' contest
Thu, Feb 22nd 2018 05:15 pm
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra put out a call for the area's top vocal talent, and Western New York responded.
Disney Junior's reimagined 'Muppet Babies' animated series debuts Friday, March 23, on Disney Channel
Thu, Feb 22nd 2018 04:20 pm
Disney Junior's reimagined "Muppet Babies" will premiere Friday, March 23, with two back-to-back episodes on Disney Channel (10 a.m. EDT) and in the DisneyNOW app. The series' soundtrack, featuring the theme song performed by Tony Award-winner Renée Elise Goldsberry ("Hamilton"), and additional songs from the series, will be released digitally by Walt Disney Records on Friday.
Lindsey Vonn's final Olympic downhill leads NBC Olympics to 8% increase over comparable Sochi Olympics telecast
Wed, Feb 21st 2018 09:10 pm
Led by Lindsey Vonn's bronze medal performance in her final Olympic downhill, Tuesday's NBC Olympics' primetime coverage delivered a total audience delivery (TAD) average of 20.5 million viewers - an increase of 8 percent over the second Tuesday of the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
Mark Hamill, Gal Gadot, Zendaya among new presenters announced for 90th Oscars
Wed, Feb 21st 2018 09:45 am
The additional presenters include Gal Gadot, Mark Hamill, Armie Hammer, Oscar Isaac, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Gina Rodriguez, Eva Marie Saint, Wes Studi, Kelly Marie Tran and Zendaya.
Travis Tritt to perform at Historic Riviera Theatre
Tue, Feb 20th 2018 12:55 pm
The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center welcomes Travis Tritt to the stage at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 22, presented by Latshaw Productions.
Bachman performing at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
Tue, Feb 20th 2018 12:50 pm
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino will present a performance by a legendary rock duo when Bachman & Turner perform inside the Seneca Niagara Events Center at 8 p.m. Friday, May 25. Tickets go on sale at noon Friday, Feb. 23.
Salt Lake City, Denver, Milwaukee, Seattle, Kansas City & San Diego top NBC Olympics primetime ratings at midpoint of PyeongChang Olympics
Mon, Feb 19th 2018 09:55 am
At the midpoint of the PyeongChang Olympics, Salt Lake City leads U.S. TV markets in primetime rating, with a 22.6 local Nielsen rating across NBC and NBCSN. Salt Lake City is also averaging a 41 share, meaning 41 percent of the homes in the market with a television in use at the time are tuned into NBC Olympics coverage (not including digital).
'So You Think You Can Dance' returns for 15th season on FOX
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 06:30 pm
FOX has renewed the Emmy Award-winning "So You Think You Can Dance" for a 15th season. From 19 Entertainment and dick clark productions, "So You Think You Can Dance "will return this summer on FOX. Emmy Award winner Nigel Lythgoe, award-winning choreographer Mary Murphy and award-winning actress, singer and dancer Vanessa Hudgens will return as resident judges on the series, hosted by Emmy Award nominee Cat Deeley.
First slate of presenters announced for 90th Oscars
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 06:25 pm
Academy Awards producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd on Friday announced the first slate of presenters for the 90th Oscars telecast. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live Sunday, March 4, on the ABC Television Network.
Marc Scibilia records song for 'Peter Rabbit'
Thu, Feb 15th 2018 05:15 pm
Grand Island's own Marc Scibilia recorded a cover of the hit song "Rather Be" (originally by Clean Bandit). The song was featured in the movie "Peter Rabbit," which debuted in theaters last weekend.
Fleet Foxes to perform at Artpark
Thu, Feb 15th 2018 12:20 pm
Modern country pop-rock act Fleet Foxes will headline a concert Friday, July 27, in the Artpark Outdoor Amphitheater, 450 S. Fourth St., Lewiston.
The CW Network expands its primetime schedule to 6 nights beginning this fall
Wed, Feb 14th 2018 06:30 pm
For the upcoming 2018-19 season, The CW Network will expand its primetime schedule to include Sunday night, growing its lineup of original, first-run programming from five nights to six nights, it was announced by Mark Pedowitz, president, The CW. When the new season launches in October, The CW will offer 12 hours of primetime series each week, Sunday-Friday (8-10 p.m. ET/PT).
Half of all US television households have watched PyeongChang Olympics on networks of NBCUniversal, with 110 million TV viewers tuning in
Wed, Feb 14th 2018 09:50 am
Half of U.S. television homes and more than one-third of the country's population have watched the PyeongChang Olympics on the television networks of NBCUniversal, according to fast cume data provided by Nielsen. Through Sunday, 109.6 million viewers (in 59 million homes) have watched the Winter Games on NBCUniversal networks NBC, NBCSN, CNBC and USA (does not include digital).
NBC ranks #1 for season in total viewers for the first time since 2001-02
Mon, Feb 12th 2018 04:00 pm
NBC has claimed the primetime 2017-18 season-to-date lead among total viewers, with an average of 9.569 million persons for the season through 20 weeks in "most current" results from Nielsen Media Research that include fast-official results for Feb. 9-11.
O.A.R. books return engagement at Artpark
Mon, Feb 12th 2018 03:10 pm
Of A Revolution brings its "The Just Like Paradise Tour" to Lewiston for a show on Wednesday, Aug 22. Special guest Matt Nathanson will open. Tickets for the "Coors Light Concert" show at Artpark go on sale at noon Friday, Feb. 16.
Artpark: Vanessa Williams in concert with BPO on July 19
Mon, Feb 12th 2018 12:10 pm
Television, film and Broadway star Vanessa Williams and her band will join the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra in a special concert event at the Artpark Mainstage Theater at 8 pm. Thursday, July 19. Under the baton of Stefan Sanders, Williams will perform songs that span her impressive career, including "Dreamin," "Save the Best for Last" and "Love Is."
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra announces 2018-19 season
Sun, Feb 11th 2018 12:00 pm
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra celebrates the vast array of music that "makes up our world" in the upcoming season. The 2018-19 season is filled with major works, superstars, drama, multimedia and masterpieces old and new that will resonate throughout Kleinhans Music Hall.
Full world feed of opening ceremony for PyeongChang Winter Olympics available on NBCOlympics.com & NBC Sports app
Sat, Feb 10th 2018 10:25 am
NBC Olympics has posted the world feed of the opening ceremony of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, unedited, without announcers and in its entirety, on NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app.
40 pint-sized home cooks vie for an apron on special, 2-hour season premiere of 'MasterChef Junior'
Fri, Feb 9th 2018 08:30 pm
The kids are back for season six of "MasterChef Junior," featuring award-winning chefs Gordon Ramsay and Christina Tosi, as well as the return of fan-favorite judge Joe Bastianich. The all-new season of the hit culinary competition series debuts with a special two-hour premiere Friday, March 2 (8 p.m. ET/PT), on FOX. The show makes its time period premiere Friday, March 9 (8 p.m.).
Marvel Studios kicks off Marvel Cinematic Universe 10-year anniversary celebration
Thu, Feb 8th 2018 03:45 pm
On Thursday, Marvel Studios kicked off the yearlong Marvel Cinematic Universe 10-Year anniversary celebration with an iconic class photo featuring talent and filmmakers from over the past 10 years.
Portugal. The Man headed to Artpark as part of 'Coors Light Concert' series
Tue, Feb 6th 2018 10:35 am
Grammy Award-winning Portugal. The Man announced their 2018 summer tour on Tuesday, including a stop at Artpark on Aug. 1, as part of the "Coors Light Concert" series. The 6 p.m. show will take place in the Outdoor Amphitheater.
Buffalo is top market for Super Bowl LII
Mon, Feb 5th 2018 10:55 am
Super Bowl LII, which featured the Philadelphia Eagles winning their first Super Bowl with a thrilling 41-33 victory over the defending champion New England Patriots, delivered a 47.4/70 overnight rating/share on NBC (not including digital), according to data released Monday by The Nielsen Company.
 

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