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The CBS drama “Person of Interest” filmed Wednesday in New Rochelle, with shooting taking place on North Avenue between Pelham Road and Main Street. The roads were closed during the shoot, which concluded shortly after 4 p.m.
“Person of Interest” is a crime drama starring Jim Caviezel and Michael Emerson, with Caviezel playing John Reese, a former CIA agent who teams up with Harold Finch,...Read more »
Nick Kroll has a new sketch-comedy series, "Kroll Show," premiering tonight on Comedy Central, but he's been making people laugh — intentionally and unintentionally — ever since he was a kid growing up in Rye.
When I chatted with Kroll before the October season premiere of "The League," he was equally enthusiastic about sharing "Kroll Show" with his audience.
"I'm...Read more »
The 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards honor outstanding representations of the gay, bisexual, lesbian and transgender communities in media and entertainment, and some of this year’s nominees, announced today, have Hudson Valley ties.
“Cloud Atlas,” starring Susan Sarandon, who owns a home in Pound Ridge, received a nod for outstanding film (wide release). The film is up against “Paranorman,”...Read more »
A decision on the fate of the Paramount Center for the Arts will have to wait a bit longer, as Peekskill officials continue to review three lease, operation and management proposals for the theater, which suspended operations Oct. 4.
City officials are meeting behind closed doors tonight and again on Jan. 29 to review three Paramount proposals, according to spokeswoman Melanie Rener.
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“Deception” star Victor Garber confirmed his sexual orientation in an interview with Greg in Hollywood blogger Greg Hernandez.
The actor, who has called Highland Mills home, was discussing his new NBC drama with Hernandez at the Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena, Calif., last week, when the blogger broached the topic. Hernandez said that he read on Wikipedia that Garber...Read more »
“Beasts of the Southern Wild” and the film's Hastings-on-Hudson-raised director, 30-year-old Benh Zeitlin, scored four Oscar nominations last week, including nods for best picture and best director.
On Sunday, his proud mom and dad shared behind-the-scenes tidbits with friends and neighbors following an afternoon screening of "Beasts" at the Andrus Senior Residence auditorium in...Read more »
The trailer for the Tina Fey-Paul Rudd movie "Admission," which filmed for weeks in Westchester County, aired moments before the "30 Rock" star took the stage to co-host the Golden Globes with Amy Poehler.
Based on Jean Hanff Korelitz’s 2009 novel of the same name, “Admission” is a drama-comedy about a Princeton University admissions officer, Portia Nathan (Fey), whose...Read more »
The 70th annual Golden Globe Awards air tonight, and a number of movie and TV stars with Hudson Valley connections are nominated in major categories.
Bill Murray, a Palisades resident, received a best actor in a musical or comedy nod for portraying Franklin D. Roosevelt in "Hyde Park on Hudson." He's up against Hugh Jackman for "Les Miserables," Jack Black for "Bernie,"...Read more »
Simon and Garfunkel. Rodgers and Hammerstien. Lennon and McCartney. Seeger and Cuomo?
Folk music legend Pete Seeger is trying to form an unlikely musical alliance with Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
"Dear Mr. Governor, I've got a song half written," Seeger, a longtime Fishkill resident, scrawled on a piece of blank sheet music paper, proposing the two make some sweet music together with...Read more »
"The Nick & Artie Show" appears to have been axed in favor of "The Artie Lange Show," and co-host Nick Di Paolo, a northern Westchester resident, isn't talking about the situation just yet.
A recent post on "The Nick & Artie Show's" Facebook page seems to confirm what fans had been wondering all week.
"You guys have been great detectives on...Read more »