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With the 2012-13 TV season coming to a close, here's the breakdown of renewals and cancellations among new fall series with ties to Westchester and other parts of the Hudson Valley.
“Nashville”: If news of a renewal would be music to your ears, then you're in luck, as it was announced tonight that the soapy drama starring Palisades native Hayden Panettiere (pictured) has been...Read more »
For this edition of the Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week, we salute local celebrities who have been celebrating Cinco de Mayo, Mother's Day and "selfies."
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A-listers with Hudson Valley ties including Beyoncé, Anne Hathaway, Rooney Mara and Blake Lively rocked the red carpet at Monday night’s Met Gala with wild outfits in the spirit of the museum's latest exhibit: “PUNK: Chaos to Couture.” Here’s a rundown of their red carpet looks.
This girl was on 'fire': Beyoncé in Givenchy
The Met Gala’s honorary chairwoman...Read more »
"Beasts of the Southern Wild" director Benh Zeitlin and "Blue Velvet" actress Isabella Rossellini are scheduled to appear and be honored at the Pelham Picture House's Big Night gala in Rye Brook on Saturday.
Zeitlin, who graduated from Hastings High School, earned Academy Award nominations for best director and best adapted screenplay (with co-writer Lucy Alibar) for "Beasts...Read more »
In this special edition of the Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week, local celebrities ranging from Howard Stern to Joan Rivers were among those to take to Twitter to honor heralded film critic Roger Ebert, who died Thursday at age 70.
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Ricki Lake is taping the last episode of her eponymous talk show today. She made the bittersweet announcement on Twitter.
Last day of taping @rickilakeshow!Happy and so very grateful.:) xoxo — Ricki Lake (@RickiLake) March 21, 2013
Lake, a Hastings-on-Hudson native, launched "The Ricki Lake Show" last fall. She told Newsday Westchester that the show differed from her...Read more »
There's a lot to look for at the 85th Academy Awards ceremony tonight, from red-carpet analysis to handing out of hardware in the most coveted categories.
ABC's coverage from the red carpet begins at 7 p.m., and the ceremony starts at 8:30. But before then, Newsday Westchester is offering five incentives to watch the broadcast in its entirety, keeping a focus on Hudson Valley connections.
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All this week, Newsday Westchester's Chris Serico and Kirthana Ramisetti have been sharing their predictions on which stars will win major prizes at this year's Academy Awards, with special attention to local nominees.
In our final video chat, we predict who will win the night's biggest prize: best picture. After cleaning up during awards season, will Ben Affleck's "Argo" win the...Read more »
“The Ricki Lake Show,” hosted by former Hastings resident Ricki Lake, is set to welcome a guest who also has strong Hudson Valley ties: Rosie O’Donnell. The Nyack resident will appear on Lake’s talk show Thursday for an episode about gay parenting.
According to the show’s website, the mother of five will be on hand as a gay parenting advocate and will discuss the joys and unique challenges...Read more »
All this week, Newsday Westchester's Chris Serico and Kirthana Ramisetti will be sharing their predictions on which stars will win major prizes at this year's Academy Awards, with special attention paid to local nominees.
In part three of our five-part series, we predict who will win the awards for best actress and best supporting actress. Does Quvenzhané Wallis, the youngest best actress...Read more »