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A music icon, an Oscar-winning actress and a rising comedian were among the regional celebrities keeping things interesting on Twitter this week.
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“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 »
Clive Davis, the legendary music mogul responsible for discovering stars including Whitney Houston, Bruce Springsteen, Janis Joplin and Alicia Keys, has revealed that he is bisexual.
The 80-year-old, who owns a home in Pound Ridge, discusses his personal life in his new memoir, “The Soundtrack of My Life,” out Tuesday. He divulges that he had his first same-sex encounter during the “era of...Read more »
Beyoncé's HBO documentary, "Life is But a Dream," premiered Saturday, and in it, the pop superstar, who's rumored to own a home in Scarsdale, offers viewers a rare, behind-the-scenes look at her performances and private life.
In November, Beyoncé said through a statement that she chose to collaborate with HBO because of the network's "history of pushing every boundary with class...Read more »
"American Idol" narrowed its remaining finalists to 40, and among the contestants to make the cut is Yonkers resident Melinda Ademi (pictured far right).
For her first solo performance in the Hollywood round, Ademi wowed the judges and her peers with an energetic solo rendition of Jessie J's "Price Tag."
As Newsday colleague Jamshid Mousavinezhad noted, Ademi...Read more »
The 85th Academy Awards are Sunday, Feb. 24, and if you’ve yet to see many of the nominated films, don’t despair -- there’s still time to get to the theater, watch some of the nominees and make educated picks for your office’s Oscar poll.
Jacob Burns Film Center in Pleasantville
Rather than programming only the big-name Oscar nominees, this independent film house and education center...Read more »
Since we're midway through the 2012-2013 TV season, it's time to update the status of fall series with connections to the Hudson Valley. Which shows have been picked up, and which ones are being canceled? Hudson Buzz breaks it down for you.
“The Ricki Lake Show”: The talk show hosted by the Hastings-on-Hudson native will not be renewed for a second season, USA Today reported...Read more »
“Deception,” an NBC drama starring Meagan Good and Victor Garber, will air an episode tonight that features a cameo by the Westchester County village of Hastings-on-Hudson.
A midseason series that premiered in January, "Deception" follows NYPD Det. Joanna Locasto (Good) as she investigates the murder of her friend by going undercover at the home of her friend's wealthy family.
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Nick Kroll’s sketch comedy series, “Kroll Show,” has been renewed for a second season, Comedy Central announced Wednesday. The show, which premiered Jan. 16, received an additional order of 10 episodes.
“Kroll Show” has aired only two episodes so far, but it already has been well-received. The premiere episode drew 1.4 million total viewers, making it the highest-rated show in its time slot.
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Fox has green-lit "Sleepy Hollow," a TV pilot inspired by Washington Irving's spooky tale set in Westchester County.
Newsday Westchester picked up on the buzz six months ago, when two "Sleepy Hollow" pilots were in development: one at Fox, another by the same name at The CW. Yesterday, it was announced that Fox gave the go-ahead to its version, whose executive producers,...Read more »