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"Hell's Kitchen" returned for its 11th season last night, and among the 20 contestants vying for the reality TV title are Dan Ryan of Hartsdale and Amanda Giblin of Pine Bush.
Both remain in the running after last night's premiere, which ended with host Gordon Ramsey sending home Brooklyn sous chef Sebastian Royo.
Ryan's Facebook page, which has him hailing from Hartsdale,...Read more »
Before tonight's stand-up comedy classes begin at Levity Live in West Nyack, Hudson Valley comedians Tom Cotter, Kerri Louise, Nick Di Paolo and Pete Dominick offered up some advice to a Newsday Westchester reporter who signed up for the class.
I'm that reporter.
A little background: When Eastchester High School hosted a Gong Show my senior year, it was the first time I took a stab at...Read more »
Justin Timberlake kicked off his weeklong stint appearing on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” by dismissing rumors that he was feuding with Kanye West.
During a London concert last month, West took a jab at Timberlake when he rapped: “I got love for Hov/but I ain't [expletive] with that 'Suit & Tie.' " Timberlake seemed to respond to West’s criticisms by changing a lyric while performing...Read more »
Ron Howard will be among the broadcasting legends honored tonight by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences at a Los Angeles gala.
The Academy Award-winning director, who turned 59 March 1, kicked off his showbiz career in 1960, when he played young Opie Taylor on CBS' "The Andy Griffith Show." Although many child stars can struggle to find their way on and off the screen as...Read more »
Did you disapprove of how Ann Curry was ousted from the “Today” show last year? Then you might be surprised to learn that Matt Lauer agrees with you.
Lauer, who was raised in Chappaqua, Ardsley and Hartsdale, gave a revealing interview to The Daily Beast on Monday in which he opened up about his former co-worker’s messy departure from the formerly top-rated morning news show.
"I...Read more »
This week's edition of the Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week features three TV stars who have called the Hudson Valley home.
Because the following embedded tweets, links and videos involve HTML coding, this feature is best viewed with a Web browser. If you missed previous installments of the Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week, click here.
In the No. 3 spot is Suffern native Carole Radziwill,...Read more »
The new Netflix original series, "Orange is the New Black," is slated to film tomorrow at a Rockland County bar called the Pearl River Hotel.
Developed by "Weeds" creator Jenji Kohan, "Orange" stars Taylor Schilling as Piper Chapman, who's sentenced to a year in a federal penitentiary after she's connected to a drug-running operation. According to Netflix's press...Read more »
Oscars, Shmoscars: Anne Hathaway, Daniel Craig and Denzel Washington are among the Hudson Valley nominees up for the coveted Golden Popcorn at this year's MTV Movie Awards, airing April 14.
"Django Unchained" and "Ted" lead the pack with seven nominations apiece, and are among the five flicks up for Movie of the Year. Rounding out the category are "Silver Linings Playbook,"...Read more »
Rosie O'Donnell has hosted the Tony Awards before, but today, her Twitter followers learned that she'll be appearing on a fictionalized version of the ceremony, courtesy of NBC's "Smash."
Fans of the actress-comedian got a behind-the-scenes glimpse of her appearance, thanks to the Instagram photo she tweeted Tuesday morning.
Me at the pretend TONY awards on @smash instagr.am/p/We0X-pjmAF/...Read more »
"Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” is one of the most popular late-night programs, and although it's always seemed likely that the affable host would move on to “The Tonight Show” one day, some are speculating that his time could come as soon as next year.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, NBC is planning to announce in May that Fallon, a former Saugerties resident, will take over “The...Read more »