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With Saugerties High School grad Jimmy Fallon reportedly in line to take over for New Rochelle native Jay Leno on "The Tonight Show," the entertainment world is buzzing about who would fill Fallon's "Late Night" chair at NBC.
Newsday Westchester is no exception. Here are a few candidates who might be a good fit.
-- Howard Stern, who kicked off his DJ career in Briarcliff...Read more »
Howard Stern's former sidekick, Artie Lange, said the so-called "King of All Media" would be a worthy successor to Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show" — assuming Stern would even want the gig.
"I think Howard would do great in a late-night situation on television," Lange told me last week. "I always thought that. The guy knows how to entertain people, man....Read more »
Valerie Harper, who recently revealed that she's been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, will reportedly guest on Betty White's "Hot in Cleveland" for a "Mary Tyler Moore Show" reunion episode.
Deadline reported Thursday that Harper, a 73-year-old Suffern native, would appear on the TVLand show with Mary Tyler Moore, Cloris Leachman, Gloria Angel and White, and that...Read more »
Carly Rose Sonenclar fans, rejoice! The Mamaroneck teen released a video today of her cover of Bruno Mars' "Runaway Baby."
The runner-up on the second season of "The X Factor" teamed up with J-14 magazine for the video. Although it's not really a "music video" as that phrase has come to be known, it does showcase Sonenclar wailing away on the old-school, new-school...Read more »
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 »
“Scandal” fans, rejoice! After a monthlong hiatus, the popular ABC drama starring Kerry Washington returns with new episodes starting tonight at 10. The show follows Olivia Pope (Washington) and her crisis management team, whose clients are D.C.'s biggest power players trying to avoid -- that’s right -- scandal.
To mark “Scandal’s” return, here are three reasons to tune in to the buzz-worthy...Read more »
Howard Stern has always been vocal about his dislike of “The Tonight Show” host Jay Leno, and now the self-proclaimed “King of All Media” is going after Leno’s high-profile gig.
On this morning's radio show, Stern and his sidekick Robin Quivers were discussing the Matt Lauer/Ann Curry controversy that stemmed from her "Today" show exit. During the chat, Stern, who got his professional...Read more »
Looking forward to the “Veronica Mars” movie? Then no doubt you’ll be excited to learn that the upcoming film will have a Hudson Valley connection. According to the show’s creator, Rob Thomas, Max Greenfield will reprise his role as Deputy Leo D’Amato in the film.
In an interview with E! Online, Thomas said the film will take place 10 years after the show concluded in 2007, fittingly enough...Read more »
Carly Rose Sonenclar spoke with Newsday Westchester on the red carpet at Thursday night’s gala for the Starlight Children's Foundation, which helps children with serious illnesses.
Sonenclar, a Mamaroneck resident and the runner-up on the second season of "The X Factor," is a longtime supporter of the organization. She said that the foundation was important to her because of the...Read more »
A crew from the CBS pilot "Hostages," starring Toni Collette, was filming Wednesday on Hampshire Road in Yonkers.
Best known for her roles in "The Sixth Sense" and "United States of Tara," Collette plays a successful surgeon who must save her husband and children when they're taken hostage, according to Deadline.
Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, "Hostages"...Read more »