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Keith Olbermann has won a settlement in his $50 million lawsuit against Current TV. The media personality, who graduated from Hackley School in Tarrytown, filed the breach-of-contract lawsuit with Current TV in April 2012 after the network fired him the month prior.
According to Deadline, a settlement has been reached between both parties via mediation. The details of the agreement are confidential,...Read more »
"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 »
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 »
Melinda Ademi performed during the “sudden death” round on “American Idol” tonight, and after a performance that received lackluster praise from the judges, the 19-year-old Yonkers resident was cut from the show.
Ademi led off the night with a take on Jessie J’s “Nobody’s Perfect.” Although the teen had luck performing a Jessie J song last time -- she covered the artist’s song “Price Tag”...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.
Who...Read more »