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The Tony Award nominations, celebrating the best and brightest on Broadway, will be announced Tuesday morning, and Newsday Westchester is taking a look at which local celebrities and other creative talent could receive nods.
One musical receiving a lot of buzz is “Matilda,” an adaptation of the Roald Dahl classic that opened earlier this month and features Westchester’s 9-year-old Sophia Gennusa...Read more »
The MTV Movie Awards, the season premiere of "Nurse Jackie" and the series premiere of Anthony Bourdain's "Parts Unknown" are part of a fully loaded TV schedule with strong Hudson Valley connections this Sunday night.
Since the two series will broadcast more episodes in the weeks to come, let's start with the MTV Movie Awards. Anne Hathaway, who briefly attended Vassar...Read more »
The fifth annual Shorty Awards honoring excellence in social media took place in Manhattan on Monday night, with Mamaroneck teen singing sensation Carly Rose Sonenclar nominated in two categories: best singer and best reality star.
The 13-year-old runner-up in last season's "The X Factor" lost out to popular YouTube star Greyson Chance in the singing category, and the reality star...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 »
Howard Stern, Rosie O'Donnell and Max Greenfield were among the Hudson Valley celebrities who headed to Twitter to weigh in on Sunday night's Academy Awards ceremony.
Here are 15 of the night's most notable tweets, in chronological order.
As his best-known character Pee-wee Herman, Peekskill native Paul Reubens kicked off the Oscar coverage by documenting his supposed run-in with a grouchy...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 Hudson Valley has produced a number Academy Award winners over the decades, and this year a few more could join that list, with locals including Mount Vernon’s Denzel Washington and Hastings’ Benh Zeitlin up for major awards.
As we all know, every winner of a golden statuette gives an acceptance speech in front of a worldwide audience. Although some winners choose to rattle off a list...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 to local nominees.
In part four of our five-part series, we predict who will win the award for best director. Will Ang Lee, a former Larchmont resident, take home the Oscar for "Life of Pi,"...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 »