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ABC will begin burning off the final episodes of the Vanessa Williams vehicle "666 Park Avenue" Saturday night at 9, while Lifetime's new drama "Devious Maids," featuring Susan Lucci, kicks off Sunday night at 10.
One of several new series with Hudson Valley ties to be canceled, "666 Park Avenue" was a supernatural prime-time soap with a cast that included Williams...Read more »
"The Sopranos" cast members — many of whom have strong Hudson Valley ties — are mourning the loss of three-time Emmy Award winner James Gandolfini, who played mob boss Tony Soprano on the HBO series and died suddenly Thursday in Rome.
Edie Falco, who attended Purchase College, won Emmys for her role as Carmela Sorpano, Tony's wife. "I am shocked and devastated by Jim's passing,"...Read more »
“The Colbert Report” host Stephen Colbert is known for portraying a snarky, know-it-all cable news host on his satirical Comedy Central program, but the real Colbert was on display during Thursday night’s episode, when the comedian paid tribute to his late mother, Larchmont native Lorna Tuck Colbert.
Lorna Colbert passed away June 12 at the age of 92, and Thursday marked Colbert’s return to...Read more »
NBC News announced Tuesday that the network plans to air a documentary about Suffern native Valerie Harper's battle with terminal brain cancer.
"This first-person account captures Harper's raw, emotional and hopeful journey as she goes through experimental treatments and lives each day to the fullest with her husband Tony Cacciotti and their daughter Christina," NBC News said in...Read more »
It was a busy week for celebrities with Hudson Valley connections, and some took a break from their hectic schedules to post their thoughts, photos and videos on Twitter.
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Heeere's Jimmy! When Saugerties High School grad and "Late Night" host Jimmy Fallon takes over NBC's "The Tonight Show" in the spring of 2014, he'll be getting both a better time slot and star billing.
According to The Huffington Post, "The Tonight Show" will be retitled with the word "starring" instead of "with," echoing the days when the...Read more »
Eliminated by fiery chef Gordon Ramsay on this season of Fox's "Hell's Kitchen," Dan Ryan of Hartsdale and Amanda Giblin of Pine Bush will meet in Ryan's hometown today, along with two other former contestants and under far less stressful conditions.
Hey NY/NJ fans. Come meet ME @jessicahk11 @danhk11 @barrethk11 today @6:30 @chefcentral in Hartsdale! twitter.com/AmandaGHK11/st… —...Read more »
Neil Patrick Harris will be back to host the 67th annual Tony Awards from Radio City Music Hall tonight.
Newsday Westchester will be covering the ceremony as it unfolds, but in the meantime, here are five things to watch for when the show, well, must go on.
1. Will actors with Hudson Valley connections win their first Tony Awards? In acting categories, former Mount Vernon resident...Read more »
Two disc jockeys and a singing actress make this week's countdown of top Twitter posts from celebrities with Hudson Valley connections.
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Starting off the countdown is "Glee"...Read more »
Middletown High School grad Aaron Tveit said he got so engrossed in his role as an FBI agent in the new ensemble drama series "Graceland" that he reached for his imaginary holster when he felt threatened recently.
Premiering at 10 tonight on USA Network and based on true events, "Graceland" follows six undercover agents from different federal agencies who fight crime while...Read more »