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Jason Bateman returned to his hometown Sunday to film scenes for the dark comedy “This Is Where I Leave You,” which co-stars Tina Fey.
The actor, a Rye native and father of two, spent his Father’s Day filming a driving scene on Route 1 in downtown Rye. Bateman was spotted sitting in the passenger seat of a black Porsche Carrera S, with another actor in the driver’s seat. During a break from...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 »
Calling all Carly Rose Sonenclar fans: The teen singing star announced on Twitter Tuesday that she would perform June 29 at Rye Playland. The concert will mark the first time Carly Rose has performed in Westchester since earning second place on “The X Factor” in 2012.
The Mamaroneck resident, who turned 14 last month, will perform at the amusement park as part of Rye Playland’s summer concert...Read more »
The Village of Rye Brook inaugural carnival, which was scheduled to begin Friday at 5 p.m., has been postponed due to weather. The event will now run on Saturday and Sunday only.
Open to all ages, the weekend event will feature a variety of carnival games and 15 rides, including The Starship, The Dizzy Dragon, Circus Town, The Swinger, The Hampton, Bumper Cars and a 30-foot Ferris wheel.
“The...Read more »
“Arrested Development” fans, your day has finally come! Netflix has announced that 15 episodes of the acclaimed comedy series will debut Sunday, May 26, at exactly 12:01 a.m.
The new episodes about the wealthy, self-absorbed Bluth family are unique in that each of them is told from a different character’s point of view. And like “House of Cards,” the Netflix drama starring Bedford's Kate Mara...Read more »
A singer, an actor and a comedy writer are tops for this edition for the Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week.
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At No. 3 is Byram Hills grad and "The O.C." star Peter...Read more »
The Tribeca Film Festival, founded by Robert De Niro in 2002, showcases new work from some of the brightest talents in dramatic and documentary film. The lineup for this year’s festival, taking place in New York City April 17-28, was announced this week and includes a number of films with ties to the Hudson Valley.
Matt Dillon, who was born in New Rochelle and raised in Mamaroneck, stars in...Read more »
A music icon, an Oscar-winning actress and a rising comedian were among the regional celebrities keeping things interesting on Twitter this week.
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Kicking...Read more »
Nick Kroll’s sketch comedy series, “Kroll Show,” has been renewed for a second season, Comedy Central announced Wednesday. The show, which premiered Jan. 16, received an additional order of 10 episodes.
“Kroll Show” has aired only two episodes so far, but it already has been well-received. The premiere episode drew 1.4 million total viewers, making it the highest-rated show in its time slot.
“Nick...Read more »
The 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards honor outstanding representations of the gay, bisexual, lesbian and transgender communities in media and entertainment, and some of this year’s nominees, announced today, have Hudson Valley ties.
“Cloud Atlas,” starring Susan Sarandon, who owns a home in Pound Ridge, received a nod for outstanding film (wide release). The film is up against “Paranorman,”...Read more »