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Beyoncé's Super Bowl halftime show earned mostly rave reviews from Hudson Valley celebrities on Twitter.
The 16-time Grammy Award winner, who owns a home in Scarsdale with husband Jay-Z, sang a 15-minute medley of her hits, including "Halo," "Single Ladies" and "Independent Women," sharing the stage at times with her former girl group, Destiny's Child.
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Super Bowl XLVII airs tonight, featuring a faceoff between the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers. It’s a heavily anticipated matchup, especially since brothers John and Jim Harbaugh coach the Ravens and 49ers, respectively, the first time two siblings have coached against each other in the Super Bowl. And local football fans will be cheering on Ravens' running back Ray Rice, who attended...Read more »
“Betty and Coretta,” a Lifetime TV movie about the enduring friendship forged between the widows of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X, features two stars with Hudson Valley ties. Mary J. Blige, who grew up in Yonkers, plays Betty Shabazz, the wife of Malcolm X, and Ruby Dee, a New Rochelle resident, serves as the film’s on-screen narrator.
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This week's best tweets with connections to regional celebrities are all about the rock: A Rockland comic, an iconic rocker and a star of "30 Rock."
Because the following embedded tweets, links and videos involve HTML coding, this feature is best viewed with a Web browser. If you missed any of Newsday Westchester's previous Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week installments, click here.
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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.
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Rolling Stone has published its list of "The 50 Funniest People Now," and six of them have strong ties to the Hudson Valley.
Making the list, which was posted online Thursday, were Larchmont native Joan Rivers (No. 49), Saugerties-raised Jimmy Fallon (No. 47), North Salem resident David Letterman (No. 35), former Peekskill resident Michael Ian Black (No. 34), Palisades resident Bill...Read more »
Howard Stern, fashion model Coco Rocha and comedienne Julie Klausner have earned the Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week, which honor Twitter greatness from celebrities with connections to New York City's northern suburbs.
Because the following embedded tweets, links and videos involve HTML coding, this feature is best viewed with a Web browser. If you missed any of Newsday Westchester's previous...Read more »
Derek Corsino, chef and owner of Corsino Cakes in Wappingers Falls, will battle it out on the latest Food Network competitive edible art show, “Sugar Dome,” set to air at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26.
“You have to be prepared for some crazy stuff to happen,” said Corsino, who will be making his third appearance on the network.
“Sugar Dome” features three teams who fight hard for the champion's...Read more »
Bobby Moynihan's first "Saturday Night Live" promos hit Facebook this afternoon, and they're playfully tweaking this week's host, Adam Levine of Maroon 5 and "The Voice."
Moynihan fully commits to the mini-sketches that have him literally roping Levine into bits about "The Voice" (the NBC reality show for which Levine is a mentor) and its famous rotating chairs.
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Fox has green-lit "Sleepy Hollow," a TV pilot inspired by Washington Irving's spooky tale set in Westchester County.
Newsday Westchester picked up on the buzz six months ago, when two "Sleepy Hollow" pilots were in development: one at Fox, another by the same name at The CW. Yesterday, it was announced that Fox gave the go-ahead to its version, whose executive producers,...Read more »