Posts Tagged ‘tv’

Pros and Cons of Seth MacFarlane As Oscar Host

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Seth_MacFarlane_by_Gage_Skidmore_2 Neil Meron and Craig Zadan, producers of this winter’s 85th annual Academy Awards telecast, bucked tradition with their announcement of writer-director-cynic Seth MacFarlane as this year’s host. Instead of beloved industry vets like Billy Crystal, Whoopi Goldberg or Steve Martin, or even fresher film celebrities like James Franco, Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman, ABC is [&hellip
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Rachael Ray’s NYC Book Signing: Burgers, Buns and the Culinary Star’s Rabid Fans

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in Arts Our Town Downtown, Lifestyle, NY Press Exclusive, Our Town Downtown

Famously perky chef and TV personality Rachael Ray made an appearance at a Barnes & Noble in Union Square last night to speak and sign copies of her 20th cookbook, The Book of Burger, named for the musical Book of Mormon (coupled with a love of burgers), which reportedly “made [her] fall off [her] seat [&hellip
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Small Screen Sizzles

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Special Sections, Summer Guide, TV, West Side Spirit

Newsroom Networks roll out new programs for the summer season By Magdalena Burnham Summer might be the time when a lot of your favorite television shows go away, but networks are pumping out plenty of interesting new shows to fill the void. Here is a rundown of the most buzzed about new summer programs. Dallas Get [&hellip
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