We just found the best way to escape the cold this winter. The new series To Rome for Lovepremieres on Sunday, January 7 at 9/8c, and you better believe it's going to be hot, hot, hot.  A romantic escape awaits you as love expert Diann Valentine takes five gorgeous American women (Gina Neely, Shay Atkins, Nakita McGraw, Ashley Russell, and Mercedes...

He’s going from a crime family to a political family. Veteran actor Michael Imperioli, who starred in the classic HBO mob drama "The Sopranos" has signed on to play Gov. Cuomo in upcoming Showtime limited series "Escape at Dannemora," Variety reported Thursday morning. The eight-hour series is based on the June 2015, escape of convicted killers Ric...

Lidia Bastianich is a staple of public television and one of America's most beloved chefs, with a series of long-running cooking shows in which she cooks hearty and unfussy Italian classics in an engaging and straightforward way. Her simple stand-and-stir approach is a welcome respite from Food Network's overwrought cooking shows, and it's clear fr...

In The Lonely Italian, MTV Italy star Domenico Nesci is looking to find love in America by joining every online dating website and app, while documenting his experience at the same time. It’s easy to compare The Lonely Italian with Sascha Baron Cohen’s Borat and The Ali G Show. Film Threat caught up with The Lonely Italian star Domenico Nesci and i...

Many successful chefs have a secret ingredient. Chef Gino’s is a really great one: l’fun. Fun, excitement, and a little chaos. It’s always around: when he’s mixing eggs and flour to make pastry, putting a pan on the stove to cook a sauce, or spinning pizza dough around his head. All this explains why Chef Gino, real name Gino Campagna, has won over...

To say The Sopranos was anchored around food would be an understatement. Every episode of the long-running HBO series (which is available to stream anytime on HBO Now) had at least one or two scenes staged in restaurants, delis, diners, clubs, or kitchens. Food was everywhere in this show. Late night meetings took place in empty dining rooms, bodie...

After the success of 'The Young Pope' and 'Medici: Masters of Florence' in reaching a global audience, Italy is forging ahead into international markets. Rome's MIA market held a rare joint Italian TV Upfronts, with the country's top production companies presenting their latest works to an international audience. The market is growing each year, wi...

After more than 30 years, Joy Mangano knows a thing or two about promoting products. Now she's promoting herself. The inventor, entrepreneur and TV personality — who was portrayed by Jennifer Lawrence in the 2015 Oscar-nominated movie Joy — is launching a new book, Inventing Joy. Just like the products she sells, she said her book aims to make your...

The Umberto Eco novel (and Jean-Jacques Annaud film) The Name of the Rose is to become an episodic TV show with John Turturro as its lead and Rupert Everett co-starring. Filling the role originally played by Sean Connery in 1986’s The Name of the Rose, Turturro has been announced as the star of a TV show based on Eco’s classic. First published in 1...

The Brooklyn Eagle first interviewed the colorful and multi-talented Dino Angelo Luciano, who was born in Brooklyn, at the end of June. He was just beginning his journey as a contestant on season eight of “MasterChef,” Fox’s popular weekly television cooking competition hosted by Chef Gordon Ramsay with judges Christina Tosi and Chef Aaron Sanchez....