Being attached to a big role on one of the most respected television shows in history is the ultimate double-edged sword in entertainment, even more so if that role was as a member of the Italian mob. Michael Imperioli should know that better than anybody, since most people would immediately recognize him as Christopher Moltisanti, one of the most...

Chicago-native Joe Mantegna has been in show business for over 50 years. He made his acting debut in the 1969 Chicago production of the stage musical “Hair” and focused mainly on theater in his early years – even winning a Tony award for Best Featured Actor in Pulitzer-Prize winning play “Glengarry Glen Ross.” According to Mantegna, a lot of opport...

For people unaccustomed to it, the idea of lasagna at Thanksgiving might seem extreme. When the holiday table is already buckling under the weight of stuffing, mashed potatoes, sweet potato casserole, and a giant turkey, the choice to add a tray of bubbling, saucy lasagna may not seem obvious – but that’s what makes it so special. Growing up, Searc...

Talented comedian Sebastian Maniscalco's brand-new comedy special will air on Netflix. The one-hour comedy show, Is it Me? is set to premiere on December 6. This will be his fourth special to have found a home in the popular streaming service. It comes after his previous specials What’s Wrong With People?, Why Would You Do That? and Stay Hungry. Is...

Criminal Minds fans are in for a Thanksgiving Day treat. The much-loved procedural drama is set to return to TV less than three years after its February 2020 series finale.  Criminal Minds: Evolution sees the BAU team reunited and tracking down what may be their most devious opponent yet. The agents face off against a serial killer who spent the pa...

How do you say “Bah, humbug” in Italian? I Hate Christmas, Netflix’s first Italian Christmas series, stars Pilar Fogliati (Cuori) as Gianna, a woman who doesn’t buy into Christmastime sentimentality and is content to stay single during the holidays. “I shall not bend,” she says in I Hate Christmas’ newly-released trailer, which hypes up the Lux Vid...

If you’re a fan of Italian TV, you’ll want to check out the Italian TV Festival in L.A. The festival will take place from November 6 through November 9 at NeueHouse in West Hollywood and Terra Eataly in Century City. As America continues to feast on Italian content — like “Gomorrah,” “Suburra,” and “My Brilliant Friend” — so Valentina Martelli deci...

Sarah Power (“Good Witch,” “Wild Roses”) and Beau Bridges (“Homeland,” The Fabulous Baker Boys) star in “Our Italian Christmas Memories,” a new original premiering Saturday, November 12 (10 p.m. ET/PT), on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, as part of the network’s annual “Miracles of Christmas” programming event. When their mother leaves town for her fi...

Trips across Italy with Stanley Tucci in the popular docuseries Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy are potentially at risk of coming to an end. The fate of the travel/food show, which is currently in its second season airing in the US and the UK, could be up in the air because of apparent plans by CNN to pull back on its production of original TV s...

November 6-9, 2022 - NeueHouse Hollywood. MORE INFO here. ITTV Forum&Festival, the world’s premiere event dedicated to the Italian audiovisual market and the connections between its international counterparts, will once again be returning to Los Angeles, featuring panel discussions with Italian and American industry members, exclusive advance scree...