Video: https://www.raiplay.it/video/2020/02/litalia-con-voi-del-18022020-86525935-5dc0-4dd4-a67e-3393aafcecaf.html February 18 2020 Roma, Italy

When Edie Falco first read the script for “Tommy,” a drama about the first female chief of the Los Angeles Police Department, she was intrigued. But she assumed it would film in LA, a nonstarter for a single mom with two kids in school in New York City. Thanks to a little Hollywood magic, Falco was able to take the part without having to relocate...

South Philadelphia's Italian Market is the oldest continuously operating open air market in the United States, a surviving enclave of the American immigrant experience. While most neighborhoods undergo dramatic change after more than a century, the distinct character of the Italian Market has survived since it opened in 1891. A new episode of PBS'...

Chef Gabriele Corcos, also known as The Tuscan Gun, has shared his family life in Extra Virgin, a James Beard award-winning TV show for Cooking Channel. The series follows Corcos and his wife, actress Debi Mazar (who he affectionately calls Deborah), as they raise their two young daughters one Tuscan meal at the time, first in Los Angeles, then Bro...

Netflix and production company Fandango on Tuesday unveiled the streamer’s third Italian original “Luna Nera” (Black Moon), a fantasy rooted in historical reality about a group of women accused of witchery in 17th century Italy. The innovative show will drop on January 31 in the roughly 190 territories where Netflix operates. Shot in Rome’s revampe...

Amazon is moving into Italian originals with a multigenre slate comprising “Bang Bang Baby,” a Milan-set mob drama with a young woman at its center, a comedy series centered around popular local star Carlo Verdone, and an unscripted food travelogue titled “Dinner Club.”  The streamer’s first forays into Italian scripted content were announced Thurs...

American media services provider Netflix is to open a base in Rome within the next year, it has been confirmed. The news comes several months after the founder of Netflix, Reed Hastings, announced that the media giant was planning to open a base in Italy. The new Netflix base in Rome, whose location has not been released yet, will employ up to 30 p...

“My Brilliant Friend – The Story of a New Name,” the second season of Italian pubcaster RAI and HBO’s TV series based on Elena Ferrante’s bestselling “Neapolitan Novels,” was unveiled on Tuesday in Italy where the hotly anticipated show will start airing on RAI in February. “New Name” will launch on RAI on Feb. 10, after a 3-day event release in It...

New York, 1905. Tra i tanti giovani sardi arrivati nella Grande Mela alla ricerca di nuove opportunità c’era anche il ventiseienne Augusto Bissiri. Proveniva da Seui, un piccolo centro della Barbagia Di Seulo, con la valigia ricolma di speranze e di fogli su cui annotava disegni e calcoli: già, perché era un inventore, Augusto. Nel 1906, appena un...

Joe Santini Sr.'s “15 minutes of fame” was more like 30 minutes in television time, but for those living in Lockport's prominently-Italian “West End,” it translated into a lifetime of respect and admiration. Most of us still didn't have color television sets when Joe first appeared on the famed local bowling program, “Beat the Champ.” Up through th...