With the advent of streaming, European television has successfully solidified its place in Hollywood, conquering international audiences with shows such as “Gomorrah,” “Medici” and “Suburra: Blood on Rome,” all Italian dramas available on Netflix, in addition to HBO’s “My Brilliant Friend” and the Italian-French-Spanish drama “The Young Pope.” And...

Lorraine Bracco was so amazing in Goodfellas (1990) that she stole every scene was in with her portrayal of Karen Friedman Hill, the unsuspecting Jewish girl who married into the Mob via Henry Hill. The actress was so good, in fact, that she refused to every play any other mobster-type role ever again for fear of not being able to live up to the hi...

Kristian Alfonso was cast as ingenue Hope Williams on Days of Our Lives in 1983. Though she’s left the show at points to pursue other endeavors, she’s always returned to continue her iconic role. Alfonso has also been on television shows such as Falcon Crest, Full House, Melrose Place, Baywatch, and MacGyver over the course of her career. From winn...

«Non mollare mai e fallo sempre con il sorriso stampato in faccia». È questo il segreto di Fabrizio Capobianco, imprenditore di successo in Silicon Valley, che ieri ha firmato la sua exit: TOK.tv, l’app che permette a 40 milioni di persone di vedere le partite commentandole con gli amici che stanno dall’altra parte dell’Oceano, è stata acquisita da...

James Gandolfini brought to life one of the most iconic TV characters of all time — and made HBO appointment viewing on Sunday nights in the process — as New Jersey mafia don Tony Soprano for years on “The Sopranos.” But his son Michael, who is set to portray a young Tony Soprano in the upcoming David Chase film “The Many Saints of Newark,” had nev...

The first ITTV Italian TV Festival is coming to Los Angeles! The festival, which kicks off September 19 at Soho House, will feature panel discussions, trailer debuts, and awards, followed by a red-carpet experience and a Hollywood-style poolside bash at The London West Hollywood. The event, spearheaded by Good Girls Planet and Marco Testa Los Angel...

Giada De Laurentiis had no intention of entering into the family business of show. By now, it's hard to imagine the Italian-born granddaughter of famed film producer Dino De Laurentiis as anything other than the Food Network fixture we've known her to be for the last 15 years, presiding over her ever-expanding empire from one authentic (or, some mi...

For the second straight season, ESPN+ and ESPN are the exclusive presenter of Italy’s Serie A TIM – one of the world’s top soccer leagues – in the United States. ESPN+ will feature more than 340 matches throughout the 2019-20 season, which kicks off Saturday, Aug. 24, at 11:50 a.m. ET exclusively on ESPN+ with live streaming of Parma vs. Serie A ch...

San Martino sulla Marrucina è un delizioso paese di 911 anime adagiato sulle colline teatine, già famoso per aver dato i natali alla famiglia Masciarelli che, nel 1867, ha fondato uno dei più antichi pastifici d’Italia. Se Anthony Wallace Masciarelli, in quel 13 novembre 1934, registrando all’anagrafe il figlio Garry, non avesse deciso di cambiare...

Ace character actor Michael Imperioli’s resume includes stints—regular and one-offs in such television series as Californication, Blue Bloods, and even The Office, in which he memorably appeared in an episode as Dwight Schrute’s karate sensei. But he will likely forever be best-known for his role on The Sopranos as Christopher Moltisanti, mob boss...