by Emily Wright   Food is life for the Martone family. From cooking together in their home's kitchens (plural), to running a pair of Boston-area restaurants, parents Geraldine and Raffaele and children Rosie and John bond and over all things culinary.   When the Food Network approached the Saugus clan to be on a Dec. 23 episode of "Ch...

The Nickelodeon film, about an Italian American teenager who turns to gang-related activities to impress his friends, is set to premiere in the U.S. on Monday (27May13), and bosses at the Italian American One Voice Coalition are urging parents to boycott the movie, claiming the project is racist and damaging to their heritage. Group president Mann...

When the name Giancarlo Esposito appears on the credits of any movie or tv series, those who don't know what the actor looks like, always look for a typical Italian-American face. When they think they know who it is, they always later find out their guess was wrong. That's because Esposito doesn't have your typical Italian appearance.   Espo...

Eat! Drink! Italy! with Vic Rallo will premiere nationally on Tuesday, July 22 at 6:30 p.m. (check local listings). Season Two features 13, new half-hour episodes showcasing the host's unique knowledge of Italian regional cuisine and wine.   In his second series, Emmy nominated Vic Rallo takes viewers on a culinary adventure throughout Italy...

  WTI Magazine #54    2015 February, 20Author : Umberto Mucci      Translation by:   It is not by chance that the interview published in this number of our magazine is our 100th ... Happy birthday to us! We wanted to celebrate this event in the proper way, and we thought that having John Maggio as our guest would be perfect to do it. We were rig...

Italy's Oscar-winning director Paolo Sorrentino plans to make a debut television series entitled "The Young Pope" about Lenny Belardo -- a fictional first-ever Italian American pontiff, an Italian daily reported on Tuesday.   The name of the actor who will play the Catholic leader in the eight-part 50-minute series has not been revealed but...

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 8:00pm, Giada Valenti takes viewers of PBS NJTV on a romantic and magical journey as she performs her own interpretations of American and Italian hits from the 60s, 70s, and 80s, as well as recent contemporary songs. Born and raised in Venice, Giada has always been influenced by her hometown, bringing its magic and pass...

Business television presenter Maria Bartiromo is leaving broadcaster CNBC after 20 years to take a job at rival Fox Business Network, according to a source familiar with the matter. CNBC President and Chief Executive Mark Hoffman announced Bartiromo's departure in a memo to employees on Monday and said she will leave the company when her contract...

by Edmond Tijerina   Luca Della Casa, executive chef of Nosh and Silo restaurants, fell just short Sunday in his quest to take the top prize of "Food Network Star." Instead, viewers voted for "gourmet cowboy" Lenny McNab of Colorado and his show about cowboy cuisine, topping Della Casa's pitch for a show about Italian cuisine from the n...

David Chase gave Sopranos fans reason to dream this week by admitting he is "intrigued" by the idea of writing a spin-off series from the show.   Speaking to Associated Press, the 69-year-old said the death of James Gandolfini last year means that the show would most likely be set in a period before the original's 1999-2007 storyline.  ...