Francesca Alderisi, popolare conduttrice televisiva per anni alla guida di "Sportello Italia", il programma di servizio di Rai Italia dedicato alle comunità italiane all'estero, torna nelle case degli italiani nel mondo dopo tre anni con un nuovo programma a loro dedicato dal titolo "Cara Francesca". Ogni giorno si racconterà attraverso un collegam...

L'azienda di Conegliano Masottina è la protagonista del format "Sip Some Prosecco" trasmesso dal canale televisivo americano "Wine Channel Tv", seguito da un pubblico di oltre 15 milioni di persone. Un'intera puntata dedicata al territorio di Conegliano-Valdobbiadene, eletta Città Europea del vino per il 2016, e alla città simbolo per arte, cultura...

By Michael Errigo Let's start with this: The Chairman of the Board is and always will be a monument of cool, a distant icon who will live forever on another plateau of celebrity, one that is untouchable and could never be reached today. Such hyperbole comes easily when talking about Frank Sinatra. The man who would have turned 100 years old t...

by Rita Cipalla   The love of words has fueled much of Terry Tazioli's 40-year career. He's been a print reporter, newspaper editor, television producer and news assignment editor. He's also co-author of a New York Times bestseller, "Volcano: The Eruption of Mount St. Helens."   Currently, Tazioli is co-host of a public broadcasting p...

By Jordan G. Teicher The confessional is a special place in any Catholic Church, but in Marcella Hackbardt's series "True Confessionals," it takes on a distinct significance.   Centered in their frames and largely shown in churches empty of people, Hackbardt's confessionals strike viewers not as merely one feature among many in the architec...

Twelve-year-old Nathan Odom won Fox network's hit show Master Chef Jr. last night taking home $100,000 in the process. The 12-year-old San Diego native faced off against Andrew Zappley, an 11-year-old from Westford, New Jersey in the final.   Each young cheftestant had 90 minutes to prepare a three-course meal. Andrew's final meal was i...

Joseph Barbera was born March 24, 1911, in the Little Italy neighborhood of New York City. He was the son of Vincente and Francesca, both immigrants from Sicily. He grew up in Brooklyn and had many interests in high school. Joseph tried his hand at theater, drawing, and boxing.   He even won the lightweight championship at his high school an...

Italian singer Giada Valenti, is invited to film her show From Venice With Love as a television special to be broadcast by PBS stations all over the country. But Giada has to pay a large part of the costs of the filming herself and has therefore started a fundraising campaign on Indiegogo – www.FromVeniceWithLove.com   For her television spe...

by Curt Wagner   Eight months ago, Italian actor Lorenzo Richelmy didn't know how to ride a horse, sword fight, do martial arts or use a bow and arrow. Now, after playing the title role in Netflix's new series "Marco Polo," the 24-year-old can do all those things—and speak English.   "I didn't know English at the beginning of thi...

Cast members of The Sopranos were on hand over the weekend as a New Jersey town remembered native son James Gandolfini.Park Ridge dedicated a section of Park Avenue to the actor best known for his role as mobster Tony Soprano in the TV series. Gandolfini died in Italy in June. Cast members Steve Schirripa, Vincent Curatola, Tony Sirico, Dominic Ch...