In this episode we talk with Pat Harrison on the Italian-American values she received from her family, the unique leadership of Italian-American women, and Italian-American stereotypes. The Honorable Patricia de Stacy Harrison is the president and chief executive officer of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), the leading funder of public...

Ecco le anticipazioni di una serie attesissima made in italy ambientata agli inizi degli anni '60 tra la Sicilia e l'America, "Baciamo le Mani"; sarà la storia di Ida (Sabrina Ferilli) e Agnese (Virna Lisi), due donne coraggiose, che, in modi diversi, cercano di contrapporsi al potere mafioso. In Sicilia Ida, insieme al figlio Salvatore (Chris...

By Nathan Ellgren   St. Joseph's il Lazzarone pizzeria is about to be on magazine pages and TV screens across the Midwest. The authentic Italian restaurant on Frederick Avenue, which is about to celebrate its two-year anniversary, will soon be featured in Feast magazine and on its Emmy award winning TV show.   On Tuesday, camera...

The Recording Academy, AEG Ehrlich Ventures and CBS will honor the legacy of nine-time GRAMMY winner Frank Sinatra by presenting "Sinatra 100 — An All-Star GRAMMY Concert," a primetime entertainment special celebrating the late icon's 100th birthday. The live concert taping will be held Wednesday, Dec. 2 at Wynn Las Vegas' Encore Theatre.  ...

By Betty Hallock   Giada de Laurentiis of the hit Food Network TV shows "Everyday Italian" and "Giada at Home" will open her first restaurant next year. The chef famous for dishes such as chicken tetrazzini and ravioli Caprese has signed on to debut in the new Gansevoort Las Vegas resort, scheduled to open in early 2014.   The name of...

Starz is developing an U.S. adaptation of the Italian drama Romanzo Criminale. It will be written by Steven S. DeKnight, creator/showrunner of Starz's most successful original series, Spartacus, who is serving as executive producer and showrunner as part of his overall deal with the pay cable network.   Lionsgate, which previously produced B...

Create TV®, the premier lifestyle channel featuring the best of public television's how-to programming, celebrates Columbus Day with a marathon of Cooking With Nick Stellino. The charming, charismatic and fashion-forward Stellino hosts the marathon, sharing personal stories behind his favorite Italian dishes, from Nonna Maria's famous meatballs to...

"Fra le tante brutte notizie per gli italiani nel mondo di questi tempi, ecco spuntarne una bella, davvero inaspettata. Così, senza clamore, alla chetichella, la Rai sta per riprendere a produrre programmi specifici per gli italiani all'estero da trasmettere su Rai Italia a partire dal 30 settembre". A darne notizia è "L'Italiano".   "S...

The sixth season of the Style Network reality television show Giuliana and Bill debuted in July, and an early episode includes a trip to Washington, DC, to scout spots for a forthcoming location of RPM Italian, the starring couple's Chicago-based restaurant.   For those unfamiliar with red-carpet coverage, celebrity news, or reality televisi...

OTC and Wynwood Brewing Company must really like each other because they are already teaming up for another event. They won't be taking over the taps this time around, but WBC will be pairing up with OTC's chef Jacob Anaya for a three-course meal featuring the brewery's latests brews. The March 8 dinner, which is priced at $65 per person, starts at...