TV & Radio


 “I’m a Pittsburgh person all the way,” Billy Porter said at a January PBS press conference.

TV Preview: Billy Porter bares Broadway soul in PBS special

Pittsburgh native Billy Porter stars in a one-man show Friday night on “Live From Lincoln Center” on WQED-TV

about 12 hours ago


Media notes: Fred Rogers Company gets 13 Emmy nominations

The Pittsburgh-based production company scored Daytime Emmy nods for “Peg + Cat,” ”Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood” and “Odd Squad.”

about 12 hours ago


 The cast of "Weird Loners" (left to right): Becki Newton as Caryn, Zachary Knighton as Stosh, Meera Khumbhani as Zara and Nate Torrence as Eric.

TV reviews: ‘Younger,’ ‘Weird Loners’ comedies debut

The funny “Weird Loners” debuts on Fox, and the cute but unessential “Younger” premieres on TV Land.

1 day ago


 Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian,.

Trevor Noah to replace Jon Stewart as 'Daily Show' host

Jon Stewart’s replacement on “The Daily Show” grew up in South Africa, and his globe-trotting spirit sets him apart in comedy.

2 days ago


 Filmmaker Ken Burns

Ken Burns’ cancer film highlights Pittsburgh research

Pittsburgh breakthroughs are highlighted in “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies,” which will air today through Wednesday on WQED-TV.

2 days ago


 "The Dovekeepers," a four-hour limited event series from executive producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett, starring Cote de Pablo, will air Tuesday and Wednesday on CBS.

TV: Three Bible-based programs premiere during Holy Week

Three new Bible-inspired TV programs air over the next week: “Killing Jesus,” “The Dovekeepers” and “A.D.: The Bible Continues.”

3 days ago


TV Q&A

Questions answered about local stations’ digital subchannels, “Under the Dome” and Bible-based TV shows.

3 days ago


 Kyle Chandler is the brother who tries to save the Rayburn family on the new Netflix series, "Bloodline."

5 Things We Love Right Now

Get ready for the weekend with these things to check out.

4 days ago


 Westmoreland County's Mia Z sings her way through to the live rounds of NBC's "The Voice."

Reality check: Mia Z continues her roll on 'The Voice'

Kiski Area High School sophomore Mia Zanotti is still knocking ’em out on NBC’s singing competition.

4 days ago


 Keep or Cancel.

Tuned In: It's time for readers to vote on TV shows

The Post-Gazette’s annual Keep or Cancel? poll kicks off, giving viewers the chance to pick which shows they would renew or put to bed.

5 days ago


 Operation Safety Net's Dr. Jim Withers, center, hands out medicine to a homeless man in Downtown Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh's Operation Safety Net to be featured on 'Dr. Oz Show' today

The show is scheduled to air at 4 p.m. on WTAE-TV.

6 days ago


 Host Billy Gardell cheers with contestant, Antonios Karamalegos, of North Carolina as he plays Community Chest in an attempt to win big money on "Monopoly Millionaires' Club.".

TV Preview: Billy Gardell hosts new Monopoly game show

Swissvale native Billy Gardell hosts the new weekly game show “Monopoly Millionaires’ Club,” which has a lottery tie-in.

1 week ago


 Mia Zanotti

Pittsburgh's Mia Z advances to live shows on NBC's "The Voice"

Mia Zanotti, 16, lives in Hyde Park, Westmoreland County and is a sophomore at Kiski Area High School.

1 week ago


 A&E' won't give a second season to "Godfather of Pittsburgh," starring Vince Isoldi.

TV Q&A: 'Godfather of Pittsburgh' won't continue on A&E

Questions answered about KDKA-TV’s new set, WPXI’s Damany Lewis and A&E’s “Godfather of Pittsburgh.”

1 week ago


 James Corden takes over as host of "The Late Late Show" on March 23.

Tuned In: James Corden to bring 'warmth' to late night TV

The late-night TV apple cart is in upset again with departures and new arrivals, including a new host for CBS’s “Late Late Show.”

1 week ago


 Kyle Chandler and Ben Mendelsohn in the Netflix Original Series "Bloodline."

TV review: Secrets, puzzling clues start off 'Bloodline'

"Damages"-style flash forwards and dark character turns highlight the dark-themed but brightly-lit beach-set Netflix drama "Bloodline."

1 week ago


 Marty Allen.

Marty Allen hits the stage in Vegas as he turns 93

Squirrel Hill native Marty Allen turns 93 and celebrates by performing two shows at a Las Vegas casino.

2 weeks ago


 Taraji P. Henson, as Cookie, in a scene from "Empire," an original scripted series airing on the Fox network.

‘Empire’s’ tough Cookie, Taraji P. Henson, always up for a challenge

It seems somewhat unreal that Lee Daniels and Taraji P. Henson got together for the TV series “Empire.”

2 weeks ago


 Elisha Cuthbert and Nick Zano in "One Big Happy."

TV reviews: No joy found in 'One Big Happy'

NBC’s “One Big Happy” is actually a pretty sad sitcom; a new season of NBC cast-off “Community” generates some laughs for Yahoo.

2 weeks ago


TV Q&A: Be patient for return of 'True Detective'

Questions answered about “Ripper Street,” “True Detective” and WGN America on Comcast.

2 weeks ago


 Kiski Area sophomore Mia Zanotti, right, celebrates as "The Voice" host Carson Daly lifts her hand in victory over Ashley Morgan in the Battle Round.

Reality check: Kiski High singer moves ahead on 'The Voice'

Hyde Park’s Mia Zanotti is still hitting the high notes on NBC’s “The Voice.”

2 weeks ago


 Elizabeth Hurley portrays Queen Helena on "The Royals."

Tuned In: 'The Royals' lathers up Sunday night

E! gets into the scripted series game with soapy (overheated?) “The Royals” and celebrations for Mister Rogers and Arnold Palmer scheduled.

2 weeks ago


 Ben Jones.

TV preview: Pittsburgh native gets ducks in order for FXX

Pittsburgh native Ben Jones oversees FXX’s “Animation Domination” and created one of its series.

2 weeks ago


 SNL cast member Kate McKinnon is getting ready to wear the Hillary Clinton pantsuit.

Meet the new Hillary Clinton on 'Saturday Night Live': Kate McKinnon

Who will play Hillary Clinton on “Saturday Night Live"? Kate McKinnon — a 31-year-old cast member  — will fill that well-worn pantsuit.

3 weeks ago


Thomas Merton Center to debut monthly radio show this afternoon

The monthly show, which examines environmental issues, is hosted by Wanda Guthrie and Gabe McMorland.

3 weeks ago


 Weather Channel on-air personality and meteorologist Jim Cantore, above, calls Verizon's decision to drop the channel a "pretty foolish move."

Verizon drops Weather Channel in favor of AccuWeather coverage

Goodbye, Jim Cantore bending into a hurricane. Goodbye, winter storm “Thor.” Goodbye, “Fat Guys in the Woods” reality TV programming.

3 weeks ago


 Kiski Area High School student Mia Zanotti

Kiski Area student advances on NBC's 'The Voice' competition

Kiski Area High School student Mia Zanotti -- "Mia Z' when she's on stage -- is only 16 but she's standing tall on NBC's "The Voice."

3 weeks ago


 Connor Michalek and his hero, WWE Superstar Daniel Bryan, in the ring at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans last year.

WWE honors Connor Michalek, Hampton child who died, with 'Warrior' award

Connor Michalek of Hampton, a huge WWE fan who died at 8 years old of a rare tumor, won the hearts of wrestlers during backstage visits.

3 weeks ago


 Lauren Morelli, a McCandless native who writes for the Netflix show "Orange is the New Black," will be the keynote speaker at this week’s Crossroads Conference for Women.

'Orange is the New Black' writer can relate to tough choices

Lauren Morelli will be the keynote speaker at the first Crossroads Conference for Women in Pittsburgh.

3 weeks ago


TV Q&A: 'Your Pittsburgh' has no set schedule

Questions are answered about a former KDKA-TV anchor, “Bates Motel,” TCM and “Deadliest Catch.”

3 weeks ago


2Do this week, March 8-14: Cultural events around Pittsburgh

“Orange Is the New Black” co-producer/writer Lauren Morelli comes to town; Pittsburgh Playwrights presents “Dinah.”

3 weeks ago


 Tituss Burgess as the Iron Man and Ellie Kemper as Kimmy Schmidt in Times Square in Netflix's "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt."

Tuned In: Netflix's smart, funny 'Kimmy' a winner

Netflix scores with its first original comedy series, NBC cast-off “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” and A&E remakes “The Returned.”

3 weeks ago


 Jason Isaacs as Peter Connelly in "Dig."

TV review: USA's new 'Dig' is a crazy mess

USA launches a conspiracy thriller event series that will feel overly familiar and ridiculous to frequent entertainment consumers.

3 weeks ago


 ABC's "American Crime" stars Felicity Huffman as Barb Hanlon and Timothy Hutton as Russ Skokie.

TV review: 'American Crime' plays like stark cable drama

Admirable but bleak, ABC's new drama follows a single criminal case from multiple points of view.

3 weeks ago


 Patricia Arquette and James Van Der Beek in "CSI Cyber."

TV review: Spinoff 'Cyber' follows 'CSI' playbook

There’s not much new under the procedural sun in the latest cyber-themed “CSI” spinoff starring Oscar-winner Patricia Arquette.

4 weeks ago


A festival of humanities: Festival will address topics from art to science

Tony nominee Tonya Pickins, filmmaker John Sayles and writer Azar Nafisi are among the speakers at the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust-CMU event.

4 weeks ago


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