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4th Nordic International Film Festival to be hosted by the popular comedian Al Pitcher  

The Nordic International Film Festival is now in its 4th year. Due to popular demand and a higher number of film submissions, this year the festival has been expanded to 5 Days, making it the biggest Nordic festival outside of Europe. The 4th Nordic International Film Festival (NIFF) will be held from October 31st – November 4th at Scandinavia House in New York. The festival is delighted to announce their host for 2018, comedian Al Pitcher (photo)who began his standup career in 1999, the same... Read more →


The “2019 Miss America Competition” To Broadcast Live Sunday, Sept. 9th at 9:00 PM

LAILA ALI, BOBBY BONES, JESSIE JAMES DECKER, RANDY JACKSON, SOLEDAD O’BRIEN, ALLI WEBB AND CARNIE WILSON COMPRISE THE CELEBRITY JUDGE PANEL OF “THE 2019 MISS AMERICA COMPETITION,” LIVE ON ABC The Miss America Organization and ABC today announced the celebrity judges for the final night of “The 2019 Miss America Competition” airing live on ABC from Atlantic City’s Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall on SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 (9:00 – 11:00p.m. ET/PT) This year’s judge panel includes a diverse group of artists and entrepreneurs from various fields,... Read more →


HOST AND DANCER CARRIE ANN INABA TO HOST “THE 2019 MISS AMERICA CONTEST"

TV PERSONALITY ROSS MATHEWS TO CO-HOST “The 2019 Miss America Competition” To Broadcast Live Sunday, September 9th at 9:00 PM ET/PT from Atlantic City’s Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall on the ABC Television Network The Miss America Organization and ABC announced today that choreographer, host and dancer Carrie Ann Inaba will host “The 2019 Miss America Competition.” Joining Inaba as co-host for the evening is television personality Ross Mathews when the competition airs live on ABC from Atlantic City’s Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall on SUNDAY, SEPT.... Read more →


Comcast NBCUniversal Celebrates NFL Kickoff 2018 in Philadelphia

Special “Countdown to Kickoff” Event in the City of Brotherly Love Next Thursday September 6th as TODAY, CNBC & NBC Sports Present Coverage from Morning til Midnight Vince Lombardi Trophy, “Sunday Night Football” Bus, Giveaways, and Special Guests Live on the Comcast Center Plaza in Center City Beginning at 7am ET Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles Host Atlanta Falcons in “NFL Kickoff 2018” Game Thursday Night; Coverage Begins at 7:30pm ET on NBC STAMFORD, Conn. & PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With the Philadelphia Eagles returning to the field... Read more →


KIMMEL CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS ANNOUNCES SENSORY-FRIENDLY PERFORMANCES ACROSS CULTURAL CAMPUS THROUGHOUT 2018-19 SEASON

Performances include Broadway Philadelphia’s Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical; Pennsylvania Ballet’s George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®; A Philly POPS Christmas: Spectacular Sounds of the Season; and assorted programs from The Philadelphia Orchestra FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Philadelphia, PA, July 12, 2018) –– The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts announces a broad range of sensory-friendly performances across its Campus throughout the 2018-19 season, with presentations from Broadway Philadelphia and three of the Center’s esteemed resident companies including Pennsylvania Ballet, The Philadelphia Orchestra, and... Read more →


Victims Names of Newfield House Explosion Released by Authorities (video)

Image and video courtesy of WPVI NEWFIELD NJ (July 7, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--The two deceased residents of a Borough of Newfield, Gloucester County NJ home destroyed in an explosion Saturday morning (7/7) have been identified as Carole Paladino (DOB 5/16/46) and John Paladino (DOB 8/7/44), husband and wife and the only occupants of the residence at the time of the explosion. Autopsies on the couple are scheduled for Sunday, July 8. The cause and origin of the explosion at the 329 Oakwood Drive residence remains under investigation... Read more →


Quentin Tarantino Gives Details About “ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD”

Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio in 1969 period costumes for the Quinton Tarantino film, "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood". The film will be distributed by Sony Entertainment and released in August 2019, to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Manson Family plotted Tate/Labianca murders. Photo courtesy of Heyday Films By Raymond Rolak CNBNewsnet Entertainment and Broadcast Editor He once was quoted as saying, “I will only make ten films.” Quentin Tarantino has released information about his current project, his ninth feature film. Brad... Read more →


“Detroit the Comeback City” will Premier on the History Channel, Sunday July 1 at 9 P.M. EST.

Big Sean and Terry Wrong produced “Detroit the Comeback City” which will premier on the History Channel, Sunday July 1st at 9:00 P.M. EST. (Photo by Rolco Sports & Entertainment Network) By Raymond Rolak CNB Entertainment and Broadcast Editor (DETROIT,MICHIGAN)(June 30, 2018)“Detroit the Comeback City” is an hour long documentary which tells the history of the Michigan Central Station and the plans for the future use of the iconic building. The recent purchase by the Ford Motor Company holds a lot of optimism for the... Read more →


NFL Power Rankings May See Future Impact From 2019 Defensive Line Class

image courtesy of Pinterest CNBNewsnet)(June 13, 2018)--Just a week or so after the NFL Draft of 2018 had concluded, a new NFL power rankings list came out from the official NFL website. This newer edition featured the Los Angeles Rams climbing up to the No. 2 position, ahead of Super Bowl contenders like New England Patriots. Much of that climb is attributed to the way the Rams added to their defense, something which the 2019 NFL Draft Class could help a number of teams with.... Read more →


BEACH PRICE INDEX 2018: Study Ranks over 300 Beaches around the Globe

Back for the 3rd year running, study ranks over 300 beaches around the globe based on the price of a typical day at the seaside, including new facility fee factor Anse Vata Beach, New Caledonia is the most exclusive beach in the index, at a total price of $91.50. Cua Dai Beach, Vietnam is the least expensive beach, at a total price of $15.65. 18 US beaches featured in the index. Amsterdam, Netherlands, 12/06/2018 - Online travel specialist TravelBird has released the annual Beach Price... Read more →


ABC’S BEEF WITH ROSEANNE BARR IS PHONY

 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the firing of Roseanne Barr from ABC-TV: Roseanne Barr has been making vile comments for years, so why—all of a sudden—has she crossed the line? In 1990, when she grabbed her crotch, spit on the ground, and gave a screeching rendition of our national anthem at a baseball game, the cultural elites who now hate her were fine with her stunt. It’s not America bashing they despise—it’s racism. It sure isn’t anti-Catholicism that bothers them, either. Now... Read more →


Artist behind Philly’s iconic LOVE sculpture passes away

LOVE Park in Philadelphia (JFK Plaza), just NW of City Hall, showing Franklin Parkway in the background leading up to the Art Museum (image courtesy of Wikipedia CNBNews Staff (CNBNewsnet)(May 23, 2018)--Sad news as we hear that the artist behind Philadelphia’s most famous sculpture, the LOVE statue has passed away. Robert Indiana has passed away last weekend at the advanced age of 89, reportedly of respiratory failure. Indiana has passed away in his secluded island home off Maine’s coast, a converted Odd Fellows Hall, reportedly... Read more →


ANOTHER VIEW: Mario Batali Wins Top Prize fro Hypocrisy

11 Women Accuse Batali Of Sexual Assault; Batali Supports Killing Babies; Batali Made To Pay $5.25 Million to Settle Claim He Stole Tips From Employees ~Bill Donohue Mario Batali (image provided) Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest problems facing Mario Batali: There is no celebrity chef more adored by elites nationwide than Mario Batali. They particularly like the way he champions women’s rights and the rights of the poor. And so far, at least, they seem untroubled by revelations that he abuses... Read more →


Wayne State University to Host Fashion Event to Celebrate their Sesquicentennial

Rayneld M. Johnson By Jacek Adamski | CNBNews Exclusive DETROIT-- On Wednesday, March 28th at noon, Wayne State University is hosting a special fashion event to help celebrate their 150 anniversary. Part of the official WSU Sesquicentennial series of events scheduled to highlight the occasion will be a special showcase that will feature fashions through the past 150 years. Included will be significant costumes and rare artifacts that glimpse and explore a timeline throughout Detroit’s rich fashion history. Form and functionality will be highlighted and... Read more →


Lastest Report: Megyn Kelly Is Tanking Ratings, Killing Employee Morale

Flagging Nielson ratings have plagued NBC's "Today" show since early last fall, when former Fox News evening anchor Megyn Kelly joined the peacock's team. In the critical 25-to-54-year-old demographic, Kelly's 9 a.m. slot has taken a 30 percent hit since the same time last year, Page Six reported this weekend. The 10 a.m. slot has also… Read more →


Native Detroiter, Kristen Bell to be honored by NAB

By Raymond Rolak/CNBNewsnet Kristen Bell LAS VEGAS(February 19, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)-- Television and film actress Kristen Bell will receive the National Association of Broadcasters Chairman’s Award during the their annual conference here. The diminutive actress will be honored on April 10th. The award pays tribute to individuals for significant achievements in television. “Kristen Bell charms audiences with a natural mix of poise and humor that she brings to all her roles,” said NAB Television Board Chairman Jordan Wertlieb. She was born and raised in Huntington Woods, Michigan,... Read more →


Roseanne & John: The AARP Interview

One of America’s Most Beloved TV Couples is Back, Wiser, Happier and More Outrageous Than Ever. In an exclusive interview with AARP The Magazine, Roseanne Barr and John Goodman discuss how their lives and outlook have evolved in the years since the original run of their hit TV series, “Roseanne” WASHINGTON, DC—Good news: The trademark irreverent and straight-talking humor of Roseanne Barr remains in full throttle – perhaps more so, at the age of 65. And two decades of extraordinary movie success hasn’t affected John... Read more →


EASTERN MICHIGAN U BASKETBALL TEAM SHARES VICTORY CELEBRATION WITH STUDENT (video)

EMU nursing major, Jacob Lackey accomplished the stroke of a lifetime (credit EMU 10K putt promo) By Raymond Rolak | CNBNewsnet Exclusive YPSILANTI-- The Eastern Michigan men’s basketball team had more to celebrate than their close 79-74 victory over in-state rival Central Michigan University during a mid-week game recently. A spirited crowd also witnessed one of their EMU student family win ten thousand dollars during a half-time promotion. The CNBNewsnet coverage team was present to witness the extra ordinary occurrence. EMU nursing major, Jacob Lackey... Read more →


Philadelphia Homicides Up; Mummers Preparations; NJ Polar Plunges Postponed

iradiophilly | News - CNBNEWS IMAGE FILES Philadelphia will end the year with the most homicides since 2012. As of Thursday, there have been 314 people killed in the city. That is 13% higher than 2016. There were 331 homicides in 2012. Philadelphia Police Captain Sekou Kinebrew believes that the opioid crisis is to blame for the rise as violence in the neighborhoods where the drugs are sold often leads to killings. However, other violent crime such as shootings, rapes and gun robberies are going... Read more →


Boxing around the clock, around the world this weekend

SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 21, 2017 – Boxing is truly an international sport, with national rivalries and regional flavor adding to the sport's attraction for many fans. This weekend's top fights make the case nicely, with action starting in Belfast, Northern Ireland and Stokke, Norway, then moving to the East Coast with action in New York and New Jersey, ending in the early hours Sunday with a live fight from Tokyo. Read more →


MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell Rips Irish Catholics

Bill Donohue | The Catholic League October 20, 2017 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on remarks made by Lawrence O'Donnell on his MSNBC show last night: When a person makes a mean-spirited bigoted comment, he is not exculpated if he is a member of the group he disparages. What matters is not the biography of the bigot: what matters is the bigoted comment. Lawrence O'Donnell proved once again that he, as an Irish Catholic, is not immune from charges of anti-Catholicism. Here is what... Read more →


CNB ENTERTAINMENT NEWS: BILL COWELL PRESENTS THE 2017 EDITION OF THE BNIFF

By Jacek Adamski | for CNBNewsnet NIAGARA- The 2017 Buffalo-Niagara International Film Festival starts on Wednesday September 20th and runs thru Sunday October 1st . The opening night red carpet festivities (Wednesday September 20th) will include an Festival director, Bill Cowell extravagant arrival, by helicopter, of actor, producer and director Robert Davi, (The Goonies, Die Hard, Licence to Kill, The Expendables 3). Festival director, Bill Cowell, has an ambitious schedule of panels, workshops and seminars as an added attraction to the festival. “We strive for... Read more →


WATCH: NJ Nightly News Marks Somber Anniversary

NJTV News Streamed live 45 minutes ago We mark a somber anniversary. New Jersey "dreamers" are looking over their shoulders afraid of ICE and afraid of Congress won't be able to fix DACA in six months. We'll talk to Cory Booker about it. Exxon thought they settled an environmental law in the state, but what happens in court can change that. Plus credit card points and fast-track visas for foreign girlfriends mark day three of the Menendez trial. And hurricane winds inflated gas prices skyward.... Read more →


NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams: Officials Discuss Tunnel Project with Trump

NJTV News Streamed live 2 hours ago The feds share of the multi-billion dollar Gateway Tunnel project may come through after all. A proposal to cut the funds fails in Congress. NJ Transit's buying high ground where they can store train cars ahead of major floods. But is the so-called safe haven necessary or even safe? Salvation Army New Jersey's emergency disaster service is packing supplies and pitching in with personnel in cities hit hardest by hurricanes. The prospect of another Amazon headquarters in North... Read more →


NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams: Opening Statements in Bribery Trial of Senator Menendez

Sept. 6, 2017: NJTV News Streamed live 1 hour ago Opening statements in the bribery trial of New Jersey's senior senator as his attorney clashes with the judge. Nearly a third of former inmates wind up back in prison. Some ideas on how to improve re-entry and the numbers. The governor makes a big announcement about control of Newark's schools. And heaps a lot of praise on the progress. Full funding for pre-K. What the gubernatorial candidates say about it and how to get it... Read more →


NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams: Sweeney and Democrats Show Unity

Sept. 1, 2017: Their anticipated battle for the party nomination for governor never happened. Today, they were together in a common cause. A judge tells Sen. Menendez forget about delaying or scheduling his criminal trial around critical votes in the Senate. Supporters of Obamacare keep up the pressure on lawmakers to keep the Affordable Care Act, even though efforts to repeal and replace it have failed. Making it easier for parents to know the results when school districts across the state test the water for... Read more →


NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams:Powerhouse High Schools Dropping Football

Aug. 31, 2017: Powerhouse high schools are dropping football. Is the game a financial drain or bad for players brains? A field of solar panels puts Amazon in the forefront of energy efficiency. Might other companies follow? Turnpike rest stops are getting a quarter-of a-billion dollar re-do. And you'll never guess who's paying for it. Teachers have used yoga to calm stressed out students. Now they're turning the technique on themselves. And Warriors on the Water. Teaching vets suffering post traumatic stress to fish and... Read more →


WATCH: "Hunger Action Month" Kicks Off in Gloucester City

« CBS Philly GLOUCESTER CITY, N.J. (CBS) — Hunger Action Month starts September 1. Earlier this month, we saw a real drive to help in Gloucester City, where hope came to the Crescent Mobile Home Park. “Thank you very much, everybody here,” said Joseph Negri. “God bless ’em.” The Food Bank of South Jersey calls it the Hope Mobile. Brotherly Love: Farming For A Food Bank Val Traore, president and CEO of the Food Bank of South Jersey, explained, “We run farmer’s market-style pantries throughout... Read more →


Aug. 30, 2017: NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams

Rallies for DREAMers. A deadline looms for Trump to end the act that protects unauthorized residents brought here as children. A Confederate flag in a photo posted by an Assembly member has candidates for governor reacting. And the contrast is sharp. Newark's on track to take over their schools from the state. But, working through the transition is tougher than it sounds. Townships are finding creative ways to provide affordable housing for all their residents. And benefiting from the effort. And Asbury Park is making... Read more →


Aug. 29, 2017: NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams

Streamed live 2 hours ago The Republican candidate for governor goes on the attack over taxes talking her opponent's plans. What are hers? Environmental advocates raise a red flag over proposed cuts to the EPA budget. Warning the state's water supply could be in jeopardy. Under court orders to provide affordable housing, municipalities juggle conflicting plans and confusing proposals. A luxury housing boom in Plainfield. Builders make one of the biggest single investments in the city's history. And an emergency airlift from the flood zone.... Read more →


WATCH: Aug. 28, 2017: NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams

Started streaming 4 minutes ago New Jersey's Task Force One heads to Houston to deploy the skills they learned in Sandy's wake to help Harvey survivors. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy learns about teachers top policy concerns before the start of school. A decades-old judicial ruling says communities must provide affordable housing. Why hasn't it been universally implemented. Seton Hall's law school is thriving as others are foundering. What innovations have students clamoring for classes? And an Uber app for dog owners. It's a leash-hailing... Read more →


Aug. 25, 2017: NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams

Streamed live 2 hours ago A hearing on NJ Transit repairs to its internal operations. Lawmakers get an earful of complaints from insiders. A surprising turn-around. The state's basement level credit rating reverses course and gets its first boost in years. An art exhibit that reveals the pain of addiction. Created by people in recovery in order to help their own recovery. The U-S-S New Jersey is the most decorated battleship in Navy history. Former governors tell its tale. And this little piggy took police... Read more →


Aug. 24, 2017: NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams

Streamed live 2 hours ago A killer drug takes a grim toll. How can the trafficking be stopped as long as buyers want it? We ask the attorney general. Commuters will soon be back on track. Amtraks disruptive rail repairs will be done on time. Normal service scheduled for the day after labor day. Ahead of our "In Your neighborhood" special in Asbury Park we ask community members about bridging the racial and economic divide. Don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE for daily videos: http://bit.ly/1ERsYqw **More info... Read more →


WATCH: NJTV News live streaming Aug. 17, 2017 with Mary Alice Williams

Started streaming 2 minutes ago What if they designed a plan to handle more commuters than ever without consulting New Jersey? They did. A veteran who fought the Nazis in Europe gets due recognition at a resonant time. Lawmakers and locals call on the Trump Administration to keep shore protection funding in place. We visit a little shop that's leaving a great big imprint on the Newark renaissance. And the secret to a winning grin? Get an early start. Don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE for daily... Read more →