NEPA Scene Staff

Watch the Season 10 premiere of ‘Doctor Who’ with spin-off ‘Class’ in NEPA theaters April 17-19

Watch the Season 10 premiere of ‘Doctor Who’ with spin-off ‘Class’ in NEPA theaters April 17-19

From a press release: Fathom Events will present the Season 10 premiere of hit science fiction series “Doctor Who” in movie theaters nationwide for two nights only on Monday, April 17 and Wednesday, April 19 at 7 p.m. both days, following BBC America’s television premiere on Saturday, April 15 at 9 p.m. In addition to […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Scranton’s Menzingers make TV debut on NBC’s ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’

VIDEO: Scranton’s Menzingers make TV debut on NBC’s ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’

The popularity of Scranton punk band The Menzingers has only skyrocketed over the years since they moved to Philadelphia and signed to Epitaph Records, producing acclaimed albums and touring the world, so it was only a matter of time before television caught on and featured them on a late-night program. On Thursday, March 30 (technically […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: 19-year-old Mount Pocono singer Mark Isaiah nails ‘The Voice’ audition to join Team Adam

VIDEO: 19-year-old Mount Pocono singer Mark Isaiah nails ‘The Voice’ audition to join Team Adam

Season 12 of “The Voice” premiered on NBC on Monday, Feb. 27, and with it came the national debut of a young singer from Northeastern Pennsylvania. 19-year-old Mark Isaiah of Mount Pocono sang the Shawn Mendes hit “Mercy” in front of 13 million viewers, sounding a lot like him while standing out enough in the […]

 Rich Howells

Millie Bobby Brown, Eleven in ‘Stranger Things,’ will be meeting fans at Wizard World Philly June 3-4

Millie Bobby Brown, Eleven in ‘Stranger Things,’ will be meeting fans at Wizard World Philly June 3-4

Millie Bobby Brown became an overnight star when the sci-fi/horror series “Stranger Things” was an instant hit upon its release on Netflix in July of 2016. Less than a year later, the 12-year-old English actress who shaved her head to play Eleven, a quiet and mysterious young girl given psychokinetic abilities through torturous government experiments, […]

 Rich Howells

Recurring ‘Gilmore Girls’ character lives in Scranton in new Netflix series ‘A Year in the Life’

Recurring ‘Gilmore Girls’ character lives in Scranton in new Netflix series ‘A Year in the Life’

Since the popular television series “Gilmore Girls” ended after seven seasons, fans have been wondering what their favorite residents of the fictional Connecticut town of Stars Hollow have been up to since 2007. Netflix has answered that question with “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life,” a new miniseries released last Friday, Nov. 25 that […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Comedy Central show ‘Tosh.0’ names Shamokin its ‘Shithole of the Week’

VIDEO: Comedy Central show ‘Tosh.0’ names Shamokin its ‘Shithole of the Week’

Comedy Central’s web commentary show “Tosh.0” has a new segment called “Shithole of the Week,” showing news clips and Internet videos of trashy, backwater areas worldwide, and Shamokin, a city on the western edge of Northeastern Pennsylvania, was given the “honor” on Tuesday night. On the latest episode that aired Oct. 11, host and comedian […]

 John 'Fud' Zavacki

BUT I DIGRESS: Learning to love ‘Dawson’s Creek’ in my 40s – a lesson in open-mindedness

BUT I DIGRESS: Learning to love ‘Dawson’s Creek’ in my 40s – a lesson in open-mindedness

I’m Fud, and I love “Dawson’s Creek.” Hang on, that’ll need some clarification… In 1998, I was 30 years old. That’s also the same year “Dawson’s Creek” premiered. So, being 30, I assumed the show was just another pedantic, predictable teen drama (to those under 40, allow me to qualify – although in 2016, saying […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: New trailer released for ‘The Barre,’ a crime drama series based in Wilkes-Barre

With filming wrapped up earlier this year, a new trailer for “The Barre,” a crime drama series set and produced in Wilkes-Barre, has been released online. Premiering last night at a live event at the Passion Lounge in Wilkes-Barre, the trailer shows a glimpse into the gritty story of gangsters, drugs, and violence that will […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Reality TV series ‘Cops’ filming for first time in Hazleton over the next 8 weeks

Reality TV series ‘Cops’ filming for first time in Hazleton over the next 8 weeks

As the beginning of each episode of “Cops,” it states that it’s “filmed on location with the men and women of law enforcement,” and for the next eight weeks, that location will be Hazleton, Pennsylvania. According to a press release sent from Mayor Jeff Cusat’s office, the show’s production team will be filming eight episode […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

New Homegrown Music Concerts season begins May 31 on WVIA-TV, features Bog Swing Group, Tauk, and more

New Homegrown Music Concerts season begins May 31 on WVIA-TV, features Bog Swing Group, Tauk, and more

From a press release: WVIA-TV’s “Homegrown Music Concerts” will air an all-new season beginning on Thursday, March 31. Recorded at WVIA Public Media Studios in Pittston, the six episode series airs Thursday nights at 9 p.m. on WVIA-TV. The season premiere features the television debut of jazz ensemble The Tom Hamilton Band. Other acts included […]

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