Movies/TV

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Scranton’s real mayor and Dunder Mifflin CEO actor chat about census in ‘The Office’ PSA

VIDEO: Scranton’s real mayor and Dunder Mifflin CEO actor chat about census in ‘The Office’ PSA

The fictional world of the hit NBC sitcom “The Office” and the actual city of Scranton it portrays collided today in a new video promoting the U.S. census. Produced by Electric City Television, it shows Paige Cognetti, the actual mayor of Scranton, and actor Andy Buckley playing David Wallace, the TV show’s CEO of the […]

 Rich Howells

Circle Drive-In Flea Fair in Dickson City reopens farmers market and other vendors on May 24

Circle Drive-In Flea Fair in Dickson City reopens farmers market and other vendors on May 24

The Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City opened to show movies on May 1, and now it is ready to start reopening its popular Flea Fair. As the largest flea market and farmers market in Northeastern Pennsylvania, it usually hosts hundreds of vendors every Sunday from March through November, but the coronavirus has put the […]

 Rich Howells

The Office Super Fan Festival at Marketplace at Steamtown in Scranton postponed, new date TBA

The Office Super Fan Festival at Marketplace at Steamtown in Scranton postponed, new date TBA

The Office Super Fan Festival, a brand new event celebrating the hit sitcom at The Marketplace at Steamtown and Levels Bar & Grill in downtown Scranton, has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The convention, which will feature “The Office” cast members, screen-used props and wardrobe, trivia and cosplay contests, a disco party, Dundie […]

 Rich Howells

Garden Drive-In in Hunlock Creek opens May 15 with coronavirus safety measures

Garden Drive-In in Hunlock Creek opens May 15 with coronavirus safety measures

While state guidelines to stop the spread of COVID-19 have prevented nonessential businesses like movie theaters from reopening, the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City was able to let moviegoers in starting May 1 with coronavirus safety protocols in place. This weekend, the Garden Drive-In in Hunlock Creek will follow suit with its own safety […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

WVIA reairs local documentary ‘Ubaldo’ May 23-24 after cancellation of Jessup festival

WVIA reairs local documentary ‘Ubaldo’ May 23-24 after cancellation of Jessup festival

From a press release: As the Saint Ubaldo Society in Jessup celebrates La Festa dei Ceri in different ways this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, WVIA-TV will air a special rebroadcast of its award-winning original documentary film “Ubaldo” on Saturday, May 23 at noon and 9 p.m. as well as Sunday, May 24 at […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City hosts B-movie roadshow of ‘Dracula vs. Frankenstein’ on May 26

Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City hosts B-movie roadshow of ‘Dracula vs. Frankenstein’ on May 26

From a press release: Following a successful opening last weekend with coronavirus safety protocols in place, the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City is welcoming a B-movie roadshow among its regular showings of mainstream Hollywood films. As COVID-19 wreaks havoc on the movie industry, major indoor theater chains are still closed. In addition, studios and […]

 Rich Howells

Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City opens May 1 with coronavirus safety protocols

Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City opens May 1 with coronavirus safety protocols

Some people believe the concept of the drive-in theater is old and outdated, but during a pandemic that requires social distancing, there may be no better place to watch a film in public. While indoor movie theaters across the country remain closed due to COVID-19, the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City is preparing to […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

WVIA is now live on YouTube TV for subscribers, offering NEPA and PBS content

WVIA is now live on YouTube TV for subscribers, offering NEPA and PBS content

From a press release: VIA Public Media is now streaming live on YouTube TV starting today. Dedicated live channels for WVIA and PBS Kids, as well as on-demand programming, are now available to YouTube TV subscribers, expanding PBS’s digital footprint and offering viewers additional ways to stream PBS content. To access the full lineup available […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Online screening of ‘Vinyl Nation’ documentary benefits indie record stores like Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre and Dickson City

Online screening of ‘Vinyl Nation’ documentary benefits indie record stores like Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre and Dickson City

“Vinyl Nation,” a documentary about the resurgence of vinyl records, the diversification of vinyl fans, and what this means for America today, was scheduled to premiere in theaters and with some special record store screenings on the weekend of Record Store Day, but that all changed because of the coronavirus pandemic. To help record stores […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘WWE Raw’ at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre postponed, rescheduled to ‘SmackDown’ on Oct. 30

‘WWE Raw’ at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre postponed, rescheduled to ‘SmackDown’ on Oct. 30

From a press release: Today, the WWE announced that the “WWE Monday Night Raw” event originally scheduled for Monday, May 11 at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township has been postponed and rescheduled to “WWE Friday Night SmackDown” on Friday, Oct. 30. All original tickets will be honored for the rescheduled […]

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