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Honoring Fred Rogers, Pennsylvania declares May 23 ‘1-4-3 Day,’ encourages acts of kindness

Honoring Fred Rogers, Pennsylvania declares May 23 ‘1-4-3 Day,’ encourages acts of kindness

From a press release: Governor Tom Wolf has proclaimed Thursday, May 23 as “1-4-3 Day” in Pennsylvania in honor of television personality Fred Rogers’ favorite number and has issued a challenge to all Pennsylvanians to show neighbors more kindness to one another. Pennsylvania native Fred Rogers, best known as Mister Rogers, regularly used 1-4-3 as […]

 Rich Howells

New ‘Ink Master’ spin-off series, ‘Grudge Match,’ will star NEPA tattoo artist Ryan Ashley Malarkey

New ‘Ink Master’ spin-off series, ‘Grudge Match,’ will star NEPA tattoo artist Ryan Ashley Malarkey

It was announced today that, along with a two-season renewal of the popular tattoo competition reality series “Ink Master,” the Paramount Network is expanding this hit franchise with a new spin-off series, “Ink Master: Grudge Match,” starring former Shavertown resident and Kingston tattoo artist and business owner Ryan Ashley Malarkey. According to a press release, […]

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Discovery’s ‘Expedition Unknown’ host Josh Gates tells ‘Tales of Adventure’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 18

Discovery’s ‘Expedition Unknown’ host Josh Gates tells ‘Tales of Adventure’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 18

From a press release: It was announced today that the host of Discovery Channel’s “Expedition Unknown,” Josh Gates, will appear live at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre for “An Evening of Ghosts, Monsters, and Tales of Adventure” on Friday, Oct. 18 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $35 and $75 (VIP), plus fees, go […]

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Comedian and actor Kevin James is back at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on June 28

Comedian and actor Kevin James is back at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on June 28

From a press release: Comedian and actor Kevin James, best known for starring in television sitcoms “The King of Queens” and “Kevin Can Wait,” will return to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center to perform a new stand-up set on Friday, June 28 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $49.50, $59.50, and $85, go on sale […]

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Jenna Johnson and Val Chmerkovskiy of ‘Dancing with the Stars’ meet fans at Mohegan Sun Pocono on March 29

Jenna Johnson and Val Chmerkovskiy of ‘Dancing with the Stars’ meet fans at Mohegan Sun Pocono on March 29

From a press release: Mohegan Sun Pocono’s ongoing Reality Check series will bring Jenna Johnson and Val Chmerkovskiy of the ABC dance competition television show “Dancing with the Stars” to Wilkes-Barre on Friday, March 29 at 8 p.m. The free event showing “the power of love through dance” will feature a stunning performance by the […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Scranton comedian Samantha Ruddy makes TV debut on ‘Late Show with Stephen Colbert’

Born in Scranton, Samantha Ruddy has been living in New York City since 2014 and working hard as both a stand-up comedian and comedy writer. It all paid off recently when she made her network television debut on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” on CBS. Recorded late last year in front of a live […]

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ABC’s ‘The Goldbergs’ visit Pocono Mountains to ‘get away from it all’ in latest episode

ABC’s ‘The Goldbergs’ visit Pocono Mountains to ‘get away from it all’ in latest episode

From a press release: Hit comedy television show “The Goldbergs” will “get away from it all” when Erica Goldberg and Geoff Schwartz plan a secret romantic getaway to the Pocono Mountains in an all-new episode entitled “Major League’d,” airing this Wednesday, Jan. 30 at 8 p.m. on ABC. As part of the episode, Geoff (played […]

 Rich Howells

There ain’t no party like ‘The Office’ pop-up party at Stage West in Scranton on March 23

There ain’t no party like ‘The Office’ pop-up party at Stage West in Scranton on March 23

What better place is there to hold an “Office”-themed party than the home of Dunder Mifflin? While the hit NBC television show ended in 2013, its popularity in syndication and on Netflix is still going strong. Fans even visit Scranton regularly to look for shooting locations, though only the opening credits and a few exterior […]

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‘Double Dare Live’ with Marc Summers gets Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre messy on April 5

‘Double Dare Live’ with Marc Summers gets Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre messy on April 5

From a press release: Red Tail Productions LLC and Charlie Blum Entertainment/CB Entertainment, in partnership with Nickelodeon, have announced new tour dates for Nickelodeon’s “Double Dare Live” stage show. Coming off of a successful fall 2018 tour, “Double Dare Live” – featuring original host Marc Summers and his beloved sidekick Robin Russo – will resume […]

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‘SNL’ comedians John Mulaney and Pete Davidson reschedule Wilkes-Barre shows for March 16

‘SNL’ comedians John Mulaney and Pete Davidson reschedule Wilkes-Barre shows for March 16

From a press release: After selling out one show on Jan. 20 and adding another that same night due to popular demand, comedians John Mulaney and Pete Davidson have postponed their co-headlining stand-up shows at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre due to inclement weather and unsafe travel conditions. Both shows have been rescheduled for […]

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