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 […]

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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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Nickelodeon actor and pop star Drake Bell performs at Stage West in Scranton on Feb. 22

Nickelodeon actor and pop star Drake Bell performs at Stage West in Scranton on Feb. 22

From a press release: It was announced today that actor, singer, and songwriter Drake Bell, best known for his starring role in the hit Nickelodeon television series “Drake & Josh,” will perform his pop rock hits at Stage West in Scranton on Friday, Feb. 22. Doors at Stage West (301 N. Main Ave., Scranton) open […]

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Due to popular demand, comedians John Mulaney and Pete Davidson add 2nd Wilkes-Barre show on Jan. 20

Due to popular demand, comedians John Mulaney and Pete Davidson add 2nd Wilkes-Barre show on Jan. 20

From a press release: Following a surprise announcement yesterday that comedians John Mulaney and Pete Davidson will co-headline a stand-up show at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, Jan. 20 at 7 p.m., the pair has added a second performance at 10 p.m. due to overwhelming ticket demand. Tickets for both performances, which […]

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‘SNL’ comedians John Mulaney and Pete Davidson perform at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 20

‘SNL’ comedians John Mulaney and Pete Davidson perform at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 20

From a press release: In a surprise announcement today, it was revealed that comedians John Mulaney and Pete Davidson will co-headline an evening full of laughs at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, Jan. 20 at 7 p.m. Tickets, which are $48, plus fees, are on sale now and available at the Sundance […]

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‘WWE SmackDown’ is back at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre with live broadcast on March 5

‘WWE SmackDown’ is back at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre with live broadcast on March 5

From a press release: The WWE announced today that “WWE SmackDown Live” will return to the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m. The pro-wrestling event will be broadcast live nationally on the USA Network from 8 p.m.-10 p.m., once again showcasing fans from Northeastern Pennsylvania in […]

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‘Daily Show’ host Trevor Noah takes ‘Loud and Clear’ stand-up comedy to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Jan. 26

‘Daily Show’ host Trevor Noah takes ‘Loud and Clear’ stand-up comedy to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Jan. 26

From a press release: It was announced today that award-winning South African comedian, political commentator, television host, writer, producer, and actor Trevor Noah, best known for taking over Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” in 2015, will bring his Loud and Clear Tour to arenas across the country, including the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Saturday, […]