The Gist: Peter Segal (Tommy Boy, 50 First Dates, The Longest Yard) directs Maniscalco in this more intimate Vegas showroom setting, as the comedian’s star and profile has continued to rise, taking his comedy tours to arenas, and elevating him from supporting (The Irishman, Green Book) to starring roles onscreen. He’ll soon star in a Chuck Lorre HB...

"Ciao Italia" TV cooking show host Mary Ann Esposito in her new book starts at the beginning of her award-winning recipes, at the very beginning, in her garden. Her new book, "Ciao Italia: Plant, Harvest, Cook," which was published Nov. 15, tells how to create a successful garden, letting readers in on her and her husband Guy's secrets and tips the...

HBO’s massive TV hit ‘The White Lotus’ is back. The highly anticipated second season premiered on 30 October – and it’s already giving us travel envy. This comedy-drama starring Jennifer Coolidge, Aubrey Plaza and Theo James revolves around the debauchery and encounters between the guests and employees of a luxury resort chain… And the filming loca...

While watching The White Lotus on Sunday night, a few of the AD editors had the same reaction as Tanya McQuoid—the lugubrious but lovable character played by Jennifer Coolidge—when she entered the Palermo palazzo of her new friend, Quentin (Tom Hollander). “Oh, my God. Are you kidding me? Look at that pool,” she says to her assistant, Portia (Haley...

Sebastian Maniscalco, a comedian, actor, best-selling book, and podcast host, has a fresh comedy special, Sebastian Maniscalco: Is It Me?, which will premiere worldwide on Netflix on December 6th. This is his fourth special to be shown on the famous streaming service. It follows What’s Wrong With People?, Why Would You Do That?, and Stay Hungry, hi...

Being attached to a big role on one of the most respected television shows in history is the ultimate double-edged sword in entertainment, even more so if that role was as a member of the Italian mob. Michael Imperioli should know that better than anybody, since most people would immediately recognize him as Christopher Moltisanti, one of the most...

Chicago-native Joe Mantegna has been in show business for over 50 years. He made his acting debut in the 1969 Chicago production of the stage musical “Hair” and focused mainly on theater in his early years – even winning a Tony award for Best Featured Actor in Pulitzer-Prize winning play “Glengarry Glen Ross.” According to Mantegna, a lot of opport...

For people unaccustomed to it, the idea of lasagna at Thanksgiving might seem extreme. When the holiday table is already buckling under the weight of stuffing, mashed potatoes, sweet potato casserole, and a giant turkey, the choice to add a tray of bubbling, saucy lasagna may not seem obvious – but that’s what makes it so special. Growing up, Searc...

Talented comedian Sebastian Maniscalco's brand-new comedy special will air on Netflix. The one-hour comedy show, Is it Me? is set to premiere on December 6. This will be his fourth special to have found a home in the popular streaming service. It comes after his previous specials What’s Wrong With People?, Why Would You Do That? and Stay Hungry. Is...

Criminal Minds fans are in for a Thanksgiving Day treat. The much-loved procedural drama is set to return to TV less than three years after its February 2020 series finale.  Criminal Minds: Evolution sees the BAU team reunited and tracking down what may be their most devious opponent yet. The agents face off against a serial killer who spent the pa...