Two Scoops of Italy is part of the Hallmark Channel’s “Passport to Love” movie series of romances shot on location in Europe. This installment is about an American chef seeking professional inspiration in Italy, but she ends up falling for a local gelato-maker while she’s there. The film features beautiful scenery, delicious-looking food, and a win...

The cast and creatives behind “The Sopranos” reunited at Tribeca Festival Thursday night in celebration of the series’ 25th anniversary. They gathered for the premiere of Alex Gibney’s HBO documentary, “Wise Guy: David Chase and the Sopranos,” which played to a packed audience at the Beacon Theatre on the Upper West Side of Manhattan Thursday night...

Sports found Vic Lombardi. And he has spent his adult life finding ways to make it more fun and interesting for the rest of us. The son of Italian immigrants Ezio and Bambina, Lombardi did not speak English until around the age of 7. He remembers watching neighborhood kids play football, not knowing the rules, but joining the game anyway. “It was m...

On Friday, the Italian American Leadership Forum (IALF), led by the oldest and largest Italian American organizations in the U.S. and representing more than 18 million Americans of Italian heritage, took proactive steps to mitigate harmful stereotypes of the Italian American community. The IALF’s five founding organizations sent a letter to AMC Net...

TV and radio host, journalist, actor and partisan. Italian American. It is not easy to describe Mike Bongiorno, a historical and among the most famous faces of Italian television. A man born exactly 100 years ago, on May 26, 1924, and who died on September 8, 2009. His life was troubled and full of surprises: from imprisonment in San Vittore during...

Watching Lidia Bastianich cook on her PBS show, “Lidia’s Kitchen,” makes you wish you were in the kitchen alongside her. Filmed in her own home in Queens, N.Y., Bastianich is calm and reassuring, sharing tips, wisdom, and stories about her grandmother, giving viewers the confidence to cook Italian cuisine. Her dishes look simple but they offer comp...

They’re whacking a classic. AMC Networks added a trigger warning to the classic mob movie “Goodfellas” — rankling those who were in the film and wiseguys alike. “This film includes language and/or cultural stereotypes that are inconsistent with today’s standards of inclusion and tolerance and may offend some viewers,” a message reads at the top of...

We've learned more about Joe Mazzulla the Boston Celtics head coach over the last year, but what about Joe Mazzulla the person? Since the start of the 2023-24 NBA season, NBC Sports Boston's video crew spent time with Mazzulla to learn what makes him tick. In Part 1 of our "Mazzulla" docuseries, the second-year coach showed how he developed his com...

Every autumn, as the air gets crisper and the final leaves begin to fall, millions of devotees wait on bated breath for the arrival of one of the most beloved traditions in the world… the Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas! And on this episode, we’re sitting down with two Italian Americans who have dedicated their lives to bringing this mara...

This new landmark three-part series follows the most extensive archaeological excavation in Pompeii for a generation. Nearly two years in the making, with exclusive access to the dig and the all-Italian team of archaeologists, the series follows the excavation of an entire city block, Insula 10, in the north of the city. Dive into the past with the...