Joseph R. Gannascoli is a successful actor who is best known for his role in the hit HBO series The Sopranos, in which he played a major role, as his character progressed in unforeseen ways. The scenes that he was a part of are among the most unmistakable moments throughout the show, which are considered by many to be turning points in the award-wi...

Another day, another devastating blow to programming under the Warner Bros. Discovery umbrella! Following the news earlier this week that HBO Max will be dropping Minx, Love Life, Westworld, and The Nevers, David Zaslav’s merciless rule has now come for Stanley Tucci: Searching For Italy. While the dining and travel series hosted by the Big Night s...

Fans of “The White Lotus” are taking to the internet to figure out how they can vacation like wealthy but miserable romantic Tanya McQuoid-Hunt and her put-upon assistant, Portia. Web searches for travel to the Italian island of Sicily, where Season 2 of the hit HBO show was filmed, are now up 50% after Monday’s record-breaking finale, according to...

Un ponte di musica. Itinerari dell’Opera italiana in America is a beautiful book edited by Claudio Orazi, now Superintendent of the Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa after having led some of Italy's most important opera houses: the Sferisterio in Macerata, the Arena in Verona, the Teatro Verdi in Trieste and the Teatro Lirico in Cagliari. The book is in...

Famous musician and composer Angelo Badalamenti has died. He was 85 years old. Best known for his work as a film scorer alongside director David Lynch, Badalamenti composed music for films like Blue Velvet and Mulholland Drive, and television shows such as Twin Peaks. He received the 1990 Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance for his T...

World-renowned Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, the most successful classical artist of all time, joins with his 25-year-old son Matteo and his 10-year-old daughter Virginia, to celebrate the release of their first-ever together, A Family Christmas, available Decca / Capitol Records. Today, the Empire State Building will light up in blue and white, th...

Stanley Tucci knows a thing or two about Italian food — and about Italy and Italians, too, for that matter. Tucci was born and raised in Westchester County, New York by parents who had emigrated from the southern Italian region of Calabria. Tucci grew up eating his mother's incredible cooking and acquired, quite naturally, a great appreciation for...

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...