(January 4th, 2023) Pro rally driver Ken Block, the Hoonigan and DC Shoes co-founder who revolutionized action sports marketing and motorsports film-making, died in a snowmobile accident near his home in Utah on Monday. He was 55.
Block brought his Youtube series Gymkhana to Buffalo in 2016 for it’s 9th episode and featured backdrops which included the Central Terminal, The South Park Lift Bridge, and the Buffalo Waterfront and more in it’s footage. As of this week Gymkhana 9 had been seen by over 55 Million people.
Filmed entirely in Western New York this past September The Crown Prince of Christmas airs this Saturday(12/10) at 8pm ET on the Great American Family Network.
The Crown Prince of Christmas tells the story of Madison(Cindy Busby), an aspiring musician, jokingly tells her overbearing family that she is dating the prince of a small European nation. The joke goes to far as her friend/co-worker Sebastian(Jilon VanOver) is roped into impersonating the prince while visiting her family in New Jersey. Little does Madison know that Sebastian happens to be hiding a royal secret.
Cindy Abbott Letro interviews Buffalo’s Patrick Gallo on his career so far which has included a starring role in Paramount+’s “The Offer” as Mario Puzo, feature roles in “The Irishman”, “The Deuce”, “Boardwalk Empire”. and many others. In “The Irishman”Gallo shared the screen with Robert De Niro and Al Pacino under the direction of the legendary Martin Scorsese.
“A Royal Christmas on Ice” starring Anna Marie Dobbins, Jonathan Stoddard and Billy Baldwin with make it’s broadcast premiere on Saturday, November 5th at 8pm EST on the Great American Family Network.
Looking to escape his Royal life, a dashing prince comes to the United States to start a business in a small town in upstate New York and winds up falling for a former Olympic ice skater.
Directed by Fred Olen Ray, A Royal Christmas On Ice filmed at various WNY locations including Keybank Center, Vidlers, The Saturn Club, The 20th Century Club, The Northtown Center, and other locations this past February.