Keri Hilson Says ‘Hip Hop Family Christmas’ Is All About ‘Honoring Your Family, Not Living For The World’

(ViacomCBS) – VH1 presents Hip Hop Family Christmas airing Monday, December 6th at 9PM ET/PT. Hip Hop Family Christmas stars Keri Hilson, Ne-Yo, Terrence J, Serayah, MC Lyte, Redman and more in a film telling the story of Hip-Hop’s most famous family after they agree to participate in a live Christmas television special to address negative press … Read more

Butcher Bar’s patio pop-up Yule Lodge open for winter season

Butcher Bar has transformed its patio into the Yule Lodge – a seasonal, bar and lounge for the holiday season. The Rittenhouse restaurant’s enclosed outdoor space is revamped with lights, fireplaces and cozy decor, and its bar is serving seasonal cocktails like the smoked, black-cherry Manhattan, made with rye, Cherry Heering, chocolate bitters, and Islay … Read more

Best Bets: Potted Potter, Sleep, and a Spontaneous Smattering

The holiday festivities continue this week with a Dickensian transformation hitting Galveston’s historic Strand, the city’s official tree lighting, and all the Tchaikovsky you could want (courtesy of the Houston Symphony). But there’s also a bit of film noir, Disney, and spontaneous theater, too. Keep reading for the full list of this week’s best bets. … Read more

Boyz II Men to be featured on ABC special ‘A Very Boy Band Holiday’

Following a boy band collaboration performance between New Kids on the Block and New Edition at November’s American Music Awards, Philly-based R&B group Boyz II Men is being featured on “A Very Boy Band Holiday”, a special premiering on ABC on Monday, Dec. 6.  Both Wanya Morris and Shawn Stockton will join a collection of … Read more

E.G. Daily On ‘Rugrat’s New Holiday Special “Traditions”: ‘We Embrace Everyone And Everything’

(ViacomCBS) – Rugrats will unveil a brand new holiday special on Paramount+ this Thursday, December 2nd. In 1996 the original Rugrats series put out the beloved “A Rugrats Chanukah” special and now 25 years later a new generation of fans will be treated to “Traditions.” CBS‘ Matt Weiss spoke to E.G. Daily (Tommy Pickles) about … Read more

Four Arizona Families Will Battle on The Great Christmas Light Fight This Week

A quartet of Arizona’s biggest and brightest home holiday displays will battle for supremacy on national television this week, courtesy of ABC’s The Great Christmas Light Fight. The popular reality competition show, which features extravagantly and excessively decorated houses from across the U.S., will air an episode on Thursday, December 2, focusing on families (and … Read more

Gov. Newsom Enlists California Highway Patrol To Help Stop Smash And Grab Robberies

PALO ALTO (KPIX) — This holiday season the California Highway Patrol will provide additional armed protection at major shopping malls across the state as retail robberies become more frequent and brazen. Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered the state officers to increase patrols on freeways adjacent to busy California shopping centers and make stops at the malls. … Read more

Kim Fields Hopes ‘Adventures In Christmasing’ Inspires People To Come Out Of Their Comfort Zone

(ViacomCBS) – VH1 will air Adventures In Christmasing tonight starting at 9PM ET/PT. Adventures In Christmasing comes from Executive Producer Kim Fields who also stars and co-wrote the movie. CBS‘ Matt Weiss spoke with Fields about all the work that went into this movie, her co-stars and what she hopes people take away from the adventure. READ … Read more

Philadelphians Cautious As COVID Omicron Variant Prompts US Travel Restrictions

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Starting Monday, the United States will impose new travel restrictions as more countries confirm cases of the new Omicron COVID variant. Philadelphians are hoping the variant doesn’t derail their holiday. It’s officially the holiday season, and yearly traditions are back in full swing. READ MORE: Temple University Student Samuel Sean Collington Killed … Read more

Mom struggling with health issues, living arrangements asks Goodfellows for help

The Goodfellow Fund provides $50 gift cards to low-income families. Carla and her daughter have so many needs. Where does one start? Because of financial difficulties they were living in a hotel. Then, just over a year ago Carla suffered a heart attack. Though she survived, a challenging life got harder. Health issues made it … Read more