Big Weekend in The Big Easy

NEW ORLEANS (WNTZ) - New Orleans will see plenty of action this weekend, the kind of action that could rival Mardi Gras, only a few weeks away.  The Mercedes Benz Superdome is ground zero for the excitement.

Welcome back, “AMERICAN IDOL”!

Auditions continue with a special broadcast Sunday, Jan. 22 following the NFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME on FOX 48 Hollywood Rounds Begin Thursday, February 9

LSU Tiger fans in Afghanistan

SALERNO, AFGHANISTAN (WGMB-TV) - LSU football fans aren't just in Louisiana.  There are dozens in Afghanistan!

New Year's Eve Local Events

For all events in Cenla and the Miss-Lou, visit our Events page.  

Rodney Carrington rings in 2012 on "AMERICAN COUNTRY NEW YEAR'S EVE LIVE"

Country star Joe Nichols to perform, and performances by Eli Young Band and Toby Keith to be featured  during the special.  Howie Mandel to present sneak peek of FOX series

Brees breaks record, Saints clinch NFC South

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WGMB-TV) - It will be a touchdown pass that Saints quarterback Drew Brees will never forget.

Melanie Amaro wins "THE X FACTOR"

The first season of THE X FACTOR came to a spectacular conclusion tonight as Melanie Amaro was crowned the winner during a sensational live two-hour season finale

Melanie Amaro, Josk Krajcik and Chris Rene compete for “THE X FACTOR” title

Two-Night THE X FACTOR Finale Airs Wednesday, Dec. 21 and Thursday, Dec. 22.  Winner Announced During Live Results Show Thursday, Dec.

UL-Lafayette wins New Orleans Bowl

NEW ORLEANS - Blaine Gautier's record-setting passing and a big game ending kick by Brett Baer gave UL-Lafayette fans the type of excitement they haven't experienced since Jake Delhomme was the Ragin' Cajuns' quar

"THE X FACTOR" Finalists chosen by America!

Only three finalists remain in the competition: Melanie Amaro, Josh Krajcik and Chris Rene. Tune in to THE X FACTOR two-night finale Wednesday, Dec.