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2013: The Year in Television

January 23, 2013

By DANIELLE GARRAND Everyone has his or her favorite TV shows from last year, but these five are arguably a cut above all of the rest. Gossip Girl Who does not love following the lives of spoiled rich kids who live a subway stop away from us? This show profiles thousand-dollar meals, million-dollar homes and super-bratty behavior from some of the most attractive actors on television, while weaving a twisted web of drama spa...

New Comedy Web Series “Gentrified” Stars Fordham Alum

November 28, 2012

By SCHARON HARDING CULTURE EDITOR What do you need when you are searching for your first apartment? A pair of clicking heels, your finest pearls, a white cable-knit sweater to rest upon your shoulders and your best friend, of course. The stars of “Gentrified,” a comedy web series by Fordham alumnae have this formula down as they move out of their parents’ pool houses into a city of bold characters. “Gentrif...

‘Boy Meets World’ Next in Line to Produce Hit Spinoff

November 14, 2012

By MARLESSA STIVALA COPY EDITOR While modern television is not completely void of creativity, it is no secret that many networks are littered with remakes and adaptations of already-existing shows. Even if a show is not an exact replica of a previous show, familiar plot lines and characters often beg the question: Hasn’t this already been done? Of course, familiar television shows can sometimes feel this way for a ...

Season 3 of ‘The Walking Dead’ in Review

November 14, 2012

By CHRISTOFER NICOLETTI AMC’s “The Walking Dead” has returned with even more surprises and zombie gore. Last season revealed that truly nowhere is safe from the threat of the zombies that now inhabit the world. With the destruction of their safe haven, the survivors were thrust back into the zombie-infested world to fight for survival. In the first episode of Season 3, viewers are introduced to a more militaristic and...

Style Network’s ‘Giuliana and Bill’ in Review

November 7, 2012

By LINDSAY JAVITZ Now in its fifth season, Style Network’s Giuliana & Bill has taken viewers into the lives of” E! News” anchor Giuliana Rancic and her entrepreneur husband Bill.  The couple has allowed cameras to document them as they experience both the joys and hardships of life. The couple’s chemistry, wit and comical tension always make for amusing reality TV. This was especially true for the Oct. 30 epis...

New York Television Festival Previews New Shows

November 7, 2012

By COURTNEY SMITH STAFF WRITER Calling all television lovers: The eighth annual New York Television Festival has arrived! While this particular festival may be newer and less well-known than most entertainment festivals, it is on its way to developing a reputation for itself in New York City. In 2005, the festival was launched with the hopes of giving independent television creators a chance to show their work and gain...

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