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The One With the Maestro of Sitcoms

The One With the Maestro of Sitcoms

February 3, 2016

By Marlessa Stivala Over the past few decades, characters such as Rachel Green, Sam Malone, Sheldon Cooper and Mary Richards have become household names. Millions continue to watch, quote and love the shows t...

Chicago Makes it to the Screen

Chicago Makes it to the Screen

January 27, 2016

By Drew Casey When great television dramas come to mind, the setting tends to be one of two major coastal cities: New York or Los Angeles. Smaller cities or towns are sometimes portrayed, but it seems that shows ...

Binge Guide: “The 100”

December 2, 2015

By Nicole Fiorica At a glance: Genre: Sci-Fi Seasons/Episodes: 2/29 Avg. Episode Length: 42 minutes Available on: Netflix What it’s about: In the indeterminate future, 100 years after a nuclear war left the world (supposedly) uninhabitable, the last of humanity is running out of resources. In an effort to see if they can return to Earth, the space station’s leaders send 100 juvenile delinquents to the ground. Their task...

A Comedy Comeback for John Mulaney?

A Comedy Comeback for John Mulaney?

December 2, 2015

By Nicole Horton John Mulaney brings his brand of observational comedy to his second Netflix special “The Comeback Kid,” following “New In Town” in 2012. The former “Saturday Night Live” writer hones his a...

Anthony Jeselnik Epitomizes Dark Comedy

Anthony Jeselnik Epitomizes Dark Comedy

October 28, 2015

By Nicole Horton The title of Anthony Jeselnik’s Netflix comedy special “Thoughts and Prayers” was inspired by the joke he tweeted soon after the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013. He tweeted, “There...

Binge Guide: “Hannibal”

October 28, 2015

By Nicole Fiorica At a glance: Genre: Psychological Thriller Seasons/Episodes: 3/39 Avg Episode Length: 42 minutes Available on: Amazon Prime What it’s about: Criminal profiler Will Graham (Hugh Dancy, Black Hawk Down) is recruited by the FBI Behavioral Science Unit to catch serial killers, thanks to his unique ability to fully empathize with others. Given that this skill involves fully immersing himself in the killers’ ...

Standup Comedy in a Politically Correct Culture

October 28, 2015

By Nicole Horton Political correctness in standup comedy has become a contested issue due to growing sensitivity of social issues and amplification from social media platforms. Politically correct is defined by Merriam-Webster as “agreeing with the idea that people should be careful to not use language or behave in a way that could offend a particular group of people.” Some say that political correctness goes overboard b...

AHS Continues to Scare

AHS Continues to Scare

October 21, 2015

By Rachel Dwyer The highly anticipated fifth season of “American Horror Story” has arrived, and with the subtitle “Hotel,” it has all the promises of another season of outlandishly gruesome entertainment. The Oct. 6 premi...

Colbert and Noah Settle Into Late Night Gigs

Colbert and Noah Settle Into Late Night Gigs

October 7, 2015

By Nicole Horton The late night television shake-up led to the highly anticipated debuts of “Late Night with Stephen Colbert” and “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah,” taking over for David Letterman and...

Binge Guide: Arrow

Binge Guide: Arrow

October 6, 2015

By Nicole Fiorica At a glance: Genre: Action Seasons/Episodes : 3/69 Avg Episode Length: 42 minutes Available on: Netflix What it’s about: Based on the DC Comics character Green Arrow, the CW’s ...

Horror Shows Taking Over Television

Horror Shows Taking Over Television

October 6, 2015

By Megan Bronner There have been TV shows in the past that have had a mix of scary, science-fiction and drama. But we have not come across TV shows specifically categorized as “horror.” Recently “American Horr...

Binge Guide: Doctor Who

Binge Guide: Doctor Who

September 23, 2015

By Nicole Fiorica At a glance: Genre: Sci-Fi Seasons/Episodes : 8/116 (reboot) Avg. Episode Length: 42 minutes Available on: Netflix What it’s about: The doctor, an alien time lord, travels throug...

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