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Binge Guide: ‘Dexter’

September 17, 2014

By Nicole Fiorica At a glance: Genre: Thriller, Crime Drama Network: Showtime Seasons/Episodes: 8/96 Avg. Episode Length: 55 min Available on: Netflix, Showtime, Amazon Instant Video What it...

Criticism and Meta-Criticism in Television

April 30, 2014

By DEVON SHERIDAN COLUMNIST I started watching HBO’s wildly popular “Game of Thrones” series early this semester and caught up to the show just in time for the season four premiere. Prior to viewing, my relationship with the show felt like all my friends had this hip, new friend, whom they refused to talk about whenever I was present. Existing as a man with way too much time on his hands, I convinced myself that it w...

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MTV’s ‘Faking It’ in Review

April 30, 2014

By Bridget Darcey MTV’s “Faking It” shatters convention as Karma (Katie Stevens, “American Idol”) and Amy (Rita Volk, The Hungover Games) take drastic, uncommon measures in order to fit i...

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‘About a Boy’ in Review

March 26, 2014

By NICOLE HORTON The new spring NBC television show, “About a Boy,” is based on the 1998 novel by Nick Hornby and the 2002 British-American movie adaptation. Show creator Jason Katims is responsible for t...

How to Plot the Perfect Pilot

March 26, 2014

BY MADELINE KIMBALL STAFF WRITER The pilot episode is a television show’s first date with its audience. Its purpose is seduction; even as it displays its best characteristics, it must hint that there is more to come. It must si...

ABC’s ‘Resurrection’ in Review

March 12, 2014

By ALEGRA HOWARD STAFF WRITER ABC’s 9 p.m. television premiere last Sunday of “Resurrection,” called “The Return,” was a beautiful and heart-stopping story with enough twists and turns to make th...

Second Season of ‘House of Cards’ in Review

March 5, 2014

By JOHN SHELLEY STAFF WRITER On Friday, Feb. 14, the complete second season of “House of Cards” was released on Netflix. I began the first of 13 episodes that Saturday on a bus ride from New York to Philadelphia. Within a week I had finished the entire season. That is nearly 13 hours of television consumption over a period of maybe 100 waking hours. I am not sharing this with you just to highlight my revolting lack of...

Following a long stint on “SNL,” Meyers took his place as the successor of “Late Night.” (LLOYD BISHOP / AP IMAGES)

Weekend Update Host Takes Late Night Stage

March 5, 2014

By NICOLE PIERI STAFF WRITER On Feb. 24, Seth Meyers took over as host of NBC’s “Late Night” franchise with the debut of “Late Night with Seth Meyers.” Despite a lackluster premiere episo...

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Season 9 of ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’ in Review

February 19, 2014

By NICOLE HORTON Season 9 of “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” debuted on a melancholic note, as Khloe deals with the media frenzy due to her failing marriage to Lamar Odom, coinciding with his suspec...

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‘Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’ in Review

February 12, 2014

By NICOLE PIERI On Wednesday Feb. 5, I was lucky enough to attend the very first test show of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” My expectations were high, but Jimmy Fallon and his usual charm, creativity and...

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American Idol Revamp to Maintain Relevance

February 12, 2014

By NICOLE HORTON CULTURE EDITOR As its 13th season begins, it is apparent once again that “American Idol” is struggling to maintain relevancy as the show continues to slip in the ratings. For Season 12, produ...

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‘American Idol’ in Review

February 5, 2014

By MARGARET ADAMS CONTRIBUTING WRITER Entering its 13th season, “American Idol” has been completely revamped with new judges and a fresh, stripped-down feel.  The new judging panel — consisting of returning judges Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban ...

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