Television

Point/Counterpoint: Is Glee a clever satire?

The first season of Glee is charming but infuriating—it’s the perfect example of how not to do satire.Continue...

Will Riverdale’s surprisingly strong season finale carry into season five?

Riverdale ’s writing, acting, and musical choices in its most recent season have turned even its most dedicated viewers away. But with change on the horizon in the world of Riverdale , it’s possible the show may be able to save itself from more self-inflicted embarrassment in season five.Continue...

Reflecting on the Disney channel’s problematic past

Like many others, I was quick to subscribe to the streaming service Disney+ when it was released this past November.Continue...

Winter Tekenos-Levy is proud of Canadian television

Canadian TV is thriving, according to prominent Canadian television writer and story editor Winter Tekenos-Levy.Continue...

American Crime Story’s second season underwhelms

I truly hope the second season of American Crime Story will serve as a successful follow-up to the first season’s success. But after seeing this first episode, I find myself left with more questions than answers.Continue...

Should we let Apple become the new Netflix?

Apple is the undisputed master of technology. However, recent announcements reveal Apple isn’t stopping until all the screens they’ve created are filled with their content as well — specifically, television.Continue...

Jerry Seinfeld's Netflix return is a nostalgic tap on the shoulder

The 90s were often characterized by sitcom stars embodying the human experience of mediocrity. However, it was a certain nasal-voiced stand-up comedian starring in the infamous “show about nothing” that truly stole the genre.Continue...

Everything you missed at the Golden Globe Awards

The Golden Globe Awards are typically known for being the Academy Awards’ edgier and drunker cousin, led by GIF-able reaction shots and witty one-liners. However, this year’s award ceremony — which aired this past Sunday — put its usual antics aside and gave the reins to a much more effective leader and inspiration — Oprah.Continue...

Does 'Stranger Things 2' live up to the hype

For months, Netflix has been releasing images and trailers to promote the second season of Stranger Things, building a hype the quiet premiere of the first season never had. As the release date of this second season approached, I wondered, could it live up to these impossibly high expectations?Continue...

How Riverdale became an overnight phenomenon

Although the four months of summer 2017 was great — no school, warm days, patio drinks — let's be honest, we weren’t fully living it up for one simple reason: Riverdale was on break.Continue...

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