TV

How do networks decide to renew or cancel TV shows?

As our winter semester comes to a close, it turns out students won’t be the only ones signing off for the summer.Continue...

'Nailed It' is the baking show students have been waiting for

Since Netflix burst onto the scene in 2013, it’s been hailed as one of the most versatile entertainment companies in TV production. You can watch Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt if you feel like laughing, or Black Mirror if you feel like crying from fear, or Orange is the New Black if you feel like doing both. However, in terms of food-related TV shows, Netflix has been no competition for the Food Network.Continue...

Bachelor Winter Games misses the mark

Things aren’t looking too great in Bachelor world right now. As if things weren’t bad enough, Arie Luyendyk outed himself as being the worst Bachelor in history by proposing to one girl, breaking up with her on TV and proposing to a different girl shortly after on this week’s finale of The Bachelor . Unfortunately for this series, this comes right on the heels of an even more problematic Bachelor spin-off, Bachelor Winter Games .Continue...

Five most exciting new shows premiering this spring

As we reach the final stretch of the school year, some of us may feel the need for a break more than ever. How are we students supposed to unwind when studying for two midterms next week, which we’re only studying for now to put off writing those two essays due this week?Continue...

Jane the Virgin gets political

With humble roots as a North American take on classic Hispanic telenovelas, Jane the Virgin has grown into a show that hits hard on political issues.Continue...

Best new TV shows this season

The new year symbolizes renewed hope, new beginnings and most importantly, a brand new batch of exciting TV shows. With the winter season in full swing, you’re going to need some new shows to binge-watch as you bundle up in bed.Continue...

In praise of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’s honest take on mental health

A couple years ago when I was on the hunt for a new TV show to binge, a friend suggested I try the CW network’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.Continue...

'Mindhunter' is the crime show TV was missing

A few weeks ago, I stumbled upon a quietly released, new Netflix show entitled Mindhunter .Continue...

A love letter to TV competition show clips

The lights rise. Earth-shattering applause is accompanied by a soaring ballad about overcoming obstacles. A starry-eyed contestant's walls collapse as tears flood their cheeks. If this scenario sounds familiar, it's probably because you've watched the same television talent competition videos on YouTube that I have.Continue...

The strength of 'This Is Us'

Family dramas that feature the complicated lives of several lead characters is nothing new – just look at Parenthood , Six Feet Under or even Gilmore Girls . What makes NBC series This Is Us different is the fact that it’s one of the first TV shows to address issues like obesity, adoption and the negative effects of fame head on.Continue...

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