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One-liners make Netflix original show memorable

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, which debuted March 6, is one new show to binge-watch.

By Danielle Kiefer, Senior Writer

April 28, 2015

Netflix-original shows such as Orange is the New Black, House of Cards and Marco Polo have skyrocketed in popularity within the last two years. CHS fans who are eager for a new series to binge-watch should look no further than Netflix’s newest addition: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Created by 30 Rock’s...

‘Carrie Diaries’ explores Bradshaw’s teen years

By Ariana Etessami, Staff Writer

February 28, 2013

Before scoring a glamorous job as a writer for the New York Star, before becoming a fashion icon and way before Mr. Big, Carrie Bradshaw was a normal teenager just beginning to experience the world and all it has to offer. In the CW’s new series The Carrie Diaries, airing Mondays at 8 p.m., actres...

Syfy show puts a spin on traditional reality TV

Syfy show puts a spin on traditional reality TV

By By: Hanna Taft, Staff Writer

February 23, 2012

The first episode of Syfy’s reality series Face Off proves that reality television is more than scripted dialogue and fake drama, but has expanded to transforming humans into mythical and unknown creatures. Face Off’s first series brought in huge ratings for Syfy, so continuing with a second season...

‘SNL’ back on the scene with satirical political sketches

By Ben Schick, Staff Writer

October 26, 2011

The upcoming presidential election is going to be a crazy one. People are fed up with high unemployment, and the Republican primary is still up for grabs. With all the political chaos and tensions rising, one show is able to capture the key moments. Right on cue, Saturday Night Live is back to its u...

‘Wilfred’ high ratings lead it to second season

By Natasha Palance, Staff Writer

September 27, 2011

The first episode of FX’s new comedy series Wilfred is proof that television’s comedy genre is stronger than ever. Then again, a man in a dog suit is always funny.  According to a June article, the June 23 series premiere of Wilfred drew in 2.55 million viewers, making it FX’s ...

‘As Seen on TV’ brings TV products to mall

By Jordan Maser and Julia Reagan, Staff Writers

April 15, 2011

High school students, along with the rest of the nation, have been hypnotized by the seemingly amazing and useful products advertised on TV, such as the Magic Bullet and Bumpits. These items are commonly referred to as “As Seen on TV” products and can be bought from a new store in Montgomery Mall. The...

Fall TV lineup brings variety to viewers

By By Jake Sutton Staff Writer

September 3, 2010

You’re sitting at home, bored, watching TV, and wondering when your favorite TV show will be back on again. Fall TV previews are a great way to tell people what upcoming TV shows are coming out in the fall. They also help viewers find whether their shows are going to be cancelled, delayed or extended. According...

3D technology could have unwanted side effects

By Dina Khatib Online Observations Editor

March 22, 2010

Ever since 3D technology was first developed in the movie industry, filmgoers have flocked to select theaters, museums and entertainment venues showing movies and digital shorts using this revolutionary technology. With the increasing popularity of 3D movies in the past devade, this craze will only...

‘Jersey Shore’ is no worse than other reality shows

By Meghan Balakumar Staff Writer

March 2, 2010

Some wince at the sound of LMFAO’S “Get Crazy,” knowing a world of hair-gel, fake tans and Bump-Its are soon to follow. Others are excited to watch a full hour of guidos and guidettes working out, drinking and having sex with random people they meet at clubs. “Get Crazy” is the most accurate...

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