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Movie and TV sets adapt to find ways to continue filming during COVID-19

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November 30, 2020

2020’s movie line up was supposed to be quite impressive: “No Time to Die,” “In the Heights,” “Wonder Woman 1984” and “A Quiet Place Part II” were all scheduled to come to theaters, but...

One-liners make Netflix original show memorable

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

‘Carrie Diaries’ explores Bradshaw’s teen years

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...

Syfy show puts a spin on traditional reality TV

Syfy show puts a spin on traditional reality TV
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...

‘SNL’ back on the scene with satirical political sketches

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,...

‘Wilfred’ high ratings lead it to second season

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 TvGuide.com...

‘As Seen on TV’ brings TV products to mall

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...

Fall TV lineup brings variety to viewers

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...

3D technology could have unwanted side effects

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...

‘Jersey Shore’ is no worse than other reality shows

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,...

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