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Netflix raises its prices to provide better content

Netflix raises its prices to provide better content
November 16, 2020

On Oct. 29, Netflix announced a price increase for its standard and premium subscription plans. The standard plan increased by $1, now $13.99/month, while the premium plan increased by $2 to $17.99/month....

Get ready to watch these six returning shows

November 16, 2020

The worst part of binge-watching a series is waiting to see if the show will be renewed for another season. In the time of COVID, where productions are being cut short or put on hiatus, fans are wondering...

Five political TV shows to watch this election

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November 2, 2020

With the presidential election right around the corner, Americans are anxious to find out who will win. Television can be a good distraction from real-world events, especially with the potential of delayed...

Saturday Night Live’s most notable political impersonations

Maya Rudolph and Beck Bennett
November 2, 2020

The NBC late-night sketch comedy show, “Saturday Night Live” (SNL) is notorious for its satirical take on current politics. The show was closely followed during the 2016 presidential election as there...

Dwayne Johnson Publically Endorses Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

Dwayne Johnson Publically Endorses Joe Biden and Kamala Harris
October 12, 2020

On Sept. 27, actor and former WWE wrestler Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson publicly endorsed presidential candidate Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris. This is the first time Johnson has ever expressed...

Saturday Night Live premieres for its 46th season

Saturday Night Live premieres for its 46th season
October 12, 2020

On Oct. 3, NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” returned to television after a long-awaited hiatus. The live sketch-comedy show scored the most-watched season opener, hosted by Chris Rock with musical guest,...

A look at the portrayal of immigration on television

A look at the portrayal of immigration on television
October 12, 2020

For years, television has been a way to bring visibility and shape people’s interpretations of the characters they portray. TV characters and stories have been given expanded importance and resonance...

Whitewashing in Hispanic Entertainment

Whitewashing in Hispanic Entertainment
October 12, 2020

Hollywood has a long way to go when it comes to accurate portrayals of Latinxs and other people of color in movies and television shows. Whitewashing -- or casting white actors to play non-white characters...

“Robin’s Wish” review: bringing awareness to a degenerative disease

“Robin’s Wish” review: bringing awareness to a degenerative disease
September 28, 2020

It has been six years since the news broke of comedian Robin William’s death. In the newly released documentary, “Robin’s Wish,” viewers can take a look at William’s last months and his diagnosis...

Recap of the 72nd Annual Emmy Awards

Recap of the 72nd Annual Emmy Awards
September 24, 2020

“Welcome to the ‘pandemmies,’ you know what they say, you can’t have a virus without a host.” As Jimmy Kimmel began his opening speech at the 72nd Emmy Awards ceremony, he turned to his...

Disability in Entertainment

Disability in Entertainment
September 14, 2020

In the entertainment industry, characters, along with supporting plotlines having to do with disabilities, have been few and far between. While shows such as “Switched at Birth,” “Glee,” “Breaking...

Bella Thorne “OnlyFans” Controversy

Bella Thorne
September 4, 2020

Former child actress, Bella Thorne, recently revealed on her Instagram that she created a page on the content subscription-based service, OnlyFans, much to the surprise of her followers. In under a...

Recap of the 2020 MTV VMAs: The Inventive Production Value of the Music Industry’s New Normal

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September 4, 2020

Using unique technology, pre-filmed footage, and green screens, the MTV Video Music Awards streamed on Aug. 30 amid the COVID-19 pandemic and live-event restrictions. This year, there was not a physical...

Outer Banks Sets Out be Netflix’s Newest Hit

Outer Banks Sets Out be Netflix’s Newest Hit
May 7, 2020

With everyone stuck inside for what seems like an endless amount of time, many people turn to streaming services to fill their time, and Netflix’s newest show “Outer Banks” aims to quench some of...

Money Heist, Season 4 Review: Long and Disappointing

Money Heist, Season 4 Review: Long and Disappointing
April 23, 2020

The third season of Netflix’s Spanish-language series, Money Heist, titled “La Casa de Papel,” premiered recently. The show usually makes me want to pull out my red jumpsuit and Dali mask, and dance...

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