MENU

Political Podcast makes TV Debut

Political Podcast makes TV Debut

Angela Tricarico, Contributing Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Television

In a time where finding ways to blend humor with actual, smart insights in political commentary is becoming increasingly difficult, HBO struck gold by bringing the popular podcast “Pod Save America” to television for a series of four election specials. In its podcast form, “Pod Save Americ...

West Receives Backlash After SNL Performance

West Receives Backlash After SNL Performance

Anna Downs, Entertainment Editor

October 9, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Television

Kanye West made an appearance as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live's season premier. He was accompanied by fellow musicians with whom he collaborates: Lil Pump, Kid Cudi, 070 Shake, and Teyana Taylor. When it was time for his first song of the evening, Kanye West and Lil Pump arrived on stage ...

Sierra Burgess is NOT a Loser

Sierra Burgess is NOT a Loser

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Television

Netflix released its latest rom-com “Sierra Burgess Is a Loser,” starring Noah Centineo, on Sept. 7. The movie centers on Sierra Burgess, a senior in high school who  is known by the popular kids for being a loser. The movie follows Burgess and Jamey, a male student, after Veronica, head cheerleade...

Maniac Portrays Life with a Mental Illness

Maniac Portrays Life with a Mental Illness

Matt Verrilli, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Television

Writer Patrick Somerville and director Cary Foji Fukanaga have worked with Netflix to bring viewers the Black Mirror-esque, ten episode sci-fi/dark comedy mini-series: Maniac. Somerville and Fukanaga were actually inspired by a Norwegian television program of the same name which follows a psychiatric ward patient livin...

American Horror Story Not Dead Yet

American Horror Story Not Dead Yet

Sean McGuire, Contributing Writer

September 25, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Television

The long-awaited eighth season of the award-winning FX Television series American Horror Story is finally underway. The series is an anthology, where each season is connected but has a different theme and time period in a fictional American Horror Story universe. The seasons proceeding the current...

Lucy Hale Stars In New Drama “Life Sentence”

Lucy Hale Stars In New Drama “Life Sentence”

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

March 25, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Television

Lucy Hale stars in the CW’s new show, Life Sentence, which aired on Wednesday (March 7). The show follows Hale’s character Stella as she has to adjust to her new life cured of terminal cancer. Living everyday like it was her last she was not prepared for the good news of having a second chance at lif...

Robbin’ Season: FX’s “Atlanta” Returns

Robbin’ Season: FX’s “Atlanta” Returns

Zenobia Johnson, Contributing Writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Television

With the return of FX’s award winning show Atlanta, fans were immediately introduced to the main theme hovering over the season, appropriately promoted Robbin’ Season. With two young teens dawning ski masks and holding a chicken spot at gun point for a stash of weed, it’s clear that the season...

New Netflix Show: Everything Sucks!

New Netflix Show: Everything Sucks!

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Television

On Feb 6, Netflix released the first season of its new original series Everything Sucks! which is comprised of ten episodes. The show centers on freshman Luke O’Neil and his two friends Tyler and McQuaid as they navigate high school. It takes place in the ‘90s deals with love, drama, and questions about ...

“13 Reasons Why” Season 2: What We Know

“13 Reasons Why” Season 2: What We Know

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Television

Based on the 2007 novel by Jay Asher, executive producer Selena Gomez spent years getting the novel Thirteen Reasons Why made into a tv show with her mom Mandy Teefey. The long awaited project finally aired last March on Netflix. All thirteen episodes aired at once and the show received mixed review...

Experience the 2018 Winter Olympics in Virtual Reality

Experience the 2018 Winter Olympics in Virtual Reality

Matthew Verrilli, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Sports, Television

Every four years, the many countries of the world get together to complete in the Winter Olympic Games. Each time they come around, a different city is given the privilege to host them. In 2018, this privilege has been given to PyeongChang, South Korea. The events that countries compete in at the Winter...

60th Grammy Awards: Win Some, Lose More

60th Grammy Awards: Win Some, Lose More

Zenobia Johnson, Contributing Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Television

In the city that never sleeps, the 60th Annual Grammy Awards were held at Madison Square Garden Sunday (Jan. 28) night. There had been much talk about the nominations stemming from Best New Artist to Album of the Year. Although people expected a somewhat exciting and thrilling show with the string of...

The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story Premiere Sets Up Promising Season

The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story Premiere Sets Up Promising Season

Angela Tricarico, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Television

Following in the success of the season before it, season two of FX’s anthology series American Crime Story premiered on Jan. 17 to mostly positive critical reviews, despite a series-low number of viewers. Each season of American Crime Story is self-contained and acts like a miniseries; there’s no ...

Raising Concerns about Rising Netflix Prices

Raising Concerns about Rising Netflix Prices

Mitsouki Garvey-Sanchez, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Television

Over Thanksgiving, news broke that Netflix is having a price increase in their streaming services. According to ALTPress, Netflix subscription will jump from $9.99 to $10.99 for their standard U.S. subscription, their premier tier ( ultra HD and four screens at the same time)  will go from $11.99 to $13....

Grey’s Anatomy Winter Finale Ends with Cliffhanger

Grey’s Anatomy Winter Finale Ends with Cliffhanger

Marisa Rosado, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Television

Grey’s Anatomy 300th episode/Winter Finale Review Grey’s Anatomy is one of television’s longest running drama series. On Nov. 9, Grey’s 300th episode premiered on ABC, followed by the  winter finale the week after. Grey’s 300th episode brought fans so many different emotions from laughing...

“Stranger Things 2” Now Available on Netflix

“Stranger Things 2” Now Available on Netflix

Iyana Jones, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Television

Everyone’s favorite kids from the Upside Down are finally back after a long break from filming. If you were a fan of last season’s haunting villains, fearless kid heroes, and government conspiracy theories, then season two of Stranger Things will be everything you asked for and more. Season 2...

The Student News Source of the University of New Haven
Television