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‘High Maintenance’ Raises the Bar

‘High Maintenance’ Raises the Bar

By Anubhuti Kumar, Staff Writer

October 3, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The debut season of "High Maintenance" creates its story around a central protagonist (The Guy), giving lenses into the diverse lives of New Yorkers whose one common thread is their weed dealer.

Kimmy Schmidt Still Unbreakable

Kimmy Schmidt Still Unbreakable

By Anubhuti Kumar, Staff Writer

April 18, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The new season of "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" premiered on Netflix over the weekend and it continues the quality of the first.

NBC comedy lineup suffers in quest for ratings

NBC comedy lineup suffers in quest for ratings

February 12, 2014


Filed under Arts

Though there have been a few rough spots in NBC’s current lineup, it is not all bad. “The Voice” is holding steady, “The Blacklist” has become a breakout hit and Jay Leno’s farewell episode gave “The Tonight Show” its biggest numbers since 1998. However, the network’s comedies a...

Netflix provides perfect winter break binge-watching options

Netflix provides perfect winter break binge-watching options

December 10, 2013


Filed under Arts

        Winter break is only a few stressful days away, and so too is the freedom to binge on Netflix. Depending on moods and interests, Netflix Instant’s offerings can please even the most discerning of customers. For a soapy departure from reality, check ...

Emmys Predictions

Emmys Predictions

September 22, 2013


Filed under Arts, Editor's Picks

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Emmys 2013 Predictions: Outstanding Comedy Series

Emmys 2013 Predictions: Outstanding Comedy Series

September 20, 2013


Filed under Arts

While “Modern Family” might take home its fourth Emmy in a row, the other nominees are just strong enough to create an upset. Lena Dunham’s “Girls” is carrying momentum from its Golden Globes win and “Louie” is a popular newcomer to this category. Realistically, the award will proba...

Emmy 2013 Predictions: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Emmy 2013 Predictions: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

September 20, 2013


Filed under Arts

The contenders in Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series face stiff competition from Tina Fey, in her final run as Liz Lemon. The competition is made even more difficult with the category’s line of cable stars, including Lena Dunham, Laura Dern and Edie Falco. However, the real race...

Emmys 2013 Predictions: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Emmys 2013 Predictions: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

September 20, 2013


Filed under Arts

With “30 Rock” in its last season and “Arrested Development” making a massively successful comeback, there’s no shortage of talent in the pool of nominees for Out- standing Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. Matt LeBlanc’s performance in “Episodes” hasn’t garnered much hype, and “Hou...