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‘Wicked City’ does not live up to hype

‘Wicked City’ does not live up to hype

By Anubhuti Kumar, Staff Writer

November 2, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Ed Westwick kills for sport on the streets of Sunset Boulevard in ABC's new show, "Wicked City."

Gallatin sophomore fights bullying with book and activism

Gallatin sophomore fights bullying with book and activism

By Jeffrey Kopp, Contributing Writer

October 15, 2015


Filed under Features

Gallatin Sophmore Aija Mayrock brings awareness to bullying through her book “The Survival Guide to Bullying: Written by a Teen.”

New show offers ‘Fresh’ perspectives

New show offers ‘Fresh’  perspectives

By Nivea Serrao, Staff Writer

February 2, 2015


Filed under Arts

ABC's new show, "Fresh off the Boat" brings underrepresented Asian Americans to the forefront of television.

LIVE STREAM: Midterm Elections 2014

LIVE STREAM: Midterm Elections 2014

November 4, 2014


Filed under News

Courtesy of ABC News

‘Selfie’ updates classic story with tech twist

‘Selfie’ updates classic story with tech twist

By Sam Tsui, Contributing Writer

September 30, 2014


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

ABC's "Selfie" is charming and social-media savvy, but thin on plot and plausibility.

‘Scandal’ continues to defy expectations of network TV capabilities

‘Scandal’ continues to defy expectations of network TV capabilities

October 24, 2013


Filed under Arts

In the past season alone, “Scandal” has had more government conspiracies than “Homeland,” and while everyone was busy buzzing about “House of Cards,” they seemed to have forgotten that Kerry Washington’s Olivia Pope, the lawyer-fixer protagonist of “Scandal,” wears the white hat better th...

Rebel Wilson almost rescues ‘Super Fun Night’ from mediocrity

Rebel Wilson almost rescues ‘Super Fun Night’ from mediocrity

October 2, 2013


Filed under Arts

  Rebel Wilson is one of those actresses who you like not for what she says, but how she says it. After co-starring in comedies like “Bridesmaids” and “Pitch Perfect,” Wilson has nailed the art of the reaction shot, pulling out the perfect expression at the least expected time. In A...

‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ proves welcome addition to Marvel universe

‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ proves welcome addition to Marvel universe

September 24, 2013


Filed under Arts

From its first scene, the pilot episode of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” doesn’t let the audience forget its affiliation with the wildly successful “The Avengers” film. The first faces glimpsed are those of that movie’s superheroes — recycled snippets from the film show Iron Man a...

‘Trophy Wife’ endears with likable family representation

‘Trophy Wife’ endears with likable family representation

September 24, 2013


Filed under Arts

Launching a successful comedy in today’s television landscape can be difficult these days, particularly on the broadcast networks. The tone of a show can feel unrefined, characters are still in need of full development, and some writers just may need a while to find their footing. However, ABC’s ...

‘Goldbergs’ offers little innovation in TV comedy

‘Goldbergs’ offers little innovation in TV comedy

September 24, 2013


Filed under Arts

The retro appeal in TV sitcom — as evidenced by the popular series “That ‘70s Show” — has fluctuated over the years. ABC is trying to revive that appeal with “The Goldbergs,” a new comedy set in the 1980s. Based on writer and co-executive producer Adam Goldberg’s childhood, the show r...

‘Happy Endings’ marketing strategy insults fans

‘Happy Endings’ marketing strategy insults fans

April 10, 2013


Filed under Arts, Editor's Picks

When the critically adored but ratings-challenged comedy “Happy Endings” returned to ABC after a hiatus that began at the end of January, the show found itself not just in a new time slot but with a new slogan as well. Commercials promoting the return of the show implored viewers to “Save ‘Ha...

ABC LIVE STREAM: President Obama’s State of the Union address

ABC LIVE STREAM: President Obama’s State of the Union address

February 12, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, News

  Bookmark this site for an uncluttered view of ABC's coverage of the State of the Union. Comment below. President Obama is poised to present the first State of the Union address since re-election. For a live stream and live blog coverage, follow the WSN team throughout the night as we bring...

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