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Stephen Colbert satirical as ever in “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”

By Ryan Matera, Contributing writer

September 9, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The tired traditions of late night television get shaken up on Stephen Colbert's "Late Night with Stephen Colbert."

Late night talk shows should consider female hosts

Late night talk shows should consider female hosts

By Annie Cohen, Contributing Columnist

September 18, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Given the current pool of prominent, successful and qualified female comedians, the lack of women in the late night talk show host role is disgraceful.

New summer television series offer variety to viewers

New summer television series offer variety to viewers

By Nivea Serrao and Ife Olujobi

September 2, 2014


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Summer brought a variety of new television series that gained a successful following.

Alum Jerry O’Connell talks CBS comedy ‘We Are Men’

Alum Jerry O’Connell talks CBS comedy ‘We Are Men’

October 2, 2013


Filed under Arts

Not all actors can claim to have the sustained presence of Jerry O’Connell. He’s a 1995 graduate of NYU who has had continued Hollywood success since his childhood film debut in Rob Reiner’s “Stand by Me.” Now the actor finds himself on TV screens this fall in the CBS comedy “We Are Men...

Williams, Gellar sell new CBS comedy ‘The Crazy Ones’

Williams, Gellar sell new CBS comedy ‘The Crazy Ones’

September 26, 2013


Filed under Arts

  While the presence of Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar in a room together is enough to pique people’s interests, the first reassuring aspect of watching the pilot for “The Crazy Ones” is the supporting cast. With all-stars from some of the most talked about shows still on ...

New TV series attempt to fill void left by long-running shows

New TV series attempt to fill void left by long-running shows

September 3, 2013


Filed under Arts

The 2012-2013 television season bids adieu to many fan-favorites — NBC was dealt a particularly brutal hand, waving goodbye to popular comedies “The Office” and “30 Rock” last year. The CW has suffered significant losses as well, left to recapture the fandom teen soap staples “Gossi...

Mainstream success trumps witty comedy in TV landscape

Mainstream success trumps witty comedy in TV landscape

February 6, 2013


Filed under Arts

Last week, ABC announced that fan favorite comedy “Don’t Trust the B---- in Apartment 23” was canceled after two seasons. “Apartment 23,” along with the witty comedy “Happy Endings,” also on ABC, were struggling ratings-wise and showed only modest improvement following a time slot change...