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Immorality Cannot Be Forgiven

By Alex Domb, Contributing Writer

September 21, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Mr. Spicer, i’m sorry, but you’re not entitled to joke.

The Golden Age of TV Is Costing Our TV Writers

The Golden Age of TV Is Costing Our TV Writers

By Mert Erenel, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under Opinion

There’s a reason people are calling this period the Golden Age of TV, as the TV experience has fundamentally changed. However, I would argue, not all of these changes are for the better.

On-Screen Talent Needs to Start Looking More Like the Viewing Public

On-Screen Talent Needs to Start Looking More Like the Viewing Public

By Akshay Prabhushankar, Deputy Opinion Editor

September 21, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Viewers must also demand original films with nontraditional diversity.

Oscars, Emmys get no awards for diversity

By Dejarelle Gaines, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

Despite the most diverse group of Emmy nominees in history, awards shows still fail to recognize people of color.

Alumnus reflects after “Portlandia” success

Alumnus reflects after “Portlandia” success

By Ife Olujobi, Entertainment Editor

August 24, 2014


Filed under Arts

The name may not ring a bell, but Jonathan Krisel, an alumnus from the Tisch School of the Arts, Class of 2000, is a prolific comedy director who has worked on some of today’s best comedy shows, with directing credits ranging from “Saturday Night Live” to “Kroll Show.” This year he is nominated...

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...

Emmys 2013 Predictions: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Emmys 2013 Predictions: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

September 20, 2013


Filed under Arts

While there are some returning favorites like Claire Danes for "Homeland" and Elisabeth Moss for "Mad Men," the category of Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series also includes two first-timers who are making waves. Robin Wright in "House of Cards" is the first actress nominated for a series that aired exc...

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 Drama Series

Emmys 2013 Predictions: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

September 20, 2013


Filed under Arts

If it’s a question of who should win, look no further than Bryan Cranston as Walter White in “Breaking Bad.” Undoubtedly one of the greatest performances in television history, Cranston is still keeping his captivated audience at the edge of their seats. With three Emmys already under ...

Emmys 2013 Predictions: Outstanding Drama Series

Emmys 2013 Predictions: Outstanding Drama Series

September 20, 2013


Filed under Arts

Six dramas enter, one remains. Which show will take home the top prize? For starters, the common consensus has been that the second season of “Homeland” wasn’t as good as the first, so its chances of winning aren’t great. The same goes for “Mad Men,” which hit a bit of a rough patch after earnin...

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...

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