Massachusetts Daily Collegian

“The Office” somewhat returns to form

By Danny Marchant

September 24, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Television

Last season, NBC’s hit sitcom “The Office” returned to the airwaves without Steve Carell. For seven seasons, Carell played Dunder Mifflin’s clueless but lovable boss, Michael Scott. Fans wondered if the show could sustain itself without its endlessly offensive but well-meanin...

What’s to come to TV this fall

By Herb Scribner

September 13, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Television

Brace yourselves – the new fall television shows are coming. Every fall presents a handful of new shows to the boob tube. Some are billed as “the next ‘Lost’” or the “closest things we’ll get to ‘Friends.’”...

‘Breaking Bad’ breaks for a year, time to talk about it

By Herb Scribner

September 10, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Television

I hated “Breaking Bad.” I remember when it started, I was knee-deep in “Lost” mythology and fandom, and snarled at anyone who said that “Breaking Bad” was on the same level as the island adventure drama. B...

New season ‘The Walking Dead’ to Return

By Ellie Rulon-Miller

September 7, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Television

Editor’s note: The following article contains spoilers for “The Walking Dead.” The zombies are back. AMC’s “The Walking Dead,” the successful television adaptation of Robert Kirkman’s increasingly popular comic book series about a zombie apocalypse,...

Veep: Great new comedy that avoids political stigma

By Jeff Mitchell

April 24, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Television

The new comedy “Veep” is an HBO release that will leave fans of comedy satisfied. This new comedy premiered on April 22 and stars Julia-Louis Dreyfus as Selina Meyer, the vice president of the United States. Most w...

HBO features a fresh new comedy with ‘Girls’

By Kevin Romani

April 16, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Television

Executive producer Judd Apatow (“Knocked Up,” “The 40-Year-Old Virgin”) returns his attention to television with “Girls,” a very modern and appropriate comedy for upcoming college graduates. “Girls” comes from cre...

‘Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23’ worth the watch

By Sarah Fonder

April 11, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Television

New ABC comedy “Don’t Trust the B---- in Apartment 23,” draws viewers in with a simple statement. “My roommate slept with my fiancé on my birthday cake, and it was the best thing that ever happened to me.” ...

Sunday night TV returns with “Mad Men” and “Game of Thrones”

By Kevin Romani

April 3, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Television

Sunday night television just got a whole lot better. AMC’s “Mad Men” – the four time consecutive Emmy winner for Best drama – made its much-anticipated return on March 25. The fifth season premiere – “A Little Kiss...

MtvU Woodie Awards streaming live online tonight

By Lindsey Davis

March 15, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Music, Television

Drunk people. Stunt people. Pregnant people. And New Jersey. This is what has become of Music Television. At a time when college students have only fleeting memories of watching Nelly’s “Hot in Herre” on Total Request Live with post-Carson Daly era V.J.s, there ha...

It’s time for ‘The Office’ to clock out

By Kevin Romani

March 15, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Television

NBC’s “The Office” has been one of the most popular and well received sitcoms in television history. The first five seasons of the series seamlessly blended laugh-out-loud humor with meaningful stories and provided a...

GCB: Controversial but engaging

By Erin OMalley

March 6, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Television

The new show “GCB” (“Good Christian Belles”), starring Leslie Bibb and Kristin Chenoweth, premiered Sunday, March 4 on ABC. The series is based on a book by Kim Gatlin titled “Good Christian Bitches,” but for obvious reasons, the name of the show was edited to conform to the content standards...

In recent ‘Glee’ episode, writers focus on characters

By Molly Keegan

February 28, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Television

Spoiler alert: Well, the New Directions won Regionals for the second year in a row, but the big win played a small role in this week’s episode of “Glee.” Instead of focusing on the importance of winning a competition, t...