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Shows continuing after their peak prove bleak

By Kevin Romani

October 6, 2011

Filed under Television

Television series are just like any other form of mass entertainment. At some point they get old and they need to know when to call it quits. Movie franchises, comic strips and video game series are just a few mediums that o...

“Yeeeaa Buddy!”… And They’re Back!

By Jessica Troland

September 29, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Television

“Cabs are here!” “Taxis sono qui.” The “Jersey Shore” crew has returned and is wreaking havoc bigger than ever before – but this time, they’re searching for cabs and fun in Italy. The fourth season kicks off as the cast mates gather their most beloved stuffed anim...

Television season is back

By Kevin Romani

September 28, 2011

Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Television

Listen in on Kevin's conversation about the fall's most watchable premieres with Collegian writer Malea Ritz in Fall TV Review Podcast The summer season belongs to the movie theaters and cinema, but the fall is dominated by the...

“Entourage” wraps up after eight seasons

By Kevin Romani

September 22, 2011

Filed under Television

“Entourage” was one of the most successful comedy series of the 2000s. Almost overnight, the Hollywood-inspired show became a pop culture phenomenon, as it was quoted regularly by fans and referenced in several other forms o...

Emmy Awards: “Mad Men” and “Modern Family” remain on top

By Kevin Romani

September 19, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Television

The 2011 Primetime Emmy Awards followed several trends that recent presentations of the program have showcased – an awkward opening, Hollywood stars making the transition to the small screen and “Mad Men” taking home the awa...

The Gang keep it “Always Sunny” for another season

By Nick Coviello

September 14, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Television

Heading into the seventh season of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” “The Gang” returns to Paddy’s Pub on the FX network Thursday, Sept. 15 at 10 p.m.. The infamously dark satire that once deemed itself “Seinfel...

“Parks and Rec” continues to amuse viewers in the next season

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

September 14, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Television

“Parks and Recreation,” a show from the creators of “The Office,” premiered in 2008 on NBC’s Thursday Night comedy line-up. Featuring the up-and-coming stars of the time Amy Poehler, Aziz Ansari and Rashida Jones, “Parks...

Faith and Doubt at Ground Zero

By Malea Ritz

September 9, 2011

Filed under Television

Daily Collegian - Sept. 9, 2011 | Daily Collegian - Sept. 12, 2001 “It was hell on Earth,” one voice describes as the Frontline documentary “Faith and Doubt at Ground Zero” opens with a variety of voices de...

‘Rescue Me’ draws to a close after seven seasons

By Jeff Mitchell

September 9, 2011

Filed under Television

Daily Collegian - Sept. 9, 2011 | Daily Collegian - Sept. 12, 2001 The fame finally flickers on the men of 62 Truck. On Sept. 7, the series finale of “Rescue Me” aired as a farewell to the seven-season run. The ...

New shows add excitement to summer months

By Kate MacDonald

May 1, 2011

Filed under Television

The end of the spring can provide an awful, empty feeling for a significant portion of the American population. In this time of season/series finales, avid fans lose direction and don’t know what to do with themselves. ...

‘Fringe’ undergoes creative evolution

By Kevin Romani

April 27, 2011

Filed under Television

As it is wrapping up its third season, “Fringe” has evolved into a series that barely resembles the one that premiered in September 2008. With a now continuous narrative, strong characters and the development of its own mythology, it has become one of the best shows on television...

Farewell, Michael Scott

By Chris Shores

April 21, 2011

Filed under Television

How can we possibly say goodbye to Michael Scott? For seven seasons, the star of NBC’s “The Office” has been both the world’s worst and best boss. Scott (Steve Carell) has become the king of the phrase “That’s...