Massachusetts Daily Collegian

‘Parks and Recreation’ and the problem of television ratings

By Ryan Kaplan

October 28, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Television

NBC’s “Parks and Recreation” is going on hiatus as the hit show continues consistently suffers from low ratings. Now in its sixth season, “Parks and Rec” has been halted until 2014, except for a few new episodes in November. Reports suggest that NBC wants to push its new comedy “Sean Saves the Wor...

A Beacon of Knope in a Sea of Woe

By Danny Marchant

September 27, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Television

Much has been said about the diminishing quality of  “The Office.” George Harrison once said that he believed the spirit of The Beatles was transferred into Monty Python. While that is probably just hippie nonsense, it could explain why “Parks and Recreation,” a show from the s...

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

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

September 13, 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...

Not Watching These? You Should Be.

By Naychelle Lucas

April 13, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living Blogs, Blogs

Last weeks cover story of "TV Guide Magazine" was "7 Shows You Need to Watch." "Justified," "Parenthood," "Nikita," "Community," "The Good Wife," "Friday Night Lights" and "Fringe" made the list of unmissable entertainment for fans of great television. Out of the seve...