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The End of 30 Rock

By kate casler

February 8, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living Blogs, Blogs, Entertainment, Movies and Television

It’s Thursday night and I've gone to sit down and watch the NBC line up of shows that includes all my favorites. Tonight however, it felt empty (even with the long-awaited return of Community). 30 Rock has officially ended and I'm not quite sure what to do with myself. This incredible sho...

A strongly worded letter to NBC

By kate casler

October 1, 2012

Filed under Blogs, News Blogs

Dear NBC, I’ve been quite faithful to you through the years (you are the network that premiered Friends after all). However, you’re beginning to make it hard for me now. This year you’re ending The Office and 30 Rock. To top it...

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...

“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...

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...

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...

Podcast: Show ’em who’s boss on ‘The Office’

By Kevin Romani

October 5, 2011

Filed under Arts Multimedia

SPOILER ALERT Collegian producers Kevin Romani and Danny Marchant  evaluate the new boss on 'The Office' and the future of Dunder Mifflin 'The Office' Podcast...

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...

‘The Office’ prevails without Carell

By Acacia DiCiaccio

September 25, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living

Thursday marked the season eight premier of the NBC comedy “The Office.” This premier was more crucial than many others because it kicked off the first season without the show’s focal point, Michael Scott. Scott, played...