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Comedy Central’s hit ‘Broad City’ deserves your attention

Comedy Central’s hit ‘Broad City’ deserves your attention

Ken Scarboro

March 12, 2014

“Broad City” has just been picked up for a second season, and you need to pick it up right now. Comedy Central has hit gold again with the new series created by and starring Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson and produced by Amy Poehler.  “Broad City” follows exaggerated versions of Glaze...

The proper protocol for live television audiences

The proper protocol for live television audiences

Leilani Peltz

February 19, 2014

For someone who has never lived in or visited the City of Angels, life probably seems filled with celebrities, parties and glamour. While this particular image isn’t true for the majority of people in the city, we do tend to have direct access to something a bulk of the United States does not—l...

Television shows you should be watching this spring

Josh Carlton

January 31, 2014

  The new year is in full swing, which means that the fall television season is over and done with. Last year wasn’t exactly a goldmine of quality T.V., but there were some memorable moments. There were a couple of new gems (“Brooklyn Nine-Nine” and, uh…did I already say “Brookly...

‘Devious Maids’ is not televisions answer for Latinas in Hollywood

‘Devious Maids’ is not televisions answer for Latinas in Hollywood

Michelle Dominguez

September 9, 2013

I spent two years trying to be an actress. I know it’s not a huge amount of time, but it was a goal I set for myself. If I didn’t land a gig within that time frame, I’d move on and set my sights on something less dramatic. Well, it didn’t take long for those two years to pass. I had gone ...

Doctor Who returns with a new gal

Doctor Who returns with a new gal

Jennifer Luxton

April 3, 2013

After a winter hiatus, the BBC’s “Doctor Who" is back on air and in the swing of things with the second half of its seventh season. In the seventh episode, “The Bells of Saint John,” suspicious WiFi accounts have come to plague the planet, pulling unsuspecting users into a digital purgat...

Manic Pixie Dream Girls are invading your heart

Cynthia Gomez

April 3, 2013

What in the world is a Manic Pixie Dream Girl? What kind of girl does the average guy likes to see on film? A bubbly, vivacious, and shallow girl that enters a man’s life magically and breaks their heart in order to get a point through? That's exactly what they are. The typical MPDG is the breath...

FIDM exhibits costumes from television shows and movies

Angela Melero

September 1, 2010

Television and fashion united once more at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM) in downtown Los Angeles for the fifth annual “Outstanding Art of Television Costume Design” exhibit. In honor of this year’s Primetime Emmy-nominated costume designers, FIDM partnered with the...

‘Sons of Tucson’ is ‘Malcolm’ take two

Anna Osipova

March 17, 2010

Star Rating: 3 out of 5 Starring Tyler Labine, of "Reaper" fame, the predictable funny show offers a far-fetched story where three orphaned kids make their way to Tucson, where their father happens to have a fully-stocked, all-expenses-paid house that they move in to. Their mother is out of the pic...

Conan divorces NBC for $45 million

William Herbe

February 3, 2010

Jan. 22 marked the end of an era on late night television. “The Tonight Show” ended, for now, and one of the greatest late night talk show hosts Conan O’Brien with it. Looking back at the hosts that have graced “The Tonight Show,” Conan O’Brien is arguably one of the most popular and belo...

New series ‘Human Target’ shows promise

Kristin Hirai

January 17, 2010

Star Rating: 4 out 5 With each episode as an action-packed, mini-movie thriller, there is no doubt FOX’s new series, “Human Target,” will be a big hit with men and women alike. Along with its special effects of exploding buildings, derailing trains and burning planes, this series shows gr...

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