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Where you read it first | Friday, June 14, 2024



Why is comedy TV obsessed with the afterlife?

For the longest time, comedy television was the way to take a load off. Americans would come home from work tired and turn on the television to hang out with their friends on the screen. With the innovation of the workplace comedy, viewers got to feel included as they watched a group go through their ...


Top five TV shows of 2018

This year was an absurd one for television. Thanks to streaming platforms, our seasonally-based conceptions of when shows should air have broken. Just when it felt like TV was dying down, it came back strong. As the year now draws to a close, it is time to rank the top five shows of 2018. Without ...


Graduation day according to 5 TV episodes

Life imitates art, and what could be a purer form of art than the classic TV graduation episode? As the Tufts Class of 2018 passes this milestone, let’s look back at some of our TV favorites who also donned caps and gowns and see what lessons they have to bestow on us.“The Vampire Diaries”: ...


What to watch: New fall TV lineup

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. No, not Starbucks holiday cups season, but fall television premiere season. This year, the broadcast networks are trying to stay in the game with well-known names and more diverse casts. Here are a few of the new shows that will be popping up on the TV guide ...

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New shows to watch in fall 2016

The first day of fall means it's time for a number of things — sweater weather, apple picking and pumpkin-spice everything. But most importantly, it means it's time for fall television premieres. The end of September brings a plethora of new shows, some sure to be America's next obsessions ...

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End of summer TV round-up: nostalgic hits and misses

"Stranger Things"On July 15, Netflix premiered the Duffer Brothers’ "Stranger Things," an eight-episode series redolent of 1980s science fiction, adventure and horror films. The show perfectly harnesses the atmosphere of '80s pop culture and movies by drawing obvious parallels ...


TUTV to release new webseries 'Wave Jacked'

Broadcast television has, for a long time, staunchly held out against the internet revolution, instead choosing to keep its wares off the web for technical and legal reasons. The Average Joe found workarounds to these two hurdles long ago, and thus, in an absurdly simplified manner, the age of internet ...


Amazon releases game-changing drama 'Transparent'

Recently, television producers seem to have dug up a drama-ratings goldmine by exposing alternative narratives of post-modern American suburbia, stories that are missing from the "Leave it to Beaver" (1957 - 1963) genre of programming. They have given us a meth-slinging chemistry teacher in ...