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“Dear White People”: is it worth watching?

“Dear White People”: is it worth watching?

June 7, 2018

By Caroline Donohue '20 A Netflix-original show, “Dear White People” released a second season of their television series on May 4. This series takes place at a university where African Americans students face extreme racism, including police brutality and segregation. “Dear White People”...

Silicon Valley continues to impress viewers

Silicon Valley continues to impress viewers

May 30, 2018

By Jake Navarro ’20 Beginning its premiere on March 25, “Silicon Valley’s” fifth season has just finished. Directors Mike Judge and Alec Berg have been able to set up the season for a fantastic finish to their current season. For those who don't know the show “Silicon Valley”, it is...

Revival of “American Idol” brings mixed reviews

Revival of “American Idol” brings mixed reviews

April 24, 2018

By Isa Didio ’18 “You’re going to Hollywood.” If you’ve ever watched popular American television show “American Idol,” then you know that these iconic words are what contestants wish to hear after their audition. After a two year hiatus, “American Idol” will be returning to its...

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ bids farewell to longtime recurring characters Drew and Capshaw

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ bids farewell to longtime recurring characters Drew and Capshaw

March 27, 2018

By Liv Ronca ’18 Two long time “Grey’s Anatomy” cast members, Sarah Drew and Jessica Capshaw, will be departing the hit ABC medical drama at the end of season 14. Drew, who has portrayed April Kepner since season six, and Capshaw, who has portrayed Arizona Robbins since season five, are...

Spin off of ‘Jersey Shore’ coming on air in 2018

Spin off of ‘Jersey Shore’ coming on air in 2018

January 8, 2018

By Dana Perelberg '20 If you’ve ever religiously followed the term ‘GTL’ (Gym, tan, laundry duh) or kept track of Snooki’s pregnancy, then you were probably disappointed when the popular reality show, “Jersey Shore” ended. Well a time without the constant utterance of relatable and iconic...

NBC revives “The Office”

NBC revives “The Office”

January 8, 2018

By Alexandra Sprouls ’19 Michael Scott. Jim Halpert. Dwight Schrute. Pam Beesly. What do these names all have in common? They are all recognizable characters from the hit NBC television show, “The Office”, which will be airing a 2018-2019 season. “One of my favorite shows of all time has...

Norwalk calls on ABC to halt demeaning jokes

Norwalk calls on ABC to halt demeaning jokes

December 11, 2017

By Roxy Augeri ’20 Norwalk residents have found themselves target to jokes referencing them in ABC’s hit show “American Housewife.” The show has made numerous references to Norwalk since it first aired on Oct. 11, 2016. “American Housewife” is a comedy based on Westport and the stereotypes surroun...

“Stranger Things” lights up with a new season

“Stranger Things” lights up with a new season

November 3, 2017

By Kevin Ludy '19 Watch out Westport: Dustin, Mike, Lucas and Will are back. The Netflix original series “Stranger Things” came out with a second season on Oct. 27, following a critically acclaimed first season. The question is this: did the new season live up to the last? This season featu...

Riverdale Rushes Back in with a New Season

Riverdale Rushes Back in with a New Season

October 26, 2017

By Ella Bloomingdale '20 Jughead, Betty, Veronica and Archie -- the core four -- are back and better than ever. The first episode of Riverdale Season 2, “A Kiss Before Dying,” premiered on Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 8 pm and left fans in shock. Season 1 of Riverdale ended with a dramatic cliff hanger...

Top 8 Netflix shows that no one’s talking about

Top 8 Netflix shows that no one’s talking about

October 9, 2017

By Anna Rhoads '19 ...

ABC’s American Housewife set to air in second season

ABC’s American Housewife set to air in second season

June 13, 2017

By Jonathan Kaner ’18 Everybody microwave your popcorn and recline in your seats—ABC’s “American Housewife” has been renewed for a second season following the premiere last October. “I was really thrilled to see that my town was being represented in a national TV program,” Noah Greenberg...

The life of Nasty Gal goes public in “Girlboss”

The life of Nasty Gal goes public in “Girlboss”

May 21, 2017

Molly Mahoney ’18   To be 20-something and living in downtown San Francisco circa 2006 is every indie-rocker girl’s dream, and the protagonist of Netflix Original “Girlboss” is living it. The show is a “real loose” account of the real life of Sophia Amoroso, the founder of popular ret...

“Thirteen Reasons Why” boosts the understanding of others

“Thirteen Reasons Why” boosts the understanding of others

April 17, 2017

Kevin Ludy '17 The new Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” brings to light the complexities and hardships high schoolers face. The highly anticipated show was released on March 31 but many fans were worried that it wouldn’t live up to the book’s high standards.   The series is about ...

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