‘The Sound of Music Live!’ attracts viewers but falls flat under the weight of poor acting, lack of cast chemistry
NBC’s much-hyped foray into the long-gone “event television” days finally went live with “The Sound of Music Live!” Thursday night, but the adaptation of the 1959 classic turned out to be nothing more than a couple of hours full of awkwardness.
Given the huge success of Netflix’s original content, it’s no wonder that other online streaming services are trying to get in on the action. So far, though, no other service has come close to producing content on the same level as “House of Cards” or “Orange is the New Black.
If you don’t know who Ja’mie King is, you’ve probably known at least one friend who loves to quote her ad nauseam. The owner of some classic statements like “I would never go out with a guy that wasn’t into peace,” or “I don’t want to look slut, but sort of semi-slut,” Ja’mie King is one of the many personas of Australian comedian Chris Lilley.
Maybe it is just me, but I’m starting to think that the laugh-tracked multi-camera situation comedy should become a thing of the past, or at least get a revamp. Unfortunately, no one told this to TBS when it picked up “Ground Floor,” which premiered last Thursday at 9 p.m.
In preparation for Offerman: Cadenza’s favorite ‘Parks and Rec’ episodes Nick Offerman is coming to campus this Sunday, and it’s sure to be a packed and popular event.
Pete Holmes, the newest to late night television, might be the funniest one With all of the NBC late night news—Jimmy Fallon moving to “The Tonight Show” and Seth Meyers taking over “Late Night”—it might be easy to forget about the other late night shows and hosts. But starting Monday, Oct. 28, there is another new face to late night television: Pete Holmes.
On Thursday, the latest installment of “American Horror Story” came to life in an eerie and uncomfortable way. The acting was superb, as to be expected when the cast includes Sarah Paulson, Taissa Farmiga, Evan Peters, Emma Roberts, Kathy Bates and Jessica Lange, and the plot is perfectly gruesome and exciting.
On July 31, 2013, Cory Monteith died in his Vancouver hotel room at age 31 as a result of mixing alcohol and heroin.
Though it may seem like interest in supernatural dramas is dying down, The CW is hoping to keep loyal viewers attached to the world of vampires with its latest premiere, “The Originals.” Viewers first got a look into the world of the original vampire family with a backdoor pilot in the last season of “The Vampire Diaries.
Washington University often garners media attention for its cutting-edge scientific research. I guess you could say that Showtime’s newest drama series, “Masters of Sex,” is part of that trend.