TV review: ‘You, Me and the Apocalypse’

“You, Me and the Apocalypse” seems like it would fit in perfectly on a streaming service like Netflix. It’s a one-hour dramedy that explores some intense themes (a la “Orange is the New Black”), it features an interconnected web of international characters (a la “Sense8”) and it has a generally offbeat, surreal quality to it (a la…take your pick).

| Managing Editor

Wash. U. a cappella group auditions for ‘The Sing-Off’

The Mosaic Whispers, Washington University’s oldest co-ed a cappella group, may be coming to live television.

Katelyn Mae Petrin | Contributing Reporter

‘A to Z’ pilot shows promise for NBC and romantics alike

NBC’s new rom-com TV show “A to Z” could stray into sappy predictability, but for now, the pilot promises a modern and entertaining take on relationships

Elena Wandzilak | TV Editor

TV review: ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’

In the cold open of the series premiere of “Late Night with Seth Meyers” last week, Meyers paid homage to his “Late Night” predecessor with some Jimmy Fallon-style thank-you notes. Over the course of the next few episodes, though, Meyers proved that he isn’t going to be Fallon 2.0.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

‘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.

Kimberley Henrickson | Contributing Writer

‘The Michael J. Fox Show’: Harping on heartwarming, with fewer laughs

When: Thursdays, 8:30 pm Channel: NBC [rating stars="3"] Does this sound familiar? Mike Henry is a former newscaster who went off the air when his diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease started getting in the way. For the past five years, he’s spent a lot of time with his family off the air, but now he’s ready to return to television.

| TV Critic

‘The Blacklist’ review

Now is not a great time for network dramas—just look at the lack of network shows in the Outstanding Drama Series category at this year’s Emmys.

| TV Editor

Fall TV Preview: Part 2

Fall is soon to be upon us, and with the changing of the leaves come new television pilots as well. With more than 30 different shows premiering, Cadenza chose its most anticipated pilots to preview. This is the second part of our fall TV preview. The Blacklist (NBC, Sept. 23 at 9 p.m.) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k9_qgX7pTlc James […]

Who should host ‘Late Night’ post-Jimmy Fallon

Rumors are swirling that Jimmy Fallon is going to replace Jay Leno on “The Tonight Show” next year (at least until Leno decides he wants his old job back and Fallon becomes the new Conan O’Brien). It’s a change we’ve been long awaiting as Leno and his infinite chins are unfunny and not too great at interviews either.

NBC’s Chuck Todd talks election 2012

NBC’s Chuck Todd filled Graham Chapel with people and occasional chuckles while talking about what people can expect from the 2012 election: a close race.

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