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Top 10 TV Stories of 2013

2013 was a beauty. While some may claim that television is a dying medium in a digital age, I say that couldn’t be less true. In 1970, at the time considered the peak of television, Americans spent 1,226 hours a year watching television. By 2009, it had jumped to 1,774 hours. Our online habits do…

The Emmys: Why Some Shows Soar And Others Sink

My heart broke during last Sunday’s Emmys, as the portrayals of Walter White, Leslie Knope, and Schmidt went unappreciated while Homeland, Modern Family, and HBO swept up the awards. As a TV junkie, I was well aware that the Emmys are not an absolute measure of quality, and that I was bound to be let…

EDITORS’ CHOICE: Top 10 TV Shows of 2011

By: Jonathan Forani and Taylor Pearce TV’s been called a vast wasteland, a mind numbing pastime and the bane of modern day society. So why do we still watch it? In 2011, it was because of shows like the ten featured below, which show how, despite J-Shore and reality television’s ratings reign, TV can also…