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Rise Review


NBC drama Friday Night Lights cast its spotlight on an authentic community that rallied around the football field in Dillon, Texas. That show captured the raw emotions of its characters, who were trying to find success in life and victory on the football field. Rise, which was...

Roseanne Review


Roseanne is the comedy reboot we didn’t know we needed. The show brings back the Conners, the middle class family whose experiences were fodder for great laughs in the hit ABC show, which ran from 1988 to 1997. The program’s new season shows that the world might have...

Station 19 Review

Station 19

Station 19, which premieres tonight on ABC, is the latest Shonda Rhimes production. Rhimes is the uber-successful executive who has produced the network’s Thursday night hits Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal and How to Get Away with Murder. Each of those shows celebrates their...

Teen Wolf Final Season

Teen Wolf

In the final ten episodes of the MTV drama Teen Wolf, the main characters face off against their ultimate enemy: fear. It’s fear that the newest monster brings to the community. It’s also fear that longtime hunter Gerard Argent (Michael Hogan) uses in his latest battle...

Stranger Things Season 2 Review

Stranger Things Season 2

When Stranger Things premiered in July of 2016, few people knew what the series was about. After its premiere, the sci-fi show and its blend of nostalgic warmth, colorful characters and well-written science fiction quickly found an audience. The show’s popularity grew and...

The Sinner Review

The Sinner

USA’s new drama focuses on the mystery surround motive. Check out our The Sinner review to see if it’s worth watching. Mystery programs usually revolve around apprehending a culprit. A detective or a team is introduced to track down the murderer of the week. USA...

Game of Thrones Season 7 Review

Game of Thrones Season 7

“Leave one wolf alive and the sheep are never safe.” So states a disguised Arya Stark (Maisie Williams) in the season seven premiere of Game of Thrones. The sentiment rings true for most of the standing characters on the HBO drama. After six seasons of bloodshed and...