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Feb. 14, 2017

Characters mature as ‘Girls’ comes to its final season

Characters mature as ‘Girls’ comes to its final season

The show kicks off season 6 with a tryst in the Hamptons.

Nov. 29, 2016

‘Gilmore Girls’ revival brings a heavy dose of nostalgia

‘Gilmore Girls’ revival brings a heavy dose of nostalgia

Break out the pizza and Chinese food, and get ready to watch.

Feb. 4, 2016

Column:

Nerd Report: Out of this world love stories

In celebration of Valentine’s Day, columnist Gabriela Velasquez explores the best couples in the sci-fi/fantasy world.

Sept. 23, 2015

Talk TV to Me: Give these “super” returning series a watch!

Columnist Gabriela Velasquez guarantees there is a superhero show out there for everyone.

April 21, 2015

Dear Netflix: ‘Daredevil’ brings Marvel to the even smaller screen

With a 13 episode mini-series agreement, will Marvel manage to give the hero the time his story warrants?

April 14, 2015

Dear Netflix: Fall in love with the show ‘OITNB’ wishes it could be

Can’t wait until June for season three of “OITNB”? Columnist Elana Williams got something better.

April 7, 2015

Dear Netflix: ‘Portlandia’ finds subtlety, satire, surprising success

Just in time for Sleater-Kinney in Columbia, Columnist Elana Williams explores guitar/vocalist Carrie Brownstein (and Fred Armisen)’s acting/writing creds.

April 1, 2015

Dear Netflix: “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” fails to break comedic barriers

If you like Buddy the Elf, Netflix’s new show is for you, but if not, oh well.

March 17, 2015

Dear Netflix: Mental illness misrepresented in ‘United States of Tara’

In real life, we don’t talk about mental illness at the dinner table.

March 10, 2015

Dear Netflix: On my weekly writing process

“Every week, without fail, I get undeniably obsessed with my subject series.”

March 8, 2015

Dear Netflix: ‘House of Cards’ deserves its hype

Columnist Elana Williams on the hit Washington-based drama.

March 6, 2015

Dear Netflix: Historical inaccuracies the least of worries for ‘The Tudors’

Henry VIII had this much sex in real life, but he weighed around 400 pounds at his death. Talk about uncommitted actors, folks.

March 3, 2015

Dear Netflix: Prison made pretty in ‘OITNB’

Columnist Elana Williams wonders, “Dear high school me, how did you ever give up on a show with a title sequence sung by Regina Spektor?”

Feb. 10, 2015

Dear Netflix: ‘Freaks and Geeks’ is a 90s must-watch

Columnist Elana Williams on the cult classic that lets you watch your fave stars (when they were age-appropriate).

Feb. 3, 2015

Dear Netflix: How not to binge-watch

Columnist Elana Williams admits she has a problem.

Jan. 27, 2015

Dear Netflix: Sex and drugs in a Showtime gem

Columnist Elana Williams on the Bukowski of Showtime.

Jan. 20, 2015

Dear Netflix: What makes good crime TV?

Columnist Elana Williams waxes philosophical on shows like “NCIS,” “Criminal Minds.”

Dec. 2, 2014

Pop Culture Shock: The halo effect

MOVE Columnist McKenna Bulkley on her not so (Victoria’s) Secret obsession — the Angels.

Nov. 25, 2014

Think outside the boom box: A Love Letter to Dave Grohl

Columnist Patrick McKenna thanks the virtuoso rock legend for brilliance.

Nov. 18, 2014

ICYMI: Watch and learn: Three YouTube shows that entertain

Forget “Late Night”: Columnist Ellie Papadakis shares three online talk shows you should watch.

Oct. 21, 2014

Think outside the boom box: Dave Grohl shines light on Chicago blues

Music columnist Patrick McKenna recaps the HBO premiere of ‘Sonic Highways’

Sept. 30, 2014

Fall TV hits & misses

MOVE breaks down what to watch and what to skip.

Sept. 23, 2014

Horsin’ around with BoJack Horseman

Underneath the banter and crude jokes, there is a darkness to BoJack.

Sept. 9, 2014

Rants and Reviews: Cinematic quality comes to TV

Columnist Robert Mecchi on how cinematic shows are growing rapidly.

April 15, 2014

Channel Vision: Shame on S.H.I.E.L.D.

TV columnist Crystal Duan on why Marvel Studios is better off keeping their heroes on the big screen

April 1, 2014

Channel Vision: Burnt out by television (almost)

TV columnist Crystal Duan on why too much good TV can almost be a bad thing

March 18, 2014

Channel Vision: Jane Austen’s classic remains, well, classic

TV columnist Crystal Duan on why you should read “Pride & Prejudice,” watch “The Lizzie Bennet Diaries” and heck, read “The Secret Life of Lizzie Bennet,” too

March 12, 2014

Channel Vision: ‘True Detective’ concludes its first generation

TV columnist Crystal Duan on how you should watch “True Detective” even though Matthew McConaughey’s run just ended

March 6, 2014

MOVE TV:

‘Walking Dead’ remains simply “Meh.”

Spoiler alert I’ve been meaning to keep up with my posts on “The Walking Dead” more frequently this semester, but sometimes life gets in ...

March 4, 2014

Speaking of Culture: West presents ‘Shades of Sherlock’

Professor Nancy West will talk about the famous detective and his many incarnations Sunday.

March 4, 2014

Channel Vision: Spinning your wheels with spin-offs?

TV columnist Crystal Duan on the successes and failures of TV spin-off culture

April 25, 2013

Couch Potato: Please, watch ‘Breaking Bad’ this summer

TV columnist Jack Howland on his final piece of advice to readers

Jan. 24, 2013

MOVE Pop Culture:

Girl on "Girls:" Season 2 episode 2

AGAIN NEW BEYONCÉ DOCUMENTARY OH MY GOD. Week two of Lena Dunham’s hit HBO series gets a little uglier than the first. Actually, less ...

Jan. 24, 2013

MOVE Pop Culture:

Girl on "Girls:" Season 2 episode 1

First: my HBOgo starts the first season fabulously before girls even begins. IT’S A PROMO FOR A NEW BEYONCE SHOW. And it’s all ...

Nov. 3, 2011

Arts & Entertainment:

'Once Upon a Time' – 4 out of 5 stars

Once upon a time, there was a TV show that brought the fairy tale characters we know and love into our world. “Once Upon a ...

Sept. 27, 2011

‘Kardashians,’ ‘Real World’ producers speak to J school students

Four accomplished reality television producers sat on a panel Friday.

Sept. 24, 2011

Arts & Entertainment:

'Death Valley'–4 out of 5 stars

“These are the stories of the cops that capture the monsters and the camera crew that captures the cops.” MTV’s new series “Death Valley ...

July 5, 2011

MOVE Pop Culture:

A guide to Netflix instant streaming: TV summer edition

Whether you’re off interning, working that summer job or just bumming around the parents’ house: summer’s here and it’s hot. So take ...

April 27, 2011

Arts & Entertainment:

'Parks and Recreation' – 5 out of 5 stars

When “Parks and Recreation” first popped up, it mostly got brushed off as a ploy by NBC to to cash in on the popularity of ...

April 7, 2011

Arts & Entertainment:

'Extreme Couponing' – 3 out of 5 stars

Two million viewers learned the new commandment, "thou shalt not pay retail price," after tuning in Wednesday night to TLC’s newest show, “Extreme Couponing ...

March 22, 2011

‘Ace of Cakes’ star serves up sidesplitting talk

‘Ace of Cakes’ star serves up sidesplitting talk

Duff Goldman judged the Mizzou Cake Challenge and spoke Wednesday at MU.

Jan. 21, 2011

Students pursue reporting job on Oscars' red carpet

The winners of mtvU's student competition will report from the 83rd Academy Awards.

Jan. 19, 2011

Ricky Gervais wages war on Hollywood

Did Gervais' behavior at the Golden Globes cross the line?

Jan. 7, 2011

City, State and Nation :

KOMU, Mediacom renew retransmission agreement

After several months of negotiations, Mediacom and KOMU reached an agreement Friday afternoon. “We are extremely happy to reach a fair and mutually beneficial agreement ...

Jan. 6, 2011

City, State and Nation :

Mediacom broadcasts final NFL games at Harpo's watch party Saturday

In order to provide an outlet for its subscribers to watch the two remaining NFL games televised on NBC, Mediacom is hosting a “Wildcard Watch ...

Jan. 5, 2011

City, State and Nation :

Mediacom replaces KOMU programming with Turner Classic Movies, Starz Family

While Mediacom continues to discuss KOMU’s future on its channel line-up, it has chosen the programs that will fill the channels KOMU and its ...

Jan. 5, 2011

Mediacom subscribers bid farewell to KOMU

NBC programs are no longer accessible for cable viewers.

Jan. 3, 2011

City, State and Nation :

KOMU, Mediacom fail to reach agreement

After extending the deadline for three days, it appears KOMU will be dropped from Mediacom's services at midnight Jan. 4, the KOMU station said ...

Dec. 10, 2010

Staff picks: Our top 5 movies, albums, TV shows, songs and video games of 2010

The Maneater and MOVE editorial board members voted to compile these top 5 lists.

Dec. 10, 2010

Top 5 trashy reality TV shows

5. Jersey Shore/The Real Housewives of New Jersey Sometime between its unfortunate admission to the union in 1787 and the year 2010, something went ...

Nov. 30, 2010

Arts & Entertainment:

‘When Vacations Attack’ — 3 out of 5

The show continues in this fashion — presenting horrifying situations in which vacations do not turn out as expected. However, many of the dangerous occurrences are ...

Nov. 19, 2010

Arts & Entertainment:

Series premiere: 'Glory Daze' — 4 out of 5 stars

Freshman year of college in 1986, Indiana sets the scene for the pilot of the new hour-long TV show “Glory Daze” on TBS. The show ...

Nov. 15, 2010

Arts & Entertainment:

‘Boardwalk Empire’ — 4 out of 5 stars

HBO has another seemingly great drama premiering this fall — “Boardwalk Empire.” Now on its eighth episode, Martin Scorcese’s series has shown it has the ...

Nov. 9, 2010

Arts & Entertainment:

Series premiere: 'Conan' — 4 out of 5 stars

Ten months after his departure from “The Tonight Show,” Conan O’Brien struck again, but this time on TBS with his new show, “Conan.” The ...

Nov. 1, 2010

Arts & Entertainment:

Series premiere: ‘The Walking Dead’ — 4 out of 5 stars

When society falls to shambles and men are turned upon each other in dire times, what would happen to the modern constructs of human civilization ...

Oct. 22, 2010

Arts & Entertainment:

‘Outsourced’ may be outsourced in favor of better humor

The sitcom “Outsourced,” in its first season, follows the lives of Indian workers at a call center in Mumbai managed by a young American professional ...

Oct. 12, 2010

Columbia Access Television hosts grand re-opening

Columbia Access Television hosts grand re-opening

The station also unveiled plans for a new high definition studio.

Sept. 28, 2010

Arts & Entertainment:

Series premiere: 'Sister Wives' — 4 out of 5 stars

TLC introduced viewers to the “reality” of raising a family of 19 kids (and counting) and the drama of raising sextuplets (and their older twin ...

Sept. 24, 2010

Arts & Entertainment:

Season premiere: 'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation' — 3.5 out of 5 stars

Bieber fever joined the forensic investigators of Las Vegas on Thursday for the eleventh season of “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.” Fans were kept waiting for ...

Sept. 23, 2010

Arts & Entertainment:

Season premiere: 'Modern Family' — 4 out of 5 stars

After receiving the Writers Guild Award, the Peabody Award, the Directors Guild Award, the Television Critics Award and taking home 6 Emmys, “Modern Family” returns ...

Sept. 23, 2010

Arts & Entertainment:

Season premiere: 'Glee' — 4 out of 5 stars

Fanatics, closet fans and everything in between awaited the premier of the second season of "Glee" on Tuesday, the show that recently won four Emmys ...

Sept. 21, 2010

Arts & Entertainment:

Season premiere: 'Lone Star' — 4.5 out of 5 stars

Deep in the prairie land and deserted dust hills of Texas lies Bob Allen, and he is living two lives. One is a life of ...

Sept. 21, 2010

Arts & Entertainment:

Season premiere: 'House M.D.' — 3 out of 5 stars

Everyone’s favorite (ex) drug addict bared it all in Monday’s premiere of “House M.D.” From emotions to skin, the first episode of ...

Sept. 21, 2010

Arts & Entertainment:

Series premiere: 'The Event' — 3 out of 5 stars

For months, viewers have seen numerous sneak peeks and trailers of “The Event,” a new show on NBC. With the series premiere four days ago ...

Sept. 16, 2010

MOVE Blog:

SoCo Lounge hosts 'Glee' season premiere

The popular Fox television series “Glee” has tweens and college students alike going crazy over its showstopping tunes, infectious melodies and awkward-adolescent realness. Considering the ...

Sept. 14, 2010

Arts & Entertainment:

Series premiere: 'The Terriers' — 4 out of 5 stars

Two private investigators rest on the sun-baked seat of an archaic Ford pickup, scouting out a middle class house for the robbery of their lives ...

Sept. 14, 2010

TV task force sends City Council complaints

The two companies provide most of the service in town.

Aug. 24, 2010

Athletics Department considers creation of sports TV network

Athletics Department considers creation of sports TV network

A sports network could be operational in three to five years.

May 7, 2010

This camera guy sucks

Cinematographers try too hard to shake things up.

March 19, 2010

Finding closure with 'Lost'

Devoted fans await the final season of the obsession-creating show.

Feb. 19, 2010

Oprah gives MU professor a 'makeunder'

Oprah gives MU professor a 'makeunder'

Cynthia Frisby said she would use the new look to self-evaluate.

Feb. 5, 2010

MU student buzzes onto College Championship 'Jeopardy!'

Some second graders grow up wanting to be astronauts, doctors or firefighters. Lindsay Eanet knew she wanted to be on “Jeopardy!.” Every day after school ...

Jan. 22, 2010

Schromm adjusts to the 'Real World'

Schromm adjusts to the 'Real World'

MU's Emily Schromm found her experience on reality television life changing.