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New Series Release: ‘Surface’ On Apple TV+

If you are a fan of psychological thrillers, the newest show on Apple TV+ is a must-see, following the life of a woman who has completely lost her memory after a supposed “suicide attempt,” and is attempting to piece her life back together. The trailer released on Youtube reveals the mysterious aspect of this series in which the main character, Sophie, was told she tried to kill herself but survived, before viewers find out that perhaps something else occurred entirely— her husband attempting to murder her. 

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How The Bachelorette Is Managing Two Leading Women So Far

The beginning of every new season of Bachelor franchise shows always start with the host’s voice announcing, “this is the most dramatic season yet,” and viewers are wondering if this may actually be the case for the currently airing season of the Bachelorette, including not one, but two women who are both the bachelorettes. Gabby Windey and Rachel Recchia, both former finalists on Clayton’s season of the Bachelor, are best friends and began this journey extremely enthusiastic to have the other there by their side, not expressing too much worry about eventually falling in love with the same man. Considering the fact that 32 men walked out of the limos on night one, Gabby and Rachel didn’t seem to encounter many issues in the first two episodes, when they collectively gave roses to the men they wanted to keep, rather than handing out individual roses that were specifically from one of them. However, episode three is where problems began to arise on the “two bachelorettes” front.

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Upcoming Marvel TV Shows in MCU Phase 5

Since Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. began premiering in 2012 as the first Marvel TV series, there have now been 21 different shows produced by Marvel Television and Marvel Studios. With programs on ABC, Netflix, Hulu, Freeform, and most recently Disney+, the MCU has been seriously expanding their universe away from solely movies, and creating spinoff shows with secondary characters as well as some new ones. The release of Wandavision in 2021 was the first series that incorporated a character that also integrated into the mainstream Marvel multiverse, with some of the Disney+ Marvel series now being considered as part of the “phase” rollouts that the MCU is known for.

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‘Bridgerton’ Adding Fresh New Faces to Cast

Netflix’s Bridgerton is adding three fresh new faces to its third season. The popular Shondaland romance has added Daniel Francis, Sam Phillips, and James Phoon to the cast list for the upcoming season, which has already begun production in London.

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Here Are Some Of The Most Notable
Emmy Nominations

The Emmy nominations for this year’s award show have been announced! With shows such as ‘Squid Games’, ‘Succession’, and actors such as Jason Sudeikis and Sydney Sweeney, there have been many notable Emmy nominations, and viewers can’t wait to see who will win the prestigious award.

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Can Binge-Watching be a Sign of Depression?

Recently, a lot of studies have come out documenting the phenomenon known as binge-watching TV shows and how it could possibly relate to depression. During the past years, binge-watching has become a highly popular way of spending free time. However, specialists are warning that there have been cases of problematic binge-watching that act as coping mechanisms against stress and loneliness.

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Netflix Original ‘Black Mirror’ Returning for Season 6

Netflix has revealed that they are coming out with a new season of the popular sci-fi/drama series Black Mirror. Season six has been in the works for a while, as the last released season aired in 2019, before the pandemic. Not only is there a new season on the way, but the series is getting revamped.

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“Squid Game” is the First-ever Non-English Series to be Nominated for an Emmy

Squid Game is still making history as it just got nominated for the Emmy Awards in the category of drama series. It is the first time that a non-English series scores such a nomination. Also, four members of the survival drama’s main cast were nominated in individual acting categories for their performances. Overall, Squid Game received 14 Emmy nominations, including for its cinematography, editing, main title theme, production design, stunts, and special effects.

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Op-Ed: Best Anime Series to Watch Right Now

The industry of manga and anime is growing even more exponentially than it was when it first became popular worldwide, back in the 90s. More and more titles are constantly released on different streaming platforms like Crunchyroll and Funimation.

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Why Sitcoms Are The Best Type Of Shows

magine sitting down to watch something on TV, only to realize that you have nothing new to watch— what is the go-to show you choose? Whether you realize it or not, the type of shows that people most consistently return to are sitcoms. Personally, I lean towards shows that are humorous, comforting, and generally help me to escape into someone else’s world for a bit. Programs like “New Girl,” “Ted Lasso,” “Parks and Recreation,” and “Curb Your Enthusiasm” all possess that crucial feature that drama shows do not, which is the characteristic I have coined, “rewatchability.” 

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New Amazon Prime Show: The
Summer I Turned Pretty

Originally based on novels written by Jenny Han, ‘The Summer I Turned Pretty’ has been turned into a new Amazon Prime show, and people seem to be loving it. With Lola Tung playing the main quirky character, Belly Conklin, the show revolves around a girl trying to navigate through her summer, boys, and even family. The directors and producers do a wonderful job making the book come to life, and viewers can’t seem to get enough of it.

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Op-Ed: The Downfall of Singing Competition Shows

Competition shows have had their run of popularity throughout the early 2000s. Prominent artists like One Direction, Fifth Harmony, and even Kelly Clarkson gained fame from appearing on shows like American Idol and X-Factor. However, the popularity of such shows is beginning to fizzle as the idea/plot of the shows is becoming robotic and formulaic.

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