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Pitt professor Ally Bove on the set of Jeopardy.

Pitt professor Ally Bove reflects on ‘Jeopardy!’ appearance

By Julia DiPietro, Staff Writer 12:12 am
‘Jeopardy,’ the iconic American game show that highlights contestants’ skills and knowledge in trivia, featured a proud Panther last Wednesday when Ally Bove joined the stage to compete.
The upcoming fourth season of Netflix’s “Stranger Things” is one of several staff picks for anticipated 2022 TV shows.

Staff Picks: TV shows we’re looking forward to in 2022

By The Pitt News Staff January 11, 2022
There’s no better way to cope with the horrors of the COVID-19 pandemic than to hunker down in your room for three days and watch a show. These are our most anticipated TV shows coming up in 2022 — here’s to hoping we get to watch them.
Disney’s new series “Hawkeye” is streaming on Disney+.

Review | ‘Hawkeye’ is better late than never

By Diana Velasquez, Culture Editor November 29, 2021
Culture Editor Diana Velasquez argues that despite its late arrival to the franchise, the new “Hawkeye” series has the makings of a great comedic superhero show.
As of Sunday, “Squid Game” ranks #3 on Netflix’s Top 10 in the US Today list.

A comprehensive summary of Netflix’s current ‘Top 10’

By Diana Velasquez, Culture Editor October 31, 2021
Have you been caught in the “Squid Game” craze? Or maybe you’re feeling the “love” from Netflix’s “You.” Netflix’s current “Top 10 in the US” has a lot to offer right now.
Behind the scenes on the set of “Thanks to Her,” an indie film produced in Pittsburgh.

Aspiring Pitt film students seize opportunities to work on local productions

By Mera D'Aquila, For The Pitt News October 5, 2021
Pittsburgh has recently become the backdrop for several movie sets, creating many film industry positions in the heart of the City. Several of Pitt’s undergraduates have claimed these sought-after opportunities.
Starring Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton and Hailee Steinfield as Kate Bishop, Hawkeye will debut on Disney+ Nov. 24 and will run for six episodes, airing an episode each week.

The best September trailers you might have missed

By Diana Velasquez, Culture Editor September 16, 2021
Not caught up on the latest up-and-coming movies, shows and video games? The Pitt News has collected September’s trailers for some of the most anticipated releases in media.
In a timeline where streaming platforms seemingly churn out mediocre and outdated content, “The Chair” is a breath of fresh air and a call to action at the same time.

Review: ‘The Chair’ is everything modern-day academia needs to hear

By Maria Scanga, Staff Writer August 24, 2021
Staff writer Maria Scanga argues that Netflix’s new drama series, “The Chair” highlights exactly what our modern-day academia merely brushes over.
Jeff Bergman has voiced many characters throughout his career, such as Fred Flintstone, Yogi Bear, and more recently, Bugs Bunny.

What’s Up, Doc?: Q&A with voice actor and Pitt alum Jeff Bergman

By Jessica McKenzie, Staff Writer August 24, 2021
Jeff Bergman has voiced countless Looney Tunes characters, and most recently, he voiced Bugs Bunny in “Space Jam: A New Legacy.” In a Q&A with The Pitt News, Bergman chronicles his journey from Pitt to the big screen.
“Never Have I Ever” on Netflix is one of the staff’s picks for comedy movies and TV shows that are just what you need to survive the first week of classes.

Staff Picks: Comedies to get you through the first week of classes

By The Pitt News Staff August 20, 2021
After you’re done getting all your syllabi together, you should take a break before the semester gets underway. These comedic movies and TV shows will provide the perfect reprieve from work.
The Pitt News Staff’s favorite LGBTQ+ characters to celebrate all year long.

Staff Picks: Our favorite LGBTQ+ fictional characters

By The Pitt News Staff June 8, 2021
Happy Pride Month! We celebrate our favorite LGBTQ+ characters all year long, and lean on them maybe more than we should for our sanity, but now in the spirit of June we’re bringing them to you to enjoy.
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