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Actor Chris Pratt will play the voice of Mario in the new live-action movie based on the Super Mario Bros.

Editorial | Voice actors deserve more respect

By The Pitt News Editorial Board September 27, 2021
Fans of the franchise feel that the choice of actor to voice Mario in the live action movie was unfair. It reflects a larger issue in the film industry of a lack of respect for voice actors. 
The second episode of season two of “Glee” pays tribute to singer and songwriter Britney Spears.

Opinion | Glee’s homage to Britney Spears changed my life

By Megan Williams, Contributing Editor October 15, 2020
Seeing gay women on screen in 2010 was like spotting a fox in the wild.
Opinion | Every TV show should have a musical episode

Opinion | Every TV show should have a musical episode

By Alex Dolinger, Senior Staff Columnist October 6, 2020
There are days when nothing can make me feel a genuine human emotion, with the exception of one single phenomenon, and that phenomenon is musical episodes of television shows.
Opinion | What ‘Rick and Morty’ can tell us about American masculinity

Opinion | What ‘Rick and Morty’ can tell us about American masculinity

By Genna Edwards, Senior Staff Columnist May 19, 2020
The showrunners, Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland, have 70 episodes left. They should use them to change their philosophical tune.
“BoJack Horseman” still.

Opinion | “BoJack Horseman” is as real as it gets

By Ethan Tessler, For The Pitt News February 11, 2020
By the end of the show, you won’t be wondering why you feel emotionally attached to this cartoon alcoholic horse man.
“Twin Peaks” title card.

Weekend Watchlist: Spooky shows

By The Pitt News Staff October 17, 2019
It’s spooky season! With Halloween less than two weeks away, here are our favorite spooky shows available to stream.
“Game of Thrones” production still.

Screen Time: Our best & worst TV finales

By The Pitt News Staff October 13, 2019
All good things must come to an end. This includes long-running television series, though sometimes they may not end the way we would like them to. In this week’s edition of Screen Time, TPN staffers share what they believe are some of the best and worst television finales.
(Illustration by Garrett Aguilar / Staff Illustrator)

Column: Watching sports forges connections, unites in history

By Abbot Zuk | For The Pitt News September 19, 2017

Whether it was my mother or father taking me to a ball game, or everyone in Catholic grade school sporting Steelers jerseys on Fridays before pivotal games — sports have been ingrained in me since the...

Pitt students watch Xfinity television in William Pitt Union. (Photo by Wenhao Wu | Assistant Visual Editor)

Students receive access to stream portable cable television

By Rachel Glasser | News Editor September 6, 2017

Campus Television is now portable and pocket-sized at Pitt. Comcast Corp. partnered with the University to bring on-campus residents Xfinity on Campus, a service that allows students to watch and record...

Warm up to new and returning TV shows with their trailers

Warm up to new and returning TV shows with their trailers

By Britnee Meiser / Staff Writer January 7, 2015

The first weeks of January can be a dumping ground for dozens of pilots that won’t make it to February. But here’s a preview of some of the most-anticipated returning shows (and one new show) — based...

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