‘Friends’: Not exactly a reunion

By: Zenab Saeed ~Staff Writer~ The sitcom “Friends,” which ran for a total of ten seasons from 1994 to 2004 on NBC and was created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, details the lives of six friends living in Manhattan. On Jan. 13, chairman of NBC Bob Greenblatt confirmed longcirculating rumors that a much anticipated reunion special of the popular television show is finally happening. In the announcement made at the Television Critics Association press tour, Greenblatt confirmed that all six of the show’s main cast actors (Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer) … Continue reading ‘Friends’: Not exactly a reunion

‘The Wiz’ to premiere as next live musical

By: Zenab Saeed ~Staff Writer~ Another live musical is in the works at NBC: on March 30, the network announced plans for “The Wiz” to be its next live musical performance program. “The Wiz” will be NBC’s third live musical, following “The Sound of Music” featuring Carrie Underwood in 2013 and “Peter Pan” with Allison Williams in 2014. This decision followed NBC’s announcement in January at the Television Critics Association panel. The network was choosing between either “The Wiz,” “A Few Good Men” or “The Music Man” for its next live musical event. The live performance will be produced in … Continue reading ‘The Wiz’ to premiere as next live musical

On Brian Williams

I believed in Brian Williams. For those who do not know, Brian Williams was the managing editor and anchor of the “NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams.” Although almost everyone has heard Williams’s name recently, many young people only know Brian Williams as “the liar.” About three weeks ago, nearly every major news outlet ran a story accusing Brian Williams of lying to the American people on television. Media members worldwide agreed that they have a responsibility to tell the truth and that a newsman is nothing without his trustworthiness. Brian Williams became a symbol for everything wrong with the … Continue reading On Brian Williams