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Downton Abbey returns for an exciting third season

By Taylor Lynn-Jones, Staff Writer “What is a weekend?” wonders Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham when the term is brought up at one of the Grantham’s fabulous dinners. For fans in the U.S., a weekend provides the perfect time to watch Downton Abbey: the British period drama that is sweeping the nation! Set during the 1910s […]

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New season of America’s Next Top Model: British Invasion premieres tonight

By Maia Raynor, RHR Staff With the surge in popularity of various Brits from Adele to Downtown Abbey, it’s no surprise that the CW has jumped on the bandwagon with its latest cycle of America’s Next Top Model. Premiering February 29 is America’s Next Top Model: British Invasion. Unlike previous cycles, “This cycle will feature […]

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Three great shows return this week from mid-season break

By Maia Raynor, RHR Staff As I get back into my usual school routine after winter break, I’m actually somewhat excited for this week. However, my excitement has nothing to do with the start of papers, tests, and exams; rather this week brings the promise of new episodes of all my favorite shows. Winter break […]

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Top Chef Season Nine Preview

In honor of the giving season, each day this month, TRHR will feature a different gift idea, whether for a family member or for your own wish list. By Maia Raynor, RHR Staff Before Top Chef, I knew nothing about food. I couldn’t tell a cheese grater from a nutcracker. My palate consisted of the […]

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Without mics: backstage on “The Sing-Off” with exec producer Sam Weisman

By Emma Finder, RHR Staff NBC hit reality show The Sing-Off draws comparisons to other televised vocal competitions like American Idol, The Voice, and The X Factor. Yet according to Sam Weisman, executive producer and co-creator of this a cappella-centric phenomenon, “We invented a new kind of show.” I had the chance to speak to […]

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Sesame Street’s campaign against hunger in America

By Maia Raynor, RHR Staff Sesame Street is a block filled with all sorts of diverse inhabitants. Most of them aren’t even human. This season, Sesame Street adds to its already diverse community a new Muppet, Lily. Not only is Lily magenta with red hair, but she and her family are also struggling with hunger. […]

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