Tag: HBO

HBO to change image and save ‘Sesame Street’ all at once

Sesame Street puppets

This fall, the 45-year-old children’s television show “Sesame Street” will start airing new episodes on the premium cable network HBO.   Sesame Workshop, a nonprofit organization that produces educational programs, made the surprising announcement last week that they’re teaming up with HBO for five seasons of “Sesame Street.” The partnership may seem odd since the… Read More

6 shows to gear you up for the summer TV lineup

Television screen on a beach with an island background.

There’s no denying it; the realm of television is entering a new golden era. New distribution formats, such as Netflix, provides fresh outlets to original and re-booted classic content. On top of that, better access to cheaper visual effects have allowed TV networks to create more epic and grandiose programming than ever before — see:… Read More

Summer Rerun: HBO’s Hit Murder Mystery TV Show “True Detective”

Summer is usually synonymous with downtime, and what better way to while away the hazy afternoon hours than by revisiting some excellent television shows? MUI PR Blog recommends putting HBO’s “True Detective” at the top of your summer queue.   Season one of “True Detective” is a slow-burn chiller of a murder mystery, spinning the… Read More

The Top 5 Game of Thrones Women Who Wield More Power Than Men

Editor’s Note: This article may contain SPOILERS! If you are not caught up on “Game of Thrones”, stop reading here!   On the top of a very long list of great things about HBO’s hit series “Game of Thrones” is the multidimensionality of all of the characters on the show. Nothing on the show is ever black and… Read More

Review: “The Normal Heart,” A Searing Human Drama

There is a scene, late in the running of “The Normal Heart,” where a young medical volunteer named Tommy (Jim Parsons of “The Big Bang Theory”) eulogizes a fallen friend. Standing at the pulpit of a largely empty church, with twilight creeping wanly through the stained-glass windows, Tommy speaks to the motley group of frightened… Read More

Game of Thrones Episode Recap: Breaker of Chains

Editor’s Note: This article contains SPOILERS! If you are not caught up on “Game of Thrones” or do not want to know what happens yet, stop reading here!   We are now three episodes into season four of “Game of Thrones.” It appeared that the first two episodes were some of the best the series… Read More

Series Recommendation: Game of Thrones

One of the most exciting programs currently airing on television is HBO’s “Game of Thrones.” Based on a series of novels by George R.R. Martin, “Games of Thrones” takes place in the fantasy world of Westeros.  Like most fantasy settings, this one resembles a medieval Europe, and is complete with knights, magic, dragons, kings, queens,… Read More

Adam Driver To Play Darth Vader-Like Villain In Star Wars: Episode VII

Adam Driver, a character on the HBO show “Girls,” is set to play a villain in the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII.   According to Ethan Sacks of the New York Daily News, “The casting news is a bit of a surprise considering Michael Fassbender had previously been rumored to be considered for the role… Read More