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SNL cast members huddle together at the end of the season 46 finales cold open.

Season 46 Finale of ‘Saturday Night Live’ Was a Tearful, Yet Joyous Sendoff

By Makena Reynolds, Arts Writer May 26, 2021

  NBC's "Saturday Night Live" has been a saving grace during a year of unpredictability, especially after months of social distancing and separation. During the COVID-19 pandemic, people got to...

Pets on Q stars Colleen Wilson and Melissa May Curtis. (Courtesy Netflix)

Salt Lake City Native Stars in New Netflix Series ‘Pet Stars’ 

By Paige Gardner, Assistant Arts Editor May 14, 2021

  Neflix's newest original series “Pet Stars” follows Pets on Q, a talent management agency for pets. In each episode, Pets on Q founders Colleen Wilson and Melissa May Curtis take on a new...

Screencap of trailer for Ziwe on Showtime featuring Ziwe Fumudoh. (Courtesy Showtime)

Comedian Ziwe Fumudoh Transforms the ‘Talk Show’ in Showtime Premiere

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor May 12, 2021

  Ziwe Fumudoh is no stranger to uncomfortable conversations. It’s the crux of the comedian’s 2017 YouTube series "Baited with Ziwe," where she unwittingly drove friends and guests into committing...

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Why We Need More Positive Disability Representation in Media

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer May 7, 2021

  The media that we consume — TV, books, music, painting, photography and more — is a vital part of how we communicate ideas and express ourselves to others. Naturally, people are often drawn...

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Do We Still Need Awards Shows?

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor April 25, 2021

  The season of awards shows typically takes place during the first few months of each year. During this time, there is usually a lot of buzz about who has been nominated, who has been snubbed...

Demi Lovato in her YouTube documentary series “Dancing With the Devil.” (Courtesy OBB Media)

Review: Demi Lovato’s ‘Dancing with the Devil… The Art of Starting Over’

By Heather Graham, Assistant Copy Chief, Arts Writer April 21, 2021

  Demi Lovato has walked into 2021 and laid herself bare before the world to tell her truths. Her emotionally heavy YouTube documentary “Demi Lovato: Dancing with the Devil” directed by Michael...

Amber Ruffin for The Amber Ruffin Show. (Photo by Mary Ellen Matthews | Courtesy Peacock)

‘The Amber Ruffin Show’ Is Slated for a Second Season

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor April 21, 2021

  “The Amber Ruffin Show” is the newest program in NBC’s late-night lineup and one of the only to have garnered a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes for its first season. After a limited run...

The Falcon and The Winter Soldier Promo Image (Courtesy Disney+)

‘The Falcon and The Winter Soldier’ Tackles Trauma and Change in Pilot

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer April 3, 2021

Content warning: contains spoilers for "The Falcon and The Winter Soldier"   Marvel’s latest spin-off TV series, "The Falcon and The Winter Soldier" began airing on Disney+ March 19. Starring...

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March Arts Desk Favorites

  Oakley Burt I've always been a huge fan of Marvel — the comics, characters, cinematic universe and now, their newest TV shows. This month brought a tear-jerking end to "WandaVision," a show...

Mae Martin and Charlotte Ritchie in Feel Good. (Courtesy Netflix)

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 86: ‘Feel Good’

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor March 12, 2021

  “Feel Good” is a semi-autobiographical comedy-drama series written by Canadian comedian Mae Martin about their experience with the world of comedy, substance abuse and falling in love as...