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TV Review - 'Westworld' is HBO's next big thing

Video Game Haiku Review - Take a Journey in 'FIFA 17'
By: Terry Terrones - 0 Tue, Sep 27, 2016

Title: FIFA 17
Format: PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
Price: $59.99
Developer: EA Canada 
Publisher: Electronic...

TV Review: If you've enjoyed other Marvel/Netflix collaborations, don't miss 'Luke Cage'
By: Terry Terrones - 0 Tue, Sep 27, 2016

"Marvel's Luke Cage"

Cast: Mike Colter ("Million Dollar Baby," "The Good Wife"), Mahershala Ali ("House of Cards," "Free State of Jones"),...

Q&A: 'The Simpsons' producer Al Jean discusses Amy Schumer, series milestones and where Springfield might be
By: Terry Terrones - 0 Thu, Sep 22, 2016

Recently I sat in on a Fox conference call with Al Jean, producer of “The Simpsons.” The series returns for its 28th season this Sunday. The 600th...

Video Game Haiku Review - Explore the wonders of Australia in 'Forza Horizon 3'
By: Terry Terrones - 0 Wed, Sep 21, 2016

Title: Forza Horizon 3
Format: Xbox One, Windows 10
Price: $59.99
Developer: Playground Games, Turn 10 Studios
Publisher:...

Video Game Haiku Review - Customize to your hearts content in 'NBA 2K17'
By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, Sep 18, 2016

Title: NBA 2K17
Format: PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
Price: $59.99 
Publisher: 2K Sports
Developer: Visual Concepts

Packages and dates for the Denver Film Festival announced
By: Terry Terrones - 0 Wed, Sep 14, 2016

Today the Denver Film Society, which produces the annual Denver Film Festival, announced dates and ticket packages for this year’s event. The 39th...

Video Game Haiku Review - 'ReCore' a modern game with a retro feel
By: Terry Terrones - 0 Tue, Sep 13, 2016

Title: ReCore
Format: Xbox One, Windows 10
Price: $39.99
Developer: Armature Studio, Comcept Inc.
Publisher: Microsoft...

TV Review: Kristen Bell makes it to 'The Good Place'
By: Terry Terrones - 0 Mon, Sep 12, 2016

"The Good Place"

Cast: Kristen Bell ("House of Lies," "Veronica Mars"), Ted Danson ("Cheers," "CSI"), William Jackson Harper ("Paterson"),...

Video Game Haiku Review - 'NHL 17'
By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, Sep 11, 2016

Title: NHL 17
Format: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Price: $59.99
Developer/Publisher: EA 
ESRB Rating: E (Everyone)
...

Fall TV Preview: The 10 best new shows this season
By: Terry Terrones - 0 Tue, Sep 6, 2016

Every fall, TV aficionados are treated to a wide variety of new programs. To save you the time and effort of sorting through them all, I've watched...

TV Review - 'Atlanta' takes the half hour comedy into a more thoughtful direction
By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, Sep 4, 2016

“Atlanta”

Cast: Donald Glover (“Community,” “The Martian”), Brian Tyree Henry (“Vice Principals,” “Boardwalk Empire”), Lakeith Stanfield...

Upset Von Miller called John Elway about Broncos negotiating tactics
By: Terry Terrones - 0 Thu, Sep 1, 2016

Super Bowl 50 MVP Von Miller thinks his team denied him the respect he deserved when they leaked a contract offer he refused to sign. He was so...

TV Talk - Bill Nye returns to TV with Netflix talk show
By: Terry Terrones - 0 Wed, Aug 31, 2016

Netflix announced today that spring 2017 will see the launch of a new talk show, “Bill Nye Saves the World.” Hosted by the famed scientist, engineer,...

ABC turns to a familiar face to be the next Bachelor
By: Terry Terrones - 0 Tue, Aug 30, 2016

Usually the next Bachelor or Bachelorette comes from the pool of the previous season's competitors. Not this time. After viewing top four finishers...

Peyton Manning compared to Sloth from 'Goonies' in Rob Lowe roast preview
By: Terry Terrones - 0 Tue, Aug 30, 2016

The "Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe" airs September 5 and to get viewers excited, the network has released a short preview. In the clip, which you...

TV Talk - Vince Vaughn, Kelly Ripa and 18 other celebrities answer the question, “What’s the most broke you’ve ever been?”
By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, Aug 28, 2016

TV and film stars - they’re just like us! Well, they were earlier in their careers before they became famous. Every year when I go to the Television...

TV Review - Hit the road with The Fonz and Captain Kirk in "Better Late Than Never"
By: Terry Terrones - 0 Mon, Aug 22, 2016

Cast: Henry Winkler (“The Water Boy,” “Happy Days”), William Shatner (“Star Trek,” “TJ Hooker”), former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Terry...

Video Game Haiku Review: 'Madden NFL 17' overhauled and amazing
By: Terry Terrones - 0 Mon, Aug 22, 2016

Title: Madden NFL 17
Format: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360
Price: $59.99
Developer/Publisher: EA
ESRB...

Peyton Manning to throw barbs at Rob Lowe during Comedy Central roast
By: Terry Terrones - 0 Wed, Aug 17, 2016

Peyton Manning is moving from the gridiron to the dais. The retired Denver Broncos quarterback was recently announced as one of the celebrities on...

Want to be Batman? With virtual reality you can be
By: Terry Terrones - 0 Tue, Aug 16, 2016

Virtual reality devices are making their way into homes this fall and with it come opportunities to do things you used to only wish you could do....

Colorado Springs Comic Con event schedule announced
By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, Aug 14, 2016

Recently Colorado Springs Comic Con (not to be confused with the Colorado Springs Comic and Toy Con) recently released a schedule of events for the...

TCA 2016 Travel Log #7 - The best and worst of the Television Critics Association summer tour
By: Terry Terrones - 0 Thu, Aug 11, 2016

Today is my seventh and final day at the Television Critics Association summer tour. Before I Uber to LAX (Don’t I sound like I’m from California?) I...

TCA 2016 Travel Log #6 - An exec is challenged, questions surround MacGyver and we learn more about ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ during CBS day
By: Terry Terrones - 0 Thu, Aug 11, 2016

Happy Thursday! Today is my last day at the Television Critics Association summer tour and I’m doubling up my posts before I fly back to Colorado...

Longtime anchor announces departure from KRDO
By: Terry Terrones - 0 Thu, Aug 11, 2016

Today longtime anchor KRDO-TV anchor James Jarman announced that he is leaving the station. Jarman post the following message on his Facebook...

TCA 2016 Travel Log #5 - Donald Glover and Pamela Adlon bring laughs, thoughtfulness to FX comedies
By: Terry Terrones - 0 Wed, Aug 10, 2016

How long have I been here? I’m starting to lose track of time. I’m not even kidding. After doing the same exact thing for six days in a row (eat,...

TCA 2016 Travel Log #4 - Buddy cops, baseball and a barbarian are highlights for Fox
By: Terry Terrones - 0 Tue, Aug 9, 2016

On Monday the Fox network spent the day presenting at the Television Critics Association summer tour. There were panels for a several returning shows...

TV review: 'The Get Down' a love letter to New York, hip-hop
By: Terry Terrones - 0 Mon, Aug 8, 2016

"The Get Down"

Cast: Justice Smith ("Paper Towns," "An Exploration in Blue"), Shameik Moore ("Dope," "The Watsons Go to Birmingham"), Herizen...

TCA 2016 Travel Log #3 - Amazon to expand their reach with returning shows and new TV series
By: Terry Terrones - 0 Mon, Aug 8, 2016

Sunday was Amazon’s turn to take the stage at the Television Critics Association summer tour and they made it clear they want to enhance their...

TCA 2016 Travel Log #2 - ‘People v O.J. Simpson,’ ‘Mr. Robot’ and Jane Fonda highlight TCA Awards
By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, Aug 7, 2016

Saturday night the 32nd annual Television Critics Association Awards Show was held at the Beverly Hilton and several acclaimed series were...

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Gazette Media Columnist Terry Terrones is a veteran journalist and pop culture addict. He covers the worlds of TV, film, video games and spends too much time on several social networks. You can follow him on Twitter at twitter.com/terryterrones.

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