Boston University College of Communication
Boston University College of Communication is a communication school within Boston University. It was founded in 1947 as the School of Public Relations, the College of Communication is the oldest public relations school in the United States. Today, the school offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in three departments and Television, and Mass Communication. The schools journalism and communication programs are ranked nationally with its film program ranked 11th by The Hollywood Reporter in 2013. The College of Communication building is just blocks from Kenmore Square, the College of Communication is home to many of Boston Universitys most popular student-run organizations, including butv10, WTBU Radio, AdLab, and PRLab. COM offers internship programs in Los Angeles, Washington D. C. Each summer, the hosts the Academy of Media Production. Linda Vester William O. Wheatley College of Communication website butv10 homepage WTBU Online BU PRLab homepage
David E. Kelley
Kelley is one of very few screenwriters to have created shows aired on all four top commercial U. S. television networks. Kelley was born in Waterville, raised in Belmont, Massachusetts and he is the son of Boston University Terriers and New England Whalers hockey coach Jack Kelley, and played the game himself. For his senior thesis, he turned the Bill of Rights into a play, I made each amendment into a character, he said. The First Amendment is a guy who wont shut up. The Second Amendment guy, all he wanted to talk about was his gun collection, the 10th Amendment, the one where they say leave the rest for the states to decide, he was a guy with no self-esteem. Also while at Princeton, he was a member of the Princeton Triangle Club and he began working for a Boston law firm, mostly dealing with real estate and minor criminal cases. In 1983, while considering it only a hobby, Kelley began writing a screenplay, a legal thriller, in 1986, Steven Bochco was searching for writers with a law background for his new NBC legal series, L. A.
Law. His agent sent him Kelleys movie script for From the Hip, Bochco made him a writer and story editor for the show. During this first year, Kelley kept his law office in Boston as a hedge, his involvement in the show only expanded. In the second year, he became story editor and co-producer. Finally, in 1989, Bochco stepped away from the series making Kelley the executive producer, while executive producer, Kelley received two Emmys for Outstanding Writing in a Dramatic Series and the show received the award for Outstanding Drama Series for both years. For the first five seasons that he was involved with the show, Kelley left after the fifth season in 1991 and ratings began to fall. As Newsdays TV critic wrote, The difference between good and bad L. A. Law. was David Kelley, midway through the sixth season, both Bochco and Kelley were brought in as creative consultants after the show received bad press about its decline in quality. In 1992, after co-creating Doogie Howser, M. D. with his mentor Steven Bochco, Kelley formed his own company, David E Kelley Productions.
Its first creation, Picket Fences, airing in 1992 and influenced by Twin Peaks and Northern Exposure, focused on the department in the fictional quirky town of Rome. Kelley wrote most of the episodes for the first three years, the show was critically acclaimed but never found a sizable audience. Picket Fences went on for four years, receiving a total of 14 Emmy awards including consecutive Emmys for Outstanding Drama Series for its first, in 1995, the fourth and final season, Kelley wrote only two episodes. We had almost 10 writers try to come in and take over for one man
Los Angeles, officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L. A. is the cultural and commercial center of Southern California. With a census-estimated 2015 population of 3,971,883, it is the second-most populous city in the United States, Los Angeles is the seat of Los Angeles County, the most populated county in the United States. The citys inhabitants are referred to as Angelenos, historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was founded on September 4,1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican War of Independence, in 1848, at the end of the Mexican–American War, Los Angeles and the rest of California were purchased as part of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, thereby becoming part of the United States. Los Angeles was incorporated as a municipality on April 4,1850, the discovery of oil in the 1890s brought rapid growth to the city.
The completion of the Los Angeles Aqueduct in 1913, delivering water from Eastern California, nicknamed the City of Angels, Los Angeles is known for its Mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, and sprawling metropolis. Los Angeles has an economy in culture, fashion, sports, education, medicine. A global city, it has been ranked 6th in the Global Cities Index, the city is home to renowned institutions covering a broad range of professional and cultural fields, and is one of the most substantial economic engines within the United States. The Los Angeles combined statistical area has a gross metropolitan product of $831 billion, making it the third-largest in the world, after the Greater Tokyo and New York metropolitan areas. The city has hosted the Summer Olympic Games in 1932 and 1984 and is bidding to host the 2024 Summer Olympics and thus become the second city after London to have hosted the Games three times. The Los Angeles area hosted the 1994 FIFA mens World Cup final match as well as the 1999 FIFA womens World Cup final match, the mens event was watched on television by over 700 million people worldwide.
The Los Angeles coastal area was first settled by the Tongva, a Gabrielino settlement in the area was called iyáangẚ, meaning poison oak place. Gaspar de Portolà and Franciscan missionary Juan Crespí, reached the present site of Los Angeles on August 2,1769, in 1771, Franciscan friar Junípero Serra directed the building of the Mission San Gabriel Arcángel, the first mission in the area. The Queen of the Angels is an honorific of the Virgin Mary, two-thirds of the settlers were mestizo or mulatto with a mixture of African and European ancestry. The settlement remained a small town for decades, but by 1820. Today, the pueblo is commemorated in the district of Los Angeles Pueblo Plaza and Olvera Street. New Spain achieved its independence from the Spanish Empire in 1821, during Mexican rule, Governor Pío Pico made Los Angeles Alta Californias regional capital
Jane the Virgin
Jane the Virgin is an American satirical romantic comedy-drama telenovela developed by Jennie Snyder Urman, that debuted on The CW on October 13,2014. It is a adaptation of the Venezuelan telenovela Juana la Virgen created by Perla Farías. The series stars Gina Rodriguez as Jane Villanueva, a working, religious young Latina virgin, the program parodies commonly used tropes and devices in Latin telenovelas. Jane the Virgin has received critical acclaim since its premiere, at the 72nd Golden Globe Awards, Gina Rodriguez won the award for Best Actress – Television Series, Musical or Comedy, while the show was nominated for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy. The series received the Peabody Award and was named a TV Program of the Year by the American Film Institute. Beginning with the episode of season three, the series title was modified, with The Virgin crossed out in favor of substitutes due to Jane now being a married woman. On January 8,2017, The CW renewed the show for a fourth season.
To make matters worse, the donor is a married man, a former playboy and cancer survivor who is not only the new owner of the hotel where Jane works. Gina Rodriguez as Jane Gloriana Villanueva, a 23-year-old, religious young Latina woman who becomes pregnant after being artificially inseminated by mistake, but, as the pregnancy grows, they both start to have feelings for each other. Jane ends up having a boy named Mateo Gloriano Rogelio Solano Villanueva. Executive producer Jennie Snyder Urman stated that Gina Rodriguez was literally the person that came in during the casting. Jenna Ortega as Young Jane, at age 10. Andrea Navedo as Xiomara Xo Gloriana Villanueva, Janes outgoing mother and she was only sixteen years old when she had Jane, which is why Jane would rather keep her virginity until marriage than make the same mistake her mother did. She is a teacher, but dreams of having a singing career. Yael Grobglas as Petra Solano, Rafaels scheming wife and a member of a shady Czech crime family who got married to Rafael in order to steal his wealth and she portrays Anezka, Petras long lost twin sister who grew up with a rough life in the Czech Republic.
Justin Baldoni as Rafael Solano, the 31-year-old owner of the Marbella Hotel, as the series progresses, he develops growing feelings for Jane, and plans to divorce Petra after discovering her affair. Ivonne Coll as Alba Gloriana Villanueva, Janes pious maternal grandmother and she is highly religious, and encourages Jane to save her virginity until marriage. Although she rarely speaks English, she understands it, since her granddaughter usually only speaks to her in English and she is in the country illegally from Venezuela. Brett Dier as Michael Cordero, Jr. Janes 29-year-old fiancé who is a detective and he is aware of Petras affair, and blackmails her to ensure that her marriage remains intact, so that Jane will give the baby to them
63rd Primetime Emmy Awards
Fox televised the ceremony within the United States. Jane Lynch hosted the Emmys for the first time, the Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony was held on September 10. The nominations were announced live on Thursday, July 14,2011, at 5,40 a. m. PDT at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood, the nominations were announced by Melissa McCarthy of Mike & Molly and Joshua Jackson of Fringe. The biggest winner of the night was ABCs Modern Family, the series ended the event with five wins, including Outstanding Comedy Series for the second consecutive year. For the fourth time in history, the Outstanding Drama Series category was won for a fourth time and it is the third series to win four times consecutively in that category. Downton Abbey walked away with the award for Outstanding Miniseries or Movie and this years ceremony was watched by 12.4 million people, down 8% from last years show. Beginning this year, the Outstanding Miniseries and Outstanding Television Movie categories were merged and this was due to the continuing decline in the number of miniseries being produced, the previous two ceremonies only had two miniseries nominated.
Lynch walked through the building and entered the universe of shows including The Big Bang Theory, Mad Men and Recreation, lynchs lyrics satirized elements of each show and television in general. The ceremony culminated with Lynch entering the theatre and performing a dance number. The opening number received a standing ovation, throughout the night, the Emmytones introduced each genre in the form of a short jingle. They consisted of Zachary Levi, Cobie Smulders, Kate Flannery, Wilmer Valderrama, Joel McHale, the Emmytones received mixed to negative reviews, with many critics citing them as unimportant and others calling them time fillers. For the presentation of the award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, the orchestra played music similar to that of a pageant as the nominees went to the stage. The winner ended up being Melissa McCarthy, who mentioned that this was her first and best pageant ever, both the producers and the nominees in the category gave nominee Amy Poehler credit for conceiving the idea.
Nominee Martha Plimpton was credited, the presentation was well received critically with many critics regarding it to be the best part of the night. Once all the nominees reached the stage, they received a standing ovation, the pairing of Rob Lowe and Sofía Vergara, who presented the category, was praised critically. For the 2011 ceremony, the producers enlisted Hype Music to provide the orchestrations and these orchestrations were universally hated by reviewers. One reviewer even called this one of the biggest mistakes in the ceremonys history. Emmys. com list of 2011 Nominees & Winners Academy of Television Arts and Sciences website 2011 Emmy Awards at the Internet Movie Database
Elementary (TV series)
Elementary is an American procedural drama series that presents a contemporary update of Sir Arthur Conan Doyles character Sherlock Holmes. The series was created by Robert Doherty and stars Jonny Lee Miller as Sherlock Holmes, the series premiered on CBS on September 27,2012. The series is set and filmed primarily in New York City, the show follows Holmes, a recovering drug addict and former consultant to Scotland Yard, as he assists the New York City Police Department in solving crimes. His indifference to police procedure often leads to conflict with Captain Thomas Gregson and he is accompanied by Dr. Joan Watson, who initially acts as his sober companion. She is a surgeon and was hired by Sherlocks father to help him in his rehabilitation. They eventually begin to work together on his cases, and she becomes Holmes apprentice, the series features Holmes ongoing conflict with his nemesis Jamie Moriarty. Other supporting roles include Jon Michael Hill as Detective Marcus Bell, Rhys Ifans as Sherlocks brother, Mycroft Holmes, before the series premiered, it was met with some criticism given it followed closely on the heels of the BBCs modern adaptation Sherlock.
After the premiere, it was picked up for a full season, the season two premiere was partly filmed on location in London. The series has since been received by critics, who have praised the performances, writing. On March 25,2016, CBS renewed the series for a fifth season, formerly a successful surgeon until she lost a patient, Watson views her current job as another opportunity to help people. However, Sherlock is nothing like her previous clients and he informs her that none of her expertise as an addiction specialist applies to him and that he has devised his own post-rehab regimen – resuming his work as a police consultant in New York City. Watson has no choice but to accompany her new charge on his jobs. Over time, Sherlock finds her medical background helpful, and Watson realizes she has a talent for investigation. Sherlocks police contact, Captain Thomas Gregson, knows from previous experience working with Scotland Yard that Sherlock is brilliant at solving cases, the investigative group includes Detective Marcus Bell, an investigator with sharp intuition and intimidating interrogation skills.
Although initially skeptical of Holmes and his methods, Bell begins to recognize Sherlock as an asset to their investigations. Jonny Lee Miller as Sherlock Holmes, A former Scotland Yard consultant who now lives in New York City after completing drug rehabilitation there for addiction-related problems in the United Kingdom, Holmes is a deductive genius with a variety of unusual interests and enthusiasms that assist him in his investigations. Feeling that the more interesting cases are in America, he stays in New York. He contacts an old associate, Captain Thomas Gregson of the NYPD to resume his previous work as a consulting detective and he is forced by his father to live with Dr. Joan Watson, his sober companion who provides him with aftercare
The Good Wife
The Good Wife is an American legal and political drama television series that aired on CBS from September 22,2009, to May 8,2016. The executive producers are Ridley Scott, Charles McDougall, and David W. Zucker, the Good Wife is a heavily serialized show featuring several story arcs that carry over several episodes, as well as stand-alone procedural storylines that are concluded by the end of each episode. The serial plots have been showcased in its highly praised fifth season. This is a rarity among The Good Wifes broadcaster CBS, as most of its shows are procedural, the Good Wife won numerous prestigious awards, including five Emmys and the 2014 Television Critics Association Award for Outstanding Achievement in Drama. The performances of the shows cast have been recognized, with Julianna Marguliess role as Alicia Florrick receiving significant praise. The show has received wide acclaim for its insight on social media. CBS announced in a promo aired during Super Bowl 50, on February 7,2016, the final episode aired on May 8,2016.
The series focuses on Alicia Florrick, whose husband Peter, the former Cook County, Illinois States Attorney, has been jailed following a political corruption. After having spent the previous thirteen years as a stay-at-home mother, the image of a wife standing silently beside her husband as he publicly admitted to his sexual or political misconduct has, according to Robert King, become a sort of cliché. This image led the Kings to question why these women stood by their husbands and they were further intrigued by the fact that many of the wives were lawyers, who had halted their personal careers for the sake of their husbands professional ambitions. The actual idea for the series was first postulated in the following the Eliot Spitzer prostitution scandal of 2008. As Michelle King, The series was created by Michelle and Robert King, the pair had produced the short-lived legal drama In Justice that aired as a mid-season replacement in early 2006. The creators had worked extensively in feature films.
Scott Free productions helped to finance The Good Wife and Ridley Scott, Tony Scott, executive producer Dee Johnson added television writing experience to the team. Charles McDougall directed the episode and was the pilots other executive producer. McDougall had previously enjoyed success as the director of the pilot for Desperate Housewives, All seven executive producers returned when a full series was ordered and they were joined by executive producer Brooke Kennedy. McDougall left the crew after directing and executive producing the second episode, several new producers were added to the crew once CBS ordered a full season. Todd Ellis Kessler, who had completed production on The Unit
Virtual International Authority File
The Virtual International Authority File is an international authority file. It is a joint project of national libraries and operated by the Online Computer Library Center. The project was initiated by the US Library of Congress, the German National Library, the National Library of France joined the project on October 5,2007. The project transitions to a service of the OCLC on April 4,2012, the aim is to link the national authority files to a single virtual authority file. In this file, identical records from the different data sets are linked together, a VIAF record receives a standard data number, contains the primary see and see records from the original records, and refers to the original authority records. The data are available online and are available for research and data exchange. Reciprocal updating uses the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting protocol, the file numbers are being added to Wikipedia biographical articles and are incorporated into Wikidata. VIAFs clustering algorithm is run every month, as more data are added from participating libraries, clusters of authority records may coalesce or split, leading to some fluctuation in the VIAF identifier of certain authority records
Reckless (TV series)
Reckless is an American legal drama television series directed by Catherine Hardwicke and written by Dana Stevens. The series stars Anna Wood, Cam Gigandet, Adam Rodríguez, Shawn Hatosy, Kim Wayans, Gregory Harrison, Michael Gladis and it premiered on CBS on June 29,2014. On October 9,2014, CBS canceled Reckless, falk Hentschel as Lee Annes husband, Arliss Fulton. Kelly Rutherford as Joyce Reed, a councilwoman in Charleston who is running for mayor against Knox, rick Gomez as Russ Waterman, a shady businessman who runs an underground counterfeit weapons ring in Charleston, and sells illegal weapons to the corrupt cops in the Charleston PD. David Keith as Terrys father, emily Baldoni as Nancy Davis, a local television news reporter in Charleston who briefly dated Roy. Linda Purl as Decaturs wife, susan Walters as Decaturs mistress, Lindsay. In March 2013, Georgina Haig and Kim Wayans were the first to be cast as Lee Anne, Shawn Hatosy was cast next as Terry, a police detective in the Charleston PD.
On May 12,2013, Reckless was picked up by CBS for an order with a series order coming shortly after. Shooting for the pilot began on March 22,2013, in Charleston, on Metacritic, the show holds a score of 46 out of 100, based on 15 critics, indicating mixed or average reviews. On Rotten Tomatoes, the show holds a rating of 46% based on 13 reviews, Reckless premiered to 3.99 million viewers and at 0.6 in the 18-49 demo. The least watched episode is the twelfth, Civil Wars, with 2.92 million viewers, the most watched episode to date is the eleventh, And So It Begins, with a series high of 4.68 million viewers. Beginning July 13, the show moved from 9,00 pm Sunday to 10,00 pm Sunday, the program premiered on Network Ten in Australia on October 8,2014, rating a very low 79,000 viewers. In Latin America the series premiered on Cinemax on August 5,2014, alibi have secured the airing rights in the United Kingdom, and it will begin airing the show from April 10,2015, at 9 p. m. Official website Reckless at the Internet Movie Database
Lawrence is the sixth largest city in the state of Kansas and the county seat of Douglas County, Kansas. It is in northeastern Kansas next to Interstate 70, along the banks of the Kansas, as of the 2010 census, the citys population was 87,643. Lawrence is a town and the home to the University of Kansas. Lawrence was founded by the New England Emigrant Aid Company and was named for Amos Adams Lawrence who offered financial aid, Lawrence was central to the Bleeding Kansas era and was the site of the Wakarusa War, the sacking of Lawrence, and the Lawrence Massacre. Lawrence began as a center of Kansas politics, prior to Kansas Territory being opened to settlement in May 1854, most of Douglas County was part of the Shawnee Indian Reservation. The Oregon Trail followed the Kansas River through what would become Lawrence and Mount Oread was used as a landmark, dr. Charles Robinson and Charles Branscomb were sent by the New England Emigrant Aid Company to scout for a location for a city. They arrived in the vicinity of Lawrence in July 1854 and noted the beauty of the area, the original “pioneer party” left Massachusetts on July 17,1854 and consisted of 29 men.
They arrived at the site Robinson and Branscomb selected on August 1, the second party arrived in Lawrence on September 9 after leaving near the end of August. The town was officially named Lawrence City on October 6, the main street of the town was named Massachusetts to commemorate the origins of the pioneer party. The first post office in Lawrence was established in January 1855, in March 1857, the Quincy School was started in the Emigrant Aid office before moving to the basement of the Unitarian Church in April. The Plymouth Congregational Church was started in September 1854 by Reverend S. Y, lum, a missionary sent to Kansas. Shortly after Lawrence’s founding, two newspapers were started, The Kansas Pioneer and the Herald of Freedom, both touted the Free State mission which caused problems from the people of Lecompton, the pro-slavery headquarters, about ten miles northwest of Lawrence, and land squatters from Missouri. The Kansas Free State began in early January 1855, on November 21,1855, Charles Dow was shot and killed by Franklin Coleman in Hickory Point about fourteen miles south of Lawrence.
Shortly after, an army of Missourians led by Douglas County Sheriff Samuel L. Jones entered Kansas to attack Lawrence. John Brown and James Lane had hustled Lawrence citizens into an army and erected barricades, a treaty was signed and the Missouri army reluctantly left. Harassment by Sheriff Jones and other Southern sympathizers continued unabated, the Herald of Freedom, the Kansas Free State and the Free State Hotel were indicted as “nuisances. ”On April 23,1856 Sheriff Jones was shot while trying to arrest free-state settlers. On May 21, Sheriff Jones and a posse of 800 Southern sympathizers converged on Lawrence, dr. Robinson’s house on Mount Oread was taken by the federal marshal as headquarters and the newspaper printing presses were damaged and thrown in the river. The Free State Hotel was destroyed, despite the constant presence of impending war, Lawrence continued to grow