“The Big Bang Theory” And Why the Best Comedies Are Also The Best Dramas

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By Josh Axelrod

The Emmy Awards used the hype surrounding Oscar week to mask its big announcement about reforming its categories. In addition to revamping what’s considered a mini-series and expanding its comedy and drama categories from six to seven nominees, it also set a strange precedent for what is now considered a comedy and a drama.

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Binge Central’s Top 10 Comedies of 2014

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By Josh Axelrod, David Oliver and Anamika Roy

10.) Big Bang Theory

Eight seasons in and most shows would be showing signs of a permanent decline. “Big Bang Theory,” on the other hand, is just as funny as ever. It’s not exactly redefining the comedy landscape, but when you turn on an episode of “Big Bang Theory,” you can always expect to chuckle a lot and laugh out loud a few times. And sometimes you cry too, like when Sheldon FINALLY told Amy he loved her. More often you’ll cringe, like when Stuart had a date with Howard’s cousin who Howard had, umm…I take it back, this is a stupid show. But I wouldn’t have it any other way. – Josh

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Emmys 2014 Best Dressed: Red on the Red Carpet

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BY ANAMIKA ROY

Red was the color of television’s biggest night. While there weren’t any outright disastrous red carpet looks (okay, Lena Dunham’s was questionable), there was some fantastic standout looks and even some surprises. The problem with wearing red on a red carpet, besides the fact that your couture blends in with a carpet, is that it gets monotonous after the fifth gown.  But, some of the best gowns were the ones that didn’t conform. Here were Binge Central’s top five looks of the night:

 

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Emmys 2014 Preview: Who Should, Will Win

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By Josh Axelrod

Today’s the day! It’s finally Emmy time, which every TVeefanatic has had marked on their calendars since last year’s ceremony. Last year, “Breaking Bad” won its first Outstanding Drama Series award, Jeff Daniels somehow beat Jon Hamm and Bryan Cranston for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, and Merritt Wever gave either the best or worst acceptance speech ever. Here’s a quick rundown of who I think will and should win tomorrow night: Continue reading

Celebrities Warn Against the Dangers of Binge-Watching TV

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By Josh Axelrod 

Here at Binge Central, we’re all about TV. But sometimes it’s important to take a step back and remember that while having good taste in TV is more important than breathing, there are some dangers that lurk beneath the world of serialized entertainment. Amy Poehler, Alyson Hannigan, Taylor Schilling and a multitude of other TV stars are here to remind you that binge watching can sometimes, shockingly, not be the best thing for you: Continue reading