Maryrose Delahunty

Maryrose Delahunty is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute mid-career course.

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Been there, seen that?

Television | Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist may be another foray into the “Glee-verse”
by Maryrose Delahunty
Posted 3/26/20, 12:46 pm

NBC’s latest musical drama, Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist, reflects the network’s attempt to achieve Fox’s Glee-like success with a modern, TV update to the musical. But lightning rarely strikes twice in the same place.

The network’s previous attempts include Smash, Rise, and Perfect Harmony. Smash aired for two seasons. NBC canceled Rise and Perfect Harmony after only one each. Zoey’s chances depend on whether audiences hunger for more “glee.”

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Avoiding the movies

Entertainment | The coronavirus continues to pummel the global entertainment industry
by Maryrose Delahunty
Posted 3/06/20, 05:14 pm

While countless global businesses experience economic fallout from the worldwide coronavirus epidemic, the outbreak of COVID-19 has hit the entertainment industry particularly hard.

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Amazon’s Hunters criticized as ‘Jewsploitation’

Entertainment | Jewish groups fear the fictional show will fuel anti-Semitism
by Maryrose Delahunty
Posted 2/28/20, 04:29 pm

Two Holocaust remembrance groups accuse Amazon of offering anti-Semitic propaganda and a dangerous caricature of horrifying events.

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