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6 items from 2013

‘Community’ Star Yvette Nicole Brown Hooks Up With ‘Welcome to the Family’

16 October 2013 3:05 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

NBC’s “Welcome to the Family” is getting a little bit of “Community” in it. Yvette Nicole Brown, who plays Shirley Bennett on the NBC comedy “Community,” will guest-star on an upoming episode of the network’s freshman comedy “Welcome to the Family.” Also read: ‘Community’ Star Donald Glover Reveals Why He Left Show in Bizarre Instagram Confession Brown will play an annoying neighbor who goes head-to-head with Dan Yoder (series star Mike O’Malley.) “Welcome to the Family,” which also stars Mary McCormack, Ella Rae Peck, Joseph Haro and Justina Machado, has struggled to establish itself in the ratings. »

- Tim Kenneally

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10 Grossly Underrated TV Heroines Who Deserve More Praise

23 June 2013 4:57 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

There are plenty of leading men and classical heroes adorning our televisual screens these days, more than ever with every passing year and developing show. We have our butt-kicking everymen (24′s Jack Bauer), our idealistic crime-solvers (the CSI franchise main men) and our morally ambiguous anti-heroes (Breaking Bad’s Walter White). They’re strong, they’re commanding and their arcs are compelling and addictive to watch.

However, the gender balance on TV remains on shaky ground – for every single female main character out there, there’s at least five more male ones. Even more unfortunate is the fact that while a male character can be all manners of morally grey and popular while a female character is more likely to either be a fan favourite who can do wrong or a loathed – justly or unjustly – woman.

It’s rather unfair that these maligned heroines don’t get as much respect or praise as they deserve, »

- Chris Haigh

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Greatest TV Pilots: ‘Community’ promises great things to come

4 June 2013 1:31 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »


Written by Dan Harmon

Directed by Justin Lin

Original airdate September 17, 2009

The aughts emerged right off its centennial heal with an array of sitcom comedies heavily revolving around groups of various character types. In 2003, the dysfunctional wealthy Bluth family came about in Arrested Development. In 2005, it was the depiction of the everyday lives of Dunder Mifflin paper employees in The Office. And on September 17, 2009; we got the social misfits of Greendale Community College portrayed in Community.

Created by Dan Harmon on NBC, the series follows a group of community college students: Jeff Winger (Joel McHale) a suspended lawyer, Britta Perry (Gillian Jacobs) a former anarchist activist, Abed Nadir (Danny Pudi) a pop-culture-obsessed film student alluded to have Aspersers, Shirley Bennett (Yvette Brown) a Christian single mother with an alcoholic past, Annie Edison (Alison Brie) a compulsive over achiever, Troy Barnes (Donald Glover) a former high-school star quarterback who lost his scholarship, »

- Christopher Clemente

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Fan Art: NBC's Community As The Justice League

8 February 2013 6:14 PM, PST | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Last night, Community made it's season 4 premiere, and the ratings were actually up. Total viewership increased by 1% from last year's Season 3 premiere. With that bit of good news out of the way let's enjoy the Ben Deguzman's image below of the cast as the Justice League: Ben Chang (Ken Jeong ) as Martian Manhunter, Shirley Bennett (Yvette Nicole Brown) as Hawkgirl, Jeff Winger (Joel McHale) as Superman, Troy Barnes (Donald Glover) as Green Lantern, Pierce Hawthorne (Chevy Chase) as Aquaman, Britta Perry (Gillian Jacobs) as Black Canary, Annie Edison (Alison Brie) as Wonder Woman, Abed Nadir (Danny Pudi) as Batman, and Dean Craig Pelton (Jim Rash) as The Flash. Click Images to Enlarge Click Here To See More Of Ben's Fantastic Artwork »

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Sr Geek Picks: Kai ‘Smash’ Autotune, Conan O’Brien Reviews ‘Halo 4′, Harlem Shake & More

8 February 2013 10:30 AM, PST | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web for you. Today you’ll find the best basketball movies of all time; the latest Beyoncé memes; a hipster cure; the harlem shake; and Ashley Eckstein bowling. All that and more on this edition of Sr’s Geek Picks!


Yvette Nicole Brown: Head of the Class in Community cuisine – Dork Fork


Welcome to Dork Fork! Join host Andie Bolt as she tackles surviving community college by cooking up some tasty eats along with Greendale Community College’s own Shirley Bennett, special guest Yvette Nicole Brown! Celebrate the season premiere of Community with these yum yums and you’ll be sure to be Head of the Class.


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- Justin Vactor

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Community: 10 Best Episodes Ever

22 January 2013 12:23 AM, PST | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

In anticipation of season 4 of the hit comedy series Community, this is a great moment to look back and pick out the best episodes from the show so far. Community has spanned three memorable seasons, so that’s plenty of episodes to scrounge through in hopes of finding the best of the best.

Firstly though, if you have no idea what Community is (talk about being streets behind), here’s the lowdown. Community is a comedy series that first aired in America in September of 2009. It revolves around a study group of seven students attending community college and their various antics. The series is best known for its meta-humor and parodies. It references a lot of cultural aspects from literature, film, television and even video games. The seven core characters: Jeff Winger, Britta Perry, Abed Nadir, Shirley Bennett, Annie Edison, Troy Barnes and Pierce Hawthorne are a great bunch to watch (especially Annie! »

- Damon

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