How '13 Reasons Why' helped Felischa Marye hone her characters for 'Bigger', the hot new BET show
How '13 Reasons Why' helped Felischa Marye hone her characters for 'Bigger', the hot new BET show

In an exclusive interview with MEAWW, Felischa Marye spoke how '13 Reasons Why' experience helped in writing 'Bigger' and the impact the former has had

Felischa Marye says she wrote 'Bigger' from her own experience of wanting something 'bigger and better' in life
Felischa Marye says she wrote 'Bigger' from her own experience of wanting something 'bigger and better' in life

In an exclusive interview with MEAWW, creator Felischa Marye spoke about the major themes she tries to deal with through the characters

'Bigger': Release date, plot, cast, and everything you need to know about the comedy from BET
'Bigger': Release date, plot, cast, and everything you need to know about the comedy from BET

The comedy will consists of ten 30-minute episodes and follow a group of friends who try to turn their stagnant lives around on hearing the news of the death of a college acquaintance.

'Elite season 2: Fans are loving the 'cat-and-mouse' game in the Spanish teen drama and are already waiting for season 3
'Elite season 2: Fans are loving the 'cat-and-mouse' game in the Spanish teen drama and are already waiting for season 3

With season 2, the show raised the bar all around -performances, storylines, editing, and music. We take a look at what the viewers think about the latest season

'13 Reasons Why' season 3 sees rapists Bryce Walker and Monty pay for their sins with their deaths but that is not justice
'13 Reasons Why' season 3 sees rapists Bryce Walker and Monty pay for their sins with their deaths but that is not justice

Justice wasn't served right even though Bryce and Monty pay the ultimate price of death without undergoing any of the pain they put others through and not serving out a full sentence for their crimes

'13 Reasons Why' season 3 uses Tony Padilla's ICE encounter to highlight the torment of families being deported
'13 Reasons Why' season 3 uses Tony Padilla's ICE encounter to highlight the torment of families being deported

Tony's family gets deported in the wake of Bryce's sexual assault trial after the Walker family calls the ICE on Tony's.

'13 Reasons Why' season 3 asks if Casey's activism has gone too far with her insistence on crashing Bryce's funeral
'13 Reasons Why' season 3 asks if Casey's activism has gone too far with her insistence on crashing Bryce's funeral

Casey goes as far as to say 'F**k their pain' about the parents grieving the loss of their son's murder because he was a rapist and shows the same lack of empathy towards her fellow survivors.

'13 Reasons Why' season 3's portrayal of Monty's homophobia stands close to real life
'13 Reasons Why' season 3's portrayal of Monty's homophobia stands close to real life

It is commendable that the series once again reminds us to take care of each other to make the other person comfortable enough to open up.

'13 Reasons Why' season 3: Narrator Ani Anchola's hypocritical values get on fans' nerves as they call for remake without her
'13 Reasons Why' season 3: Narrator Ani Anchola's hypocritical values get on fans' nerves as they call for remake without her

Season 3 does a pretty neat job at packing content minus the shock value. The only place where it has failed to touch fans is with its new narrator

'13 Reasons Why' season 3 overshadowed Bryce Walker's redemption with Tyler Down's recovery and we are not complaining
'13 Reasons Why' season 3 overshadowed Bryce Walker's redemption with Tyler Down's recovery and we are not complaining

Tyler's friends are not only invested in helping his recovery, but they allow him to work on healing at his own pace, without dumping on him their drive and need to see him do better.

'13 Reasons Why' season 3: Jessica's unique road to recovery from rape victim to survivor is not something we see often on shows
'13 Reasons Why' season 3: Jessica's unique road to recovery from rape victim to survivor is not something we see often on shows

From admitting that the problem is with herself, to indulging in sex toys and exploring the world of kinky rough sex, Jessica comes out glowing and healthy in season 3.

'13 Reasons Why' season 3: Bryce Walker's murderer didn't have an incentive strong enough to kill him
'13 Reasons Why' season 3: Bryce Walker's murderer didn't have an incentive strong enough to kill him

Everyone's a suspect in the wake of the vile and vain Bryce Walker's murder, but his actual killer used the blandest excuse to justify pushing him to his death and we deserved better.

'13 Reasons Why' season 3: Killing off Bryce Walker was the best decision the show made following Hannah Baker's exit
'13 Reasons Why' season 3: Killing off Bryce Walker was the best decision the show made following Hannah Baker's exit

With Hannah gone, the shift in narrative needed a really captivating and equally shocking impetus to keep fans hooked, and what better way than to give them the cathartic relief of killing Bryce!

'13 Reasons Why' season 3 ensured a safe space for cast enacting sensitive stories by involving counselors and therapy
'13 Reasons Why' season 3 ensured a safe space for cast enacting sensitive stories by involving counselors and therapy

From welcoming therapists and nonprofit organizations onboard to having therapy dogs on sets, a lot more than just cutting out the extremely explicit and out-there suicide scene has happened.

'13 Reasons Why' season 3 will see the Justin, Jessica, Alex love triangle get murkier as one is missing in action
'13 Reasons Why' season 3 will see the Justin, Jessica, Alex love triangle get murkier as one is missing in action

At the end of season 2, we saw Jessica, after having dated Alex for a consistent while, hook up with her ex-boyfriend Justin. In season 3, Bryce is dead and that makes everything worse.

'13 Reasons Why' actor Devin Druid says Tyler's brutal sexual assault scene is just a reflection of reality
'13 Reasons Why' actor Devin Druid says Tyler's brutal sexual assault scene is just a reflection of reality

In season 2, Tyler is seen attacked by a group of bullies in the school bathroom, who beat him up before proceeding to sexually assault him with a mop.

'13 Reasons Why' season 3 introduces Liberty High's new student Ani Achola who could very well be Bryce Walker's killer
'13 Reasons Why' season 3 introduces Liberty High's new student Ani Achola who could very well be Bryce Walker's killer

Replacing the show's former protagonist, Hannah Baker, will be Grace Saif's Ani Achola. But don't let her sweet English accent and newness to Liberty High fool you!

'13 Reasons Why' season 3 may see Netflix tone down the graphic content after outcry, but in the Age of Euphoria they may lose out
'13 Reasons Why' season 3 may see Netflix tone down the graphic content after outcry, but in the Age of Euphoria they may lose out

With Netflix toning down the explicit content which managed to soar season one to such massive popularity, how beneficial could the move be?

Netflix's '13 Reasons Why' season 3: Who killed Bryce Walker? It looks like everyone had a reason to
Netflix's '13 Reasons Why' season 3: Who killed Bryce Walker? It looks like everyone had a reason to

Played by Justin Prentice, the student from Liberty High was the main contribution to the show's protagonist Hannah Baker's (Katherine Langford) suicide

Will '13 Reasons Why' Season 3 overshadow the school shooting cliffhanger with Bryce Walker's murder?
Will '13 Reasons Why' Season 3 overshadow the school shooting cliffhanger with Bryce Walker's murder?

Speculations about the third season's plot focusing on what happens to Clay after he is found with a gun were shut down with the official trailer establishing Bryce Walker's murder as the prime focus.

'Elite' season 2: Release, cast, plot, teaser and all you need to know about the Spanish teen drama
'Elite' season 2: Release, cast, plot, teaser and all you need to know about the Spanish teen drama

Season one ended with the death of Marina, who played a lead role in the series. Season two will focus on fighting the case to identify the true murderer behind her death putting loyalty, friendship, love, and family to the test.

Hulu's 'Looking for Alaska': Release date, plot, cast, trailer, and everything you need to know about the miniseries
Hulu's 'Looking for Alaska': Release date, plot, cast, trailer, and everything you need to know about the miniseries

With quite the devastating plot twist in the middle of the story, Miles's love for Alaska becomes an exploration of figuring out who she really is behind the facade of perfection.

'The Purge' season 2: Release date, plot, cast, trailer, and everything you need to know about the days leading up to the deadly night
'The Purge' season 2: Release date, plot, cast, trailer, and everything you need to know about the days leading up to the deadly night

The prime focus of season 2 will be in digging deeper into what happens on the other 364 days leading up to the deadly day every year

'13 Reasons Why' season 3: Release date, plot, cast, and everything you need to know about the Netflix teen drama
'13 Reasons Why' season 3: Release date, plot, cast, and everything you need to know about the Netflix teen drama

'13 Reasons Why' has been tackling issues ranging from suicide to male rape, sexual assault, bullying, school shooting, and several more that today's teens are afflicted with.

HBO's Zendaya-starrer 'Euphoria' divides audiences with extreme sex scenes, and rampant drug abuse
HBO's Zendaya-starrer 'Euphoria' divides audiences with extreme sex scenes, and rampant drug abuse

While some think the show promotes hypersexuality and drug abuse, others have commended the teen drama for its unfiltered and realistic take on high school teens

'Trinkets' review: Netflix's story of odd friendships amidst shoplifters struggling to face reality is not your average romcom
'Trinkets' review: Netflix's story of odd friendships amidst shoplifters struggling to face reality is not your average romcom

The new show proves to be a breath of fresh air not only because of its premise but also for the narrative it opts for as the 10-episode story progresses. 

Zendaya's new HBO series 'Euphoria' slammed for graphic sex, promoting rape, and drug abuse
Zendaya's new HBO series 'Euphoria' slammed for graphic sex, promoting rape, and drug abuse

HBO chairman Richard Plepler reportedly said that the series made '13 Reasons Why' look like an "after-school special"

'Light as a Feather' season 2: Release date, plot, cast, trailer, and everything you need to know about Hulu's teenage horror
'Light as a Feather' season 2: Release date, plot, cast, trailer, and everything you need to know about Hulu's teenage horror

The story kicks off with the five leads deciding to experiment with the supernatural world by playing the titular game 'Light as a Feather, Stiff as a Board' at a sleepover

'Trinkets': Release date, plot, cast, trailer, and everything you need to know about Netflix's dramedy on shoplifters
'Trinkets': Release date, plot, cast, trailer, and everything you need to know about Netflix's dramedy on shoplifters

The Negasonic Teenage Warhead from MCU's 'Deadpool' returns to the screen as an avid shoplifter who finds solace in classmates she meets at an anonymous meeting for their kleptomaniacs.

Netflix's 'The Society' is all set to take over the crown from 'Stranger Things'
Netflix's 'The Society' is all set to take over the crown from 'Stranger Things'

'The Society' remains true to its cause. Nowhere is the dynamic ruined by external forces as the group of actors work fluidly with one another and in their characters

'Party of Five': Release date, plot, cast and everything you need to know about the reboot to the popular 90's family drama
'Party of Five': Release date, plot, cast and everything you need to know about the reboot to the popular 90's family drama

This time around though, the tragedy that hits the family is not death, but something much more heinous and frightening for thousands of people living in America right now — deportation

Luke Cook from 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' shares why people find TV series with a dark side appealing
Luke Cook from 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' shares why people find TV series with a dark side appealing

In an exclusive interview with MEAWW, Luke Cook, who plays the Dark Lord on the show, shared his personal belief why people are obsessed with darks shows on TV including 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina'.

Netflix '13 Reasons Why' linked to increase in youth suicides as study shows young people are 'particularly vulnerable' to media
Netflix '13 Reasons Why' linked to increase in youth suicides as study shows young people are 'particularly vulnerable' to media

The study analyzed data about the deaths of individuals that occurred between 2013 and 2017, a timespan that encompassed the period before and after the release of the series


'Sleeping Beauties': Release date, plot and everything that you need to know about AMC's adaptation of Stephen King's novel
'Sleeping Beauties': Release date, plot and everything that you need to know about AMC's adaptation of Stephen King's novel

The 2017 novel 'Sleeping Beauties' by Stephen and Owen King tells the gripping story of gender equality and individuality through a plague that knocks out half the population of the world.

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings doesn't think launch of Apple TV+ and Disney+ will affect its growth
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings doesn't think launch of Apple TV+ and Disney+ will affect its growth

In his letter to investors for Q1, CEO Reed Hastings said that things were looking great for Netflix, with revenue surpassing $4.5 billion in the first quarter that also happened to be the highest quarterly paid net adds in its history

Young adult shows like 'Riverdale', '13 Reasons Why', and 'Pretty Little Liars' fail to accurately portray the lives of young adults
Young adult shows like 'Riverdale', '13 Reasons Why', and 'Pretty Little Liars' fail to accurately portray the lives of young adults

Be it 'Riverdale', '13 Reasons Why' or 'Pretty Little Liars', young adult shows are increasingly becoming unrealistic and absurd. MEA WorldWide (MEAWW) tries to uncover the reason behind this phenomenon

'Euphoria' season 2: Release date, cast, plot, trailer and everything you need to know about the Zendaya starrer
'Euphoria' season 2: Release date, cast, plot, trailer and everything you need to know about the Zendaya starrer

HBO released a teaser to the upcoming young adult series — a teen drama starring Zendaya (and it's produced by Drake!)

'Deadly Class' Season 1 review: Syfy's show has all the ingredients to soar, but viewers aren't flocking
'Deadly Class' Season 1 review: Syfy's show has all the ingredients to soar, but viewers aren't flocking

The show that premiered with 2.7 million viewers already on board isn't as recognized as it should be, here's why

Netflix 'The Umbrella Academy': From Dr Addison to The Handler, how Kate Walsh became a household name
Netflix 'The Umbrella Academy': From Dr Addison to The Handler, how Kate Walsh became a household name

'The 13 Reasons Why' star has a busy schedule this year with her taking up a new role in 'The Umbrella Academy'

'Deadly Class' review: King's Dominion is no Hogwarts but Marcus and Saya are still magical to watch
'Deadly Class' review: King's Dominion is no Hogwarts but Marcus and Saya are still magical to watch

Syfy's 'Deadly Class' airs tonight and the show is committed to portraying raw violence with unfiltered teen angst at its extreme best

People's Choice Awards 2018: 'Shadowhunters' star Katherine McNamara says "the community we have will continue"
People's Choice Awards 2018: 'Shadowhunters' star Katherine McNamara says "the community we have will continue"

'Shadowhunters' stands canceled after the end of three seasons, and fans have started petitions to have it back

'Party of Five': Brandon Larracuente and Emily Tosta among the main cast in Freeform reboot pilot
'Party of Five': Brandon Larracuente and Emily Tosta among the main cast in Freeform reboot pilot

The new iteration of 'Party of Five' is a modern twist on the beloved original series created by Christopher Keyser and Amy Lippman.

Riverdale's Camila Mendes claims Katherine Langford could have been Betty Cooper instead of Lili Reinhart
Riverdale's Camila Mendes claims Katherine Langford could have been Betty Cooper instead of Lili Reinhart

Camila Mendes in an interview revealed that Katherine Langford of 13 Reasons Why was in the running to play Betty Cooper.

Riley Keough set to play flirty farm girl on 'Riverdale' season 3
Riley Keough set to play flirty farm girl on 'Riverdale' season 3

Riley Keough had earned a Golden Globe nomination for playing the role of a call girl, Christine, on the first season of the Starz anthology drama just last year.

'Light As A Feather': What we know so far about Hulu's upcoming horror series
'Light As A Feather': What we know so far about Hulu's upcoming horror series

Hulu is debuting a new teen horror called 'Light As A Feather' on October 12 that is adapted from Zoe Aarsen's story on Wattapad which generated more than 2.9 million Wattpad reads

"'A Million Little Things' is about how we love one another," says actress Allison Miller
"'A Million Little Things' is about how we love one another," says actress Allison Miller

Miller spills the beans on playing Maggie, the on-set bonds she was able to create, and most importantly, doing four plays a year since the age of 14.

2018 People's Choice Awards: Complete list of nominations and 13 new categories
2018 People's Choice Awards: Complete list of nominations and 13 new categories

The nominations for the 2018 E! The People's Choice Awards have been released. This is the first year that the show is set to air on the E! network.

What is Netflix Ultra? How do you subscribe to it and is it any good?
What is Netflix Ultra? How do you subscribe to it and is it any good?

Netflix will look to roll out its Ultra tier of service around the world if tests in select markets provide favorable feedback.

'Glow' Season 2 continues to be the beacon of feminism it did not set out to be last year
'Glow' Season 2 continues to be the beacon of feminism it did not set out to be last year

For years Hollywood hesitated to hire more one leading lady, because they supposedly feared cat fights and hostile sets, instigated by them.

From The End of the F***king World to 13 Reasons Why: How streaming TV made dysfunctional couples the new normal
From The End of the F***king World to 13 Reasons Why: How streaming TV made dysfunctional couples the new normal

From Clay Jensen and Hannah Baker to Chuck Bass and Blair, the idea of love has been unhealthily dramatized by television and we know that's nothing but a toxic relationship.

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