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  • Reality television shows like Jersey Shore and The Real Housewives of New Jersey have reinforced stereotypical views of New Jersey culture, but Rockland cited The Sopranos and the music of Bruce Springsteen as exporting a more positive image.New Jersey-Wikipedia
  • While the show was critically acclaimed, it was not until The Sopranos premiered in 1999, that the network achieved widespread critical success for an hour-long series.HBO-Wikipedia
  • Fictional television programs that some television scholars and broadcasting advocacy groups argue are "quality television", include series such as Twin Peaks and The Sopranos.Television-Wikipedia
  • Germanotta unsuccessfully auditioned for New York shows, though she did appear in a small role as a high school student in a 2001 episode of The Sopranos titled "The Telltale Moozadell".Lady Gaga-Wikipedia
  • Naples has appeared in episodes of TV serials such as The Sopranos and the 1998 version of The Count of Monte Cristo, starring Gérard Depardieu.Naples-Wikipedia
  • 2 Best Written TV Series of All Time (second to The Sopranos).Sitcom-Wikipedia
  • A highly publicized protest from the Italian-American community came in 2001 when the Chicago-based organization AIDA (American Italian Defamation Association) unsuccessfully sued Time Warner for distribution of HBO's series The Sopranos because of its negative portrayal of Italian Americans.Italian Americans-Wikipedia
  • The stereotype of Italian Americans is the standardized mental image which has been fostered by the entertainment industry, especially through commercially successful movies like The Godfather, Goodfellas and Casino; and TV programs such as The Sopranos.Italian Americans-Wikipedia
  • Dylan's first foray into this material was in 2001 when he recorded Dean Martin's "Return to Me" for the third season of The Sopranos.Bob Dylan-Wikipedia
  • Another is the final scene of The Sopranos television show, where Tony Soprano sits down to dinner in a restaurant.Boy Scouts of America-Wikipedia
  • The critic did go on to say that series was not as "philosophically refined" as The Sopranos or The Wire but that it "has maximized the potential of narrative uncertainty and made it a beguiling constant."Lost (TV series)-Wikipedia
  • A&E later acquired rights to rerun the HBO series The Sopranos; its A&E premiere on January 10, 2007, averaged 3.86 million viewers, making it the most-watched premiere of a rerun off-network series in cable television history at the time.A&E (TV channel)-Wikipedia
  • The third season was seen by 14.2million viewers, making Game of Thrones the second-most-viewed HBO series (after The Sopranos).Game of Thrones-Wikipedia
  • In The Sopranos episode, "... To Save Us All from Satan's Power", Paulie Gualtieri says he "Used to think Santa and Mrs. Claus were running a sweatshop over there ... The original elves were ugly, traveled with Santa to throw bad kids a beatin', and gave the good ones toys."Santa Claus-Wikipedia
  • Examples include such films as Straight Time and Badlands and serials, such as The Sopranos.Crime film-Wikipedia
  • Terence Winter, who previously wrote for The Sopranos, created the series.Martin Scorsese-Wikipedia
  • 2 Best Written TV Series of All Time (second to The Sopranos).Seinfeld-Wikipedia
  • Showrunner David Benioff jokingly suggested "The Sopranos in Middle-earth" as Game of Thrones tagline, referring to its intrigue-filled plot and dark tone in a fantasy setting of magic and dragons.Game of Thrones-Wikipedia
  • The song insulted TV shows such as Two and a Half Men, Desperate Housewives, and Scrubs, as well as the final scene of The Sopranos.Family Guy-Wikipedia
  • Grey's has also been credited to helping redefine "good" television; The A.V. Club writes, "Since The Sopranos burst onto the scene, we've too often classified a show as "good" based on how closely it adhered to the dark, violent, male-centric template set out by that particular show. It's time for that to end. At its best, Grey's has been among the very best shows on TV, and at its worst, it's been at least fascinating to watch. To write it off is to unnecessarily narrow the definition of what good TV can be, to limit what the medium is capable of. TV is at its best when it emotionally connects, and even when it seems to be otherwise merrily hurtling off a cliff, Grey's Anatomy is nothing but emotional connection, which is more than other, more consistently better shows can say."Grey's Anatomy-Wikipedia
  • Alumni prominent in entertainment include actor James Gandolfini (B.A. 1983) (The Sopranos); chef Mario Batali (B.A. 1982); David Stern (B.A. 1963), former commissioner of the National Basketball Association; Henry Selick, film director (Disney's The Nightmare Before Christmas); actor Michael Sorvino; coach Jim Valvano; and actor Sebastian Stan (Captain America: The Winter Soldier).Rutgers University-Wikipedia
  • As well, in recent years, CTV has purchased Canadian broadcast rights to a number of American cable series, such as The Sopranos, Nip/Tuck, Punk'd, The Daily Show, The Colbert Report and The Osbournes.CTV Television Network-Wikipedia
  • Since HBO's more successful series (most notably shows such as Sex and the City, The Sopranos, The Wire, Entourage, Six Feet Under, Boardwalk Empire, Game of Thrones and True Blood) air on over-the-air broadcasters in other countries (such as in Canada, Australia and much of Europe—including the United Kingdom), HBO's programming has the potential of being exposed to a higher percentage of the population of those countries compared to the United States.HBO-Wikipedia
  • When this split occurs, the last half of the episodes sometimes are referred to with the letter B as in "The last nine episodes (of The Sopranos) will be part of what is being called either "Season 6, Part 2" or "Season 6B", or in "Futurama is splitting its seasons similar to how South Park does, doing half a season at a time, so this is season 6B for them." Since the 1990s, these shorter seasons also have been referred to as ".5" or half seasons, where the run of shows between September and December is labeled "Season X", and the second run between January and May labeled "Season X.5". Examples of this include the 2004 incarnation of Battlestar Galactica, ABC's FlashForward, and ABC Family's Make It or Break It.Television show-Wikipedia
  • The television show The Sopranos featured the city in its plot ("Boca" and "...To Save Us All From Satan's Power"), and Mafia Wife author Lynda Milito resides in Boca Raton.Boca Raton, Florida-Wikipedia
  • Some programs, such as HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm, Game of Thrones, The Sopranos and Sex and the City, and Showtime's Dexter and Homeland, have achieved critical success and won major awards such as Primetime Emmys.Pay television-Wikipedia
  • Paterson Falls was featured in the first season of The Sopranos in the episode Pax Soprana as the place where Junior Soprano's friend, Capri's grandson, committed suicide after taking poor designer drugs; As a favor, Junior Soprano had Mikey Palmice and another individual toss the dealer, Rusty Irish, over the falls.Paterson, New Jersey-Wikipedia
  • 24 has been called groundbreaking and innovative with Time stating that the show took "the trend of serial story 'arcs', which began with '80s dramas like Hill Street Blues and Wiseguy and which continues on The West Wing and The Sopranos to the "next level" and another critic saying that it "feels like no TV show you've ever seen". The production and quality of the series has been frequently called "filmlike" and better than most films. The series has been compared to old-fashioned film serials, like The Perils of Pauline.24 (TV series)-Wikipedia
  • Hits such as "Ain't That a Kick in the Head", "Sway", "You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You", "That's Amore", and Martin's signature song "Everybody Loves Somebody" have been in films (such as the Oscar-winning Logorama, A Bronx Tale, Casino, Goodfellas, Payback, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, Sexy Beast, Moonstruck, Vegas Vacation, Swingers and Return to Me), television series (such as American Dad!, Friends, The Sopranos, House MD and Samurai Jack), video games (such as The Godfather: The Game, The Godfather II, Fallout: New Vegas and Mafia II), and fashion shows (such as the 2008 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show).Dean Martin-Wikipedia
  • Notable alumni of Brooklyn College include Senator Bernie Sanders (1959-1960), Senator Barbara Boxer (B.A. 1962), Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm (B.A., 1946), composer Laurie Spiegel (M.A., 1975), Pulitzer Prize-winning author Frank McCourt (M.A., 1967), Fifa U-17 world cup champion Joseph Babatunde (B.A 2000), Harvard Law School professor and author Alan M. Dershowitz, Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Harvey Pitt, Emmy Award-winning actor Jimmy Smits (B.A., 1980), Sopranos stars Steve Schirripa (B.A., 1980) and Dominic Chianese (B.A., 1961), New York Mets President Saul Katz (B.A., 1960), PragerU founder Dennis Prager, and Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Paul Mazursky (B.A., 1952).Brooklyn College-Wikipedia

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