Articles for The Paper Season 1

MTV takes viewers to the world of high school journalism as it launches The Paper, a new reality series premiering on April 14.  The show is set in Cypress Bay High School in Weston, Florida, home of the award-winning newspaper The Circuit, and centers on its fiercely competitive student staff members that exhibit the aptitude, pride and ambition of future leaders as they put great efforts into writing impressive stories and making the best paper they possibly can.For eight episodes, The Paper will follow an ambitious bunch of students as they struggle to maintain good grades, manage extracurricular activities and battle it out to see who has what it takes to produce news that‘s fit to print. Read more »
Every day, we here at BuddyTV will let you know all the new shows airing that night to help you plan your TV-viewing schedule. In addition, we’ll highlight two episodes we think are worth checking out to help diversify your love of TV.Tonight features some shows coming back after the strike with new episodes on a new night. One Tree Hill settles in at 9pm with a new episode, but the one to watch is Bones, the FOX procedural that is slowly but surely growing into a bona fide hit. If teen reality is more your thing, after tonight’s all new episode of The Hills, you can watch the premiere of MTV’s latest “docu-drama,” The Paper. Read more »
It‘s impossible for me to judge The Paper, MTV‘s latest pseudo-documentary series, with fresh eyes, as I‘m certain it‘s impossible for anyone to look at it objectively when they‘ve been there. I was on my high school newspaper. I was on my college newspaper. I‘ve been a writer, a section editor, and a Managing Editor, so like anyone who‘s been through the gauntlet of school newspapers, I get it.I don‘t know whether others will. The Paper is a fascinating series to watch for me because I know these people. I‘ve worked with people just like this, seen the bitter behind-the-scenes feuds. I‘ve witnessed section editors bitching about their dictatorial Editor-in-Chief behind her back, I‘ve seen the toll staff relationships have and their effects on the work. Read more »
MTV has just started airing two episodes of its new reality series, The Paper, and yet the network is already searching for potential participants to appear on its sophomore season.  Apart from looking for inquisitive young journalists who are willing to share their lives with the viewers, the network is also looking for a proud and dedicated school that‘s willing to open up their doors to the show‘s producers.So far, there hasn‘t been much information on the casting process of The Paper, though interested applicants are encouraged to check MTV‘s website for further instructions.  Filming for the second season of The Paper is expected to take place next semester in the fall. Read more »
In what seems like a near-whirlwind season, MTV‘s voyeuristic look into the cut-throat world of high school journalism comes to a close tonight.  The Paper concludes its maiden season via an hour-long telecast featuring its final two first season installments. In season 1, scheduled to end tonight, The Paper takes place at Cypress Bay High School in Weston, Florida.  Even prior to its finale, the Star-Telegram already broke the news over the weekend that a spin-off will be set in Burleson High School in American Idol Kelly Clarkson‘s hometown in Texas. Read more »

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