Jennifer McHugh

Jennifer McHugh TV and Film Freelancer, Jennifer, received a BFA in Musical Theatre from Kutztown State University in Pennsylvania. Jennifer works for a Cosmetics Company in Los Angeles by day and obsesses over television, film and theatre at night and on weekends. You can hear her on the Broadway World podcast "Some Like it Pop" with BWW's Matt Tamanini. You can connect with Jennifer through Twitter: @eponineq and @SLIPpodcast


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BWW Interview: Gillian Pensavalle and Patrick Hinds, hosts of TRUE CRIME OBSESSED Podcast
June 5, 2017

When I was 12 years old, the Homecoming Queen in our small town in Pennsylvania was killed in a drunk driving accident. A few months later, her older brother shot the driver of the car that killed her point blank in the head four times. But did he really do it? Was he covering for his brother? Or his father? Now, 30 years later, this story still haunts our small town and is a topic that is still discussed at holiday dinners and when driving by the murder site. The brother was convicted of third degree murder and sentenced to 20 years, of which, he only served 10 for good behavior.

BWW Feature: MOANA's Oscar-Nominee Lin-Manuel Miranda Goes for the EGOT
February 24, 2017

which rock you've been hiding. Sure, he created one of the biggest and most successful musicals in Broadway history and now has the possibility of claiming the exclusive EGOT (or PEGOT or MacPEGOT?), but first, let's look at the man himself. (I will do my best to keep the Hamilton puns to a minimum).

BWW Recap: Okay, Ladies, Now Let's Get In Formation on THE WALKING DEAD
December 12, 2016

Anyone else feeling gutted? (Don't chuckle, don't reward that.) Yes, THE WALKING DEAD sure wasn't going to leave us hanging without a few more deaths, God forbid, but at least they left us with some hope too. How are we at mid-season already?

BWW Recap: The Merry Wives of Negan on THE WALKING DEAD
December 5, 2016

Not really sure what we did to deserve all these extra long episodes this season, but I'm not going to be the one to complain. We were chock full of information in this penultimate (is that possible?) episode for the first half of Season Seven tonight.

BWW Recap: Premature Emasculation on THE WALKING DEAD
November 14, 2016

Welcome to a special 90 minute episode of THE WALKING DEAD or, rather, More time for a lot of commercials. But there is no rest for the wicked as Negan makes his first visit to Alexandria way ahead of schedule.

BWW Recap: This is What it Sounds Like When Daryl Cries on THE WALKING DEAD
November 6, 2016

Remember two weeks ago when they ripped our hearts to shreds and then stomped on them? And then last week when they were all we have a sense of humor too, here's a tiger? Well, it is now Week 3 of the new season, so let's see where we are now.

BWW Recap: Sunday, Bloody Sunday on THE WALKING DEAD
October 23, 2016

It has been a LONG six months, y'all. LONG! But finally, we have the answer that has been plaguing us all this time: who did Negan kill? Were you correct? Were you heartbroken? Traumatized? Yup me too. I will not commence breathing again.

BWW Recap: Who Lives? Who Dies? Who Tells Your Story on FEAR THE WALKING DEAD
October 3, 2016

Okay, so look, there are so many people who complain that this show is inferior to its predecessor, but I'm sorry people, this is what is known in the biz as an epic finale. I'm honestly not sure I blinked the entire time. And if you gave up on this show, I'm sad that you didn't get to experience this two hour masterpiece.

BWW Recap: I Ain't Sayin' He a Grave Digger on FEAR THE WALKING DEAD
September 25, 2016

Welcome to the dark side, Christopher. Yes, Travis' last desperate hope to save Chris went out the window tonight as he went full Kylo Ren and chose his bros over his Dad. Thankfully, Travis was able to see the light, literally, that led to a (kind of) joyous reunion.

BWW Recap: EMPIRE's New Groove
September 22, 2016

Well, I'll say this, EMPIRE wastes NO time in resolving cliffhangers. Yes, the Lyons' are back, down a family member, but back, nonetheless. Season Three is here!

BWW Recap: Lord, Show Me How to Say No to Chris on FEAR THE WALKING DEAD
September 5, 2016

Well, we finally got to catch up and see what happened with Travis and Chris. Turns out, the father/son road trip therapy session is not going as well as Travis had planned.

BWW Recap: Back Off Man, I'm a Pharmacist on FEAR THE WALKING DEAD
August 29, 2016

Wait so wait so Did that like wait. Okay, I'm a little flabbergasted. Did that just change the entire folk lore of THE WALKING DEAD? Is it possible to I'm getting ahead of myself and I'm drunk on ellipses.

BWW Recap: Grab Your Nick and Double Click on FEAR THE WALKING DEAD
August 22, 2016

Hey! Happy (almost) Fall TV season! I'm pretty excited to be back and diving into the world of walkers/zombies/floaters etc. And FEAR THE WALKING DEAD returns and reminds me, yet again, to not eat dinner while watching this show.

BWW Recap: Burning Down the House on FEAR THE WALKING DEAD
May 23, 2016

Above all else, can we agree that Ruben Blades (Daniel Salazar) is a badass? Whether battling demons or hearing voices or torching zombie cellars, this dude is legit.

BWW Recap: Live Like You Were Lyon on EMPIRE
May 19, 2016

In the preview for the episode, they stated A Lyon Will Fall and I guess they were being literal. But, alas, we know not which one. Hakeem's wedding was anything but a celebration as Season Two comes to a close.

BWW Recap: What Comes Next? You've Been Freed on FEAR THE WALKING DEAD
May 16, 2016

We move from sea to land for tonight's penultimate episode of Season Two before the mid-season finale. Yes, it's from the Abigail boat to the Abigail vineyard as the gang finally arrives in Mexico. Safety at last right?

BWW Recap: Caught Between the Devil and the Veep To Be on SCANDAL
May 13, 2016

If you were thinking maybe the finale would start out slow, you'd be wrong. Very, very wrong.Nothing like a murder in less than a minute. Welcome to a Shondaland!

BWW Recap: Living on the Ledge on EMPIRE
May 12, 2016

The ASA's are finally here! Yay if only so we can stop hearing them say, ASA. But it sure wasn't the evening the Lyons' were expecting.

BWW Recap: I'll Never Let Go, Jack on FEAR THE WALKING DEAD
May 9, 2016

We are down to the last few episodes of Season Two (Part A?) of FEAR. With the capture of Travis and Alicia last week, we have learned that even on the water, Travis, Madison and crew are being hunted and the Abigail is definitely a target.

BWW Recap: The Son Also Rises on SCANDAL
May 6, 2016

I'm guessing when the writers created this episode, they didn't realize just how prophetic it would be or did they? It's getting creepy real in fiction, even if it isn't as creepy as reality.



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