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Posts Tagged ‘Alan Sepinwall’

HitFix Rescues TV Tattle

Given the popularity of the Oakland-based blog TV Tattle, the only surprise perhaps is that Norman Weiss opted not to resort to a Kickstarter campaign after recenty pulling the plug.

Per an announcement today by HitFix TV critic Alan Sepinwall sub-headlined “Same site, same editor, slightly new location,” TV Tattle is not permanently going to rest alongside the Betamax, TV Guide printed listings and the Sham Wow dude:

Starting today — right now, in fact — you can find TV Tattle at HitFix.com/tvtattle, or through its original URL, TVTattle.com. Nothing changes about the site; Norman has full editorial independence to pick whatever links he likes. We wanted Tattle to continue to exist as it always has.

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LA Press Club Adds Twitter, Facebook Awards

For the first time, the Los Angeles Press Club is seeking to recognize entertainment journalists who are wizards on Twitter and Facebook.

When the Fourth Annual National Entertainment Journalism Awards are presented November 21 at the Biltmore Hotel in downtown LA, the following three entertainment news reporting categories will be awarded:

Tweet, single or series;
Facebook presence, organization;
Facebook presence, individual.

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‘The Wire’ Writer David Mills is Dead

david-millsjpg-f3be071ff2c3935d_medium.jpgTimes-Picayune reports:

David Mills, a staff writer and co-executive producer of the upcoming HBO drama “Treme,” died of a brain aneurysm Tuesday in New Orleans, an HBO spokesman confirmed Wednesday morning.

A former newspaper feature writer, Mills went on to write for some of the finest TV dramas of the era, including “Homicide: Life on the Street,” “NYPD Blue,” “ER” and “The Wire.”

Mills was 49 years old.

Wow, what a loss.

Alan Sepinwall the TV critic for The Star-Ledger, remembers his friend on his blog.

Photo credit The Times-Picayune Archive