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Self-Published Television Critic Lands Book Deal

Television critic Alan Sepinwall has landed a book deal for his previously self-published book, The Revolution Will Be Televised. Touchstone Books has acquired the rights to the book.

Sepinwall self-published his book about twelve shows that altered the television landscape, earning rave reviews from The New York Times, Time and The New Yorker. As of this 11:30 a.m. ET writing, the book was still available for $6.99 on the Kindle under his “What’s Alan Watching?” self-published imprint.

Here’s more about his career: “Sepinwall has been writing about television for close to 20 years, first as an online reviewer of “NYPD Blue,” then as a TV critic for The Star-Ledger (Tony Soprano’s hometown paper), now as author of the popular blog What’s Alan Watching? on Sepinwall’s episode-by-episode approach to reviewing his favorite TV shows “changed the nature of television criticism,” according to Slate, which called him “the acknowledged king of the form.” (Via Sarah Weinman)

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