Daily Screens: Television
One in a Crowd: When We Were Live
Public access television: The YouTube before there was YouTube. A media platform for pioneers, innovators, and crazy people, and nowhere was that more true than Austin. Now, new documentary When We Were Live wants to resurrect the best and most bizarre transmissions, from Barton Springs activism to mooning the KKK.

12:22PM Mon. Aug. 10, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Cruise as Cruz? Wiig for Warren?
The Race for Prez Is Already Reality TV. Let's Cast the Movie Version.
If you have followed the posturing, watched the debates, and endured television’s talking heads during the elimination rounds of the presidential race, then you are either a super-patriot, a masochist, or a bed-ridden invalid being cared for by Freddy Krueger.

11:29AM Sat. Aug. 8, James BigBoy Medlin Read More | Comment »

Bad Girls' Club
It seems like it was just yesterday that the latest think piece was asking, “Where are all the female antiheroes?” Where was the woman who would give Walter White or Don Draper a run for his money?

12:36PM Mon. Aug. 3, Amy Kamp Read More | Comment »

Arts in Context: Somos Krudas
Austin gets a bit of Cuban flavor in "Somos Krudas,” Arts in Context’s latest episode, which shines a spotlight on Austin-based, Cuban­-raised hip-­hop duo Krudas Cubensi.

8:00AM Wed. Jun. 24, Alexa Harrington Read More | Comment »

Scandalous Summer Soul Playlist
Ready for some uptown/downtown soul music? Are you prepared for the most styling musicians of all time to give rhythm and rhyme to the next three months? Welcome to a video playlist inspired by the hit television series Scandal.

4:20PM Wed. Jun. 17, William Harries Graham Read More | Comment »

ATX Television Fest: The Devoted Niche vs. the Casual Mass
As the quality and quantity of television grows, the ways for a show to succeed has also increased. On Saturday, the ATX Television Festival hosted a panel to debate the merits of the devoted niche vs. a casual mass audience. While the latter has been the traditional route to success, the former is becoming more and more popular.

1:15PM Mon. Jun. 8, Rod Machen Read More | Comment »

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ATX Television Fest: The Simpsons' Al Jean
Al Jean might not be a household name to most people, but fans of The Simpsons will have seen his name countless times as the credits roll. He’s been there from the beginning, being one of the original staff writers and later an executive producer and show runner, a title he has held since 2001.

5:30PM Sun. Jun. 7, Rod Machen Read More | Comment »

ATX Television Fest: Gilmore Girls Reunion
The superfan vibe was palpable just walking up to the Paramount Theater on Saturday. An ambulance tended to the sun-blasted diehards in a line that wrapped around the block as the stars of the Gilmore Girls walked the red carpet. And the stars were out, 15 in all, not counting the show’s creator and executive producer.

8:00AM Sun. Jun. 7, James Renovitch Read More | Comment »

ATX Television Fest: The Buyers
So you want to pitch a TV show to a bunch of powerful network executives. How best to accomplish this most stressful of tasks? If you’re Rooster McConaughey, you bring in a bunch of beer.

8:30PM Sat. Jun. 6, Rod Machen Read More | Comment »

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