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Televisionary in The New York Times Today!

I always hate to self-promote but if there's a time to do so it's when you get mentioned in The New York Times... which doesn't exactly happen every day.

That's right, longtime readers, Televisionary has earned a mention in the pages of The New York Times itself, with yours truly being quoted in today's Arts section.

In "‘Motherhood’ Viewers: Hold the Ideas," an article by Brian Stelter about ABC ceasing to ask viewers for ideas for upcoming episodes of its new comedy series In the Motherhood, I'm quoted about why television series don't accept unsolicited (or, really, solicited) ideas from viewers for potential storylines... and I manage to relate the legal issue to Lost, of course.

Did you really expect anything less?


Anonymous said…
That's awesome, Jace! Congratulations!!!!

Well deserved and you should be used more as an interview source!
Mazza said…
Congrats, Jace! You deserve the recognition!
rockauteur said…
awesome!!! congrats!
Sooz said…
Whoo! Very cool!
R.A. Porter said…
Jace, the links in your post are broken. Badly enough that I can't even manually fix them to follow.
R.A. Porter said…
Oh, and congrats!
Jace Lacob said…
R.A. Porter,

Links seem to be working fine for me and have now double-checked them as well. Very odd. Care to try it again?
R.A. Porter said…
Okay. Really strange. Now they're fine. The first time, they were all links to blogger itself with the link text appended as the paths. I even checked the source of the page the first time.

We'll just chalk that up to gremlins, I guess.
Anonymous said…
Congratulations Jace, well done. I also think you have the best Damages recap around on the internet. :)
Anonymous said…
Congrats Jace!!! I want to be like you when I grow up.

Anonymous said…
Wow Jace that is very cool and you so deserve it!!

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