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TV Eye
Great Writers, Great Cities premieres on PBS; no one takes the flap for Who Wants to Marry a Multi-millionaire. [04-24-00]
— Belinda Acosta, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

TV Eye
Fail Safe, the much-heralded live television event shepherded by George Clooney, hits its mark. [04-17-00]
— Belinda Acosta, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

TV Eye
ABC's new drama Wonderland takes us through the looking glass and into the disquieting reality of a psychiatric ward; also, The Sopranos head toward their second season finale. [04-10-00]
— Belinda Acosta, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Save the Freaks!
NBC actually dropped Freaks and Geeks, the smart, funny, refreshingly true-to-life high school comedy? Well, duh. Also, a look at the WB's DC. [04-03-00]
— Belinda Acosta, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Not Boxed In
Although filmmaker Carlos Avila grew up in Echo Park, only 10 miles from Hollywood, it couldn't have seemed farther away. With Price of Glory, Avila has finally arrived. [04-03-00]
— Belinda Acosta, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

TV Eye
Taking a peek at the television of the future; also, director Kevin Smith fumes over the television version of his indie hit Clerks, and the Emmys announce a change in voting procedure. [03-20-00]
— Belinda Acosta, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

TV Eye
Is it a coincidence that at the turn of the century, magic and the supernatural has made another appearance on TV? [03-13-00]
— Belinda Acosta, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

TV Eye
Now that the February sweeps are over, take a look what the networks are dragging in for March. [03-06-00]
— Belinda Acosta, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

TV Eye
Phil Alden Robinson's Freedom Song, playing on TNT, is a touching depiction of a small town's grassroots Civil Rights movement. [02-28-00]
— Belinda Acosta, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

TV Eye
Hoping to cash in on the Who Wants To Be a Millionaire craze, networks are developing game shows with increasingly ridiculous premises. [02-21-00]
— Belinda Acosta, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

TV Eye
During TV sweeps, it's no big whoop that prime time is dishing up more drama, intrigue, and sex than ever. But the intelligent treatment of gay relationships on prime time would be a something to celebrate. [02-14-00]
— Belinda Acosta, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

TV Eye
Austinite Edward E. Toutant wants to be a millionaire : and in this interview, he tells of his near-miss adventure to get into the hottest seat on prime time. [02-07-00]
— Belinda Acosta, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

TV Eye
Two new specials focus on the Internet -- one on its remarkable past, one on its potentially hazardous future; also, Showtime launches the Latino Filmmaker Showcase. [01-31-00]
— Belinda Acosta, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

TV Eye
Television can shape a popular culture that can be as exclusive as it is inclusive. [01-24-00]
— Belinda Acosta, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

TV Eye
Gangsters, vampires, and conspiracy theories : the best television had to offer in 1999. [01-10-00]
— Belinda Acosta, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

TV Eye
That holiday spirit getting to be too much? Here's a look at Vegging Television: what you watch when you can't watch anything. [12-28-99]
— Belinda Acosta, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

TV Eye
Remembering Madeline Kahn. [12-20-99]
— Belinda Acosta, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

TV Eye
Confessions of a television columnist; also, strange timing for the 1999 Image Awards, and Iron Chef may hit the big screen. [12-13-99]
— Belinda Acosta, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

TV Eye
Reflections on the memorable television specials of Christmas past. [12-07-99]
— Belinda Acosta, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

TV Eye
Now that there's a resurgence in prime-time game shows, how about the return of live TV? [11-29-99]
— Belinda Acosta, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

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