Category Archives: Tales of the City Miniseries

The Listener: More tales of the foggy city

BBC World ServiceChristopher Gunness, The Presenter7-16-2000 CHRISTOPHER GUNNESS Armistead Maupin is the author of Maybe The Moon, Sure Of You and Significant Others. He’s perhaps done more than any other writer to make straight people understand, even love gays and … Continue reading

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“Tales of the City” Peabody Award

The “Tales of the City” miniseries won a Peabody award in 1995. The Award “…recognize(s) distinguished achievement and meritorious public service by TV and radio stations, networks, producing organizations, individuals and the World Wide Web.” (http://www.peabody.uga.edu/) — Article — March … Continue reading

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Journal; The Plot Thickens At PBS

By FRANK RICHPublished: Sunday, April 17, 1994 The continuing soap opera of PBS — will it survive its cable competition, conservative critics, financial woes? — is hardly the most thrilling of cliffhangers. It’s barely more compelling than the middlebrow “Middlemarch,” … Continue reading

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Journal; San Francisco Paradise Lost

The New York TimesFrank RichOriginally published 1-13-1994 So much sex on television, so little time. Should I watch a perky animated condom leap into a couple’s bed? If I did, I could take sides in the new and rancorous debate … Continue reading

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Review/Television; Back to Free-Spirited San Francisco of the 70’s

By JOHN J. O’CONNORPublished: Monday, January 10, 1994 With the six-hour “Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City,” public television is doing precisely what it should be doing. This evening through Wednesday at 9 P.M., PBS is broadcasting a first-rate mini-series … Continue reading

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A Tale of the Seventies

Originally written by Armistead for TV Guide in January 1994. PBS, famous for such British-made epic dramas as Upstairs, Downstairs; Brideshead Revisited; and The Jewel in the Crown-will broadcast yet another this week Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City, a … Continue reading

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