Twitter can be quite the marketing vehicle, and actor (and apparently director) Jason Alexander knows this. He took the time to plug an episode of the quirky TNT lawyer series that he directed with a few tweets right at a time when his Twitter account is getting a great deal of attention from the media. Smart move. I wonder what kind of impact it had on the episode’s ratings.
Hey all, on a lighter note, the episode I directed of TNT’s Franklin and Bash airs tonight (Tuesday) 10PM on TNT. Fun show & I hope u watch.
Hey Friends, hope you can tune in to my directed episode of Franklin and Bash on TNT tonight.
Tonite on TNT my directed episode of Franklin and Bash at 10 PM.
Alexander, known to most as Seinfeld’s George Costanza (despite memorable appearances in films like Jacob’s Ladder and Pretty Woman), has sparked debate on Twitter about gun laws, in the aftermath of the shooting in Colorado last week.
Alexander tweeted, “I cannot understand support for legality of the kind of weapon in this massacre. It’s a military weapon.why should it be in non- mil hands?”
He then tweeted a much longer piece of commentary.
I’d like to preface this long tweet by saying that my passion comes from my deepest sympathy and shared sorrow (cont) http://t.co/Hli8h2Tw
Gun control is obviously a hot button issue, and Alexander has had his share of Twitter reaction. While he’s responded a bit, it looks like he’s been more interested in promoting Franklin And Bash.
Last month, Alexander was also making headlines for his Twitter behavior, having made an apology via Tweet for comments he made about Cricket on the Craig Ferguson show.