Having just finished the drama panel at the Variety Emmy Elite Showrunners Breakfast, we now move on to comedy. Our panelists: exec producers Judd Apatow of “Girls,” Steve Molaro of “The Big Bang…
Coming to you live from the Variety Emmy Elite Showrunners Breakfast with the best quotes from the panels with the Emmy-nominated drama and comedy executive producers.
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After series creator and showrunner Lauren Iungerich exited the show in June, MTV has handed a fourth run to its scripted comedy “Awkward,” with new showrunners aboard. Chris Alberghini and Mike…
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Tony Phelan and Joan Rater have inked a two-year overall with CBS TV Studios. Pact, which is the first TV development deal for the duo, will begin next summer. Pair, who currently exec produce and…
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Memo to network execs: Anything you can do to make the week before upfronts easier for showrunners waiting to hear if their series has been renewed for the upcoming season would be greatly…
Being a prolific writer is part of a showrunner's job description.
A lot of funny/ha-ha things happened during the nine-season run of "Everybody Loves Raymond," but a funny/unusual thing did too: Faced with a show that might become a hit, series creator Phil…
Showrunning tasks are a hardworking scribe's dream (or nightmare)