Dan Fogelman
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Fogelman has been credited with resuscitating network TV following the ratings success and awards nominations for NBC’s “This Is Us,” which re-etched a place for family drama on the primetime schedule. Although he handed over showrunning reins for season two, he still shapes the series’ time-shifting narratives while recycling previously shot footage in an unprecedented way, taking non-linear storytelling to the next level. Three years into his eight-figure pure development deal with 20th Century Fox, Fogelman continues with big-swing projects while taking his losses, including Fox’s short-lived baseball-centric “Pitch” and some not so glowing reviews on his writing and direction of Amazon’s theatrical release “Life Itself.” He was named 2018 TV Showman of the Year at the ICG Publicists Awards.


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Dan Fogelman Defends 'Life Itself' Against Hilariously Bad Reviews

Dan Fogelman Defends 'Life Itself' Against Hilariously Bad Reviews

Critics of "Life Itself" have panned the film so swiftly and with such finality that director Dan Fogelman has felt the need to fight back.“A couple of the early reviews that have come out about this movie feel so out of left field to everybody who’s a part of this movie," Fogelman told TooFab. "There’s a disconnect between something that is happening between our primarily white male critics who don’t like anything that has any emotion."Despite Fogelman's defense, several of the...


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