The creative minds behind some of the biggest dramas on television convened for Variety‘s annual Night in the Writers’ Room to discuss how they came to their shows, and how their networks have or have not pushed back when it comes to pushing boundaries.
The panel was comprised of David E. Kelley from HBO’s “Big Little Lies,” Ava DuVernay from OWN’s “Queen Sugar,” Jonathan Nolan from HBO’s “Westworld,” Graham Yost from Amazon’s “Sneaky Pete,” Jack Orman from NBC’s “Shades of Blue,” and Kyle Bradstreet from USA’s “Mr. Robot.”
Moira Rose, the family matriarch in CBS’ “Schitt’s Creek” has become a cast-favorite in the Canadian sitcom – not only because of her outrageous one-liners and superfluous outfits but perhaps most of all because of the countless vibrant wigs she dons in every episode. For Variety‘s Artisans series, Catherine O’Hara, who plays Rose in the [...]
Variety‘s Michael Schneider sat down with writer’s from “Forever,” “The Other Two,” “Vida,” “Atypical,” “Insecure,” “Broad City,” “The Big Bang Theory,” “Dead to Me” and “Pen15” for Variety‘s “Night in the Writers’ Room” comedy panel. The panelists began by discussing the trend of blurred lines between comedy on drama in television. “Pen15” writer Maya Erskine shared [...]
The creators and showrunners from “Good Girls,” “Homecoming,” “Catch-22,” “You,” “The Walking Dead,” “The Chi,” “Ozark,” and “Star Trek: Discovery” for Variety‘s Writer’s Room panel. The scribes kicked off the talk about what aspects of their shows narratives prompt the most discussion in the room. “Good Girls” writer Jenna Bans jumped in and immediately said [...]
Following the Season 3 Episode 3 premiere of “Westworld,” Evan Rachel Wood (who plays Dolores Abernathy on the HBO series) spoke with Variety’s Adam B. Vary via Instagram Live where she discussed her work relationship with co-stars Tessa Thompson and Aaron Paul, and her own theories on the season. She also gave some hints as […]
After 16 seasons as the faces of “Project Runway,” Tim Gunn and Heidi Klum are ready for a change. The pair have jumped to Amazon for “Making the Cut,” a new competitive reality series. “One of the reasons Heidi and I wanted to fly and saw the opportunity of Amazon as a brand new threshold […]
Variety’s Angelique Jackson sat down with “This is Us'” star Sterling K. Brown for the season finale to discuss everything from the importance of mental health and how it’s projected on television, how many times his kids have seen “Frozen 2” and even took a break to sing a little “Shallow” from “A Star is […]