close menu
The Writers Panel #291: First Timers and One Season Wonders
Episode 291: The Writers Panel
First Timers and One Season Wonders
The Writers PanelThe Writers Panel

The Writers Panel #291: First Timers and One Season Wonders

A double-header recorded at ATX, a Television Festival this year. First, Ryan Condal (co-creator, Colony), Zander Lehmann (creator, Casual), Sarah Gertrude Shapiro (co-creator, unREAL), and Joe Pokaski (co-creator, Underground) discuss the process of creating and/or running their own show for the first time, and learning to juggle all that having a new series entails, from pitching, to writing and producing a pilot, having their series picked up, organizing a writers room, and being paired with seasoned showrunners (or learning to become one themselves). Moderated by Tim Goodman (The Hollywood Reporter).

Then, Debra Birnbaum (Variety) talks with Hart Hanson (creator, Backstrom), Ted Griffin (creator, Terriers), Javier Grillo-Marxuach (creator, The Middleman), and Kevin Falls (creator, Journeyman) about the lessons they have learned from their one-season wonders, the constantly-changing definitions of success, not compromising creative vision, and how these short-lived series have shaped their ongoing careers.

Recorded at ATX Television Festival on June 11, 2016.
Get your badge now for ATX’s sixth season, June 8-11 2017, at http://atxfestival.com/

Follow @BenBlacker and Like the show on Facebook!

R2-D2 with a Real Voice in STAR WARS: A NEW HOPE is Brilliant and Hilarious

R2-D2 with a Real Voice in STAR WARS: A NEW HOPE is Brilliant and Hilarious

article
First Look at Alphonse in the FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST Live-Action Movie

First Look at Alphonse in the FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST Live-Action Movie

article
Who's In and Who's Out in AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR?

Who's In and Who's Out in AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR?

video