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TV Writer Podcast 083 - Hilary Winston

TV Writer Podcast 083: Hilary Winston (Bad Teacher)

Hilary Winston is the creator and showrunner of Bad Teacher, which premieres April 24 at 9:30 pm on CBS! Gray Jones caught up with her a few days before the premiere. Click image to play video; more details are below. In the interview, Hilary has great tips on career development and networking, as well...

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TV Writer Podcast 082 – Amy Berg (Caper, Eureka)

The TV Writer Podcast is back, better than ever! Host Gray Jones has moved permanently to LA, and the podcast now features exclusive in-person video interviews with Hollywood TV writers and producers. This week’s fun episode is with Amy Berg, co-creator of the new web series Caper, and producer/writer for Person of Interest, Eureka,...

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Producer’s POV: Do’s and Don’t's of Reality Show Pitch Proposals

This summer, I judged The Hollywood Player Pitch Contest at NATPE’s PitchCon. For the past couple of years, I’ve helped TV Pitchers develop their materials and prepare for their pitches.  I thought it might be helpful to share some Do‘s and Don’t‘s of what ought to be in your proposal when pitching a script. DO: Know WHAT your...

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TV Writer Podcast 057 – Horror Icon Adam Green (Hatchet, Holliston)

His horror films have broken records, and his his current FearNet series was renewed almost immediately out of the gate. This week we meet hard-working producer-writer-actor-director-showrunner Adam Green! Click image to play video; more details are below. After graduating from Hofstra University in New York with a Bachelor of Science degree in Television and...

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TV Writer Podcast 052 – Daniel Knauf (Carnivale, Bxx: Haunted)

For Daniel Knauf, his first TV staff gig wasn’t until his forties, when he sold Carnivàle to HBO… and he’s still breaking barriers today, as he launches a new cutting-edge online experience. Click image to play video; more details are below. March 23rd, 2012 was the launch of Bxx: Haunted! Register for your invitation...

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TV Writer Podcast 050 – Kyle Killen (Awake, Lone Star)

Four years ago, Kyle Killen faced an ultimatum from his pregnant wife: sell something, or call it quits on this “hobby.” Fast forward to the present: Kyle has sold two features that have gone into production and sold two pilots that have gone to series. One of those pilots is NBC’s Awake, which has...