The Writers Panel (general)

Co-creator/showrunner Peter Gould and writers Thomas Schnauz, Gennifer Hutchison, Gordon Smith, Ann Cherkis, and Heather Marion discuss the third season of the AMC series, bringing back (introducing?) Gus Fring, their process and the show's depictions of process, turning Jimmy into Saul, and what comes next.

 

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Head writer Shelly Altman and co-head writer Chris Van Etten of the long-running (55 years and counting!) daytime soap opera are joined by GH super-fan Danielle Sanchez-Witzel (The Carmichael Show; LA>Vegas) to discuss the nuts and bolts of writing a daily hour-long drama. 

 

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John Shiban (Shut Eye; The X-Files; Breaking Bad); CeCe Pleasants (Bill Nye Saves the World; Jimmy Kimmel Live!); Liz Hannah (The Post)

 

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Show creator Jeremy Slater (The Umbrella Academy) and co-showrunner Sean Crouch (Numb3rs) discuss the Fox series' second season, horror on network TV, capturing the feel of both the original film and William Peter Blatty's book, and more. The season finale of The Exorcist is December 15 on Fox. You can catch up on the show on Hulu! It's worth it!

 

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Writer Josh Schwartz is the creator of The OC, Chuck, Gossip Girl, and more. Fake Empire, his production company with partner Stephanie Savage, is behind Hulu's Runaways, CW's Dynasty and Hart of Dixie, and many other TV shows and films. Josh and Stephanie discuss their successes and failures, how writing is like producing and how it isn't, bringing Runaways to the screen, and lots more.

 

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Patrick Brammall and Trent O’Donnell (creators, No Activity); Cynthia Mort (creator, Tell Me You Love Me; Roseanne); Sanjay Shah (Fresh Off the Boat; Cougar Town).

 

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Frankie Shaw (creator, SMILF); Sarah-Violet Bliss (co-creator, Search Party).

 

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Creators Kyle Hunter & Ariel Shaffir (Sausage Party) and showrunner Ben Karlin (Modern Family; The Daily Show) discuss their new Hulu series, a sci-fi comedy.

 

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The writer/director of The Perks of Being a Wallflower and the forthcoming Wonder chats about the line between honesty and sentimentality, the similarities between novel writing and film directing, why and how he writes, and gives a valuable four-point piece of advice to writers.

 

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Live from Id10tfest, creator Dana Gould (The Simpsons) and stars John C. McGinley (Scrubs) and Janet Varney (Legend of Korra) look back on the show's first season and look forward to the second which premieres November 1 on IFC!

Moderated by Nerdist's Jessica Chobot.

Stan Against Evil theme is by Eban Schletter.

 

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