The Writers Panel

Pilot season wrap-up with Alexa Junge (exec-producer of 2012 series Save Me; Friends), Andrew Miller (Secret Circle), and Josh Friedman (Sarah Connor Chronicles; 2012 pilot The Asset). Recorded June 6, 2012.

Direct download: NWP42_Pilot_season_wrap_up.mp3
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An in depth chat with Justified creator Graham Yost about his journey from Speed to From the Earth to the Moon, Band of Brothers, and The Pacific to Boomtown to translating Elmore Leonard's worldview to the small screen. Great advice about seeing through your characters' perspectives, world-building, and creating memorable supporting characters.

Direct download: NWP41_Graham_Yost.mp3
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Neil Goldman (Community; Scrubs; Ben & Kate); Aisha Muharrar (Parks & Recreation); Dailyn Rodriguez (Lie to Me; The Glades). Recorded May 20, 2012.

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Andrew W. Marlowe (creator, Castle); Tim Long (The Simpsons); Terri Miller (Castle). Recorded April 1, 2012.

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Showrunner Glen Mazzara and writers Scott Gimple and Angela Kang talk about their take on the AMC series' second season, characters' goals both immediate and emotional, audience expectations, hot zombie action, and some choice tidbits about season three!

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Jane Espenson (Once Upon a Time; Husbands; Buffy; Caprica) and Douglas Petrie (Charlie's Angels; Buffy; Pushing Daisies) return to the studio to revisit Jane's old blog,, and discuss how, while the business may have changed since she was regularly updating it, writing has not. Plus: Who is Ty Cashman?

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Bill Lawrence (creator, Scrubs and Cougartown); Ken Levine (MASH; Cheers; Wings; Fraser; The Simpsons); Richard Hatem (Grimm; Secret Circle). Recorded March 25, 2012.

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An in depth interview with John Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg, the writers of the Harold and Kumar movies and American Reunion, the new sequel to American Pie.

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The brains behind Adult Swim's Eagleheart, writer/creators Michael Koman and Andrew Weinberg and director Jason Woliner, sit down to talk about comedy, the learning curve of the show's first season,  working with Chris Elliott, and lots more. A really fun chat.

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Winnie Holzman (creator, My So-Called Life; Thirtysomething); Matt Selman (The Simpsons); Paul Grellong (Terra Nova; Law and Order: SVU). Recorded March 11, 2012.

Direct download: NWP33_Winnie_Holzman_Matt_Selman__Paul_Grellong.mp3
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