The Writers Panel with Ben Blacker

BONUS EPISODE: Enlisted panel from ATX Television Festival. All about the new Fox army sibling comedy, with its creator Kevin Biegel (co-creator, Cougar Town), executive producer Mike Royce (Men of  a Certain Age), and stars Geoff Stults, Chris Lowell, Parker Young, and Angelina Cabral.

Direct download: nwp109_enlisted.mp3
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Once Upon a Time creators Adam Horowitz and Eddy Kitsis, recorded at ATX Television Festival.

Recorded at the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, TX, on June 8, 2013.

Direct download: nwp108_once_upon_a_time.mp3
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“Structure of a Sitcom and Rise of the Anti-Sitcom” panel from ATX Television Festival: Dan Harmon (creator, Community), Paul Scheer (creator, NTSF:SD:SUV), Dave Finkel (New Girl; 30 Rock), Tim Doyle (Last Man Standing), and Rob Schrab (director, Mindy Project, Childrens Hospital) discuss the rise of new-comedy formats and the changing rules of writing comedy.

Moderated by Emily Moss Wilson. 

Direct download: nwp107_sitcom.mp3
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A chat with the writers/creators of the awesome and hilarious new Yahoo series, Amanda Lund, Maria Blasucci, and Jeremy Konner (Drunk History). The 12-episode paranormal procedural was directed by Konner and co-produced by Jack Black's Electric Dynamite and Shine America. It debuted yesterday. It is seriously great.

Direct download: nwp106_ghost_girls.mp3
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Pitch-Pilot-Pick Up panel from ATX Television Festival: Julie Plec (showrunner, Vampire Diaries; co-creator/showrunner, The Originals), Liz Tigelaar (creator, Life Unexpected), Kyle Killen (creator, Mind Games, Awake, and Lone Star), Chris Keyser (creator, Party of Five), Bryan Seabury (VP Drama Development at CBS), Corey Marsh (Manager of Current Programming at Disney Channel), and Charlie Ebersol (producer, the Hochberg Ebersol Co.) discuss the beginning stages of a TV series from the pitch, to filming the pilot, to finally waiting on pins and needles to hear if a pilot was given a shot to make it into your living rooms.

Recorded at the Stephen F. Austin Hotel in Austin, TX, on June 8, 2013.

Direct download: nwp105_ATX.mp3
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