Nerdist Writer's Panel Podcast
Better Call Saul04/21/15
Better Call Saul season 1 in review with co-creator/co-showrunner Peter Gould, writers Thomas Schnauz, Gennifer Hutchison, and Gordon Smith, and special guest Michael McKean (Chuck). Recorded live at Largo at the Coronet on April 13, 2015.
Diane Ruggiero and iZombie
Diane Ruggiero co-created iZombie and became showrunner Rob Thomas's right hand on Veronica Mars. Here, we dig deep with Diane to talk about how she was always a writer, how she went from waitressing to selling her first script to Nora Ephron to...
Spoiler Alert panel from ATX
While TV viewing evolves so does our appetite for spoilers. How do they affect how we consume television? Featuring Beau Willimon (creator, House of Cards), Udo Azuba (actor, Orange is the New Black), Nick Wechsler (actor, Revenge), Kerry Ehrin...
THE COMEDIANS' Ben Wexler
The Comedians co-creator and showrunner talks about his new FX show, working with a comedy legend, who steers the ship on an auteur-driven show, his time on season 4 of Community, season 4 of Arrested Development, and the only season of The Michael J....
Comics Edition #73: Jeff King
The television writer and producer Jeff King (Hand of God, White Collar) talks to Heath Corson (Bizarro) about his experience as lead writer and architect of DC Comics massive upcoming Convergence event, the pitfalls, pratfalls and differences of...
AMERICAN ODYSSEY's Peter Horton
Peter Horton, the actor (thirtysomething), director (Grey's Anatomy; Dirty Sexy Money), and writer discusses the new show he co-created, American Odyssey, as well as storytelling in its different modes, working on and behind the camera, building...
BONUS EPISODE: FAILBETTER GAMES' Alexis Kennedy
Indie game creator Alexis Kennedy (Fallen London, Sunless Sea) of Failbetter Games plumbs the murky depths of games with Heath Corson (Bizarro, Justice League: Throne of Atlantis) as they discuss the role of Kickstarter in indie gaming, game pacing,...
Diane Ruggiero (co-creator, iZombie; Veronica Mars; creator, That's Life) and Sarah Shapiro (creator, UnReal) discuss their new shows and take questions from the audience.
Comics Edition #72: Jeff Kline
Heath Corson (Bizarro) and Adam Beechen (Transformers: Robots in Disguise) chat with Jeff Kline, animation executive producer/writer extraordinaire (as well as Adam's boss) on his most recent projects: Transformers: Robots in Disguise and publishing...
Mutant Enemy writers room reunion
David Greenwalt (Buffy seasons 1-3; co-creator of Angel; later work includes co-creating Grimm), Marti Noxon (Buffy seasons 2-7; Angel; later work includes co-creating Un-Real and developing Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce), David Fury (Buffy seasons...
BONUS EPISODE: Robot Chicken
Heath Corson (Bizarro, Justice League: Throne of Atlantis) is on special assignment at the Stoopid Buddy HQ to interview the masterminds behind ROBOT CHICKEN: co-creator Matt Senreich, Exec. Producer Eric Towner and John Harvatine. Tune in as they...
BANSHEE's Jonathan Tropper
Jonathan Tropper, the co-creator of Banshee and author of six novels including Plan B and This Is Where I Leave You discusses discovering plot in the process of writing, his interests as a writer, developing Banshee and keeping it interesting, and...
Co-creator Kerry Ehrin (Friday Night Lights; Boston Public) and co-star Freddy Highmore (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) discuss their collaboration on both the hit A&E drama and the pilot they co-wrote this year. They also talk about keeping Bates...
Executive producer Matt Thompson and co-producer Casey Willis, both of whom have been with show creator Adam Reed since Sealab 2021 and Frisky Dingo, discuss how Archer is written and produced, the increasing quality of the animation, working with FX,...
EMPIRE's Ilene Chaikin
The showrunner of Fox's hit Empire and the creator of Showtime's The L Word, Ilene Chaikin talks about the similarities between these shows, her years as a development executive for Aaron Spelling, how the Empire room tries to be true to the voices of...
Friends Writers Room Reunion Part 1
Jeff Greenstein & Jeff Strauss (season 1; later work includes co-creating Partners), Alexa Junge (seasons 1-5; later work includes Grace and Frankie [with Friends co-creator Marta Kauffman]; United States of Tara; Once and Again), and Adam Chase...
Co-creator/showrunner Bob Fisher (Traffic Light) and actor Kevin Bigley of the USA half-hour program Sirens chat about how the show is made, shooting in Chicago, comedy they love, and lots more. Season 2 of Sirens premieres tonight on USA!
Nell Scovell, creator of the Sabrina, the Teenage Witch series, has been in the business for thirty years and has worked with such luminaries as David Letterman, the Smothers Brothers, and more. She's been on the staff of such shows as Newhart, Coach,...
HART OF DIXIE's Leila Gerstein
The creator of Hart of Dixie, which begins its fourth season this Friday (January 9), talks about creating the show, being a first-time showrunner, working with the CW, creating the show as a response to her time on Gossip Girl, as well as how she...
Comics Edition #71: Year in Review
Len Wein (creator of Wolverine, Swamp Thing, and hundreds more beloved characters), Ben Blacker (co-creator of The Thrilling Adventure Hour), Heath Corson (Justice League: Throne of Atlantis), and Adam Beechen (Transformers: Robots in Disguise)...
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