Nerdist Writer's Panel Podcast
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)...
Year in Review
Our old pals Josh Friedman (showrunner, The Sarah Connor Chronicles; Avatar sequel), Aaron Ginsburg (The 100; Intelligence; The Good Guys), and Emily Halpern (co-creator, Trophy Wife) discuss the difficulty in getting things made in 2014, the buying...
Comics Edition #70: LIVE from Comikaze!
Our own original Fantastic Four: Ben Blacker (Sparks Nevada, Marshal on Mars, and Beyond Belief ), Heath Corson (Justice League: Throne of Atlantis), comic legend Len Wein (Wolverine, Swamp Thing, Stegron) and Adam Beechen (Transformers: Robots in...
GIRLS' Jenni Konner
Since starting out as an assistant on Freaks and Geeks and her first staff writer job on Undeclared, Jenni Konner has gone on to write and produce shows for network television and cable. She's now the co-showrunner of HBO's Girls with show creator...
Comics Edition #69: Rob Prior
Artist/Creator/Director Rob Prior (Heavy Metal; Spawn the Impaler; Terminator 2: Nuclear Twilight) joins Heath Corson (Justice League: Throne of Atlantis) and Adam Beechen (Transformers: Robots in Disguise) to chat about his first gigs as an underage...
Ben Queen, Kim Shumway and Deirdre Mangan
Ben Queen (creator, A to Z), Kim Shumway (The 100; Dallas), Deirdre Mangan (I, Zombie). Getting back to our “panel” roots by throwing together three writers from different backgrounds and experiences to talk about the business and process of writing...
Comics Edition #68: Charles Soule and Gerry Duggan
Charles Soule (She-Hulk; Death of Wolverine; Swamp Thing; Inhuman; Letter 44) and Gerry Duggan (Deadpool; Nova; Arkham Manor) join co-hosts Ben Blacker (Thrilling Adventure Hour) and Heath Corson (Justice League: Throne of Atlantis) at Rockbar in...
SCORPION's Nick Santora
The creator of CBS's hit Scorpion and the beloved Prison Break talks about his work habits, blending drama and comedy, transitioning from law to screenwriting, what he looks for in putting together a room, and more.
Comics Edition #67: G. Willow Wilson and Greg Pak
G. Willow Wilson (co-creator of Ms. Marvel) and Greg Pak (Superman/Batman; “World War Hulk” and “Doomed” storylines) join co-hosts Ben Blacker (Thrilling Adventure Hour) and Heath Corson (Justice League: Throne of Atlantis) at New York ComicCon to...
Creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg and designer Lisa Hanawalt discuss the conception of the animated comedy, Raphael's inspiration from Lisa's middle-school drawings, the freedom of working with Netflix, going dark and serialized, and lots more. Get the new...
Comics Edition #66: Brian K Vaughan
The creator of Y: The Last Man, Saga, and Marvel's The Runaways, and more discusses his process, world-building, ending stories, and telling personal stories in the comic book medium. Recorded at New York ComicCon on October 10, 2014. 0 false 18 pt 18...
The creators of the USA comedy, Michaela Watkins (Saturday Night Live; Trophy Wife) and Damon Jones (Halfway Home) discuss issue-driven comedy, long takes, complicated characters, selling their series twice, their writers' room, and lots more. Benched...
Comics Edition #65: Brian Michael Bendis
Marvel comics mastermind Brian Michael Bendis sits down to talk about the adaptation of his comic Powers to TV, creating the “new” Spider-man, Miles Morales, his work ethic, putting personal stories and emotions into such diverse projects as Guardians...
CRIMINAL MIND'S Erica Messer
Erica Messer has been with Criminal Minds from its first day and has been promoted through the ranks to showrunner of the long-running CBS series. She talks about the big changes the show has made over the years, where the staff finds stories,...
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