TV Interviews

screenwriting for TV and streaming series

 Brock Swinson

“Stories that Remain in You” Gideon Raff on ‘Homeland’, ‘The Spy’, & ‘Prisoners of War’

“Stories that Remain in You” Gideon Raff on ‘Homeland’, ‘The Spy’, & ‘Prisoners of War’

“Like many screenwriters, I have thousands of notebooks. Some of them I don’t even look back to, but they feed future ideas and themes you’re dealing with,” said screenwriter/director Gideon Raff. “When I start a project, I have a world of ideas that won’t fit into a two-hour or a four-hour story, but they’re intruding […]

 Brock Swinson

“Mine the Material for Something Great” Liz Feldman on ‘Dead to Me’ and Writing for Ellen DeGeneres

“Mine the Material for Something Great” Liz Feldman on ‘Dead to Me’ and Writing for Ellen DeGeneres

“I was always really enamored with entertainment, even as a small child,” said screenwriter Liz Feldman, adding, “so much so that at the age of ten, I asked for an agent for my birthday from my parents – not at all aware that’s not how it works.” Feldman grew up in Brooklyn and did follow […]

 Jim

“It’s Not A History Lesson” Writer Tony McNamara Talks ‘The Great’

“It’s Not A History Lesson” Writer Tony McNamara Talks ‘The Great’

Screenwriter Tony McNamara made bigger waves on our screens after he penned the Oscar-winning screenplay for The Favourite for which he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay. McNamara has also served as a writer on some Australia’s most memorable television series, including The Secret Life of Us, Doctor Doctor, and Spirited. The Great starring Elle […]

 Brock Swinson

Mike Reiss On “Springfield Confidential” 30 Years Of Writing for ‘The Simpsons’

Mike Reiss On “Springfield Confidential” 30 Years Of Writing for ‘The Simpsons’

“When a guy I had never met called me up and said, ‘You and I are going to drive across America and I’m going to write a book called Mike Reiss’ America,’ and because my mom always told me ‘Take rides from strangers,’ I said, ‘Sure.’” The original ghostwriting assignment didn’t pan out. The duo pitched […]

 Jim

“The Insidiuous Nature Of Power” Kerry Ehrin On ‘The Morning Show’

“The Insidiuous Nature Of Power” Kerry Ehrin On ‘The Morning Show’

Kerry Ehrin, the showrunner of The Morning Show on Apple TV spoke with Creative Screenwriting Magazine about developing a television show about sexual harassment in the workplace. The TV series was co-produced by Hello Sunshine and stars Reese Witherspoon (as Bradley Jackson), Jennifer Aniston (as Alex Levy), Billy Crudup (as Corey Ellison), Tom Irwin (as […]

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