TV Interviews

screenwriting for TV and streaming series

 Brock Swinson

“Find The Meat Beneath Racial Stereotypes” Karin Gist Talks ‘Mixed-ish’… Honestly-ish

“Find The Meat Beneath Racial Stereotypes” Karin Gist Talks ‘Mixed-ish’… Honestly-ish

The latest series in the “-ish” universe, Mixed-ish, follows in the footsteps of Black-ish, a heartwarming comedy about family, belonging, and race. Where Grown-ish traveled back in time to 1985, Mixed-ish tells the story of family members trying to understand their identities as the rest of the world decides whether they’re black or white. It’s […]

 Jim

Armando Iannucci Talks Comedy, Political Satire, Truth & Offending People

Armando Iannucci Talks Comedy, Political Satire, Truth & Offending People

Armando Iannucci is a film and TV writer and broadcaster, who has written, directed, and produced numerous critically acclaimed television and radio comedy shows during his screenwriting career. His screenplay for the film In The Loop was nominated for an Oscar and his iconic series for BBC, The Thick of It, won 5  BAFTA Awards. His […]

 Jim

“Characters Should Be Understandable In Their Vulnerabilities” Raphael Bob-Waksberg On ‘Bojack Horseman’

“Characters Should Be Understandable In Their Vulnerabilities” Raphael Bob-Waksberg On ‘Bojack Horseman’

Talking animals have been seen in films and TV shows for decades. There was even a show about a talking horse called Mister Ed that ran from 1961 – 1966. Fortunately, Ed was nowhere near as glib, melancholic, or self-destructive as Bojack Horseman, the washed-up former Hollywood star of the canceled TV show Horsing Around. We spoke […]

 Brock Swinson

“Generate Character, Not Plot” Showrunner Aron Eli Coleite On ‘Daybreak’

“Generate Character, Not Plot” Showrunner Aron Eli Coleite On ‘Daybreak’

Aron Eli Coleite describes himself as a “classic nerd.” Since the age of 11, he’s been going to the comic book store each week when new issues come out, and he grew up digesting comics, film, and television. “I knew it was what I wanted to do. My parents did a good job raising me […]

 Jim

“Once People Decide Who They Are, They’re Impossible To Change” Thomas Schnauz Talks ‘Better Call Saul’

“Once People Decide Who They Are, They’re Impossible To Change” Thomas Schnauz Talks ‘Better Call Saul’

Known for writing AMC’s TV hit Breaking Bad, WGA award-winning TV writer Thomas Schnauz was poised to write on the spinoff series Better Call Saul. The show focuses on the eponymous Saul Goodman and his rise from a bumbling student trying to get into law school. Thomas spoke with Creative Screenwriting Magazine about the process of […]

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