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screenwriting for TV and streaming series

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Darren Star, Creator Of “Emily In Paris,” “Melrose Place,” & “Beverly Hills 90210” Is A Star

Darren Star, Creator Of “Emily In Paris,” “Melrose Place,” & “Beverly Hills 90210” Is A Star

Not long out of film school, an aspiring screenwriter Darren Star sold two screenplays very early on in his career during his twenties – Doing Time On Planet Earth (1988) and If Looks Could Kill (1991). Although these films didn’t set the box office on fire, they did set the groundwork for Star to pivot […]

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“Should You Always Tell The Truth?” TV Writer Peter Moffat Answers In “Your Honor”

“Should You Always Tell The Truth?” TV Writer Peter Moffat Answers In “Your Honor”

It’s been a prolific time for Israeli filmmakers to have their TV shows adapted or directly shown on our screens. These include Homeland, The Spy, and Valley Of Tears. The latest in the string of Israeli based television hits is Your Honor based on the Israeli TV series Kvodo (by Ron Ninio and Schlomo Mashiach) […]

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“Follow Your Story Instincts” Advises ‘Bull’ and ‘Medium’ Showrunner Glenn Gordon Caron

“Follow Your Story Instincts” Advises ‘Bull’ and ‘Medium’ Showrunner Glenn Gordon Caron

Screenwriter, director, and producer Glenn Gordon Caron began his career in the advertising world before writing an episode of the TV show Taxi 1979. He continued writing for various TV shows including Fame, Good Time Harry, and Remington Steele. Then he created Moonlighting in 1985 starring Bruce Willis and Cybill Shepherd which ran for five seasons. He […]

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Showrunners Ron Leshem & Amit Cohen Talk “Valley Of Tears” & “No Man’s Land”

Showrunners Ron Leshem & Amit Cohen Talk “Valley Of Tears” & “No Man’s Land”

Few showrunners can claim to have two TV shows released in the same year. American/ Israeli TV writers Ron Leshem and Amit Cohen have done just that with the riveting war dramas Valley Of Tears on HBO Max and No Man’s Land on Hulu. They are also known for their writing work on Euphoria and Allegiance. […]

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TV Writer Bill Lawrence Talks “Ted Lasso”

TV Writer Bill Lawrence Talks “Ted Lasso”

Ted Lasso (Jason Sudeikis) began his professional life as an NBC commentator for the British Premier League to introduce the sport to American audiences. Seven years later, Ted Lasso got his own TV show on Apple TV+. Lasso was the brainchild of Jason Sudeikis, Joe Kelly, Brendan Hunt, and Bill Lawrence. Co-creator Bill Lawrence spoke to Creative […]