TV Interviews

screenwriting for TV and streaming series

 Jim

Jed Mercurio Discusses His Emmy-Nominated TV Drama “Bodyguard”

Jed Mercurio Discusses His Emmy-Nominated TV Drama “Bodyguard”

Bodyguard is a gritty political crime thriller that’s finally receiving the accolades it deserves. It’s been nominated in the Best Drama Series category for the 2019 Emmys. The show’s creator and showrunner, Jed Mercurio, is also known for creating the award-winning Line Of Duty for BBC. Hot on the heels of his Emmy nomination he […]

 Brock Swinson

“Real Kids, Real Stakes” Dan and Kevin Hageman Talk ‘Scary Stories’

“Real Kids, Real Stakes” Dan and Kevin Hageman Talk ‘Scary Stories’

Brothers Dan and Kevin Hageman are best known for their writing credits like Hotel Transylvania, The Lego Movie, Trollhunters, and Ninjago. But, before the animated films and now the live action TV series, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, the duo worked on screenplays with Steven Spielberg, Chris Columbus, and Jerry Bruckheimer. Not too […]

 Jim

Nick Bernardone Swings His “Red Machete”

Nick Bernardone Swings His “Red Machete”

We’ve all heard of spinoffs, knockoffs. sequels, prequels, and jonquils. Certain TV shows have found new ways to capitalize on their success and continue to entertain audiences. The Walking Dead was a flagship show for AMC and aired for 10 seasons and gathered a large fan base. The Walking Dead Red Machete is an Emmy-nominated, […]

 Brock Swinson

“Being Part Of A Room Is As Important As The Writing Itself” TV Writer Matthew Tinker Talks ‘Big Little Lies’

“Being Part Of A Room Is As Important As The Writing Itself” TV Writer Matthew Tinker Talks ‘Big Little Lies’

Matt Tinker has certainly earned his stripes to become a working TV writer. In his early career days, Tinker was as an assistant to the veteran TV producer David E. Kelley known for top rating TV shows including LA Law, Boston Legal, and Goliath. Matthew Tinker ground his TV writing teeth through his experience in […]

 Brock Swinson

“Where Harshness Meets Fabulosity” Steven Canals Talks ‘Pose’

“Where Harshness Meets Fabulosity” Steven Canals Talks ‘Pose’

Steven Canals grew up in New York City in the 1980s. “This was obviously a really bleak time for the city. We were contending with both the HIV-AIDS and crack epidemics, and I and I grew up in housing projects. The streets weren’t safe. My parents were very protective – maybe overprotective – so film […]