TV Interviews

screenwriting for TV and streaming series

 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 […]

 Jim

“We Must Fight For Our Rights Because They Are So Tenuous” Dahvi Waller Talks ‘Mrs. America’

“We Must Fight For Our Rights Because They Are So Tenuous” Dahvi Waller Talks ‘Mrs. America’

America was in a tumultuous state of social upheaval during the 1960s. There was a storm brewing in the 1970s in America about Equal Rights for Women. So much in fact that a political movement was born to ensure that all women were treated as equally as men via the Equal Rights Amendment Act (ERA). […]

 Brock Swinson

“A Long Writing Process is Freeing” Jeffrey Addiss & Will Matthews on ‘Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’

“A Long Writing Process is Freeing” Jeffrey Addiss & Will Matthews on ‘Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’

Jeffrey Addiss and Will Matthews originally contacted the Jim Henson company to pitch a sequel idea for Labyrinth, and while the idea wasn’t in the cards even for a pitch meeting, they were invited to come up with an idea for Dark Crystal. “I grew up loving Dark Crystal. I grew up loving Henson,” said […]