TV Interviews

screenwriting for TV and streaming series

 Michael Sadowski

Emmy 2013, The Good and the Bad

Emmy 2013, The Good and the Bad

Emmy voters got some things right and other things wrong

by Michael Sadowski Life is different for Emmy voters these days. Voters have to keep up with the networks, basic cable, premium channels like HBO and Showtime, and also learn to stream TV channels like Netflix and YouTube. Plus every year new streaming services and channels are added to a television landscape offering more original […]

 Jennie E. Park

Sons of Anarchy’s Kurt Sutter

<i>Sons of Anarchy’s</i> Kurt Sutter

Sons of Anarchy showrunner Kurt Sutter discusses origins, endpoints, and navigating the roads in between

by Jennie E. Park Often dubbed the biker with an MFA—a tagline overstating the irony of a trained artist having some passion outside of his art that finds its way into it—Kurt Sutter began riding motorcycles in the same decade he completed his undergraduate degree in film. Starting his journey in dramatic expression as a […]

 L.A. Gonzalez

Carlos Portugal and Hulu’s East Los High

Carlos Portugal and Hulu’s <i>East Los High</i>

Writers take notice: Different, edgy voices are embraced by new media

by L.A. Gonzalez East Los Angeles is an area long associated with criminal activity and Latino gang-related shootings, or at least, that’s how it’s been portrayed most often in movies and TV police procedurals. It seems a rather unlikely setting for a television show about a group of teenagers. But East Los High is not […]

 Lisa Horan

Disney Channel’s A.N.T. Farm

Disney Channel’s <i>A.N.T. Farm</i>

Writer Dan Signer gives CS the scoop on A.N.T. Farm: the new season means new enhANTsments

by Lisa Horan When Disney Channel execs approached Writer Dan Signer (The Suite Life of Zack and Cody and The Suite Life on Deck) about creating an original series, Signer was, of course, delighted. While he was exploring the creative direction of the show, he was presented with an unexpected gift that would ultimately drive […]

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