Jeff York

What’s Next for Network Sitcoms Now That “The Big Bang Theory” Has Ended?

What’s Next for Network Sitcoms Now That “The Big Bang Theory” Has Ended?

The Big Bang Theory ended its 12 seasons on May 16 and yet didn’t get nearly the press that the finale of Veep or Game of Thrones did. Perhaps it didn’t receive as much attention because the show is in syndication on so many channels all day long, it doesn’t feel like it’s really gone. […]

 Brock Swinson

“The Best Monsters Explain What We Don’t Understand About Ourselves” Sera Gamble On Netflix’s ‘You’

“The Best Monsters Explain What We Don’t Understand About Ourselves” Sera Gamble On Netflix’s ‘You’

Sera Gamble is a storied TV writer. Sera, along with veteran producer Greg Berlanti adapted the novel You into a Netflix hit. The path to television success wasn’t easy, nor was it linear. Sera spoke with Creative Screenwriting Magazine about how ‘you’ can write TV gold and what makes Joe Goldberg tick. “I’m kind of […]

 Jeff York

Why “Bird Box” Starring Sandra Bullock Was Such a Ginormous Hit for Netflix

Why “Bird Box” Starring Sandra Bullock Was Such a Ginormous Hit for Netflix

Netflix said that a third of its global subscriber base watched their original horror movie Bird Box in the first week it dropped. Whether or not 45 million watched the film has come under some scrutiny, but such criticism misses the point. Why was Bird Box so incredibly popular? Sure, it was advertised and promoted […]

 Brock Swinson

“Accept Rejection, Not Regret.” Nick Kroll Talks Creating The Hit Netflix Animated Series ‘Big Mouth’

“Accept Rejection, Not Regret.” Nick Kroll Talks Creating The Hit Netflix Animated Series ‘Big Mouth’

According to screenwriter-actor-producer Nick Kroll, animation is the key to true freedom on the small screen. “We can have things like the Hormone Monster and the Shame Wizard as outside forces that influence our kids, but they are simultaneously integrated into who the kids are…” “Animation allows us to express a lot of the kids’ […]

 Jim

“A Comedic Core Executed As A True Crime Documentary.” Writers Dan Perroult & Tony Yacenda On ‘American Vandal’

“A Comedic Core Executed As A True Crime Documentary.” Writers Dan Perroult & Tony Yacenda On ‘American Vandal’

American Vandal is a distinctive blend of a whodunnit TV show and infantile humor. It’s currently streaming on Netflix to rave reviews and audience buzz. Creative Screenwriting Magazine visited Dan Perroult and Tony Yacenda, the creators of the hit TV show, to discuss their love of true crime, documentaries, and vandalism. It all began in 2016. […]