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“Emotional Procedural” How Showrunner Austin Winsberg Classifies ‘Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist’

“Emotional Procedural” How Showrunner Austin Winsberg Classifies ‘Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist’

Musical comedy-drama Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist has been a welcome hit for NBC with its whimsical depiction of Zoey Clarke’s (Jane Levy) power of hearing and interpreting the innermost thoughts of characters as they expressed themselves through song. Showrunner, Austin Winsberg (9JKL, Gossip Girl) spoke Creative Screenwriting Magazine about adapting his story of losing his father […]

 Brock Swinson

“Make Something Happen Quickly” Davah Avena on ‘Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist’

“Make Something Happen Quickly” Davah Avena on ‘Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist’

Are TV musical comedies having a moment? NBC thinks so with their comedy TV series Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist. Queue a show about the eponymous Zoey Clarke, a geeky coder who begins hearing people’s innermost thoughts through songs after a routine MRI scan goes bonkers. Haven’t we seen a similar premise before? Perhaps. But not in such […]