Watch Comedy Showrunner Roundtable Discussion with Showrunners of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Veep, Fresh Off the Boat, Master of None, Black-ish, Grace and Frankie
The Hollywood Reporter gathered up the recently Emmy nominated Aline Brosh McKenna (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), David Mandel (Veep), Nahnatchka Kahn (Fresh Off The Boat), Marta Kauffman (Grace and Frankie), Alan Yang (Master of None), and Kenya Barris (Black-ish) for an in-depth discussion of running their Emmy nominated shows, the state of comedy, and more.
Give a watch to the hour plus conversation here.
Gregg Turkington, The Man Behind Neil Hamburger, Tells The Origin Story of Neil Hamburger
For years, Gregg Turkington and Neil Hamburger were the same person, just in and out of character, but mention of each other by either one was virtually non-existent. Hamburger wouldn’t do interviews and Gregg really never talking about playing Neil and making a name for Neil.
Since he’s doing promotion on a movie centered on that character, he feels the need to answer any and all questions about Neil with full transparency regarding origins, intentions, death threats etc.
He answers a lot of those questions in this nterview with THR’s Seth Abramovitch.
Watch THR’s Roundtable Discussion with Showrunners of Transparent, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Black-ish, Silicon Valley, Togetherness, and Modern Family
You can not only get into the headspace of many today’s top comedy showrunners, but what their headspace is like when they’re all in a room together.
Jill Soloway of Transparent, Robert Carlock of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Kenya Barris of Black-ish, Alec Berg of Silicon Valley, Jay Duplass of Togetherness, and Steve Levitan of Modern Family all came together to sit and chat at The Hollywood Reporter’s fascinating roundtable discussions about their shows and how they fit into the booming and constantly evolving landscape of television.
As you’ll see, there are plenty of the reasons that each one of these shows with these folks at the helm are successful.
Watch the hour long discussion here.
The Hollywood Reporter Has Women In Comedy Roundtable Discussion With Amy Schumer, Gina Rodriguez, Lena Dunham, and More
Women in comedy are definitely having a moment right now unlike they’ve had in decades past.
Not only are Tina Fey and Amy Poehler comedy power brokers, but there are more female producers, writers, and directors making female led comedy series and movies.
That being said, there is still a lot of stereotypes and prejudice that needs to be fought against. So, The Hollywood Reporter had a frank roundtable discussion with Amy Schumer, Ellie Kemper, Tracee Ellis Ross, Gina Rodriguez, Lena Dunham, and Kate McKinnon about carving out their niche in comedy.
You might just be surprised the sort of nonsense regarding women on screen that still exists in 2015 as well be proud of what the folks in this discussion have accomplished when you watch this…