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Comedian and Producer Sharon Houston talks to her colleagues who work behind the scenes on your favorite (and not so favorite) talk, court, reality, and scripted shows. Some of these conversations will make you want to get into the TV business and others will make you run for the hills, just like most of us who work in TV want to do. This business is brutal!

May 31, 2018

GUYS. Really cool story on how Betsy met Roseanne and the unconventional way she got to be a writer on the original show. The cancelation of this show AND the reason for it affects her because all re-runs were pulled. Writers sometimes survive on money from re-runs. We talk about what it was like working for Roseanne...


May 28, 2018

Aliza Rosen started in news and is now running her own company, developing and producing scripted and unscripted content. Her podcast, The Reality of Reality, is a staple for producers and fans of unscripted TV shows. You will love hearing about her journey and the challenges that face the unscripted world today.

 

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May 21, 2018

I know 3 directors who have had heart attacks while on the job. Billy is one of them. While shooting b-roll, he thought something was wrong but didn't realize the severity of it until paramedics were called. He talks with me about what he thinks triggered his heart attack on the 10 year anniversary of the event.

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May 14, 2018

Chuck is a very nice guy who doesn't need to be because he's one of the funniest people around who works non-stop. He met me at the fancy Starbucks in Los Feliz and we talked about his first writing gig, the writing gig that fell through for me, working with Chris Rock, writing for The Oscars, and writing for...


May 7, 2018

Stefanie Wilder Taylor (For Crying Out Loud, Rose Pricks, 5 time author) is a comedian, an author, a podcaster, and TV host, and TV writer. We both worked for an EP who was horrible to the both of us. He stole a show & Stefanie testified against him. The women suing Howard Schultz for the theft of Extreme Makeover won,...