The Writers Panel

Ben Blacker, Nerdist Industries

Comedy, TV & Film

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The Writers Panel series is an informal chat moderated by Ben Blacker (co-creator of the Thrilling Adventure Hour; writer for Supah Ninjas, Supernatural, among others) with professional writers about the process and business of writing. Covering TV, film, comic books, music, novels, and any other kind of writing about which you'd care to hear. Proceeds from the live panels benefit 826LA, the national non-profit tutoring program.

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Michael Jacobs

October 8th, 2013

Episode 129 of 433 episodes

Michael Jacobs' first foray into TV was a home run with creation of the iconic '80s seriesCharles in Charge, and he didn't stop there, as he went on to create some of the most recognizable series in the 1980s and 1990s:My Two Dads, The Torkelsons, Dinosaurs, andBoy Meets World. He also produced the four-time Oscar nominated feature filmQuiz Show(about the 1950s TV quiz show scandal). Now Michael is back with the highly anticipated seriesGirl Meets World, which will reunite Cory and Topanga fromBoy Meets Worldand take a look on how their daughter handles adolescence. In conversation with Robyn Ross (TVGuide.com), Michael relives his journey in television, from creating and writing to his wealth of stories of the industry, talent, and TVs history. Recorded at ATX Television Festival in the Stephen F. Austin ballroom in Austin, TX, on June 6, 2013.

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