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The Writers Panel

Nerdist Industries

Comedy, TV & Film

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TV & Film 40

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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“The Buyers” panel from ATX Television Festival

September 1st, 2015

Episode 300 of 392 episodes

How does a studio or network know whether or not a show is right for them? What happens when multiple executives from different companies want the same series? Hear from a panel of network, cable, and platform executives responsonsible for buying content. These individuals will discuss what makes them unique, as well as, how they form and buy series. Featuring Kathleen McCaffrey (HBO), Ken Segna (Starz), David Sleven (NBC Entertainment), and Grant Gish (20th Century Fox Animation). Moderated by Lesley Goldberg (TV News Editor, The Hollywood Reporter). Recorded Friday, June 5, 2015 at ATX.

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