186 | A Crash Course For Showrunners (And Their Staff Writers) ft. Jeff Melvoin

Jeff Melvoin is – for lack of a better word – a legend TV. He’s an award-winning television writer, producer, showrunner, and educator who has written dozens and produced hundreds of one-hour episodes on over a dozen television series. He’s also the founder and chair of the Writers Guild of America’s Showrunner Training Program, now entering its 19th year.

Jeff’s incredible book RUNNING THE SHOW, the focus of our convo today, is part memoir, part playbook, and part cheat sheet all about TV writing, from staff writer all the way to showrunner. It’s a must read.

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