187 | Writing For Multi-Cam Sitcoms (w/ Lopez vs Lopez Showrunner Debby Wolfe)

Even though Debby Wolfe began her career writing “edgy, brooding feminist shorts” (her words), but really found her lane as a writer when she wrote a Modern Family spec that launched her career. Since then, she’s written on a number of multi-cams, eventually arriving on Lopez vs. Lopez, which she’s currently showrunning. Today, Debby discusses how she manages to produce at the pace Network TV requires, how she staffs, and the importance of character-driven comedy.

Watch Season 2 of Lopez vs Lopez starting on Tuesday, April 2, 2024 with back-to-back episodes at 8/7c and 8:30/7:30c on NBC. New episodes air next day on Peacock. It will continue in those time slots going forward — which means, yes, you’ll be getting two new episodes of the show per week! 

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