It's been a full week of new fall TV scheduled for every major network. There's a lot of great looking shows coming out, and a lot of shows that look like they are destined to fail. Here's the trailer to a fantastic looking documentary called Showrunners which revolves around the world of television showrunners. The doc features interviews with talent such as Damon Lindelof (LOST), Jeff Pinkner & J.H. Wyman (Fringe), David Eick (Battlestar Galactica), Kurt Sutter (Sons of Anarchy) and others. They talk about what it's like to be a showrunner on a popular show, and what happens when you sign away creative control.
Here's a little synopsis:
Showrunners is a feature length documentary film about the fascinating world of television showrunners - the writers and producers of US television drama and comedy series. Featuring interviews with showrunners, actors, network execs, casting directors and many more. It is an in depth exploration of the making of modern American television.
Check out the trailer below and tell us what you think!
Here's a list of talent who is in the Doc:
Damon Lindelof (LOST)
David Shore (House)
Michael Wright, head of programming for TNT
Steven S. DeKnight (Spartacus: Sand and Blood)
Mike Royce and Ray Romano (Men of a Certain Age)
David Eick (Battlestar Galactica)
Jeff Pinkner & J.H. Wyman (Fringe)
Matthew Carnahan (Dirt)
Ben Silverman (Ugly Betty, The Tudors)
Mark Schwan (One Tree Hill)
Kurt Sutter (Sons of Anarchy)