The Writers Panel with Ben Blacker

100th episode spectacular! Live from Largo at the Coronet, in conjunction with Fast Company magazine, an all-star line-up with Vince Gilligan (creator, Breaking Bad), Greg Daniels (creator, King of the Hill; developer, the Office; co-creator, Parks and Recreation); Carlton Cuse (Lost; Bates Motel; The Strain; creator, Nash Bridges); Liz Meriweather (creator, the New Girl); with TV-inspired songs by Sara Watkins!

Recorded at Largo at the Coronet on June 4, 2013 as an event sponsored by Fast Company magazine to benefit 826LA, the national non-profit tutoring program. Pick up Sara Watkins' newest album, Sun Midnight Sun, on iTunes or at SaraWatkins.com. It's really good.

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Vince Gilligan, creator and showrunner of Breaking Bad.

As part of Fast Company magazine's “Most Creative People” issue, Ben Blacker interviewed the showrunners and creators of some of television's most interesting and groundbreaking shows about how they're carving out new territory in the business and creative worlds, and how these creatives are driving the zeitgeist. The issue is online http://www.fastcompany.com/most-creative-people/ and on newsstands now.

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Breaking Bad season five in review! Showrunner/creator Vince Gilligan and writers Peter Gould, Sam Catlin, George Mastras, Gennifer Hutchison, Thomas Schnauz, Moira Walley-Beckett and Gordon Smith talk about their take on the AMC series' fifth season. Spoilers contained herein!

Recorded September 5, 2012.

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An in-depth chat with Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan. Vince is candid and thoughtful about his past experiences (including seven years on the X-Files), creating complex characters, and the importance of collaboration.

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Vince Gilligan (creator, Breaking Bad); Julie Plec (developer, Vampire Diaries); the return of Josh Friedman (developer, Sarah Connor Chronicles) and Jeff Greenstein (Desperate Housewives; Will and Grace). Recorded January 20, 2012.


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