Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show

2014

Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show

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Directed by Des Doyle, SHOWRUNNERS is the first ever feature-length documentary to explore the fascinating world of U.S. television showrunners and the creative forces aligned around them. These people are responsible for creating, writing, and overseeing every element of production on one of the United State's biggest exports - television drama and comedy series. (C) Gravitas

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All Critics (6) | Top Critics (2) | Fresh (4) | Rotten (2)

  • "Showrunners" is a lively snapshot of the not-always-easy intersection of art and commerce.

    October 30, 2014 | Full Review…
  • "Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show" should probably be required viewing in film/TV studies classes, but as a mass-consumption documentary, it doesn't quite pass the test.

    October 30, 2014 | Full Review…

    Brian Lowry

    Variety
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  • It's like a host of bits from DVD bonus features from various shows stitched together.

    November 4, 2014 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
  • Showrunners...would make a good fit in the WGA showrunner training program glimpsed throughout the film.

    November 3, 2014 | Rating: B | Full Review…
  • I'm sure there are hours of outtakes of showrunners sharing gold, but the pieces Des Doyle compiled illustrate both the micro and macro concepts in a compelling narrative for both casual fans and industry insiders.

    October 31, 2014 | Full Review…
  • Des Doyle has assembled an impressive array of talking heads to explain the procedures in this consistently engrossing documentary.

    October 20, 2014 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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