Review: Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show

The job of a showrunner for a TV show may be the best and the worst job, but a lot of people have taken it to create the most popular shows. Showrunners takes a look at some of the more well-known people in that job including Hart Hanson, Joss Whedon, Damon Lindelof and Ron Moore.

Showrunners Documentary Gets Distributor

A documentary that shows prominent producers through the process of creating popular TV shows is getting a distributor.

The producers of Showrunners have announced that Submarine Entertainment will distribute the film worldwide. The film takes the audience behind the scenes, into the writers’ room and on set with candid interviews with 20 of today’s top showrunners, presents an intimate discussion with the creators of your favorite TV shows.

Sorry, Whedon Fans; Kickstarter Can Only Do So Much

When the word spread of how Kristen Bell and Rob Thomas raised two million dollars for their long-delayed plans to make a Veronica Mars movie, fans of Firefly, Buffy and Angel hoped it would also mean the revival of those shows, too.

After the jump, we’ll look at why that is unlikely, while other shows could be revived Read more about Sorry, Whedon Fans; Kickstarter Can Only Do So Much

Showrunners: A Documentary Film (Whedon, Espenson, DeKnight) Now Fundraising on Kickstarter

We all have our favorite TV shows, but have you ever wondered what happens in the writers’ rooms and on the set ­ what doesn’t make it onto the screen?

The feature documentary SHOWRUNNERS pulls back the curtain for the first time, illuminating how shows go from the page to the screen according to Joss Whedon (BUFFY, ANGEL, FIREFLY), JJ Abrams (LOST, ALIAS, FRINGE), Bill Prady (THE BIG BANG THEORY), Hart Hanson (BONES), Damon Lindelof (LOST), Kurt Sutter (SONS OF ANARCHY),Jonathan Nolan (PERSON OF INTEREST) and dozens more top television creatives.

CLICK THROUGH to watch the new promo created specifically for the Kickstarter campaign, which launched just this Thursday! Read more about Showrunners: A Documentary Film (Whedon, Espenson, DeKnight) Now Fundraising on Kickstarter