NEW GIRL Writer-Executive Producer Speaks

…And we, um, read:

Kay-CannonInterview with Kay Cannon, the Hilarious Writer Behind “New Girl” & “Pitch Perfect”
by Anne McCarthy

You may have never heard Kay Cannon‘s name, but you’ve definitely laughed at her jokes. An alum of Chicago comedy group The Second City, Cannon landed a job as a writer and co-producer on 30 Rock. Tina Fey wrote of Cannon in Bossypants: “Her success at the show is a testament to why all parents should make their daughters pursue team sports instead of pageants.”

These days, Cannon she is currently a writer and co-executive producer on the television series New Girl starring Zooey Deschanel and is the writer of hit 2012 comedy Pitch Perfect and its just-announced sequel. read article

TV Series Creators Tell Us What’s Happening on Their Shows

The creators/showrunners of THE BIG C, NEW GIRL, and SMASH dish about the shows.

A little anger, a little reflection, a little praise…kind of what being a TV writer is really about.

the_big_c_hereafterTHE BIG C Final Swason: Does Cathy Have to Die? by Lesley Goldberg

Showtime sends The Big C off with a four-episode final season, subtitled Hereafter, that will mark somewhat of a departure for the dramedy about a woman (Laura Linney) fighting, living and potentially dying after a battle with cancer. read article

What Have We Learned from the 1st Week of the 2012 Season?

Some interesting bits, actually:

After One Week, Which TV Shows Look Good and Which Seem Doomed? – by Josef Adalian read article