May 18 • 12M

Pod: 'Martini Shot' - "You're Fired... No, Wait"

Adventures in showrunning with host Rob Long

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As the entertainment business slowly becomes more and more like television in all its forms (movies on streaming, limited series on streaming, “event series” on streaming, etc.) and everyone begins to realize that the television business depends on the management skills and personal discipline of…oh my god…writers, some showrunners are finding themselves replaced at alarming rates. Rob — who has run a few shows in his time — has some words of encouragement and yes, advice for those people who find themselves in precarious employment situations. And in the process, talks himself out of a job. Oops. 

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