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Pre-Packaged for Your Enjoyment
"Peak TV" means that there’s room in the marketplace for both original ideas and pre-existing stories, much of which is mined from source material (graphic novels, comics, fiction and non-fiction books, movies), otherwise known as I.P. (Intellectual Properties). Join a conversation with executives and creatives as they discuss the pros & cons of finding and purchasing pre-existing properties across all formats, employing appropriate talent to adapt, packaging with cast and directors, and selling to networks. Whether it be limited/event series or anthologies or ongoing series, join us for a dialogue about how IP is playing a bigger and bigger role in what we’re watching!
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The Presidents of the State of TV
"From network to cable to streaming platforms, these individuals are deciding the fate of your current and future favorite programming. As we continue to live in a perpetual state of ""Peak TV,"" how does a network or studio decide what content to create? How do they balance their brand, while continuing to grow and challenge their viewers? As the landscape grows, ""channels"" are racing to build audiences' trust in what can be expected from their content -- but budgets get tighter, decisions to make a pilot vs. straight to series get harder, which equals a rising pressure to define their brands and establish audiences."
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Pretty Little Liars & Famous In Love
Creator I. Marlene King and executive producer Lisa Cochran-Neilan discuss the transition from Rosewood to Hollywood with a special screening of their new series Famous In Love, followed by an exclusive clip from the penultimate episode of their hit-series Pretty Little Liars.
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The Revival of the Socially-Conscious Sitcom
When it comes to comedy, most viewers simply ask “is this funny?”. Sitcoms are meant to entertain, bring audiences in on the joke, and be an escape from "real life." In today’s climate, tides are turning as the children of Norman Lear take his lead by seamlessly incorporating issues and debates that are meant to challenge and teach. From race to gender, and politics to religion, these sitcom writers achieve bigger conversations about issues that make a difference in your life, while still making you laugh.
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Room 104
Things go horribly awry when a babysitter arrives at Room 104 to watch an unusual boy named Ralph. Debuts on HBO on July 28.
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Rooster Teeth First presents DAY 5 Happy Hour
Whatever you do, don't fall asleep... Stay awake with free drinks provided by Rooster Teeth First!
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A Showrunner Defined
"show·run·ner ˈSHōˌrənər/ Noun the person who has overall creative authority and management responsibility for a television program." Despite a clear and succinct definition, the job is anything but concise. Every series is run differently, and every job has a new set of perks and challenges. Listen as this group of showrunners have an in-depth discussion with one another on what their job actually is, swapping stories, asking each other for advice, and giving insight into the lessons they’ve learned along the way.
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Sneaky Pete
Join executive producer/showrunner Graham Yost, director Adam Arkin and cast members Marin Ireland, Libe Barer and Shane McRae for a discussion about Amazon Prime Video’s highly-acclaimed dramatic original series Sneaky Pete, which debuted in 2017 to a 100% Rotten Tomatoes score and became one of the service’s most streamed original scripted series on an opening day. They will give an in-depth look at the hit series, discussing what made the dramedy stick out in today’s Peak TV era, the unique experience of working with the leading online streaming service and what lies ahead for season two.
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Snowfall
South Central street entrepreneur Franklin Saint takes a leap into the cocaine game. Disgruntled CIA officer Teddy McDonald allies with a Contra soldier. Luchador wrestler Gustavo "El Oso" Zapata makes inroads with a Mexican cartel family.
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The Son
The tribe faces an unexpected return in 1849. In 1915, Eli's plan for the future forces Pete into a life-or-death decision about his loyalties.
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Sons of Anarchy: The Directors
"Adrenalized soap opera, bloody pulp fiction, highly complex characters..." For seven seasons, an all-star slate of television directors deftly navigated the challenging gauntlet set forth in Kurt Sutter's Shakespearean biker drama, Sons of Anarchy -- a series that featured some of television's most gruesome violence and debauchery, while also tenderly exploring the dynamics of power, legacy, and family through a thoughtful lens. From alumni of The Shield to seasoned veterans, this group of directors reunite to reflect upon their craft, their methods of navigating the tonal shifts of this darkly funny series, and the lessons learned from their time with the Men of Mayhem.
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Suits: Script Reading
After six seasons of smooth-talking, case-closing twists & turns, we’re going back to where it all began: Pearson Hardman. Join the cast & creator of USA’s hit series Suits for with a special, live script-reading of the original Pilot in celebration of 100 episodes (and counting).
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