Soaring into 2020: TV Showrunners Discuss ‘State of The Industry’
Moderated by Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, The Hollywood Reporter
Scheduled to appear:
Ilene Chaiken—best known as the creator of The L Word on Showtime, Ilene most recently served as the showrunner of Fox's Empire, and as an executive producer of The Handmaid's Tale. She is also an executive producer of The L Word: Generation Q, which will debut on Showtime this fall.
Krista Vernoff—is executive producer and showrunner of Grey's Anatomy, which is debuting for a 16th season this fall and was already renewed for a 17th, along with Station 19, which is returning for a 3rd season on ABC later this year. Krista has been very vocal around the #MeToo movement, writing several think pieces and essays for The Hollywood Reporter over the last year.
Michele Fazekas & Tara Butters—co-creators and showrunners of Emergence starring Allison Tolman, which debuts this fall on ABC. Fazekas & Butters most recently created Kevin Probably Saves the World starring Jason Ritter for ABC. The two also served as showrunners on Marvel's Agent Carter and Resurrection, and created the cult hit Reaper on the CW.
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