Showrunner overdrive

Vary, Adam B.
June 2006
Daily Variety;6/7/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 47, pA4
Trade Publication
The article describes the functions of a showrunner or creator of television programs. According to the article, a series creator is the major shaper of a show's voice, tone, look, setting, plot and characters. Former "Gilmore Girls" creator and executive producer Amy Sherman-Palladino explains that she feels responsible for emotional turning-point episodes.


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