Cable Comedy is all the rage with Netflix, FX, and Amazon earning top kudos for some of the best shows out there. But what does it take to write a hit TV Comedy? In this Cable TV Comedy Panel, meet the people who do it every day. We’ll talk to successful TV Comedy writers and find out how they broke into the biz, honed their craft, and stay fresh.
They’ll share behind-the-scenes stories of working with all-star actors and their secrets for creating episodes that are so gripping, they keep viewers tuning in week after week. They’ll also give tips for thriving in the writer’s room and creating a hot spec pilot that will please even the most critical exec.
Panelists: Karey Dornetto (Portlandia), Sonny Lee (Silicon Valley), and Anthony King (Broad City)
Friday, July 24, 8 p.m.
8:00 – 9:30 p.m.
Cost: $10 (includes snacks and sangria)
Location: Cupcake Theater,6520 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Karey Dornetto is a comedy writer. She has been nominated for two Emmys for her work on Portlandia, and in 2013 won a Writer’s Guild Award. Her other credits include South Park, Arrested Development, and Community. Presently she is writing for the sixth season of Portlandia and on Red...Read More »
Currently a writer/Co-Executive Producer on ABC’s upcoming show, “The Real O’Neals,” Sonny Lee was a writer/Supervising Producer on HBO’s “Silicon Valley” last year. He has also written for FX’s “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” CBS’ “2 Broke Girls” and NBC’s “Outsourced.”
He recently sold his pilot, “Maestro,” to HULU...Read More »
Anthony King is an Emmy-nominated writer, director, and performer. He has developed television shows for CBS, A&E & AMC and has written for shows like Broad City (Comedy Central), Playing House (USA), Wet Hot American Summer (Netflix), Best Friends Forever (NBC) and more. He co-wrote the Off-Broadway show, GUTENBERG!...Read More »
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