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The Writers Panel with Ben Blacker

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Rank #172 in TV & Film category

Comedy
TV & Film
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The definitive insider's guide to our current golden age of television, Ben Blacker's The Writers Panel is an ever expanding anthology of live convention panels and intimate in-studio interviews with the writers, producers, and show runners responsible for all the shows you can't stop watching. Over the course of nearly 400 episodes and counting, The Writers Panel has sat across from guests such as Vince Gilligan (Breaking Bad), Amy Sherman-Palladino (Gilmore Girls, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele (Key and Peele), Liz Meriwether (New Girl), and Damon Lindelof (Lost, The Leftovers) to talk about the art and business of creating great television. Produced by the Forever Dog Podcast Network.

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The definitive insider's guide to our current golden age of television, Ben Blacker's The Writers Panel is an ever expanding anthology of live convention panels and intimate in-studio interviews with the writers, producers, and show runners responsible for all the shows you can't stop watching. Over the course of nearly 400 episodes and counting, The Writers Panel has sat across from guests such as Vince Gilligan (Breaking Bad), Amy Sherman-Palladino (Gilmore Girls, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele (Key and Peele), Liz Meriwether (New Girl), and Damon Lindelof (Lost, The Leftovers) to talk about the art and business of creating great television. Produced by the Forever Dog Podcast Network.

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689 Ratings
Average Ratings
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Needs a Better Host

By wesley thomas johnson - Dec 11 2019
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No one cares if you wrote an episode of Supernatural, Ben.

Great Podcast

By bufflord - Oct 05 2018
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Really enjoyed this podcast.

iTunes Ratings

689 Ratings
Average Ratings
568
61
27
12
21

Needs a Better Host

By wesley thomas johnson - Dec 11 2019
Read more
No one cares if you wrote an episode of Supernatural, Ben.

Great Podcast

By bufflord - Oct 05 2018
Read more
Really enjoyed this podcast.
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The Writers Panel with Ben Blacker

Latest release on Feb 11, 2020

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