Gloria Calderón Kellett writes, produces and sometimes directs and even acts in the Netflix sitcom ‘One Day at a Time.’ That title also describes the best way to survive pilot season--those nerve-wracking months early in the year when broadcast networks pick just few new scripts that will get an order for a sample episode. Hoping to launch a new show this year, Calderón Kellett had some scripts in contention, and she decided to tweet her pilot season experience and offer some advice along the way. She gives us a dramatic reading of a few of those threads. Plus, double banter! First, the news banter--Skydance gets some (more) blowback after putting John Lasseter in charge of its animation division. Then, a bonus Oscar banter.
Gloria Calderón Kellett chronicles pilot season, one tweet at a time
From this Episode:
Hollywood news banter
Emma Thompson has left a Skydance project after the company hired John Lasseter to head its animation division. Her departure adds to the already massive blowback Skydance...
Oscars banter with THR awards columnist Scott Feinberg
For the first time in a long time, a lot of the categories still feel wide open--not least of which is best picture. Before the telecast, Scott Feinberg talks us through...