John Wells

producer, 'Shameless' and 'Southland'


Producer of TV shows like Southland, ER and The West Wing, he's currently producing Southland for TNT and Shameless for Showtime; President of the Writers Guild of America, he testified before Congress against the proposed merger of NBC/Universal and Comcast

John Wells on KCRW

John Wells on the TV Biz; Mike Royce on 'Men of a Certain Age'

from The Business

More from KCRW

Street vendors are an essential part of Los Angeles’ history and its economy.

from UnFictional

In the U.S., nisha venkat feels safe and relieved to identify as queer and non-binary.

from UnFictional

The longest-running original series on Netflix is coming to an end.

from The Business

Austin's finest purveyors of rock n' roll Spoon join us for a release day celebration of “Lucifer on the Sofa” with a wild set and freewheeling conversation with DJ Raul Campos.

from Live from Anne's Backyard

Before he co-created the FX comedy series “Reservation Dogs,” Sterlin Harjo directed three micro-budget films in his home state of Oklahoma.

from The Business

In 1970, a 21-year-old heir to a margarine fortune became a nationwide sensation when he vowed to give away his money to anyone who needed it.

from The Business

In her latest novel, Michelle Huneven writes about a search committee at an Altadena Unitarian Universalist Church who seeks a new minister.

from Bookworm

After pandemic delays, the new Tom Cruise film “Top Gun: Maverick” opens on May 27, and is expected to be a hit.

from Hollywood Breakdown

Talent agent-turned-producer Theresa Kang Lowe had a pretty good idea of the challenges she’d face in adapting the novel “Pachinko” for television.

from The Business