• Late-Night EPs Say Lack of Candidates, Not Discrimination, Slowed Equality in Writers' Rooms - Produced By: New York

    3 days ago - By Deadline

    Given that late-night is the television daypart delivering more political jabs per minute than any other, it was something of a surprise that a Produced By: New York panel on Saturday, featuring four current executive producers of top shows in the arena, stayed safely away from politics - until the very end. In fact, the most pressing topic in the insider's look at the ins and outs of daily comedy production was also a surprise to critics who have decried a longtime lack...
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  • Jason Blum, ‘Roma' Producer Address Need For Diverse Stories In Trump's America - Produced By: New York

    3 days ago - By Deadline

    Perhaps still smarting from the Election Night booing he received for his critical comments of President Trump during the Israeli Film Festival, BlacKkKlansman producer Jason Blum , in a tone of barely controlled ire, briefly summarized how he characterized the message of Spike Lee's acclaimed film about an African-American police officer's infiltration of the Ku Klux Klan.
    "To me, the message of BlacKkKlansman , which I tell people when they've asked me, is very simple...
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