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    by — February 16, 2017

    Our guest this week was Mahdi Salehi, partner at the law firm of Hansen Jacobson Teller Hoberman Newman Warren Richman Rush & Kaller LLP. Mahdi joined Hansen Jacobson in 2012.  There he represents on-camera talent, writers, directors, producers and production companies in the television, film and digital media industries.  Mahdi is a 2009 graduate of the UCLA School [...]

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    by — February 2, 2017

    Natasha is Deputy Editor of theGrio.com and host of theGrio Live.  She has also contributed to Salon, Sirius XM and WhoSay. A former educator, Natasha was also a local TV news reporter in Upstate New York. Her 2015 TEDx talk “The Courage to Report” chronicled her news reporting experience in the era of digital media [...]

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    by — January 29, 2017

    Ben Zurier has been involved with a number of significant media launches, including serving as the initial programming strategy executive for Comedy Central (and its HBO-incubated predecessor The Comedy Channel).  He later oversaw programming for MagRack, an innovative collection of niche SVOD offerings launched by Cablevision in 2001.  Later, he was in charge of Programming [...]

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    by — November 28, 2016

    This week, TV Writers Studio program director Norman Steinberg joins comedian Gilbert Gottfried for a revealing chat on the acclaimed “Gilbert Gottfried’s Amazing Colossal Podcast.” Gottfried coaxes him to drop hot details on his friendships with Mel Brooks, Harvey Korman, and Madeline Kahn, and his work on movies and television shows like “Blazing Saddles” and [...]

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    by — November 16, 2016

    On Tuesday November 29th, George Mason University students will have a chance to hear a talk from TV Writers Studio’s director, Norman Steinberg. The event will be held at a room to be determined from 10:30 am – 12 pm. In addition to speaking on his experience writing movies such as Blazing Saddles and Johnny Dangerously and television shows [...]

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    by — November 16, 2016

    On November 30th, Georgetown University students will have a chance to hear a talk from TV Writers Studio’s director, Norman Steinberg. The event will be held at The Leavey Center from 12-1 pm. In addition to speaking on his experience writing movies such as Blazing Saddles and Johnny Dangerously and television shows such as Doctor Doctor and the Emmy-winning Flip, Professor [...]

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    by — November 8, 2016

    Paste Magazine’s Andy Crump recently published a piece detailing a Mel Brooks Q&A after a screening of the 1974 comedy classic Blazing Saddles written in part by TV Writers Studio’s very own director, Norman Steinberg. Crump makes the case that while Blazing Saddles could not have been made today (it was barely made back then), it is [...]

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    by — November 8, 2016

    On December 5th, Fordham University students will have a chance to hear a talk from TV Writers Studio’s director, Norman Steinberg. The room is to be determined, but the event begins at 7 pm. In addition to speaking on his experience writing movies such as Blazing Saddles and television shows such as the Emmy-winning Flip, Professor Steinberg will [...]

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    by — November 3, 2016

    In addition to the graduate school fair on November 9th, Purchase College students will also have a chance to hear a talk from TV Writers Studio’s director, Norman Steinberg. He will be appearing at The Red Room in the Student Services Building on November 14th, 2016 at 7 PM. In addition to speaking on his experience [...]

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