Special Episode: Tribute to Jamie Tarses

Episode 62

8th April 2021

This week’s episode is a special tribute to Jamie Tarses. An irreplaceable force in the television business, Jamie was the producer of shows such as Happy Endings, My Boys, Franklin and Bash, The Wilds, Men at Work, and the upcoming Mysterious Benedict Society. She was a tireless and fearless supporter of writers, and Andrew interviewed […]

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This week’s episode is a special tribute to Jamie Tarses. An irreplaceable force in the television business, Jamie was the producer of shows such as Happy Endings, My Boys, Franklin and Bash, The Wilds, Men at Work, and the upcoming Mysterious Benedict Society. She was a tireless and fearless supporter of writers, and Andrew interviewed 16 writers who worked with her to talk about what Jamie meant to them. We invite you to listen to his edited conversations with Betsy Thomas, Adrian Wenner & Ethan Sandler, Phil Hay, Dana Calvo, Breckin Meyer, Kevin Falls, Bill Chais, Gabrielle Allan, Nate Reger & Mike Lisbe, Hilary Winston, Jonathan Groff, Amy B. Harris, Eric Gilliland, McCrae Dunlap, and Jay Chandrasekhar.

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In this episode...

Guests

  • Betsy Thomas
  • Adrian Wenner & Ethan Sandler
  • Phil Hay
  • Dana Calvo
  • Breckin Meyer
  • Kevin Falls
  • Bill Chais
  • Gabrielle Allan
  • Nate Reger & Mike Lisbe
  • Hilary Winston
  • Jonathan Groff
  • Amy B. Harris
  • Eric Gilliland
  • McCrae Dunlap
  • Jay Chandrasekhar

About the show

In Dead Pilots Society, scripts that were developed by studios and networks but were never produced are given the table reads they deserve. Starring actors you know and love from television and film, a live audience, and a good time in which no one gets notes, no one is fired, and everyone laughs. Presented by Andrew Reich (Friends; Worst Week) and Ben Blacker (The Writers Panel podcast; co-creator, Thrilling Adventure Hour).

Email them at info@deadpilotssociety.com and follow @deadpilotspod on Twitter and Instagram.

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