The Morning Link: The Worst Gigs of the Best Showrunners


“It’s funny. If you look at most of the great television writers and showrunners now, most of the comedy writers at one time had stints on The SimpsonsSeinfeld or Saturday Night Live, while many of the great dramatic writers passed through the writer’s rooms on SopranosThe X-Files, and … Nash Bridges. More than most industry professions, writing gigs are still based on meritocracy: You have to earn your way up the the ladder, and for many writers, that means starting at the lowest of low.”

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