The Writers' Room
|The Writers' Room|
|Presented by||Jim Rash|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||12|
|Executive producer(s)||Tom Forman
Marco Bresaz(season 1)
|Running time||22 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Relativity Television|
|Picture format||1080i (16:9 HDTV)|
|Original release||July 29, 2013– present|
The Writers' Room is an American television talk show hosted by screenwriter and actor Jim Rash. Each episode features a behind-the-scenes look at the writing staff of popular television series. The series premiered on July 29, 2013.
Familiar with the process, Academy Award-winning screenwriter and veteran actor Jim Rash talks with the creators and head writers of critically acclaimed prime-time television shows to examine the aura in "the writers' room" and the writers' mental process through each episode.
|Season premiere||Season finale|
|1||6||July 29, 2013||September 2, 2013|
|2||6||April 18, 2014||June 2, 2014|
Season 1 (2013)
|Featured show||Panelists||Featured expert||Original air date|
|1||1||Breaking Bad||Sam Catlin, Bryan Cranston, Vince Gilligan, Peter Gould, Gennifer Hutchison, George Mastras, Thomas Schnauz, and Moira Walley-Beckett||Jess Cagle||July 29, 2013|
|2||2||Parks and Recreation||Dan Goor, Joe Mande, Amy Poehler, and Michael Schur||Jess Cagle||August 5, 2013|
|3||3||Dexter||Scott Buck, Sara Colleton, Manny Coto, Michael C. Hall, and Wendy West||Dan Snierson||August 12, 2013|
|4||4||New Girl||Brett Baer, Dave Finkel, Elizabeth Meriwether, and Jake Johnson||Jess Cagle||August 19, 2013|
|5||5||Game of Thrones||David Benioff and D. B. Weiss||Jess Cagle||August 26, 2013|
|6||6||American Horror Story||Brad Falchuk, Tim Minear, Ryan Murphy, and Lily Rabe||Lynette Rice||September 2, 2013|
Season 2 (2014)
|Featured show||Panelists||Original air date|
|7||1||Scandal||Jenna Bans, Matt Byrne, Heather Mitchell, Shonda Rhimes, Kerry Washington, and Mark Wilding||April 18, 2014|
|8||2||The Walking Dead, Smallville and other comic book adaptations||Blair Butler, Alfred Gough, Miles Millar, Robert Kirkman, and Michael Schneider||April 25, 2014|
|9||3||House of Cards||Matt Bai, Laura Eason, John Mankiewicz, Molly Parker, and Beau Willimon||May 2, 2014|
|10||4||Sons of Anarchy||Mike Daniels, Charles Murray, Katey Sagal, and Kurt Sutter||May 12, 2014|
|11||5||The Good Wife||Ted Humphrey, Michelle King, Robert King, and Julianna Margulies||May 19, 2014|
|12||6||Pretty Little Liars||Joseph Dougherty, Oliver Goldstick, I. Marlene King, Shay Mitchell, and Sasha Pieterse||June 2, 2014|
|2014||Primetime Emmy Award||Outstanding Informational Series or Special||Tom Forman, Brad Bishop, Mike Maloy, Neal Kendall, Aliyah Silverstein, Jim Rash||Nominated|
- "Sundance Channel greenlights THE WRITERS’ ROOM, premiering July 29th". Sundance Channel. May 23, 2013. Retrieved July 29, 2013.
- Zurawik, David (July 27, 2013). "Sundance 'Writers' Room' goes backstage at 'Breaking Bad'". The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved July 29, 2013.
- "The Writers' Room Awards and Nominations". Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Retrieved September 21, 2014.