Composer Kris Bowers – Balancing multiple hit shows ‘Bridgerton,’ ‘Dear White People’ and more

Composer Kris Bowers on balancing multiple hit shows including ‘Bridgerton,’ ‘Dear White People’ and more. His compositions from the past season can also be heard in “Colin in Black and White,” “Inventing Anna,” “DMZ” and “We Own This City.” Gold Derby’s Tony Ruiz hosts this webchat. Composer Kris Bowers ~ Video via GoldDerby / Gold Derby Disclaimer: We hold no rights to any of the … Continue reading Composer Kris Bowers – Balancing multiple hit shows ‘Bridgerton,’ ‘Dear White People’ and more

Shonda Rhimes on Creating Hit TV at Netflix, ‘Inventing Anna’ and Whether Regé-Jean Page Will Ever Return to ‘Bridgerton’

These are among the many reasons Rhimes has been selected as Variety’s Show Woman of the Year. Shonda Rhimes has launched TV superstars before — such as the entire cast of “Grey’s Anatomy,” led by Ellen Pompeo. But even she was caught off guard by the uproar earlier this year when Netflix and her company Shondaland announced that Regé-Jean Page, everyone’s favorite duke, was leaving … Continue reading Shonda Rhimes on Creating Hit TV at Netflix, ‘Inventing Anna’ and Whether Regé-Jean Page Will Ever Return to ‘Bridgerton’

Shonda Rhimes’ ‘Inventing Anna’ Will Premiere on Netflix in February

“Inventing Anna” — the first show Shonda Rhimes has written for Netflix, and the first show she’s created since “Scandal” made its debut in 2012 — will premiere in February. “Inventing Anna” follows the massive success of “Bridgerton,” which Rhimes and her company Shondaland executive produced. S2 of “Bridgerton” will also premiere in 2022. In May 2018, when Rhimes read Jessica Pressler’s New York Magazine … Continue reading Shonda Rhimes’ ‘Inventing Anna’ Will Premiere on Netflix in February

Shonda Rhimes Is Ready to “Own Her S***”: The Game-Changing Showrunner

I am the highest-paid showrunner in television. Three years into her groundbreaking deal and with her first projects finally arriving, the uber writer-producer talks about meeting her own high expectations and a newfound passion for her work: “Now I just want to enjoy this.” Shonda Rhimes was tired of the battles. She was producing some 70 hours of annual television in 256 territories; she was … Continue reading Shonda Rhimes Is Ready to “Own Her S***”: The Game-Changing Showrunner