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showrunner

In the production of a television show, the person who has the ultimate control over its creative vision. Shonda Rhimes used to be the showrunner for Grey's Anatomy.
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This means she will have to do the writing on top of her showrunning duties for the Apple project. 
He and Fields ( Ugly Betty ) were set up on a showrunning blind date -- "sorta like Philip and Elizabeth," said Fields.
En enero de 2016 el guionista y productor Javier Grillo-Marxuach publico en su pagina web un texto titulado "The Eleven Rules of Showrunning" donde esbozaba las cualidades profesionales que debia tener quien ejerciera esta funcion, como la importancia de tomar decisiones en fases tempranas, la rapidez en la re-escritura y el establecimiento de mecanismos para delegar responsabilidades.
Berg, who, alongside her writing-producing partner Aaron Harberts, was handed the Discovery showrunning reins; Martin-Green had been on their wish list.
While showrunning and directing are new to Adlon, acting is not.
In addition to showrunning "Black-ish," Barris penned the successful franchise revival "Barbershop: The Next Cut."
Based on Tom Perrotta's novel about the aftermath of the Rapture (maybe?), Perrotta himself is writing and showrunning the series for HBO, with sci-fi guy Damon Lindelof.
Eisner will take the showrunning duties from Jeff Melvoin who will continue to stay on the drama series as an executive producer.
He worked his way up the ladder in the mid-1990s at a time when writers had to pay their dues for years before getting a shot at showrunning or fielding their own pilots.
According to a report by (http://deadline.com/2017/03/glenn-gordon-caron-new-bull-showrunner-overall-deal-cbs-studios-1202047310/) Deadline , Caron will take over the showrunning duties from Mark Goffman, who is the showrunner and executive producer of Season 1 of "(http://www.cbs.com/shows/bull/) Bull ." In fact, CBS has ensured that Caron joins the series immediately as a consultant for the rest of the first season.
When she grew up, she made her way to Hollywood, landing on the staff of "Six Feet Under," where she learned showrunning from Alan Ball, and later made the gender-bending "Afternoon Delight," which won the director award at Sundance.
For starters, when "Designated Survivor" was first created by David Guggenheim, the showrunning duties were assigned to "The Carrie Diaries" creator Amy B.
After writing a slew of successful features ("The Devil Wears Prada," "27 Dresses," "We Bought a Zoo"), she was lured back to TV by the opportunity to help scribe and star Rachel Bloom realize her vision on "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend." When the pilot was picked up by Showtime, before going to series at The CW, McKenna made the commitment to showrunning.