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Comic-Con: 'Showrunners' Doc Is First Film to Screen Footage at SDCC's Lyceum Theater

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood July 17, 2013 at 2:33PM

The first film to screen footage at Comic-Con's new satellite programming room, the Lyceum Theater at San Diego's Horton Plaza, is documentary "Showrunners." The film focuses on the challenges of running a television series, going behind the scenes into the writers’ room and on set via interviews with 20 top showrunners including Joss Whedon, J. J. Abrams, Damon Lindelof, and more. Tara DiLullo Bennett ("Lost Encyclopedia," "Fringe: Septembers Notebook") will moderate a panel on the showrunners' craft with contributors featured in the documentary: Hart Hanson ("Bones"), Bill Prady ("The Big Bang Theory"), and Jane Espenson ("Husbands," "Once Upon A Time") as well as "Showrunners" director Des Doyle & Co-Producer Ryan Patrick McGuffey.
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Documentary "Showrunners" is the first film to screen footage at San Diego Comic-Con's new satellite programming room, the Lyceum Theater at Horton Plaza.

The film focuses on the challenges of running a television series, going behind the scenes into the writers’ room and on set via interviews with 20 top showrunners including Joss Whedon, J. J. Abrams, Damon Lindelof, and more. Tara DiLullo Bennett ("Lost Encyclopedia," "Fringe: Septembers Notebook") will moderate a panel on the showrunners' craft with contributors featured in the documentary: Hart Hanson ("Bones"), Bill Prady ("The Big Bang Theory"), and Jane Espenson ("Husbands," "Once Upon A Time") as well as "Showrunners" director Des Doyle & Co-Producer Ryan Patrick McGuffey. 

The Friday afternoon 2 PM screening will be available to Con attendees who get tickets through a lottery system, details here and below: 

This article is related to: Joss Whedon, Damon Lindelof, J.J. Abrams, Comic-Con, Documentary, Documentaries, TV, Television


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