19 episodes

Could watching TV can make you a better writer? We think so. We’re a group of Story Grid editors analyzing hit TV series to help you understand how great writers create masterful crime, thriller, love, society stories and more. If you're writing a novel, screenplay or TV series, our show will help you look at storytelling from an editor's perspective.
New episodes are released every Thursday and our Show Notes are available at www.sgshowrunners.com

Story Grid Showrunners Parul Bavishi, Melanie Naumann, and Randall Surles

    • Books

Could watching TV can make you a better writer? We think so. We’re a group of Story Grid editors analyzing hit TV series to help you understand how great writers create masterful crime, thriller, love, society stories and more. If you're writing a novel, screenplay or TV series, our show will help you look at storytelling from an editor's perspective.
New episodes are released every Thursday and our Show Notes are available at www.sgshowrunners.com

    018 - Introduction to Netflix series You

    018 - Introduction to Netflix series You

    3 Story Grid Editors analyze the hit Netflix series You to see what works, what doesn't work, and what might have made it better.

    • 19 min
    017 - The Witcher 6 Core Questions

    017 - The Witcher 6 Core Questions

    In this episode, the editors break down the Netflix television series The Witcher, starring Henry Cavill. Does the Story work? Listen and find out!

    • 1 hr 15 min
    016 - The Witcher Introduction and Expectations

    016 - The Witcher Introduction and Expectations

    Let's watch The Witcher together. In this episode, we talk about our expectations and what kind of promise the trailer is making to the viewer. We mainly talk about Genre as well as about the first stages of the Heroic Journey that includes the Refusal of the Call to Adventure that is very prominent in the trailer.

    • 24 min
    015 The Umbrella Academy - Did the story work?

    015 The Umbrella Academy - Did the story work?

    Let's find out if the global story of the TV Series of Season 1 of The Umbrella Academy works?

    • 53 min
    014 Introduction to The Umbrella Academy Season 1

    014 Introduction to The Umbrella Academy Season 1

    Learn more about what makes a story work and what doesn't by looking at the global story of The Umbrella Academy Season 1 TV Series. In this introduction, we talk about the expectations we have on the story that were set up by the trailer. Furthermore, we talk about how you can use the five commandments for any medium that shall hook your audience.

    • 18 min
    13: Killing Eve Season 2 - Does the Story work? Editor Six Core Questions

    13: Killing Eve Season 2 - Does the Story work? Editor Six Core Questions

    Why did the Rolling Stones Magazine say to the second season of Killing Eve that "the spark from Season One never fully reignited." Let's find out what works in the story and what doesn't and why. We talk about the global story as well as how you can use the crisis point to anchor the analysis of your global story.

    Does the Story Work? Find out as our three Story Grid Certified Editors walk through the Editor's Six Core Questions from Shawn Coyne's Story Grid methodology.

    • 1 hr 9 min

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