In the spotlight: The Shield creator & Timeless writer Shawn Ryan

Shawn Ryan was destined to revolutionise US crime drama when he dreamed up The Shield and its anti-hero, corrupt detective Vic Mackey. He had, in fact, cut his teeth on a much more conventional star vehicle, NBC drama Nash Bridges, where he worked under Lost’s Carlton Cuse, following an early career working various writing jobs. […]

NBC poaches Fox exec to fill drama post

US broadcaster NBC has poached 20th Century Fox Television’s Lisa Katz to fill the role Pearlena Igbokwe vacated when she was promoted to president of Universal Television. Katz will become NBC’s executive VP, drama development on July 11, and will report to NBC Entertainment president Jennifer Salke. She replaces Igbokwe, who recently took over at […]