Tomorrow Will Be Televised‘s Simon Applebaum talks to Michael Narducci, producer of the CW’s The Vampire Diaries and its new spin-off The Originals, based around the family of the character Klaus. Narducci talks about what attracted him to the new show, saying that he loved the character and was attracted to stories about families. Narducci also talks about the writing process for the show, saying that the writing room is run “like a small business.”
Also interviewed are Jim Berger of High Noon Entertainment and Maria Badillo of MTV Tr3s, both of whom are involved in the new Tr3s series Familia de Circo, a reality program following a family-run traveling circus. Badillo says that she was drawn to the show because it had a “family dynamic” that she was looking to bring to her network, and Berger mentions the unique importance of circus in Latin American culture, and calls the show “a family drama set against that circus background.”
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