Jun 7, 2021
Jess is joined by television writer, producer and director
Page Hurwitz, exec. producer of Emmy-nominated Netflix comedy
specials starring Tiffany Haddish, Fortune Feimster and Michelle
Buteau. Hurwitz discusses discovering and casting those women (plus
Amy Schumer) on Last Comic Standing. Hurwitz also chats about her
experience as the EP and showrunner for Rosie O’Donnell’s Oprah OWN
talk show and shares her thoughts on why the show ultimately did
not live up to expectations. Finally, we go deep on reality
television production (she EP’d Tabatha Takes Over) and the role it
played in the 2016 election.
PS: Don't miss the last 10 minutes where Page reveals she is
working on a documentary about an insane trip Jess was part of with
Kate McKinnon, Julie Goldman & Brandy Howard.
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