Writers and executive producers Alex Kurtzman and Jenny Lumet tell DQ about their latest collaboration – updating Walter Tevis’s classic sci-fi novel The Man Who Fell to Earth – working with an all-star cast and why humour is the show’s secret weapon.
Filmmaker Rama Burshtein-Shai makes the move to TV with her debut series Fire Dance. She tells DQ how the series explores the theme of forbidden love between a troubled young woman and a married man.
Patrick Somerville, showrunner of HBO Max drama Station Eleven, looks back on the making of this post-apocalyptic series set both before and 20 years after a devastating pandemic sweeps around the world.
Die Hard screenwriter Jeb Stuart speaks to DQ about creating his epic Vikings: Valhalla for Netflix: “They didn’t come to me to remake The Tudors.”
Will Smith’s iconic 90s sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air gets a dramatic makeover in Peacock series Bel-Air. Showrunners TJ Brady and Rasheed Newson reveal how the story got flipped-turned upside down.
Spanish showrunner Iván Escobar has reunited with Vis a Vis star Maggie Civantos for Express, a crime thriller about a psychologist who falls victim to a new form of kidnapping. He speaks to DQ about the origins of the series and the growing popularity of Spanish drama around the world.
Showrunner Peter McKenna looks back on making his Dublin-set crime family drama Kin and assesses the new confidence of Irish television storytelling.
Faking Hitler showrunner Tommy Wosch reveals why he was inspired to dramatise this true story of events surrounding the publication of Adolf Hitler’s supposed diaries, which were revealed as forgeries.
Showrunners Kelly Souders and Brian Peterson tell DQ about making The Hot Zone: Anthrax, National Geographic’s scientific thriller that dramatises how the US was rocked by an anthrax attack just weeks after 9/11.
Rebecca Addelman reveals how a true crime podcast inspired her Paramount+ dark comedy drama Guilty Party, in which a discredited reporter picks up the story of a mother who claims she has been wrongly sentenced to life in prison.
BMF showrunner Randy Huggins reveals how he dramatised the true story of Black Mafia Family, one of the most influential crime organisations in the US, set against the dazzling backdrop of 1980s Detroit.
Showrunners Jason and Peter Filardi take DQ on a journey to Chapelwaite, their adaptation of Stephen King’s Jerusalem’s Lot, and reveal how they transformed the horror legend’s short story into a 10-hour series.
Creator Steven Conrad introduces DQ to Ultra City Smiths, a murder-mystery drama that blends film noir and comedy with music and dance, all using stop-motion-animated baby dolls.
Showrunning partners Dan Dworkin and Jay Beattie recall the journey to bring to the small screen Dan Brown’s thrilling novel The Lost Symbol, in which symbologist Robert Langdon races against time to prevent global catastrophe.
Cécile Ducrocq, creator and showrunner of French drama L’Opéra, tells DQ why she wanted to take viewers into the world of ballet for this series about ambition, corruption and second chances.
Dexter showrunner Clyde Phillips tells DQ about returning to the Showtime crime drama for new event series Dexter: New Blood, working with star Michael C Hall and why the character’s return was inevitable.
Showrunner John Hoffman tells DQ about creating Only Murders in the Building, which stars Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez as three true crime-loving strangers who find themselves caught up in a case of their own.
Showrunner Tony Ayres takes DQ inside the making of Clickbait, a high-stakes thriller that uses multiple perspectives to tell a story about a man threatened with death in a mysterious online video.
Transplant showrunner Joseph Kay previews the second season of the Canadian medical drama and explains how it finds authenticity in the story of a Syrian doctor and refugee working in a Toronto hospital.