Articles about Shawn Ryan
Law and order
Shawn Ryan and Aaron Rahsaan Thomas tell DQ about forthcoming US drama S.W.A.T., which focuses on a police sergeant torn between his community and his fellow officers when he is tasked to run a specialised police tactical unit in LA.
The rising challenge
In the second part of DQ’s special film about showrunners, some of the biggest names in US television discuss the challenges facing the industry in the era of ‘Peak TV.’
Rise of the celebrity showrunner
In this special film, some of the biggest names in US drama tell DQ about the changing role of the showrunner.
ATX Festival welcomes top US writing talent
At the ATX Festival, showrunner Shawn Ryan speculates on revisiting The Shield. Elsewhere, Elementary creator Rob Doherty signs a three-year deal with CBS and Jamestown creator Bill Gallagher joins C21’s International Drama Summit.
Putting the Spotlight on Oscar winners
This week, DQ looks into the TV work of the writers behind Oscar winners Spotlight and The Big Short, plus the new showrunners for Netflix’s House of Cards.
Andy Fry on the team behind big-budget historical copro Maximilian, plus the new show in the works from Ripper Street’s Richard Warlow and the transgender addition to Transparent’s writing staff.