Among one of the elite writers and television producers in town, Bill Prady brings to this interview not only his extensive experience, but a highly educational approach to giving his best advice to screenwriters with the ISA's Max Timm. Bill has been working in the industry since 1984, and this interview shows in a very short time just how much he has learned and how much up and coming writers can learn from him. It's one of our best interviews to date.
Prady began his career in entertainment in 1982 at 'Jim Henson' Productions, working on a variety of projects there, including writing for the "Jim Henson Hour" and "MuppetVision 3-D", the 3-D Muppet Movie attraction at Walt Disney World. In addition to his work with the Muppets, Prady has written a number of television specials including the "Presidential Inaugural Celebration for Children", for which he won a CableAce Award, and "Miss Piggy's Hollywood", for which he received a WGA award nomination, as well as an Emmy nomination and WGA award for co-writing "The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson".He has also been a co-producer and writer for the HBO series "Dream On", and among his other sitcom credits are The Cosby Show and Married with Children, served as producer and consulting producer on the NBC series Caroline in the City, as co-executive producer on Dharma & Greg, and at present is writing and co-executive producing The Big Bang Theory which he also co-created.
A huge round of applause and very big thank you to Bill for joining us on the Curious About Screenwriting podcast, and we hope you enjoy the back and forth as much as we did.