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7 Penn Alumni you should know about: TV edition

After the jump, check out my DT roundup of these 7 Penn alumni making news in the TV worlds of reality, comedy and drama.  Plus two more alumni nominated for Emmys! Have you been watching Penn alum and reality tv executive producer Justin Hochberg’s (C’91) “The Great Escape“? The show drops teams of ordinary people […]

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Penn alum’s journey from ER doctor to TV Staff Writer!

For the last few years as a medical consultant on various shows Penn alum Zach Lutsky (C’96) has had the opportunity to write or re-write all the medical scenes in those shows. After the jump find out how Zach has finally gone from a consultant to a full time writing staff member on “A Gifted Man”! […]

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Classic: “Classless” Undergrad TV show Impresses

I’ve seen my fair share of student films over the years and am happy to report that these films have now also evolved into the first ever TV sitcom created by current Penn students. In the first episode of “Classless”, Steve, a student who has been shunned by the school newspaper goes on a mission to […]

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Penn alum Whitney Cummings gets BOTH of her TV pilots picked up (watch preview!)

Back in February, a bunch of Penn alumni got their TV pilots ordered up by several TV networks. After the jump find about BOTH shows from Whitney Cummings (C’03) that got the green light …and watch a preview!This fall, be on the lookout for Whitney’s new show, “Whitney” on NBC’s Thursday night lineup.  The show will be […]

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Watch this Penn alum’s soap opera cameo and his award winning TV pilot

As you know from reading DT, I love following the path of actors who come out to LA.  No two journeys are ever the same. Cut to our first vlogger: Alex Weber (C’09, Lacrosse). We haven’t heard from Alex since November when he shared with us the 5 important pillars any actor should take to […]

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These Penn alumni got their TV Pilots picked up

Over the past couple of months I wrote a few posts about some alumni who had TV pilots in development with the networks. Recently, all the networks have been announcing which pilots they’ve picked up and so far, it looks like 3 separate Penn alumni have TV shows with the big networks. After the jump, […]

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