Tag Archives: Emmy Winners

Carrie Preston & Kate Rigg

Emmy Award-winning actress & comedian Kate Rigg called in to talk about their project, HAPPY LUCKY GOLDEN TOFU PANDA DRAGON GOOD TIME FUN FUN SHOW, which stars Kate and was directed by Carrie.  We discussed the concept behind the “live stand-up comedy, sketch and rock & roll spoken word concert film,” how the title received 100 percent approval from a very specific focus group, and how enjoyable it is to say HAPPY LUCKY GOLDEN TOFU PANDA DRAGON GOOD TIME FUN FUN SHOW.

John Ridley on Season 2 of “American Crime”

John Ridley is an Academy Award-winning writer (Best Adapted Screenplay for 12 Years a Slave) and is also the creator and producer of the Emmy award-winning series American Crime, which returns for its second season tomorrow night at 9 on ABC-7 Chicago.  We talked about the advantages and challenges of producing an anthology series, how the show was re-cast for season two, and the topics and themes that will be explored this season.