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Saturday, February 18 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
They Ended on a Cliffhanger?!?

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We’re living in a television golden age, with full season commissions of TV shows for network, cable and streaming services that tell stories with a sweeping arc. But far too often, shows are canceled without their stories fully complete, or even worse, on a bloody cliffhanger! We’ll discuss the nature of serialized storytelling on TV today, where things go wrong in the quest to tell complicated stories, and share some of our biggest frustrations with the art of going out with a bang.

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avatar for Steve Roberts

Steve Roberts

Founder, Restoration Team
Founder member of the Doctor Who Restoration Team. Remastering and presenting Classic Doctor Who for broadcast and home video for over two decades. :)

Panelists
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Derek McCaw

Editor-in-Chief, Fanboy Planet
I have run Fanboy Planet, a website and eventually podcast covering comics, movies, and TV, for over 17 years. I occasionally write comics -- with rumors of more for 2017. I have also performed with ComedySportz for my entire adult life.
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Ross Ruediger

Producer/Manager, Unassuming Pictures, LLC
Currently writing and producing "inDoctornated." In addition to writing about all sorts of different TV and movies, I've covered "Doctor Who" in-depth since its return to TV screens in 2005. My writings have been published at Slant/The House Next Door, Bullz-Eye, Premium Hollywood, TVW magazine, Starlog, my own blog The Rued Morgue, and for the last few years I've covered the series for New York Magazine’s entertainment website, Vulture. First... Read More →

Saturday February 18, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
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