September 15, 2008

Two Show Creators Depart

One of these is a bit older -- Katherine Fugate the creator of Army Wives left her show earlier this summer right around the premiere of season 2. This was after the earlier replacement of showrunner Dee Johnson (Commander in Chief) with Nick Thiel.

Lifetime seems to be going through a lot of changes now as it tries to remake itself into another Oxygen. I think there is a place for both the crazy stuff that works on Oxygen (which by the way I have never watched except for movie reruns) and Lifetime who recently has stellar dramas on its airwaves like The Division and Strong Medicine.

Diane Ruggiero the creator/ executive producer and showrunner of the Ex List starring Elizabeth Reaser a new CBS show that hasn't even aired yet supposedly quit the series this past Friday. Diane Ruggiero departs 'The Ex List' (Hollywood Reporter)

Both shows are now run by men.