showrunner

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

show +‎ runner

Noun[edit]

showrunner (plural showrunners)

  1. (television) The person in overall charge of the production of a television series.
    • 2007 November 3, Brooks Barnes, “With Resolution Unlikely, Writers Guild Sets Strike for Monday”, in New York Times[1]:
      Those so-called showrunners, the thousand or so people who share both writing and managerial duties on television shows, have already been squeezed by conflicting demands from guild leaders and company employers.
    • 2013, Bethany Rooney, Mary Lou Belli, Directors Tell the Story: Master the Craft of Television and Film Directing, ISBN 9781136039386, page 66:
      The person at the apex of the production triangle is the showrunner: in short, the boss.

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

showrunner m, f (plural showrunners)

  1. showrunner