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showrunner (plural showrunners)
- (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:
- 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.
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