Definition of showrunner in English:
nounchiefly North American
The person who has overall creative authority and management responsibility for a television program: the vision of the show as a whole does not come from the freelance or even the staff writer, but from the showrunner
More example sentences
- The showrunner reads every version of each script written by each staff member.
- Watch the shows that impress you, that are in the same genre as your pilot, then send a query letter to the showrunners who created those shows.
- The best showrunners I know put out shows they'd like to watch and are in tune with the viewing audience.
Definition of showrunner in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia