Decorating the Set (Interview with Rachelle Williams, Showrunner of Starz’s Run the World)
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Welcome to Decorating the Set: From Hollywood to Your Home with Beth Kushnick! For our finale, we celebrate one of Beth’s recent jobs, the critically acclaimed Starz series, Run the World! First, Caroline and Beth talk about Beth’s time working on the show and taking over as set decorator on an existing series. Then, Beth and Mike sit down with Run the World‘s executive producer and showrunner, Rachelle Williams!
Run the World returns for Season 2 on Friday, May 26, at 9:30 ET/PT, 8:30 CT. New episodes will also become available at midnight ET via the Starz app and all Starz streaming and on-demand platforms.
The Interview with Rachelle begins at Time Code: 7:26.
GUEST BIO: RACHELLE WILLIAMS
Rachelle R. Williams is a writer and general woman about town. Rachelle graduated from Boston University in 2007 with a B.S. in Film and Television. While at BU, Rachelle was the head writer of the BUTV soap opera Bay State. She also won the prestigious Fleder-Rosenberg short screenplay contest as a junior for her dramatic screenplay The Premonition. Rachelle began writing comedy shortly after moving to Los Angeles and created and co-starred in a web series with her friend called PASS – a show about the ups-and-downs of two black female writers trying to make it in Hollywood. Rachelle has also made several successful comedy shorts for Channel101.com.
Web content aside, Rachelle continued to write and landed her first major gig as a punch-up writer on the TVOne sitcom “Love That Girl” created by Martin/The Jamie Foxx Show showrunner Bentley Kyle Evans, developing a long and fruitful work relationship, working on two more of his sitcoms.
In October of 2015, Rachelle was hired as a staff writer for season 3 of the critically acclaimed Starz series Survivor’s Remorse and continued on as a story editor for the show’s fourth and final season.
Rachelle (along with co-writer Lauren Houseman) won the 2017 Women’s Image Network Award for Best Writing for her season 3 episode of Survivor’s Remorse.
Follow Rachelle and Run the World on Social Media:
Twitter: @RachelleRW | @runtheworldtv
Watch Run the World HERE (https://www.starz.com/us/en/series/run-the-world/58457)!
For over 35 years, Beth Kushnick has created character-driven settings for countless award-winning television series and feature films. As a Set Decorator, she’s composed visuals that both capture and enhance any story. Now, she wants to help you capture and enhance YOUR story.
Join Beth and her co-host, Caroline Daley, each week as they go behind the scenes of Hollywood’s magic, and give you approachable, yet sophisticated tips to realize the space that best expresses who you are.
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