Norman Lear

Shout!Takes: Norman Lear

This week, we’re bringing you an interview with another iconic figure in television, Norman Lear. We’ve been fortunate enough to do several releases of Lear’s series: All in the Family; Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman; The Jeffersons; Maude; One Day at a Time… And each one used the medium of television and the genre of situation comedy to…

Stephen Bochco

Shout!Takes: Stephen Bochco

Earlier this week, the world lost another legend, Mr. Steven Bochco. Over the years, Shout! Factory has been fortunate enough to have released a number of Bochco titles, including Hill Street Blues, L.A. Law, and, yes, Cop Rock. This week, we decided to remember those classics that helped shape the way we view television today, as we present this…

Jane Jenkins

Shout!Takes: Jane Jenkins

You may not instantly know her name, but Jane Jenkins is a legend of casting in Hollywood. Along with her casting partner, Janet Hirshenson, Jane has helped introduce audiences to some of the faces that we would later recognize as huge stars. This week, we talk to her about casting one of those movies that…