On Story

The writers of "Kung Fu Panda," "King of the Hill" and "The Iron Giant" discuss comedy and action.

Episodes

The Humor And Heart Of Animation
    Past Broadcasts:
  • Sunday, May 12, 2013 from 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Creating Memorable Characters
    Past Broadcasts:
  • Sunday, May 12, 2013 from 12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Friday, May 24, 2013 from 8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, May 26, 2013 from 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Saturday, June 22, 2013 from 11:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, June 30, 2013 from 2:30 a.m. - 3:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Friday, September 20, 2013 from 8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, September 22, 2013 from 2:30 a.m. - 3:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Friday, December 13, 2013 from 8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, December 15, 2013 from 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Raising Stakes, Reversals, And Payoffs
    Past Broadcasts:
  • Friday, May 17, 2013 from 8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, May 19, 2013 from 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, August 17, 2014 from 12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, August 31, 2014 from 12:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. on OPB TV
Creating Complex Characters
    Past Broadcasts:
  • Sunday, May 26, 2013 from 12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, August 3, 2014 from 12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
Making Comedy Work
    Past Broadcasts:
  • Friday, May 31, 2013 from 8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, June 2, 2013 from 2:30 a.m. - 3:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, June 2, 2013 from 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Friday, September 27, 2013 from 8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, September 29, 2013 from 2:30 a.m. - 3:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Friday, December 20, 2013 from 8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, December 22, 2013 from 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
A Conversation With Chris Carter, Creator Of The X
    Past Broadcasts:
  • Friday, June 7, 2013 from 8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, June 9, 2013 from 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, June 16, 2013 from 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, September 22, 2013 from 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Today's and Upcoming Broadcasts:
  • Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 12:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. on OPB TV
Explosive Action!
    Past Broadcasts:
  • Friday, June 14, 2013 from 8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, June 16, 2013 from 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, September 29, 2013 from 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Re-Imagining The Classics
    Past Broadcasts:
  • Friday, June 21, 2013 from 8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, June 23, 2013 from 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, July 7, 2013 from 12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Friday, October 4, 2013 from 8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, October 6, 2013 from 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, October 13, 2013 from 2:30 a.m. - 3:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, April 6, 2014 from 2:30 a.m. - 3:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, April 13, 2014 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, August 10, 2014 from 12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
Action!
    Past Broadcasts:
  • Sunday, June 23, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, September 1, 2013 from 2:30 a.m. - 3:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Friday, December 27, 2013 from 8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, December 29, 2013 from 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Elements Of Great Horror
    Past Broadcasts:
  • Friday, June 28, 2013 from 8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, June 30, 2013 from 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Friday, October 11, 2013 from 8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, October 13, 2013 from 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Today's and Upcoming Broadcasts:
  • Friday, October 17, 2014 from 8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, October 19, 2014 from 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Constructing Comic Book Movies
    Past Broadcasts:
  • Friday, July 5, 2013 from 8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, July 7, 2013 from 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, July 14, 2013 from 2:30 a.m. - 3:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Friday, October 18, 2013 from 8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, October 20, 2013 from 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, October 27, 2013 from 2:30 a.m. - 3:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Today's and Upcoming Broadcasts:
  • Friday, October 24, 2014 from 8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, October 26, 2014 from 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
A Conversation With Damon Lindelof, Co-Creator Of
    Past Broadcasts:
  • Friday, July 12, 2013 from 8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, July 14, 2013 from 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Friday, October 25, 2013 from 8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, October 27, 2013 from 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, November 3, 2013 from 2:00 a.m. - 2:30 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2014 from 12:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. on OPB TV
  • Today's and Upcoming Broadcasts:
  • Friday, October 31, 2014 from 8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
James Franco: A Look Inside 127 Hours
    Past Broadcasts:
  • Friday, July 19, 2013 from 8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, July 21, 2013 from 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Friday, November 1, 2013 from 8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, November 3, 2013 from 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, November 10, 2013 from 2:30 a.m. - 3:30 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 12:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. on OPB TV
The Evolution Of Funny: Tv Comedy With Larry Wilmo
    Past Broadcasts:
  • Friday, July 26, 2013 from 8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, July 28, 2013 from 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Friday, November 8, 2013 from 8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, November 10, 2013 from 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, November 24, 2013 from 2:30 a.m. - 3:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Tuesday, April 15, 2014 from 12:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. on OPB TV
Heroes And Anti-Heroes: Loving The Villain
    Past Broadcasts:
  • Friday, August 2, 2013 from 8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, August 4, 2013 from 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Friday, November 15, 2013 from 8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, November 17, 2013 from 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Saturday, April 19, 2014 from 12:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. on OPB TV
  • Sunday, August 31, 2014 from 12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
Romantic Comedies
    Past Broadcasts:
  • Friday, August 9, 2013 from 8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, August 11, 2013 from 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Friday, November 22, 2013 from 8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, November 24, 2013 from 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, December 1, 2013 from 2:30 a.m. - 3:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
A Conversation With Brian Helgeland
    Past Broadcasts:
  • Friday, August 16, 2013 from 8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, August 18, 2013 from 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Friday, November 29, 2013 from 8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, December 1, 2013 from 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Writing The Fantastical: A Conversation With David
    Past Broadcasts:
  • Friday, August 23, 2013 from 8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, August 25, 2013 from 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Friday, December 6, 2013 from 8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, December 8, 2013 from 2:30 a.m. - 3:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, December 8, 2013 from 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, December 15, 2013 from 2:30 a.m. - 3:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Based On A True Story
    Past Broadcasts:
  • Sunday, September 8, 2013 from 2:30 a.m. - 3:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
None
    Past Broadcasts:
  • Sunday, April 20, 2014 from 2:30 a.m. - 3:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, April 20, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 12:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. on OPB TV
  • Today's and Upcoming Broadcasts:
  • Wednesday, September 24, 2014 from 12:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. on OPB TV
  • Friday, September 26, 2014 from 11:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. on OPB TV
  • Monday, September 29, 2014 from 4:30 a.m. - 5:00 a.m. on OPB TV
  • Past Broadcasts:
  • Sunday, April 27, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, May 4, 2014 from 2:30 a.m. - 3:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Tuesday, May 6, 2014 from 12:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. on OPB TV
  • Sunday, May 11, 2014 from 2:30 a.m. - 3:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, May 11, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 12:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. on OPB TV
  • Sunday, May 18, 2014 from 3:30 a.m. - 4:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, May 18, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, May 25, 2014 from 2:30 a.m. - 3:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, May 25, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Sunday, June 1, 2014 from 12:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. on OPB TV
  • Sunday, June 1, 2014 from 2:30 a.m. - 3:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Saturday, June 21, 2014 from 4:30 a.m. - 5:00 a.m. on OPB TV
  • Sunday, June 22, 2014 from 12:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. on OPB TV
  • Sunday, June 29, 2014 from 12:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. on OPB TV
  • Monday, June 30, 2014 from 4:30 a.m. - 5:00 a.m. on OPB TV
  • Sunday, July 13, 2014 from 12:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. on OPB TV
Men In Black: A Conversation With Ed Solomon
    Past Broadcasts:
  • Sunday, July 6, 2014 from 12:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. on OPB TV
None
    Past Broadcasts:
  • Sunday, July 20, 2014 from 12:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. on OPB TV
  • Sunday, July 27, 2014 from 12:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. on OPB TV
  • Sunday, August 3, 2014 from 12:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. on OPB TV
  • Sunday, August 10, 2014 from 12:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. on OPB TV
  • Monday, August 18, 2014 from 4:30 a.m. - 5:00 a.m. on OPB TV
  • Sunday, August 24, 2014 from 12:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. on OPB TV
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