Live Chat with Jane Espenson

Welcome to our live chat with TV writer and executive producer Jane Espenson!

Jane is currently a writer/co-executive producer for Battlestar Galactica, a consulting producer on Dollhouse, and the showrunner/exec producer for the upcoming Battlestar spinoff Caprica. She was previously a staff writer on Ellen (the sitcom Ellen DeGeneres came out on), Tru Calling, and Gilmore Girls. Read more about Jane’s career on Wikipedia. readers might be especially interested in what Espenson has to say as she was one of the driving forces in having Lt. Felix Gaeta come out as gay on Battlestar Galactica.

She was kind enough to agree to answer your questions about the shows she’s worked on, and the process of writing for TV in general.

The chat is archived below — just click on the “replay” button to read the questions submitted, and her answers.

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