Jonathan Ames: ‘Blunt Talk’ Rushes In Where ‘Network’ Declined To Tread – TCA

Any references you see in Starz’ new comedy Blunt Talk to Paddy Chaysefky’s Network are entirely not coincidental, the show’s creator/exec producer Joanthan Ames told journalists at TCA this morning. “Very much so,” Ames answered happily, when asked if there was a connection. “I, in preparation for writing, re-watched Network. Network was wonderful — I wanted more Howard Beale.” (For the one or two people reading who are not in the know: Chayefsky’s scathing...

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