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July 16, 2020 8:00 pm
Season 1

NBC’s Good Girls: From Script to Screen

with DukeCreate, Duke Independent Film Fest, Small Town Records, Business Oriented Women & Freewater Productions
TV, Film, Digital & Documentary
Quote from Lisa Katz, Co-president of scripted programming at NBC Entertainment: Have a lot of initiative, be proactive, and be patient.
Illustration by Sarah Yu ‘22 (@sarahyusarahyu).

Our eleventh episode features LA-based Duke alumnae Retta Sirleaf ’92, actress and star of NBC’s Good Girls, and Lisa Katz ’95, President, Scripted Programming, NBC Entertainment. Retta, Lisa and the creative team from Good Girls will take us behind the scenes and share the creative process of how their darkly comedic drama (recently renewed for a fourth season) is made, as well as answer your questions. Moderated by Dave Karger ’95.


  • Jenna Bans, Creator/Writer/Executive Producer, Good Girls
  • Lisa Katz ‘95, President, Scripted Programming, NBC Entertainment
  • Bill Krebs, Co-Showrunner/Executive Producer, Good Girls
  • Retta Sirleaf ’92, actress, Good Girls
  • Moderated by Dave Karger ‘95, Host, TCM; Commentator, NBC Today Show; Special Correspondent, IMDB

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About DEMAN Live

We know that finding a job/internship in all industries during these unprecedented times is confusing and stressful. We are here to help with DEMAN Live—a new Zoom series featuring conversations with alumni working in creative industries to help students and alumni navigate careers and opportunities during this time.