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Trish Kinane knows talent when she sees it. As executive producer of American Idol and America’s Got Talent, having previously been in charge of the US version of X Factor USA, this British showrunner is one of the leading executives in American television.
She describes how she got there in this engrossing chat with Lauren, who made her own breakthrough to fame as a TV talent show contestant. In this episode you will learn how such shows come together, why the talent pool never dries up, and what kind of support contestants get with press, social media and the psychology of fame.
British star of stage and screen Lauren Samuels has just moved to Los Angeles to continue her career in show business. Her podcast, A Brit in LA, is for anyone who shares her fascination with Hollywood and ambition to succeed on the silver screen. Each week, Lauren interviews inspirational figures who explain how they are making their own Hollywood dreams into reality.