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[09/12/16 - 10:02 AM]
El Rey Network Founder Robert Rodriguez Discusses the Secrets of Directing with Renowned Filmmakers Frank Darabont and Jon Favreau in "The Director's Chair" Two-Hour Special
Look for said edition on Sunday, September 25 beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/10/16 - 12:35 PM]
Pre-Game with El Rey Network on Sunday, February 28, As They Celebrate The 88th Academy Awards with the "Director's Chair Red Carpet Marathon"
Quentin Tarantino, George Miller and Sylvester Stallone are among the featured auspices.

[11/03/15 - 12:59 PM]
Robert Rodriguez Sits Down with Sylvester Stallone in the Next Installment of "El Rey Network Presents: The Director's Chair" Sunday, November 15th at 8PM ET
"Sylvester Stallone is truly a Renaissance man," said Rodriguez. "He crafts the story, writes the screenplay, he directs, getting career best performances from his other actors."

[07/30/15 - 03:02 PM]
Robert Rodriguez Sits Down with Visionary Filmmaker George Miller in the Next Installment of "El Rey Network Presents: The Director's Chair" Sunday, August 30 at 8 PM ET
Join director Robert Rodriguez as he sits down with fellow filmmaker George Miller for an hour-long conversation about Miller's stunning career.

[07/30/15 - 03:01 PM]
Robert Rodriguez Is Joined by Acclaimed Director, Writer and Producer Michael Mann in the Next Installment of "El Rey Network Presents: The Director's Chair" Sunday, August 9
Following the sit down conversation will be a special network showing of Mann's classic Manhunter at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/19/15 - 11:35 AM]
El Rey Network's Groundbreaking Interview Series, "El Rey Network Presents: The Director's Chair" Debuts on iTunes Today
Episodes at launch will include the previously-aired Quentin Tarantino Volumes 1 & 2, John Carpenter, Guillermo del Toro, Francis Ford Coppola and Luis Valdez.

[05/07/15 - 01:22 PM]
Robert Rodriguez Sits Down with Visionary Filmmaker Robert Zemeckis in the Next Installment of "El Rey Network Presents: The Director's Chair"
Said edition airs Sunday, May 31 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[03/16/15 - 11:18 AM]
Robert Rodriguez Sits Down for a Historic Conversation with Luis Valdez in "El Rey Network Presents: The Director's Chair" Followed by Valdez's Groundbreaking Film "La Bamba"
Join Valdez and Rodriguez as they discuss Valdez's incredible career in this revealing hour-long special filmed at the historic Ricardo Montalban Theatre in Los Angeles.

[01/21/15 - 07:05 AM]
Francis Ford Coppola on "El Rey Network Presents: The Director's Chair" Premieres Monday, March 2
The installment is the latest in a series of hour-long specials featuring the industry's most creative storytellers engaging in a revealing and unexpected exchange about the world of filmmaking.

[07/10/14 - 12:21 PM]
Famed Directors Guillermo del Toro and Quentin Tarantino Sit Down with Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez for Upcoming Installments of "El Rey Network Presents: The Director's Chair"
The project is a series of hour-long specials featuring the industry's most notable directors engaging in a revealing and unexpected exchange about the world of filmmaking.

[02/26/14 - 10:11 AM]
El Rey Network Celebrates Autuers and Their Passion for Filmmaking with Debut of "El Rey Network Presents: The Director's Chair"
The series will provide a forum for two directors to go one on one, offering viewers access inside the minds of some of Hollywood's most celebrated and iconic filmmakers.







DIRECTOR'S CHAIR, THE (EL REY)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
7/30/14 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (11 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 9/25/16; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from El Rey's press release, September 2016) El Rey Network Founder and Chairman Robert Rodriguez sits down with acclaimed filmmakers Frank Darabont and Jon Favreau for "The Director's Chair" two-hour special airing on September 25th beginning at 8:00pm. This programming event begins with Robert Rodriguez and writer, producer, director and three time Academy Award(R) nominee Frank Darabont discussing Darabont's craft and career spanning over 30 years. He reflects on his journey to success beginning as a set dresser and struggling writer to creating the critically acclaimed works The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile, The Walking Dead and Mob City. The second interview features Jon Favreau who recounts his journey from aspiring actor and comedian to widely successful blockbuster director. Favreau reveals how his creative vision has developed over the years, made visible through his diverse filmography ranging from Swingers, Elf, Iron Man, Chef and his latest movie The Jungle Book. They discuss how each of his films demonstrates his unique ability to merge comedy and a sense of humanity with visually stunning and technically innovative blockbuster films.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Robert Rodriguez as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Cristina Patwa as EP
· John Fogelman as EP
· Robert Rodriguez as EP
· Skip Chaisson as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· FactoryMade Ventures