WATCH: Conversation w/ ‘Power’ Creator Courtney Kemp Agboh

Power creator, executive producer, and showrunner Courtney Kemp Agboh sits down with Starz CEO Chris Albrecht for a candid discussion at the Paley Center for Media in Los Angeles about the development of the hit seriesShe goes into depth about her experiences as a showrunner, the role that social media (“black twitter”) plays in the success of the show, pushing boundaries on cable television to become the highest rates series on Starz, diversity and inclusion in Hollywood, and more.  Power straddles two different worlds: the glamorous New York club scene and the brutal drug trade, and will premier it’s third season in July!

“I really want to blow people’s minds. I really want to pump more octane in to season 3. More things will happen and there’s more stimuli. It’s not that you can’t have quiet moments but I want people to have this adrenaline-fueled experience at home. We have that in movies all the time, but I want to reach in and make you have a reaction.” – Courtney A. Kemp

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