Telling truths in television — personal or universal — comes at a cost. But that doesn't keep the candid co-creator of Fox's Empire — and the upcoming Star — from keeping it real... at least, as he sees it.
For 34 year old stand-up Jerry Seinfeld, scoring a fancy network meeting was a sufficient symbol of success. But a November 1988 meeting at NBC — which screwed up his afternoon — led to no less than mastery of the medium and a place in television history.
Turning comic books into successful series comes naturally to this lifelong fanboy.