Kyra Sedgwick is an Emmy- and Golden Globe–winning actress, producer, and director, best known for her starring role as Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson on the TNT crime drama The Closer. She directed Grace and Frankie for Netflix. In 2018, Sedgwick earned her first DGA Award nomination for her directorial debut, Story of a Girl.
Ali Liebegott is a writer, actor, and comedian. She is a three-time Writers Guild Award nominee and Peabody Award winner for her work as a co-executive producer on Transparent. An accomplished novelist and poet, Liebegott has published four books: The Beautifully Worthless, The IHOP Papers, Cha-Ching!, and The Summer of Dead Birds. She currently writes for tv show The Conners.