A chat with the writers of the Jesus drama "The Chosen"

The Chosen has been watched 600 million times across various apps, has 10 million social media followers, and calls itself the most successful crowdfunded TV series of all time. Ryan Swanson and Tyler Thompson write the series together with creator/director Dallas Jenkins. The fourth of seven planned seasons debuted in theatres in Februrary 2024 (see trailer), and will soon be available on streaming platforms including its own (watch.thechosen.tv).

Ryan Swanson and Tyler Thompson chat with host Bill Fledderus about the creative process, the challenges of crafting such a groundbreaking series and the importance of diverse storytelling. This episode is our first audio- and video-recorded in Faith Today's new Scarborough studio.

A video version of this conversation is also available.