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Writing A Spec TV Pilot

September 24, 2011

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Traditionally, a TV pilot was either a GENESIS pilot or a PROTOTYPE. A genesis pilot, is a stand alone episode which introduces the world, the characters or the franchise of a new TV show. A prototype pilot is a typical episode. I’ve heard industry quote episode 6 as a good episode to submit as a […]

Types Of TV Shows

July 21, 2011

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I was fortunate enough to attend a TV writing workshop by Chad Gervich at the Great American Pitchfest. Business models define the creativity in TV. These vary between cable and terrestrial. Cable is subscriber-based, so advertiser income is secondary since the niche audience is already paying. Conversely, terrestrial TV is entirely funded by advertising slots […]

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