Writing Television Sitcoms (revised) - Evan S. Smith

Writing Television Sitcoms (revised)

By Evan S. Smith

  • Release Date: 2009-12-01
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines


This new edition of Writing Television Sitcoms features the essential information every would-be teleplay writer needs to know to break into the business, including: - Updated examples from contemporary shows such as 30 Rock, The Office and South Park - Shifts in how modern stories are structured - How to recognize changes in taste and censorship - The reality of reality television - How the Internet has created series development opportunities - A refined strategy for approaching agents and managers - How pitches and e-queries work - or don't - The importance of screenwriting competitions