Writing television sitcoms

by Smith, Evan S. 1956-

Format: Print Book 2009
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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
Additional Information
Subjects Situation comedies (Television programs) -- Authorship.
Television plays -- Technique.
Publisher New York :Penguin Group,2009
Edition Rev. and expanded ed.
Language English
Notes "A Perigee book."
Description xviii, 331 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages [321]-324) and index.
ISBN 9780399535376 (pbk.)
0399535373 (pbk.)
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