by Greg DePaul (@GregDePaul) If you want to make a living as a screenwriter, stop what you’re doing … and start writing plays! Sounds silly, huh? After all, why would you sidetrack your screenwriting career by writing for the stage when it pays, basically, nothing? And when most Americans go
by Greg DePaul (@GregDePaul) If you’re channel-surfing on a Tuesday night and briefly land on This is Us , you might think you’ve stumbled on an episode of Parenthood. After all, This Is Us also airs on NBC, also gives us a saccharine look at American family life, and also
by Ashley Scott Meyers In this episode of the podcast I talk with television writer and producer Craig Van Sickle about the early days of his career all the way through his days working on The Pretender, the show which he co-created. You can listen to the audio portion of
by Ashley Scott Meyers In this episode of the podcast I talk with screenwriter Corey Mandell about breaking into television. You can listen to the audio portion of the podcast by clicking here or through iTunes by clicking here. You can also read a transcript of this episode. Corey Mandell
The Emmy nominations came out yesterday morning. Take a look at who got nominated for what, and read some Emmy-quality TV scripts. Outstanding Drama Series “Better Call Saul” (AMC) “Downton Abbey” (PBS) “Game Of Thrones” (HBO) “Homeland” (Showtime) “House Of Cards” (Netflix) “Mad Men” (AMC) “Orange Is The New Black”
Here’s the pilot script for Scream, MTV’s new TV show based on the classic teen horror movies. Jill Blotevogel wrote this script. You can find the scripts for the first three Scream movies here.
The 12 Monkeys pilot for the new SyFy TV show was written by Terry Matalas and Travis Fickett based on the film written by David Peoples and Janet Peoples (check out the film script here).
A friend of the site recently introduced us to TVTropes.org, a community forum that has compiled a gigantic list of basically every trope you could possibly think of. Despite the name, the database is not limited to television tropes. A trope is a common or overused theme or device. Another
Here are links to the Pilot, Episode 4: Social Psychology, Episode 7: Intro to Statistics, and Episode 9: Debate.