Parks and Recreation is one of my favorite comfort shows. It's something I can put on to brighten my mood, and it never fails. On his YouTube channel Behind the Curtain, N.T. Jordan, pulled together some of the best interview clips of co-creator Michael Schur (also the creator of The Good Place) and others discussing... Continue Reading →
N.T. Jordan (@ntjrdn) has started a new YouTube channel called Behind the Curtain, and we are already big fans. With these videos -- so far one on Game of Thrones and one on The Office -- N.T. is digging through hours of interviews to find clips from showrunners and core writers regarding the actual writing... Continue Reading →
by Ashley Scott Meyers In this episode of the podcast I talk with comedian and television writer Devon Shepard about the early days of his career and how he broke in to the business. He has written for numerous hit shows like Crash, Weeds, MADtv, and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. You can listen to... Continue Reading →
We recently became aware of two great opportunities for aspiring screenwriters to make the leap into television with their very own show ideas. The first comes out of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, surprisingly enough. The school has teamed up with a few different organizations to see if they can't find a great new... Continue Reading →
Let your character breath. Don't give your character to much to do in a pilot. We need quiet moments to see who they are.
Chad Gervich, author of Small Screen, Big Picture: A Writer’s Guide to the TV Business, recently shared his breakdown of what he sees as the four genres of television dramas.