Writing Television SitcomsBook - 2009
New edition of the popular screenwriting guide!
Writing Television Sitcoms is the ultimate all-in-one guide to writing a funny script, pitching a new show, and launching a successful career. AS digital technology reshapes the television industry, this new and expanded edition explains how today's writers can get ahead of the curve. Features include-
A complete description of premise-driven comedy, a proven method for 'writing funny from the ground up'
Numerous examples from new and classic shows
Advice from top writer-producers
A thorough look at how sitcom story models are changing
Complete script layout guidelines for all three formats
Tips on how new-media developments can help you break into the business