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Writing Television Sitcoms (revised)

Evan S. Smith - Author

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ISBN 9781101151624 | 352 pages | 01 Dec 2009 | Perigee | 18 - AND UP
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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


"Everything a beginning television writer needs to know about the TV industry and writing scripts for sitcoms"
-Writers Write


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