LB: Speaking of the 2021 Emmys…

by Larry Brody

This year, the Television Academy pushed for diversity in many ways, including delivering more POC as Emmy presenters and (I’m pretty sure) nominees than ever before.

Yet every winning actor – and let’s be real here, actors are the public face of both the Emmy and Oscarcasts –  was white. I suppose I should be happy that at least the voting members of the Academy are watching more than just the broadcast networks these days, but still, what I find myself feeling is:

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2021 Emmy Award Winning Writers

And now, because it’s the right thing to do (and you can see the other winners just about anywhere), here they are, the really big Emmy winners for this year. That’s right, we’re talking about the WRITERS!

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A COMEDY SERIES

Hacks, “There Is No Line (Pilot)”
Written by Lucia Aniello, Written by Paul W. Downs, Written by Jen Statsky

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A LIMITED SERIES, MOVIE OR DRAMATIC SPECIAL

 I May Destroy You
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Larry Brody: Live! From Paradise! #167 – “Jack Daniel’s Ready-to-Wear”

THE USUAL NOTE FROM LB: From the summer of 2002 to  the spring of 2010, Gwen the Beautiful and I were the proud and often exhausted owners of a beautiful Ozarks property we called Cloud Creek Ranch.

In many ways, the ranch was paradise. But it was a paradise with a price that started going up before we even knew it existed. Here’s another Monday musing about our adventure and the lessons we learned. read article

Last Week’s Most Important Cord Cutting Developments

Locast streaming service shuts permanently

Cord Cutters News gives us the latest on the cord cutting front, including: an upcoming bundle that pairs Showtime with Paramount Plus, Apple TV getting is tvOS 15 software update next week, Locast suffering another legal blow, streaming services celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month, and more!

Cord Cutters Video Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6tUZA7GiIZPaUu4FQXnFYA

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How to Get Your TV Show Idea on the Air #7

by Larry Brody

The seventh in a series of videos about what is for all practical purposes the most important thing to know in showbiz: How to sell your idea, your script, and yourself.

This is serious business indeed, but the process also is filled with fun and, yes, love.  So please sit back and click to learn, enjoy, and maybe even find your TV show Destiny by knowing more about WHAT EXECUTIVES WANT TO SEE IN A TV SERIES PITCH.

MORE TO COME