One of the sad facts of television production is that not only do the best scripts often not make it to the screen, the best versions of scripts often don’t make it either. Which means that if you’re watching a lot of TV and thinking, “Hey, I can write like that. This gig’s for me,” odds are that more often than not you’re comparing yourself to competition that’s been watered down by network, star, and budget needs.
The following article will introduce you to seven of the best TV drama pilots ever written, as they were in fact written. Complete with links. Check ’em out!
by Stephanie Palmer
One of the best ways to learn how to write TV pilot scripts, is by reading pilot scripts. I gathered seven pilot scripts from some of the most talked-about drama pilots of the last three years.