Herbie J Pilato Reminds Us That ‘The New Dick Van Dyke Show’ Once was a Thing

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This is Part 2 of TVWriter™ Classic TV Day. Part 1 is below it…because, as strange as it may be, that’s how the interwebs work.)

The NEW Dick Van Dyke Show – 50 Years Later
by Herbie J Pilato

Ten years after The Dick Van Dyke Show debuted on CBS, October 3, 1961, The New Dick Van Dyke Show premiered on CBS, September 18, 1971. read article

Stephanie Bourbon: “How to go deeper with your characters”

LB’S NOTE: One of our fave TV writers-illustrators-screenwriters-vloggers, Stephanie Bourbon, shows us how to write deeper characters and in the process reveals how very deep her own character is.

by Stephanie Bourbon

Hey, Writers! read article

Stephanie Bourbon: “You CAN Make Money As A Creative”

LB’S NOTE: One of our fave TV writers-illustrators-screenwriters-vloggers, Stephanie Bourbon, believes it’s time to change the “starving artist/writer/actress/etc. mantra and puts her piggy bank where her, erm, words are.

by Stephanie Bourbon

Hello Writers! [Today I am writing about this notion that we creatives group up with. read article

How I Hijacked Hollywood or: How To Sell A Screenplay

This clever tale of Imposter Syndrome in action (hey, we’ve ALL got it so what the heck) is packed with wisdom and attitude, and as regular TVWriter™ visitors know, we’re hardcore admirers of both.

by Zack Ford

On a hot spring day in 2013, I exited the Kips Bay brownstone in Manhattan where I lived in a rent-controlled studio apartment with my girlfriend and a white cat, walked west to 5th Avenue and then south to 23rd Street, to one of the few remaining Radio Shacks in history. Here, I bought an item just as outré as the store itself: an answering machine for a landline telephone. I had a plan to hack Hollywood. read article

What Stareable.Com’s partnership with AMC can mean to you – @stareable.com

Trying to place your web series (or web series idea) with a solid streaming network? Looks like our buds at Stareable.Com are lining things up so they can help.

The fine print in this image may be too small to read. Here’s a clearer version: read article