This week’s collection of recent articles from other websites about TV, TV writing, TV biz, etc., etc. is as diverse as its disparate origins can make it.
As usual, the plan here is for you to click on the headlines over the excerpts below and visit the site to read the posts in full…and if anybody asks, tell ’em TVWriter™ sentcha, okay?
Brown Girls: Freeform Greenlights Comedy Pilot
by Cindy McLennnan
Freeform has ordered the Brown Girls TV show pilot. The comedy comes from writers Shilpi Roy and Nastaran Dibai. Freeform says, “The pilot centers on the relationship between Rimmi, an Indian-American aspiring beauty vlogger, and Devi, a young woman who has recently emigrated from India.”
Co-EP Roy and EP Dibai are writing the pilot. Tracy Katsky, Aaron Kaplan, and Dana Honor will executive produce….
The Ins and Outs of Writing a Winning, Magical Screenplay
by Gina Annunziato
Potterverse creator J.K. Rowling is making her screenplay debut with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The original 2001 book wasn’t written as a story, but as one of Harry Potter’s textbooks. Now, we’re going to enjoy five movies based on such a little book. How does that happen…?