TVWriter™’s Top Posts of the Week Ending June 19th


The posts TVWriter™ visitors clicked on most during the past week were:

Peggy Bechko Gives Us a Peek into the Writing Life read article

Herbie J Pilato has a Message for Former NBC Pages

There’s a reunion coming up! Check it out!

Herbie Pilato NBC Page Reunion Capture

Hoping to see a lot of old friends!

Herbie J Pilato: How “Star Trek: Next Gen” Changed Everything

star-trek-next-generationby Herbie J Pilato

Before Star Trek: The Next Generation debuted in the fall of 1987, episodic TV shows had a beginning, middle and end; story-arcs over several episodes didn’t exist (beyond the daytime and primetime soaps), and “character development” was a periodic thing.

For the most part, there was only episodic TV shows, and there really was no such thing as a “procedural.”

What happened in that one-hour dramatic episode of yore (or even that half-hour episode comedic episode) stayed there, and did not continue on into any future episode, segment or storyline. read article

Herbie J Pilato: The best thing you can do for your career is to live your life.

liveby Herbie J Pilato

Attachment to anything is never a good thing.

One of my favorite quotes to this regard is from the genius spirit of Confucius who has said, “Lose expectation; gain everything.”

And this may be applied to every aspect of life…and career and how, for a writer, both intertwine moreso than for other professionals (or for anyone at any level of employment). read article

Herbie J Pilato: Happy New Year! A Must-See for Fans of 60s TV!


by Herbie J Pilato

Some great dance compilations on YouTube:

Keep on Dancing – The Gentrys
Published on May 16, 2012

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