Larry Brody’s TV Writing Tips & Tricks #17 – Television Storytelling

by Larry Brody

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The key to successfully writing for television is to remember that it is primarily a storytelling medium. All other considerations are secondary.

No one in TV is crazy enough to say that character and dialog don’t matter, but the truth is they don’t matter AS MUCH as story. read article

Larry Brody’s TV Writing Tips & Tricks #16 – Teleplay Format

by Larry Brody

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For all practical purposes, teleplays come in three formats. There’s one-hour film, half-hour film, and half-hour tape.

The hour film format is used for dramas, action shows, and primetime soaps. It looks a lot like typical screenplay format. read article