Pilot Season 2022

Session #152 – WGT’s Annual Pilot Season Analysis – It’s a Wild, Wild Pilot Season

Are the broadcast networks just going through the motions this pilot season? With each having its own streamer, are we seeing the last days of the traditional pilot season? What does this mean for writers? And Tom remembers the days of Saturday morning cartoon pilot season. SHOW NOTES: Tom was wrong, “The X-Files” was not a mid-season replacement show. The first season was a full 24 episodes running from September 1993-May 1994. It was a Friday night show, which were shows that weren’t expected to do that well, hence the slot was often called the “Friday night death slot.” Deadline Pilot Panic Disney Trims $1B in content spending Pilot Season Hits New Low as Broadcast Shifts Towards Streaming Model Broadcast TV Scorecard 2022

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Kelley Carter

Session #124 – Interview with Kelley Carter – Entertainment Journalist and Executive Producer

We interview Kelley Carter, the Sr. Entertainment Reporter for ESPN’s “The Undefeated,” about her career, starting from her days at Michigan State University, to the Detroit Free Press and USA Today and now creating a scripted drama for Showtime. SHOW NOTES:ESPN “The Undefeated”Kelley on…Twitter: https://twitter.com/KelleyLCarterInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/KelleyLCarterFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/kelleylcarter

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Serial vs. Procedural

Session #30 – Serialized vs. Procedural

Is your script serialized or procedural? What? It’s a sitcom! Since when are sitcom’s categorized as either of those? We debate how you categorize your work, whatever genre, in this week’s session of Writers Group Therapy. SHOW NOTES: None this episode.

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