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Writing television comedy

Author: Jerry Rannow
Publisher: New York : Allworth Press, ©1999.
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"Veteran television writer and producer Jerry Rannow gives aspiring and experienced comedy writers a humorous and eye-opening insider's view of the process of conceiving, writing, and marketing a winning TV sitcom. Irreverent and brutally honest, the author reveals what it's like to work with network and studio executives, producers, directors, agents, writers, and stars."--BOOK JACKET. "Chapters include instructive  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rannow, Jerry.
Writing television comedy.
New York : Allworth Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)607455035
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry Rannow
ISBN: 1581150423 9781581150421
OCLC Number: 42834935
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 211 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. I Never Metamorphosis I Didn't Like --
ch. 2. Jump Starting the Funnybone --
ch. 3. The Idea --
ch. 4. Massaging the Story Muscle --
ch. 5. Ideas on a Clothesline --
ch. 6. The Plot Thickens --
ch. 7. I Am the King Revisited --
ch. 8. Yarn-Spinning 101 --
ch. 9. Archie Bunker Lives! --
ch. 10. A Second Opinion --
ch. 11. Giggles, Goofs, and Guffaws --
ch. 12. Laughs from the Soul --
ch. 13. Life or Death of a Salesperson --
ch. 14. It's Perfect! I Love It! Do It Over! --
ch. 15. Joined at the Hip --
ch. 16. The Dark Side of Success --
ch. 17. Solidarity --
ch. 18. Pilot Dreams --
ch. 19. Lagniappe --
ch. 20. My Lunch with Eric --
ch. 21. That's Just About All, Folks! --
app. a. Sitcom Agents.
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"Veteran television writer and producer Jerry Rannow gives aspiring and experienced comedy writers a humorous and eye-opening insider's view of the process of conceiving, writing, and marketing a winning TV sitcom. Irreverent and brutally honest, the author reveals what it's like to work with network and studio executives, producers, directors, agents, writers, and stars."--BOOK JACKET. "Chapters include instructive script excepts from successful shows and provide exercises to help writers create their own television comedies. Valuable appendixes include lists of agents, contacts, and organizations."--Jacket.

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