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Write to TV, 2nd Edition by Martie Cook

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SELLING AN ORIGINAL IDEA

 

In television, there is nothing quite as exciting as selling a pilot. It doesn’t matter whether you are just starting out as a writer – or if you already have several successful series under your belt. Selling a pilot is what most television writers strive for. The possibility of having your idea developed, produced, and then beamed into every living room across America is, quite simply, the ultimate dream.

A year or so ago, I had the extreme good fortune to sell an idea for a pilot to Warner Bros. and NBC. It was an incredible journey. I learned so much along the way. I am anxious to share every moment with you in hopes that when your time comes you will be all the more prepared. Let me tell you, ...

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