EP #007– Hour TV Genres
In this, our seventh podcast episode, I discuss the basic genres of Hour TV.
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EPISODE #007–Hour TV Genres
RUN TIME about 13 minutes
The show is divided into four parts.
PART ONE: The Story
- What is Genre?
PART TWO: The Topic of the Week.
- Basic Hour TV Genres
- 1. Crime Shows
- 2. Legal Shows
- 3. Medical shows
- 4. High Concept Shows
- 5. Relationship Shows
PART THREE: Your Questions
What kind of script software and computer do i need?
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PART FOUR: Your Homework
Here’s your homework:
- Choose a few genres of hour TV you like. Find shows in that genre, and watch them. What are the tropes? Now create your own, and write a series premise logline.
IN CONCLUSION (OUR TAG)…
Hybridization can make things seem fresh!
EPISODE RELEASE SCHEDULE
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The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946-Present
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