Ever had the feeling that you could dream up better TV shows than those currently on offer? Ever had an idea for a new TV show, but haven't quite known what to do, or where to go with it? Ever hankered after a creative sideline, but simply lacked the time (or the commitment) to embark on something as ambitious as a novel or a play? If you answered YES to any of these questions, then this book is for you.
Packed with practical and creative advice, you'll discover: How to check whether your TV show concept is on the right track; How to develop your ideas and write your treatments; How to target the right companies and people in the industry; How to pitch your ideas; How the TV format industry works; How best to protect your ideas; What to expect from an offer and a contract.
In fact, you'll learn all you need to know to make your indelible mark as a TV freelance format creator. This exciting and potentially profitable industry, contrary to what many people think, is accessible not just to TV executives, but to all of us.