How to Write and Structure the TV Drama

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Man Men
Breaking Bad
The Good Wife
CSI
Scandal & Gray’s Anatomy

If you want to write brilliant, breakthrough material, write for television.
From “Orange is the New Black” to “Girls” to “Mad Men,” television writing is where the most entertaining, evocative and surprising stories are being told.

Where do you start? How do you polish what you’ve got?
Learn from the best. Peter Russell, award-winning UCLA Extension instructor of the year and co-founder of How Movies Works, takes you through the plot structures of television dramas: Episodic and Serial storylines.

We also show you how creators Vince Gilligan and Aaron Sorkin create tension in TV DRAMA. He’ll show you BEAT BY BEAT how BREAKING BAD and NEWSROOM work. You’ll understand how to approaching writing shows like “The Good Wife,” and “CSI” or “Gray’s Anatomy.” You’ll learn about writing great characters, writing vivid action and how to build relationships between characters that the audience cares about.

This 3-hour lecture is only $5 for the first hour and $20 additional for the full lecture. You’ll also receive a video link to the lecture to view online.

August 6, 2014

About Peter Russell Movie&TV Script Doctor

Think of me as a writer, teacher and story consultant with over 15 years experience working with studios. From this experience, I have developed a great class list that focuses on many areas in the business. Peter Russell Script Doctor offers a large variety of classes, so be sure to check back often to see if there is an offering for you. Find Out More...
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