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John and Craig talk about the new show John sold to ABC, which leads to a conversation about the differences between studios and networks, and how writers end up having relationships with both.
We answer a listener question about what writers mean by a “weekly.”
The bulk of the podcast centers on four samples from the Three Page Challenge, covering a range of genres from heist movies to fantasy to broad comedy. You can find all four entries in the links, so read along with us.
As always, our thanks to these brave writers who’ve shared their work. If you want to send in your own entry, there are some simple rules to follow.
- Chosen, or I Sold a TV Show!
- Liz Brixius’ new show
- Military comedy from Jerry Bruckheimer
- X-Files self-dealing lawsuit
- The Sarah Connor Chronicles
- Scriptnotes iTunes reviews
- Fox writers deal
- Three pages by Henry Fosdike & Lloyd Morgan
- Three pages by Jeffrey Stoltzfus
- Three pages by Virginia Lee
- Three pages by Sandy McDougall
- NewerTech Voyager Q Quad Interface Dock
- WD Green 2TB hard drives
- INTRO: Press Your Luck theme
- OUTRO: Simon and Garfunkel’s At the Zoo covered by Japanese folk duo The Side of a Hill
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UPDATE 9-28-12: The transcript of this episode can be found here.