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Introduction to the US TV Landscape

Tutors: Des Doyle

Date: Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

Duration: 1 day

Venue: Dublin TBC

Cost: €75

Course Profile:

Facilitated by Des Doyle, the director of the critically acclaimed documentary Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show, this seminar will focus on:

  • Detailed breakdown of all the major US Networks – how they tier out (broadcast, cable, premium cable etc) what they are currently programming and what their brands/audiences are
  • Detailed study of Pilot Season 2018 – what was ordered, what sold and why that was? What talent/s were involved and where does this take the Nets programming in the future
  • Discussion on Peak TV and Streaming services (Netflix, Hulu, Amazon) and their impact on U.S. programming and opportunities they present
  • Network – Studio – Writer relationship, Pod deals and Shingles, Studio restrictions/obligations
  • Breakdown of the Writers Year – Pilot, Staffing, Development, Buying and where are the windows for Irish writers.

Participant Profile:

Producers and writers who wish to deepen their current understanding of the US Television Landscape.

Application Procedure:

Please apply online at www.screentrainingireland.ie

Deadline for applications: 10:00 am Monday the 24th of September.

For further details please email grainne.bennett@screentrainingireland.ie.

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