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TV Comedy 1 TV Comedy Pilot Writing Workshop

LA – East Apr 28, May 5, May 19, Jun 2, Jun 23 (5 Sunday Afternoons)2:00pm - 5:00pm$5254 Spots Left

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Do you have a hysterical idea for next season’s hit breakout comedy? Then this five-week TV Comedy Pilot Writing Workshop in Los Angeles is for you. Let successful TV writer and Showrunner Todd Waldman (Embeds, Single By 30, Writer, Happy Endings), share his secrets for developing the DNA of your show, finding the funny, developing characters that bring us back, season after season. Through lively craft lectures and Todd’s help on your script idea, you’ll have developed the formula for your series and defined your main characters.

Single by 30By the end of this class, you’ll have completed a solid beat sheet of an irresistible comedy pilot that will save you a spot at the writers’ table! Laugh track not included.

Note: If you have never taken a TV writing class before, we strongly recommend you take the TV 101 and TV Structure for Pilot Writing in addition to this class.

Todd Waldman

Showrunner, Embeds, Single By 30, Writer, Happy Endings

Todd Waldman has developed pilots at Warner Brothers, FOX, and MTV, and sold an original feature entitled “Beat Kip” to Paramount Vantage. Recently, Todd was the showrunner of the critically acclaimed EMBEDS for Verizon Go90 and YouTube Red’s SINGLE BY 30. Todd was the head-writer for TruTV’s YOU CAN DO BETTER last year and wrote on staff and was a co-producer of MANHATTAN LOVE STORY for ABC. He has been a writer producer at FUNNY OR DIE and written on HAPPY ENDINGS (ABC), written and co-produced AWKWARD (MTV) and written on Bo Burnham’s ZACH STONE IS GONNA BE FAMOUS (MTV). He was previously a part of the Summer of Tears sketch group, for which he won best sketch group at the HBO U.S. Comedy Arts Festival. Before becoming a writer, Todd worked as a development executive at Norman Lear at ACT III and with Jason Reitman at his company Hard C. MORE