Category Archives: television

What Is A Sizzle Reel For A TV Show?

If there’s one thing I’ve learned from working in the television industry, it’s that words on paper cannot convey an accurate sense of pacing, style, tone and excitement when trying to describe and more importantly – sell – a potential … Continue reading

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How to Pitch a Reality Show or Series

Reality TV is television programming that features unscripted situations and actual occurrences. Reality usually highlights personal drama and conflict or competitive drama. If you have a great idea for a reality show you’re one step ahead of the rest of … Continue reading

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How to Successfully Pitch A Radio Show

I’ve written about how to successfully pitch TV shows now it’s time to listen to something a little different since there aren’t any pictures involved. But just because the concept is sound-driven doesn’t mean you shouldn’t read this because many … Continue reading

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RIP King Richard: Is the CBC doomed?

Love him or hate him, Richard Stursberg, CBC’s recently axed head, understood the writing on the wall: the CBC cannot afford to continue with an umblllical dependence on funding from the government. Richard’s passionate vision was for a public broadcaster … Continue reading

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“King Richard” Stursberg leaves CBC

Richard Stursberg, head of CBC’s English services, is leaving after six years in the position. CBC president Hubert T. Lacroix announced his departure Friday in a statement to employees. Lacroix gave no reason for Stursberg’s departure, which is effective Friday. … Continue reading

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Is Content Promotion and Promotion Content? Where’s the line in the sand?

One of the most difficult debates that creative people face involves the combining of traditional advertising and digital media. In the entertainment industry, advertising creative people are in the business of creating promotion, while web designers/producers are in the business … Continue reading

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Which Will Be Bigger? Social TV or 3DTV?

We North Americans witnessed the birth of Social Television via Big Network Events such as the Oscars and MTV Music Video Awards Shows last year. Social TV’s birth happened in the form of live Twitter and Facebook feeds that crawled … Continue reading

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