REALITY TV WRITING
CHAPTER PREVIEW

GETTING STARTED
-Why Reality TV?
-Reality TV 101
-Understanding Norms
-Understanding Budgets
-Understanding Locations
-Characters & Reality TV Rules

TYPES OF SHOWS
-The Competition Show
-The Docu-Series
-Half-Hour or One-Hour
-Dealing with Similar Shows

THE CONCEPT PITCH
-Creating the Concept Pitch Package
-Creating a Sizzle Reel of Under $1K

THE PACKAGE PITCH
-Hometown Reality
-Becoming the Creator/Showrunner (How to)

WRITING THE REALITY TV PILOT
-Even Reality TV is Scripted
-Why a Pilot, Reality TV Script is Important
-How to Write a Reality TV Pilot Script
-Reality TV Plots
-Fact or Faked?
-Reality TV Spec Format

MARKETING REALITY TV
-Create a Web Series
-Queries and the Written Presentation
-Trailer Versus Sizzle Reel
-Websites, Facebook and Creating an Audience
-Internet Marketing

FINAL WORD