Show Runner: Producing Variety & Talk Shows For Television
The only book to deal with the subject, this lively, wide-ranging, informative book covers all aspects of show running variety and talk shows for television. Filled with examples from actual television shows, it covers
making, pitching, and selling a pilot show; production development; a show runners duties and weekly schedule; working with other members of a productions staff and crew; producing a season of shows,
Along the way, it also defines the roles played by the many producers whose creditswe see on the screen (line producer, field producer, executive producer, etc.) and their interactions with the all-important show runner.
Additionally, SHOW RUNNER covers show running as a career, discussing the hard realities and many pleasures of the job, including selling oneself, finding work, negotiating for a percentage of a shows profits, and more.