Take On Hollywood and Make It as a Television Writer.From mediabistro.com, the media industrys most well-respected source for jobs, professional development, and community, this inside-the-business guide gives you the knowledge and tools you need to infiltrate Hollywood and land a job as a TV writer. Thats rightSmall Screen, Big Picture gives you a competitive edge over millions of other aspiring writers who share your talent, creativity, and determination . . . because after reading these pages, youll have the one thing they lack: an understanding of the business of television.This journey into Hollywoods inner workings not only details how networks, studios, and production companies work together, it teaches you how the process affects the creation and writing of TV series, how shows make money, andultimatelyhow you can use this information to break into the industry. Youll learn: What really goes on in the inner sanctum of the writers roomand how to be a part of it How todays TV business model worksand how rapidly its changing Who has the power to buy a show ideaand how to pitch your own How new media formats are changing televisionand how to use them to your advantage Which jobs will kick-start your TV writing careerand how to get hired And much more . . .Armed with this solid foundation of knowledge, youll be ready to plan your entry into the industry and begin your successful TV writing career.From the Trade Paperback edition.