The Comedy Pitch

Today Ken Levine, the Emmy-award winning writer/producer and all-around nice guy, gives you the inside scoop on what happens when you go in to pitch a sitcom pilot. Of course, he shares some great anecdotes, too.

Our PA on CHEERS who used to get us lunch became the VP of comedy at a
major network. We had to pitch our PA. (No sale. But we were offered

The comedy VP (who later became the president of that
network) once asked us “What is the opening episode of the seventh
season?” Huh??? How the fuck do you answer that? We said “the clip
show, featuring all the highlights of the many Emmy winning episodes.”
(No sale)

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