The Writers Room - A Workshop

9/17/2012; 58 minutes

How do writers on a television comedy develop their material? Writers from current and recent comedies come together at the Pollock Theater at UCSB. They take stories "ripped from the headlines" and discuss how they would handle them in their shows - through jokes, characters, and stories. The writers are from television comedies: Cheers, M*A*S*H, Frasier, According to Jim, Ellen, Drew Carey, Newhart, Bob, and The Simpsons. (#24204)

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