You’ve discovered an amazing, real life person that you are sure could be a reality TV show…now what? Today, we give you 3 concrete steps to greatly increase your odds of selling a character-centered show.
One Awesome Character = Not Enough…
But worry not, oh faithful listeners! We’re going to give you the tools to take your one character and build from there, creating a concept that can turn into a successful reality TV show or documentary series.
Just a few things we cover today:
- Why one great character is not enough to sell a show.
- Discovering archetypes in your character’s life and using them.
- Working to communicate how characters fit together in your show.
- Defining the hook of your cast.
- Knowing which networks your characters are right for.
- Will Joke ever actually give birth to this baby?
Hit the giant PLAY button above to learn how to sell a show with your great character!
Transcript coming soon!
Helpful and Related Links
Great Characters for Reality TV Shows and Documentary Series — the must listen episode to know if your characters can really carry a TV show.
Great Reality TV Worlds — is the world your characters inhabit really interesting enough for a network to get excited about? An ep worth reviewing.
Start Here: 7 Steps to Pitch Reality TV to Joke and Biagio — everything you need to know about pitching to us, wrapped up neatly in one, easy-to-listen episode.
Subscribe to Joke and Biagio on Youtube.
Seriously, subscribe. Biagio has talked Joke into going on camera. A minor miracle.
Come Make a Show With Us!
So you found a great character, and now you’ll take these 3 steps to put together a rock-solid TV show concept. Then what?
Pitch it to us! Here’s how:
Read our in-depth page about how to pitch us a show. It also talks about what it’s really like to work in our business, the unscripted TV and film industry.