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Preemptive Specs, Political Tweets, and Peacock – Paper Scraps Monthly (PT157)

Alex and Nick answer your TV writing questions about political tweets, topic suggestions, and predicting fellowship specs.

Plus, we catch up on some TV writing news from the past few weeks, including the WGA election results, the announcement of a new OTT service, and a TV crossover event.


Our next live event will be on Wednesday, November 20. We’ll be doing a table read of a pilot script from one lucky Paper Tease winner! Join our Patreon to get early tickets.


Announcements and Shout-outs (01:07)
Audience Questions: Political tweets, TV writing education, and predicting speccable shows (05:56)
TV Writing News: WGA election results, Peacock, and Apple Studios (18:54)


The Paper Team 150th Episode Special (PT150)
Should You Pay for TV Writing Education? (PT19)
Results for WGAw’s 2019 Officers and Board Of Directors Election
NBCUniversal Announces Peacock as Name of its Streaming Service (PR)
“Apple Launches In-House Studio” – The Hollywood Reporter
“Tom Welling to reprise Smallville role for Arrowverse’s ‘Crisis on Infinite Earths’ crossover” – EW

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