Creating TV Show Bibles

How do you write a great TV show bible? Of those good TV specs flying about, most of their series bible are a disappointment. Why? A lot of them are just really dull. To look at and to read. A series bible is another chance to really sell your TV show and your story and many writers forget this. Readers usually don’t get paid extra for series bibles usually. So there’s a very good chance the Reader will simply skim over it. It’s essential to grab the reader for the best shot at your TV show idea being picked up.

What Makes a Good TV Series Premise?

In Emmy winner Erik Bork’s work pitching series ideas and writing pilots (and on good days, selling them to networks such as NBC and Fox), he’s learned a few things about what they're looking for, and what makes an idea sellable - as well as what a successful pilot script tends...