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How to sell your TV show, according to a TV expert.
“The important lessons I’ve learned in over 25 years of selling TV shows.”
– Grigor Stewart, Television Executive
You might have a great TV show, but can you sell it? Watch and learn from an experienced TV exec how to bring your vision to the screen, whether locally or internationally. Television professional Grigor Stewart’s approach to selling TV shows is practical and powerful. In his video lessons, Grigor teaches you his playbook for thinking like a television network, making your idea marketable to audiences, and ultimately landing television sales deals. Use his simple strategy to increase your chances of success. Don’t waste another minute.
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Who is Selling Your TV Show for? Among Selling Your TV Show’s students are television professionals, producers, and production companies, as well as film schools. Grigor lays out every step of the TV show journey—from finding a partner to cross-border trade—and talks through the different roles in the industry. You’ll learn how to sell your show to both traditional broadcast networks and streaming giants such as Netflix, as well as through a distributor or rep.
Meet your instructor
In a career that spans three decades, Grigor Stewart has sold some of the world’s most valuable sports television properties, including the FIFA World Cup and Wimbledon, attended 50+ television markets, and had shows across all genres broadcast in every country. Today he owns Clickboogie Media, South Africa’s first-ever independent television distribution company, and is an award-winning alumni of the Entertainment Master Class (EMC). In his online course, Grigor is passing on what he’s learned.
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Here are the secrets to selling your show.
Do your homework
The people you’re pitching to will want to see why your show is a good fit for their channel.
Think about sales
Let the network or studio know how they can market your show to their audience.
Stay ahead of the curve
It’s important to keep up with trends and incorporate them into your strategy.
Explore your classes…
Know Your Channel
Glossary of broadcasting, Channel fragmentation, Multi-platform television, and TV networks.
The Importance of TV Advertising
The advertising pie, Air time, and Ad-funded programming.
The Ins & Outs of TV Distribution
Deliverables, Exclusivity, Episodes, Holdbacks, One-off shows, and Formats.
What Buyers Want
Audiences, Viewer loyalty, Media planning, Questions every TV buyer must ask.
The Bigger Global Picture
Television landscape, Territories, Genres, Cross-border sales, Language, TV trends, and Watch a lot of Television.
The Perfect Match
Co-production, Joint ventures, Rights, and Financing.
Guide to Pricing
Pricing, Pitching, Projections, Contracts, and Technicalities.
All You Need To Know About Television Markets
TV markets, Media consumption, Marketing, and Trade press
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