DEADLINE JANUARY 27 - NYTVF Comedy Central Competition

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For release on: Jan 18, 2012

DEADLINE APPROACHING! Submit by January 27!




The New York Television Festival and Comedy Central have teamed up to offer aspiring TV writers and producers the opportunity to win $7,500 and a development deal with Comedy Central!


Comedy Central is looking for fun, fresh points of view that fit into the Comedy Central brand of comedy. The following scripted-comedy formats would apply: sketch, narrative/single-camera sitcom, animated and "late night" comedy (game shows, panel shows, etc.). Non-scripted formats are not applicable for this competition, regardless of hilarity. The competition is FREE to enter.


Full details available here:


What do I need to submit?

-An eight to fifteen (8-15) minute Pilot Presentation

-A shooting script of the episode

-Signed Entry Packet


When is the final deadline?

JANUARY 27, 2012 at 12pm (noon) EST


All finalists will receive designation as 2012 NYTVF Official Artists and be invited to the New York Television Festival, held in NYC in 2012.

One winner will be selected by Comedy Central and he/she will receive $7,500 and a development deal from the network.

Comedy Central may elect to enter into development agreements with additional finalists.


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About the New York Television Festival:

The New York Television Festival was founded in 2005 as the industry’s first creative festival for television artists. The NYTVF works in partnership with networks, studios, brands and agencies to more effectively and efficiently deliver the best projects and showcase the most promising artists.
In September 2011 The NYTVF celebrated its 7th annual Festival, in which industry partners presented thirteen guaranteed deals to U.S.-based creators and nearly forty networks, studios, agencies and production companies met with over 200 artists to begin relationships that could yield many more deals to come.

Held in New York City each fall, the NYTVF hosts events ranging from red-carpet premieres (NYTVF Primetime), focused discussions on digital development and distribution (NYTVF Digital Day), fan panels (NYTVF Development Day) and screenings of the best in independent content (Independent Pilot Screenings).
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