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This site will be of plenty of interest to TV fans, but fundamentally it's for people who want to take their love of TV and transform it into something more practical: actually creating telly that people want to see.

These scripts are here because the only way to learn how to write a TV script is to read A LOT of other TV scripts, and there aren't many places you can do that.

So here you can study scripts for existing shows, some of your old favourites, and many that never even made it to air. Figure out what makes an episode work, how to format that spec, why a pilot failed and how to write in four, five or six acts.

And when you've figured it all out and got your show on air - send me your scripts!

Help keep this site updated

I love running this site and sharing the scripts I obtain with other writers and fans. However, scripts are not always easy to get hold of (especially when you live five and a half thousand miles away from L.A.). So I am asking; if you would like to contribute - anonymously or otherwise - to a site that has been called "an absolute gold mine" (John August) and "a great site" (Ellen Sandler) then please send any scripts you may have for upcoming or classic shows to blog@leethomson.com. I promise not to post scripts for upcoming pilots until the show has aired, and anyone who sends me anything will of course have my undying gratitude.

Fair Use Notice

This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. I am making such material available in my efforts to advance understanding of the craft of screenwriting. I believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material.

The material on this site is distributed without profit.

If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

If you are the writer of any of these scripts, and want me to take them down; no need for unpleasantness: just email me.

23 January Updates

posted 23 Jan 2016, 04:48 by Lee Thomson

8 January Updates

posted 9 Jan 2016, 06:37 by Lee Thomson

  • Sneaky Pete 1x01 - Pilot (READ NOW)
  • I Live With Models 1x01 - Pilot (READ NOW)
  • The Comedians 1x01 - Pilot (READ NOW)
  • Resident Advisors 1x01 - Pilot (READ NOW)
  • The Carmichael Show 1x01 - Pilot (READ NOW)
  • Blood and Oil 1x01 - Pilot (READ NOW)
  • Angel From Hell 1x01 - Pilot (READ NOW)
  • Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life 1x01 - Pilot (READ NOW)
  • The Shannara Chronicles 1x01 - Pilot (READ NOW)
  • Superstore 1x01 - Pilot (READ NOW)
  • The Player 1x01 - Pilot (READ NOW)
  • Truth Be Told 1x01 - Pilot (READ NOW)
  • Shades Of Blue 1x01 - Pilot (READ NOW)
  • Telenovela 1x01 - Pilot (READ NOW)

28 November Updates

posted 28 Nov 2015, 10:14 by Lee Thomson

7 November Updates

posted 7 Nov 2015, 04:02 by Lee Thomson   [ updated 28 Nov 2015, 10:16 ]

  • Ash vs Evil Dead 1x01 - Pilot (READ NOW)
  • Crazy Ex-Girlfriend 1x01 - Pilot (READ NOW)
  • Wicked City 1x01 - Pilot (READ NOW)

9 October Updates

posted 10 Oct 2015, 03:54 by Lee Thomson   [ updated 10 Oct 2015, 04:00 ]

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