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    From: (Jms at B5)
 Subject: Re: attn. JMS: A TV writing question...
    Date: 6/27/2003 8:09:00 PM  

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>I was wondering how TV shows do the writing/planning for the next
>season. Is the next season thought up while the current one is in
>production or do they wait until the current season is over? I've always
>wondered about that but have never seen an answer so I thought I'd
>ask...just curious.

Ninety-percent or so of all TV shows work season to season, with a general
sense of where it might go if the show should be renewed. You keep it at arm's
length for the same reason you don't name a baby seal until you know it's gonna


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