Building on Writing for Late Night TV and Talk Shows Level 1, this class will consist of joke maximizers for monologue jokes, finding the angle for your joke to help come up with multiple punch lines, jokes with visual punchlines, writing a rant on a topic like John Oliver’s show. Also, how to write a pitch for a live sketch in studio, guest segment extras, Fallon & Corden-type games with guests, recurring comic character bits, viral content ideas, series of jokes connected by a topic like Fallon’s New iPhone apps, ideas for funny segments like kid inventors, and more submission packet info! Feedback is given weekly by the teacher, and there is a discussion board for feedback and interaction with the whole class. This class is taught by Emmy nominated writer, and Second City Alum, Holly Wortell.
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Students of this on-demand class do not need to log in at a certain time or day (like our streaming class students do), as on-demand class content, exercises and assignments are available at your convenience with assignments due weekly. Weekly assignment due dates are unique to each on-demand class and are typically due Fridays, Saturday, or Sundays.