Write desk bits, remote segments, guest pieces, sketch and a variety of segments for shows like Fallon, Seth Meyers, Kimmel, Amber Ruffin, Colbert, John Oliver, Trevor Noah, Ellen, Desus & Mero and more. Write monologue jokes weekly, create original material to strengthen your writing samples, and produce the elements to put together your pitch packet for a talk show. 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.
Recommended next level: Writing for Late Night TV and Talk Shows Level 2
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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.