- Show based on neurotic and/or childish characters (a staple of sitcoms)
- Show based on characters with interesting jobs -- the procedural (cop, medical, legal, detective/spy/crime dramas)
- Show based on a particular genre (vampires, fantasy, science-fiction, military, espionage)
- Show based on relatively normal characters thrust into crazy situations (character diagnosed with cancer, nuclear holocaust)
30 August 2011
Thought of the day: Four types of TV shows
There seem to be four premises to create interesting TV shows.