“I deliver my pitches in about 12 minutes, which they say is the perfect time because a pitch should never be as long as the actual pilot episode. I don’t place my Emmy in the Zoom shot, mostly because I don’t have one. I don’t egotistically refer to older series I created as “my show” — again, mostly because I don’t have any. And rather than speak at them, I include the executives in the conversation, which Kramer had told me was key. The best pitch Adler and Botnick remember, which of course was not mine, was when Rachel Bloom and Aline Brosh McKenna said, ‘Crazy ex-girlfriend: You’ve either been one or had one,’ after which everyone started talking.” Joel Stein: How Not to Sell Your Hilarious Comedy Pitch.

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+ Megan Thee College Graduate.