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The Screenwriter’s Simple Guide to Formatting Television Scripts by Ken Miyamoto

Even though this article is from 2016, it’s still spot-on, especially for anyone looking to write an original TV spec. If you are writing a sample TV script based on an existing TV show, your best bet is to just watch that show and time it. 

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