Pilot your own show to Comedy Central

Everyone's a comedian. Or at least, everyone thinks they are.

Now, wannabes can put their money where their mouths are by submitting their own comedy-show pilots to Comedy Central's Test Pilots. The network has teamed up with Internet site iFilm to find possible shows that will air on Comedy Central's broadband site Motherload.

The Comedy Central staff will pick three pilots a week for four consecutive weeks. The staff picks will go up on the site and get voted on by Web users. The top four pilots will become semifinalists, after which the users can vote on which one should move on to the finals. The Comedy Central judges will also pick three of their own favorites to compete in the finals.

The grand-prize winner will get a deal with the network to create an episodic series of their show for the broadband site MotherLoad.

Comedy Central will accept submissions on its Web site beginning May 22 and until August 24. The pilots must be between one and five minutes and can be comprised of live-action, animation, a combination of the both, or anything else one can think of. The network is adamant on one issue--the submissions mustn't suck.

"Comedy Central's Test Pilots is a chance for our extremely talented and vocal audience to get their foot in the door and wow us with their creativity," said Lou Wallach, senior vice president of original programming and development at Comedy Central. "We get throngs of emails and calls telling us 'I have the best show for Comedy Central.' Well, now is their chance to prove it."

In addition to being a cool competition for comedy lovers, the contest is also a great step forward in "syner-tainment." iFilm was purchased last year by MTV, which is owned by Viacom, who is also the corporate parent of Comedy Central.

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http://youtu.be/cGoNyhF47bY
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What I need is the ability to send over a represented TV pilot sitcom script. To whom shall this be addressed? It would not be practical to shoot the pilot myself as I have signed A-level talent and the estimated pilot budget is about $3 million dollars, give or take; slightly more than my savings account could handle. Can I reach someone in Lou Wallach's office or other in his development camp? You won't be sorry. Show synopsis, script and pitch bible available upon your request. Remember this show name: "LIFE WITH MORRIE". Thanxxxxxxxxx
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thats how south park was created
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We and my friend are planning to make a little pilot about things that piss us off.
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Plenty of Newgrounds Flash artist will love to post their work
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Very good idea,I hope it will result in many more comedy series. I'm also interested to enter but i've been trying to come up with a god idea for a sitcom for quite some time now and it's AND funny AND original. So much sitcoms have been made that you will need a lot of creativity to come uo witn an interesting idea.
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railley, what the hell are you talking about?
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They should say, "Whatever you submit must be better than 'I'm With Busey'"!!
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Stay tuned to see another exciting episode of "Colin's Man Breasts!"
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Can anybody say Channel 101?
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I have something I may want to enter
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A great Idea to bring in viewers.
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Can it be a pliot based on a comedy series from another country, or does it have to be 100% original and American?
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ooo, me too. Mine will be animated though.
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It's worth a go, I might see what I can cobble together
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I am seriously considering entering a pilot myself.
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