May 18, 2018
Applications for NBCUniversal’s Writers on the Verge program are open now.
NBCUniversal is on a roll. As home to both This Is Us, broadcast TV’s current number one drama, and the recent Winter Olympics, the network has now taken the lead in total primetime viewers for the first time in almost 20 years. In its quest to find diverse writers to work on its increasingly popular dramas and comedies, the company is offering an incredible opportunity to aspiring TV penners: Writers on the Verge.
Writers on the Verge is a 12-week series of classes that take place at NBCUniversal in Universal City, CA, and are intended to give screenwriters all the tools necessary to step into a real writers’ room and get to work. Participants will leave the program with an improved portfolio and maybe even a job—past writers have gone on to work on NBC shows like Community, The Blacklist, Chicago Fire, Two Broke Girls and more