Most British TV series have one writer; two is not uncommon, but more is unusual for a sitcom. This produces consistency, originality and individual style, but like the Ferrari cannot be mass-produced. It also allows more time for reharsal and shooting - not a great deal more, but enough to allow original ideas to develop.
The different model employed in the UK also allows actors and other talent to work on more than one programme at the same time, too. A writer may write the episodes for a series of one sitcom, then while it's being produced, write episodes for a completely different show. The same is true of actors--many prominent actors have had successful shows running at or near the same time for several years. And the series (or season) of a single programme aren't necessarily limited to one per calendar year. If a show is very successful and all the ingredients are available, a second series can go almost immediately into production. On the other hand, unavailable writers or actors can be the reason a programme doesn't air new episodes for a longer time.
The shows that are bought in the US are often only 6 episodes, but many shows run for 13 weeks or longer and of course we also have Soap Operas and dramas which run continuously maybe once a week or 3-4 times a week.
We also have one two daily shows but most of the ones shown are from Australia.
The reasons are partly financial and partly historical. On average, budgets for American TV shows are - and have always been - much higher in comparison to their British counterparts (although for news, documentaries and general entertainment shows they are comparable).
This is for a variety of reasons, but primarily due to a.) the size of the American networks and their parent corporations, b.) the larger amounts of advertising revenue generated in the US market, and c.) greater revenue from overseas sales and syndication (a concept that doesn't really exist in the UK). So generally speaking, British networks arrived at the model of usually having just one or two writers for series, and not having very long seasons, because it is cheaper that way. This doesn't mean that all seasons are short - as noted above there are prime time 'soap operas' that are on year-round, for example - but as a general rule, British seasons tend to be from 6 to 13 episodes in length.
The BBC is a special case, as it generates 100% of its income for programme making from something called the license fee, which is an annual charge that anyone who owns a TV in Britain must pay. Although the license fee is collected and spent independently from government, the BBC is forbidden by law to use any money from its commercial activities (merchandising etc) for programme making, as this would be seen as creating an unfair advantage over its commercial rivals. American readers might find it helpful to think of the BBC as like PBS, but with compulsory subscription from everybody. The result of this is that the money available to the BBC for making programmes is fixed year on year. This has the duel effect of making it, in theory, freer creatively (because they don't have to sell advertising) but tighter with budgets (because they can't spend any more than they get from the license fee).
The other reason is to do with changes in the way programmes are made. In the 1960s and 70s, seasons of British drama often ran to the same length as they did in America, but whereas American shows were usually more 'glossy' in terms of production values, British audiences were generally more accepting of a cheaper, less 'cinematic' look (for example, using videotape instead of film). As that changed through the 80s and 90s, and expectations increased, so the British networks were forced to produce shorter seasons in order to put more money into production budgets.
It is also worth noting that some people prefer short seasons on a creative level, as it is easier to have a single story arc running through the whole series without having to create too many conflicting subplots, or stringing out the resolution for too long. It is interesting to compare the US and British versions of 'the Office' in this sense, for example.
it was difficult for the British soldiers to shoot back at the minutemen because they had to shoot up well they were shooting down at them.
They still do.
One of the covers that are on episodes of "Just Shoot Me" is supermodel Sofia Vergara.
Somewhere in Liverpool, England
It's an umbrella. Bumber-shoot, is how I have heard it. British, but not sure why. It's not British, it's American. It seems to be a combination of UMBrella and paraCHUTE.
Answer: Supernatural is shot in and around Burnaby, Richmond and Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada. They do not shoot in the states.
09 oz can shoot around 500-700 shots 12 oz can shoot around 700-900 shots 16 oz can shoot around 900-1100 shots 20 oz can shoot around 1100-1300 shots 24 oz can shoot around 1300-1500 shots
09 oz can shoot around 500-700 shots12 oz can shoot around 700-900 shots16 oz can shoot around 900-1100 shots20 oz can shoot around 1100-1300 shots24 oz can shoot around 1300-1500 shots
The time it takes to shoot a TV series depends on the number of episodes. It takes about eight days to shoot one episode of a show such as The Vampire Diaries.
Wizards of Waverly Place shot 106 episodes however that's counting the series finale as one episode rather than 2 episodes.
You can't. You have to shoot items around the bandits to get them!
you have to shoot objects around them to get them out but watch out if you run out of potato bullets they will shoot you
Approx. 1 to 10,000.
It depends on how full it is and what the temperature is, as well as the guns efficiency. You can guess however that: a twelve gram can shoot around 30-35 a 9 oz can shoot around 500-700 a 12 oz can shoot around 800-1000 a 20 oz can shoot around 1000-1200 a 24 oz can shoot around 1200-1500
Yes you have to be quite no what to shoot how to shoot it and how to call it in and tell if their are any signs around
it was foggy at the sea so it was harder for the British to shoot.
no, what the hell kikyo doesen't shoot an arrow at sesshomaru in any of the episodes at all, the only person that got shot by her arrow was his younger brother inuyasha in episode 1.
Probably at work and they shoot the episodes either at night when mom and dad sleep, or after school before they are back.
possibly ronne, as she used to be a model on the show
Shoot on Sight - 2007 is rated/received certificates of: Australia:M Canada:PG (British Columbia) Portugal:M/12 USA:R
around 50m to 60m
If you are playing in a war, you should be running around trying to shoot whatever you are trying to shoot. So, yes, because of all the running around.
While they are working on a new season, the Gosselins shoot new episodes every week. According to the Gosselins, the crews are with them 3-4 days a week.