Not long ago, I went to a meeting at a large television network, to talk about a new comedy they were thinking about."We've had a lot of meetings about this," the vice president of comedy development told me. "We've been brainstorming with the marketing department and the audience research people, the creative team, and we really think there's a hit television show here...."
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