Why You Can Never Leave the TV Industry

TV Types

Exit sign Your script meeting has been postponed till 6pm because the exec’s guinea pig is sick and so you’re cancelling your first date in months, meaning you’ve been wearing the shirt with the prickly fabric all day for nothing. And the printer’s broken.

“This is it” you vow, when you finally join your flatmates in the pub just missing last orders and having to drain their cider dregs. “I’m leaving TV.” But you will not leave TV, even at your most adamant and even if you try. Here’s why:

You are essentially paid a lot for not a lot.
Yes we’ve all done that equation where you divide your rate by the hours you actually work and announce that “really, I’m on less than the minimum wage!” But there is a counter equation and if you worked out how many of your working hours are what the general population would count…

View original post 361 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s