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Scribes offer sitcom tips

Jan. 14 seminar set at Museum of Television and Radio in new York

Veteran TV scriptwriters like Susan Silver of “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and Lee Kalcheim of “The Odd Couple” and “All in the Family” will offer tips on writing sitcom scripts at a Jan. 14 seminar at the Museum of Television & Radio in New York City.

The 6 p.m. workshop, “From Pitch to Polish — The Collaborative Process of Developing Situation Comedy Scripts,” will highlight the skills needed to compete in the market. It is being arranged by the Writers Guild of America East in conjunction with TIP East (To Increase Production in the East) and the museum.

In addition to Silver, who also wrote for “The Bob Newhart Show,” the workshop will include David Steven Cohen of “Living Single” and “The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss”; Carmen Finestra of “Home Improvement”; Julie Poll of “Love Sidney” and “As the World Turns”; and Phil Rosenberg of “Joe Torre: Curve Balls Along the Way” and “Five Desperate Hours.”

The Museum of Television & Radio is at 25 West 52nd St. For ticket information, call (212) 621-6600.

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