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  • Advice

    Does Traditional Pilot Season Still Exist?

    To say the least, pilot season is…confusing. There’s an emphasis on casting for TV pilots between January and April every year, but it seems that new shows (and new casting notices for pilots) are popping up all the time! So we asked Robert Attermann, COO of Abrams Artists ...

  • News

    4 Pieces of Must-Know Casting News

    Stay in the loop on industry and casting news with our weekly write-up on who’s been slated for recent film and television roles.

  • Advice

    SAM’s Key to Career Longevity

    There’s one thing that’s guaranteed in life (other than death and taxes, of course), and SAM breaks down how it’s affected the industry since he started in this business nearly a decade ago.

  • Advice

    Who Gets the Credit for a Pilot Season Booking?

    Determining who’s responsible for an actor booking a pilot role can be dicey business. Secret Agent Man lays out some scenarios for actors to think on.

  • Advice

    3 Pieces of Pilot Season Insurance

    Secret Agent Man names the small things actors can do to minimize mistakes during the busiest months of the year, and ensure they don’t miss out on a big opportunity.

  • Advice

    How to Begin Prepping for Pilot Season

    Believe it or not, pilot season is just around the corner. Here is how you can start prepping for the season now!

  • Advice

    What Pilot Season Means for Your Agent

    Secret Agent Man tells of the yearly predicament he finds himself in when January and pilot season are around the corner.

  • News

    Amazon Studios Announces 6 New Pilots

    Keep up with the six new shows coming out of Amazon Studios so you can choose which get picked up for a full series production! Upcoming projects will star Christina Ricci, Shaquille O’Neal, Gavin Stenhouse, Max Martini, and Yvonne Strahovski.

  • News

    UPDATE: L.A. Pilot Season

    It seems California’s runaway productions aren’t running so fast. According to the nonprofit organization FilmL.A., SoCal has lost little ground to other states doling out tax credits like candy (i.e. Georgia, Louisiana).

  • Interview

    Why You Should Never Take No for an Answer

    English actor Jon Fletcher is making his biggest TV debut yet on the CW’s “The Messengers.” He talks to Backstage about his transition from theater to television, and why he didn’t take no for an answer.