40+ Series Bibles That Every TV Script writer Should Read

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Are you a TV scriptwriter looking for inspiration and valuable insights to enhance your craft? Dive into our extensive collection of over 40 TV series Bibles that are a must-read for every aspiring and seasoned scriptwriter.

What is a TV Series Bible?

We’ve collated just about every TV series bible available on the web for you here, but what is a TV series bible? They come under various guises and can be used as a pitch document, a guide for directors, or additional info to be submitted along with a pilot episode. As with the word outline and synopsis, the term bible isn’t set in stone and can just as easily be referred to as a treatment or extended pitch. Take a browse at how some of TV’s most successful shows were able to grab the attention of producers and executives in this fantastic selection.
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ADVENTURE TIME

Genre: Animation Adventure Comedy

Series Presentation

BATMAN - ANIMATED SERIES

Genre: Superhero animation

Writers’ Guidelines

BATTLESTAR GALACTICA

Genre: Sci-fi Space Opera

Series Bible

BEN AND BURMAN

Genre: Comedy Web Series

Network Pitch

BRAVEST WARRIORS

Genre: Animation Adventure Comedy

Pitch Bible

BREAKING BAD

Genre: Crime Drama

Series Bible
(this one is just for laughs!)

CALLAN

Genre: Mystery Thriller

Series Bible

CARNIVALE

Genre: Period Fantasy Drama

Series Concept

Created by Shore Judge, Daniel Knauf

DARK SKIES

Genre: Sci-fi Mystery

Series Bible

DIRK GENTLY'S HOLISITIC DETECTIVE AGENCY

Genre: Comedy Mystery

Show Bible

DOCTOR WHO

Genre: Sci-fi

Concept Notes (1963)

FAMILY BIZ

Genre: Comedy

Series Bible

FARGO

Genre: Crime Thriller

Series Bible

FARSCAPE

Genre: Sci-fi Action Drama

Original proposal

FREAKS AND GEEKS

Genre: Teen Comedy-Drama

Story Bible

Proposal

Head Writer & Shore Judge, Gabe Sachs

GREY'S ANATOMY

Genre: Medical Drama

Proposal Bible

HE-MAN & THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE

Genre: Action Fantasy Animation

Series Bible

HE-RO SON OF HE-MAN

Genre: Action Fantasy Animation

Pitch

LOST

Genre: Fantasy/Mystery/Drama

Series Bible

NEW GIRL

Genre: Comedy

Pitch

UNPRODUCED - JOHN AUGUST

D.C. (Unproduced John August Project)

Genre: Young Adult Drama

Pitch

Pilot Outline

Template for a normal episode

POLTERGEIST

Genre: Horror

Pitch

QUANTUM LEAP

Genre: Sci-fi

Story Guide

SCRUBS

Genre: Medical Comedy

Series Bible

SHEENA

Genre: Action Adventure

Series Bible

SIX

Genre: Military Action

Series Bible

STRANGER THINGS

Genre: Sci-fi Horror

Pitch

STAR TREK - DEEP SPACE NINE

Genre: Sci-fi

Series Bible

STAR TREK - ENTERPRISE

Genre: Sci-fi

Series Bible

STAR TREK - THE NEXT GENERATION

Genre: Sci-fi

Series Bible

STAR TREK - ORIGINAL SERIES

Genre: Sci-fi

Pitch

Writers Guide

STAR TREK - VOYAGER

Genre: Sci-fi

Series Bible

Technical Guide

STARGATE - SG1

Genre: Sci-fi

Season 3 Writers Bible

Head Writer & Shore Judge, Joseph Mallozzi

TERRA NOVA

Genre: Sci-fi Adventure

Series Bible

THE CORNER

Genre: Crime Drama

Series Bible

THE CROW

Genre: Action/Fantasy

TV Series Bible

THE STARLOST

Genre: Sci-fi

Series Bible

THE WIRE

Genre: Detective Drama

Pitch

TRUE DETECTIVE

Genre: Crime Thriller

Treatment

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