image TV Script Form, Supers and Glossary

There is no universal script marking system for television. Every station seems to do things a bit differently. Some newsroom computer systems dictate some designations, but most systems allow stations to customize the look and approach to suit themselves. This chapter lays out a reasonably typical system that can be used as a base suitable for alteration.


CG: Character generator. Designate what it’s to look like by using separate lines and uppercase and lowercase to correspond to use on air. Sometimes abbreviated CH, CI or CY (after Chyron, the company that once dominated ...

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