Arts & Entertainment

What Is a Teleplay? A Guide to Understanding the TV Script Format

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Aug 30, 2021 • 4 min read

We’re in a golden age of television, and there’s never been more variation or more excitement around TV. If you aspire to become a writers’ rooms veteran, read on to learn what a teleplay is, what the two main types of teleplays look like, and how to write one.