How to make your first TV show: This guide to the industry

In the past year, we’ve seen a dramatic increase in the number of shows we’re watching on Netflix, and the quality of those shows has increased dramatically.

But how do you make the leap from cable to streaming?

Here’s a guide to finding your niche, finding a network that fits your style, and getting started on the path to creating a TV show.

We also talked with experts on how to get a TV deal for your show, how to market yourself to your network, and how to find a show that’s actually worth watching.

This article was written by Erin O’Neill, a senior editor at The Verge.

Contact Erin O, and follow her on Twitter at @terryo.