Presentation notes: Comedians in cars getting coffee

An in-class presentation (13/3/15) on ‘Comedian’s in cars getting coffee’ addressed the differences between the traditional television episode model and the newer model of web series/web show. ‘Comedians…’ falls somewhere in the middle ground between the two, borrowing aspects from both mediums. Initially, high production values, influential celebrities and a polished finished suggests the tone of the episodes, but after a slick introduction, it took on a more casual and candid feel. The table below examines some of the varying qualities of this show.

Candid style
Undetermined length
Unscripted/loose format

High production values
Tightly/consciously edited (at times)

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