i recently met aaron at a CAPE networking event, where we learned we were both comedy writers. aaron went through the abc/disney writing program, then worked on cougar town where he had a produced episode! he’s currently on the disney channel sitcom, austin & ally.
What spec did you submit to get into the ABC/Disney Writing Program? Why did you pick that show?
I submitted a spec of “How I Met Your Mother” to get into the Disney ABC Writing Program. It’s one of my favorite shows on TV. I am a HUGE fan of multi-cam sitcoms, but I enjoy the pacing and ability to have cut-away jokes that a single-cam sitcom lends. “How I Met Your Mother” takes the best of both worlds. Plus, the characters are rich with comedy, and there’s a lot of heart to the show. A show needs heart — it’s the only way you’ll ever care about the characters. I like a show that can make me laugh AND cry. (but mostly laugh)