The Most Popular Words Used in TV Pilot Pitches This Year in One Graphic

Pitching a television series is as much a sales job as it is a creative one. Not unlike an entrepreneur making his "elevator pitch" to a venture capitalist, showrunners have a half-hour or so to convince a network executive to pick up their show and not someone else's. This season, 83 of those ideas were ordered to pilot, and only a fraction of them will actually land on the fall schedule. Here's a word cloud of the most popular words in this year's crop of pilot loglines, some of them "inspired," some "original," and some, both literally and figuratively, "criminal."

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