What TV Agents Say vs. What They Really Mean: A Television Writer Breaks It Down

"I'm excited to read it!" Not so much. David Katz (TV Land's 'The Soul Man') shares the true meaning behind talent agents' words.

This story first appeared in the May 22 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.

"I'm excited to read it!" "It's a great, great start." "Work begets work!" Just because your agent says these things, doesn't mean they actually mean them. To decode what is best known in Hollywood as agent-speak, we turned to Soul Man writer David Katz for his (hilarious) take on what your agent really means.