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A TV Production Agreement is a legally binding contract between a producer (or production company) and a broadcaster, network, or streaming service that outlines the terms and conditions under which a television show will be produced, delivered, and distributed. This agreement ensures that both parties understand their roles, responsibilities, and financial arrangements throughout the production process.

A tri partite TV Production Agreement between Producer, Artist and Artist’s Agent to produce a promotional documentary video.

  • The producer bears all the cost and risk
  • Preliminary budget and promotional reel
  • Producer to secure funding & pre sales
  • Producer to have full artistic control
  • Artist and agent to have input in production
  • Copyright ownership
  • Use of copyright material
  • Allocation of revenue
  • Distribution
  • Termination for breach
  • Warranties
  • Indemnities
  • Releases

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What is a TV Production Agreement?

A TV Production Agreement is essential for establishing a clear and comprehensive understanding between a producer and a broadcaster or streaming service regarding the production, delivery, and distribution of a television show. By detailing key elements such as the grant of rights, production schedule, budget, responsibilities, and termination conditions, this agreement helps to ensure a successful project and minimize potential disputes. Both parties should carefully review and negotiate the terms of the agreement to ensure their interests are adequately protected.

Key Elements

Key Elements of a TV Production Agreement

  1. Parties Involved:

    • Identification of the producer/production company and the broadcaster/network/streaming service, including their legal names and contact information.
  2. Project Description:

    • A detailed description of the television show, including the title, genre, format, and any specific elements that define the project.
  3. Grant of Rights:

    • The rights granted to the broadcaster, such as the right to air, distribute, and promote the show.
    • Clarification on whether the rights are exclusive or non-exclusive and the specific territories where the show can be distributed.
  4. Production Schedule:

    • The timeline for the production process, including key milestones, deadlines for delivery of scripts, production start and end dates, and delivery of the final product.
  5. Budget and Payment Terms:

    • The total budget for the production, including pre-production, production, and post-production costs.
    • Payment schedule, including any upfront payments, milestone payments, and final payments upon delivery and acceptance of the show.
  6. Production Responsibilities:

    • The specific duties and responsibilities of the producer, such as hiring cast and crew, securing locations, managing production logistics, and ensuring the quality of the final product.
    • The broadcaster’s responsibilities, which may include providing certain resources, overseeing the production process, and promoting the show.
  7. Deliverables:

    • A list of deliverables that the producer must provide, such as scripts, rough cuts, final edits, promotional materials, and any other required elements.
  8. Approvals:

    • The process for obtaining approvals from the broadcaster for key elements of the production, such as scripts, casting decisions, and final cuts.
  9. Warranties and Representations:

    • Warranties provided by the producer regarding the originality and quality of the show, compliance with applicable laws, and the absence of any third-party rights infringements.
  10. Insurance:

    • Requirements for the producer to maintain appropriate insurance coverage, such as general liability, workers’ compensation, and errors and omissions insurance.
  11. Confidentiality:

    • Clauses ensuring that any confidential information shared between the parties remains secure and is not disclosed to unauthorized third parties.
  12. Termination:

    • Conditions under which the agreement can be terminated by either party, including notice periods and any obligations upon termination.
  13. Dispute Resolution:

    • Procedures for resolving any disputes that may arise during the production process, such as mediation or arbitration.
  14. Governing Law:

    • The legal jurisdiction governing the agreement.
  15. Signatures:

    • Signatures of both parties, indicating their agreement to the terms and conditions outlined in the document.
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