A television producer plans and coordinates the practical organizational aspects of a television production. It is important for the television producer to know what the audience wants. Early in this career the producer follows data, statistics and figures. As time goes by this knowledge will develop instinctively.
The producer watches a lot of television to:
The television producer calls on the commissioning executives and talks to them about the channel's viewers, its policies and its branding. It is important to know the psyche of the channel. The television producer:
The television producer usually specializes in an area of interes such as news, game shows, sport programmes, actuality programmes etc.
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