Disney Entertainment Television Writing Program has been lauded as one of the most successful writing programs in the entertainment industry.
MAY 2023: We are postponing our 2024 DET Writing Program application period until further notice.
Please check back for more information and new dates to apply…soon!
Now in its 33rd year, the Disney Entertainment Television (DET) Writing Program has launched the careers of many writers, producers, and showrunners, including: Raamla Mohamed (Reasonable Doubt); Peter Saji (Mixed-ish); Saladin K. Patterson (The Wonder Years, Dave); Zahir McGhee (Queens); Veena Sud (The Killing); Claudia Forestieri (The Gordita Chronicles); Jane Espensen (Once Upon a Time); and Bryan Oh (Chicago Fire).
ABOUT THE WRITING PROGRAM
The DET Writing Program is a highly selective, annual TV staffing program. The goal is to staff emerging and diverse television writers on DET scripted series. Program Writers are contract employees of Disney for one year, or until they staff on a show, and receive mentorship, professional development, and unprecedented access to the company and its creative executives, producers, showrunners, and program alumni. One writer will receive the Eunetta T. Boone Comedy Writers Scholarship and special staffing consideration on a Disney Branded Television series.
WHEN TO APPLY
The annual submission period for the Writing Program opens during the month of May. Specific dates vary year to year. Follow us on our Facebook page to receive updates and alerts about the submission period.
Please check our Facebook page for announcements regarding individuals selected to join the Writing Program.