Can anyone suggest me the best resource to learn comedy screenwriting for Sitcoms? I have read Melvin Helitzer's "Comedy writing secrets" book and learnt a lot from it. But I want to know in depth about writing sitcoms.


You may like:

The Comedy Bible From Stand-up to Sitcom
The Comedy Writer's Ultimate "How To" Guide
by Judy Carter

More specific, less popular are:

  1. The Eight Characters of Comedy: Guide to Sitcom Acting And Writing 2nd Edition by Scott Sedita
  2. Elephant Bucks: An Inside Guide to Writing for TV Sitcoms by Sheldon Bull
  3. Writing Television Sitcoms (revised) by Evan S. Smith

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