A TV Producer or Production Company uses the Television Option Purchase Agreement to Option a Book/Story, Article, or Podcast for a TV Production.
This legal document details the terms and conditions between the original owner of a specific work and a producer or purchaser interested in producing the work and turning it into television production.
It covers the essential elements of the relationship, such as:

  • Date of Recording
  • Ownership Rights
  • Release Date
  • Name of TV Production
  • Use Rights
  • And More.

This Contract is fully customizable and contains all essential terms and conditions for the Option and later purchase.
The transfer of intellectual property rights for a TV Production must be done properly to maintain a clean Chain of Titles.
In order to properly shop a book, you must have the proper Option/Purchase Agreement in place.
Creating a contract ensures that the parties making the agreement will have all the proper terms and conditions laid out in advance of the engagement.

Approximate time to complete contract:  6-7 Minutes

Single-Use Contract Unless Purchased with a Subscription

What is it?

The Television Option Purchase Agreement covers the essential contract terms between the Owner and the Purchaser.

This standard Television legal contract covers:

  • The Start Date of the Agreement
  • The name of the TV Production
  • The Release of Rights
  • The Use Rights of the Recording, including promotion and advertising rights.
  • The Rights and Responsibilities of the Parties
  • Work-For-Hire Language
  • The transfer of intellectual property rights to Television Recording.
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Issues, including Venue & Choice of Law

How does it work?

Use this document to explain the relationship between the Owner and the Purchaser.

Some things needed to build your custom The Television Option Purchase Agreement:

  • Names of the Parties
  • Addresses of the Parties
  • Emails of the Parties
  • Name of the TV Production
  • Dates of Recording
  • State for Venue and Choice Provisions

Once you have completed drafting the Television Option Purchase Agreement you will be able to save to edit further, download a PDF or send to the other party for electronic signature.