No script supervisor. Who's in charge of the script?

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Who would be responsible for writing the script that a narrator reads, in a documentary style reality show, if there's no script supervisor?

My guess would be that it's the senior researcher, as all the other crew members are to do with things like music, graphics, filming, finance, sound, legal advice, editing and production.

I'm just wondering because I've watched 5 episodes so far, of a 30 episode show, and already have spotted two big mistakes regarding filming locations which according to the narrator were in my city, which they clearly weren't.

The first location which is over 11 miles outside the cities border, in another town, I can see why they made their mistake, as there's a neighbourhood in my city with a similar name. However with one Google search, they would have realised the location was in a completely different, unrelated town, straight away.

The second location they mistakenly said was in my city, and is 4.5 miles outside the cities border, in a completely different city, I can't understand. It's blatantly obvious to anyone who lives here, that it wasn't in my city, as the surrounding buildings were made from bricks which are rarely used here, but are used a lot in neighbouring towns and cities. Again a quick Google search of the shop which could be seen in the background, would have revealed that it was in a completely different neighbourhood, in a neighbouring city straight away.
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Who would be responsible for writing the script that a narrator reads, in a documentary style reality show, if there's no script supervisor




Daniel, that would be the writer or writers of that show. In a single person narrative (Doc) a script supervisor is unnecessary in most cases.



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Daniel Francis Gardecki, that would still be writer or staff writer of the show. 

Script supervisor is an entirely different field of work which mostly has to do with script-to-scene correlation and maintaining shot-for-shot  continuity (which is not an easy task since most productions do not shot in the same order the script is written). 
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There isn't a script supervisor or a writer credited either, that's why I thought it must be the senior researcher.

The only crew members credited are:
Research
Senior Researcher
Music
Graphics
Filming
Edit Assistant
Editors
Colourist
Dubbing Mixer
Legal Advisor
Unit Manager
Finance
Camera
Assistant Producer
Executive Producer (for the network)
Executive Producers (for the production company)
Series Producer (who is a full time paramedic)

Which of them writes the script for the narrator (who normally does acting) to read?
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If it is not listed
You'll never know.
Only listed credits are allowed on IMDb.
If the is no credited writer, then the title should have none too.
Please do not add a credit where one does not exist.
Thanks.
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I'm not adding any writers.
I was wondering because I was going to message or email whoever was responsible if they're online, and ask them to look at a map before the next series, so they can get their facts correct.
I might just email the production company instead.

To add to the 2 larger mistakes above, they made quite a few smaller mistakes too, like them constantly referring to a village in my city, as being "just north" of our neighbouring city.

That would be like saying "Tallahassee is just south of Georgia" rather than "Tallahassee is in Florida."

What makes their location mistakes in the script even more unforgiveable is the fact that the production company is local, and is full of local people,  just like the ordinary paramedics in the cast.
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I was wondering because I was going to message or email whoever was responsible if they're online, and ask them to look at a map before the next series, so they can get their facts correct.
I might just email the production company instead.


Daniel.
E-mailing a production company and telling them they made a mistake is not wise.



To add to the 2 larger mistakes above, they made quite a few smaller mistakes too, like them constantly referring to a village in my city, as being "just north" of our neighbouring city.
Daniel.
This is unwise also. They can write whatever they like and refer to anything any way they please. Accurate or not.
Vancouver is supposed to be New York City, Washington D.C. and a host of other Major Cities in the U.S.
Do what you please. But I would not embarrass myself doing that!

Te Care.
Personally. I'd drop this issue.
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The only ones who should be embarrassed is them being clueless to locations in their own county.

I email big companies occasionally when I spot mistakes, and they're usually corrected. However some of them can't be bothered to correct older stuff, because they think people don't read old articles.

It's like another local production company who talk about this production they worked on:



But have pictures of this quadrilogy with the text about Just Henry instead:

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They most likely worked on both productions, but they still haven't corrected their mistake with the photos, or added a new entry for The Suspicions of Mr Whicher if they did work on those productions, around 18 months after my original email, where they said they were going to "forward it to their web developers to get it corrected".

Most of the time I only email companies once, but as this one is local, I will keep emailing them every few months until it's corrected.
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