Little Progress for Women on Broadcast TV, Study Finds
At the broadcast networks, the employment of women as directors, writers, producers, executive producers, editors and DPs has essentially frozen, “with no meaningful progress over the last decade,” the study said. Women filled 27% of those key roles at ...
Published on: Tue, 12 Sep 21:07:00 27 619
Women Are Still A Minority In Behind-The-Scenes TV Roles
Across platforms, women in the industry were most likely to work as producers and writers, but least likely to work as directors and directors of photography. This number is supported by findings from the Directors Guild of America, which reported 17 ...
Published on: Wed, 13 Sep 19:04:00 40 428
'It's never sexy': why the women behind porn drama The Deuce ...
James Franco grabbed the headlines, but David Simon's unflinching show about the sex industry in 70s New York puts women centre stage – and makes no ...
Published on: Wed, 13 Sep 16:19:09 0 13
Vaidehi: A woman's world is the biggest Mahabharata
Kannada writer, two-time Sahitya Akademi award winner Vaidehi (Vaidehi-her pen name and her original name being Janaki), who heralded a new era of feminist literature in the 70s, opened readers to the innate world of a woman, replete with a strong ...
Published on: Thu, 14 Sep 09:06:00 23 374
TV writers get more parental leave — and that could help Hollywood's diversity problem
According to a report from the Writers Guild, women only held 29 percent of the jobs in television last year. According to Gardner, when women become moms and lose those rare spots permanently, the shows they worked on lose out, too. "Because if you ...
Published on: Fri, 18 Aug 12:32:38 11 125
Study Finds Senior Characters Represent Fewer Than 10 Percent of Speaking Characters on TV
“Seniors on the Small Screen: Aging in Popular Television Content,” released Wednesday in partnership with the health insurance company Humana, examined one episode from each of the 50 most popular broadcast and cable series of 2016-17 among viewers ...
Published on: Wed, 13 Sep 23:42:18 31 578
The 2017 Emmy Nominees: By The Numbers
Hosted by current Emmy nominee, nine-time Emmy winner and late-night host Stephen Colbert, the event will honor the best of comedy and drama that appeared on television and the various streaming services over the past year. Reflecting what is sure to ...
Published on: Thu, 14 Sep 15:51:02 9 322
WGA West Election: “Rooney Rule” Proposed As Diversity Takes Center Stage
Looking back at the guild's hiring data, she found that in 1989, 25% of the writers on television series were women. “And last year? It was 29%. As women, we'd raised our status four points in 28 years. The statistics for minority writers on shows are ...
Published on: Wed, 06 Sep 15:49:42 19 757
ABC is looking for
In a TV business where women and minorities are still grossly underrepresented, ABC has been a bright spot in highlighting women and various ethnicities both in front of the camera and in the corner office. When Disney/ABC TV Group promoted Channing ...
Published on: Mon, 11 Sep 11:33:28 0 10
'Black Rose' Horror Anthology Directed By Women In Works At CW ...
the CW has put in development Black Rose Anthology, a one-hour horror anthology series written and directed entirely by women.
Published on: Thu, 31 Aug 23:28:07 46 916