women in tv
For the first time, women will run all three network morning shows.
"You parody something because you love it. We love female comedies so, so, so much."
At least not from male viewers. Thanks, deeply entrenched patriarchal norms!
This spring, TV viewers waged a battle for gender equality against one of the big networks and won. The grassroots victory -- which says a lot about Hollywood and social media -- was sealed this week.
"[By TV standards] if you are anywhere above a size two, you're not having sex."
From unattainable beauty standards placed on women to how inaccessible birth control remains to having men debate whether you are good looking enough for TV, it is safe to say that we have found our new feminist best friend.
Mad Men has everything to do with Ferguson. It has relevance in congressional stalemates, with e-commerce. But perhaps the most perplexing result of the displacing plot techniques of Mad Men is the idea that the show isn't about men at all -- it's about American women.
"Strong female character" has become a buzz phrase in conversations about improving two-dimensional representations of women
Sunday night's show shines as an even bigger moment for women. To deliver such pro-female, feminist-centric comedy gold at one of notoriously sexist Hollywood's biggest nights is no small feat. And after Fey and Poehler set the evening's feminist tone, the women of Hollywood ran with it.
Chetry said that she has "laughed" and taken the advice with a grain of salt over the years, while Woodruff added that getting