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Imagine a panel of female showrunners - the women who make the big decisions on hit series like Madame Secretary, VEEP, The Good Wife and Louie. Now, imagine that the panel hasn’t been billed as a pinkified, sparkly ~women in television~ event. That’s exactly what happened last week at the New York Television Film Fest. On Tuesday, October 20, NYTVF held its Creative Keynote Panel, titled “Running The Show; A Big Picture Conversation On Creating For The Small Screen. Read More
Three friends sign up for a game show - but once they arrive for filming, they have to ride a terrifying haunted elevator to an abandoned warehouse that contains all their worst fears. The game show hosts, identical twins dressed all in black, manipulate the monsters, ghosts and serial killers that torment the friends - and the elevator is leaving soon. This isn’t the premise for a creative horror movie or a hilarious SNL sketch, but a REAL. LIFE. GAME SHOW. It’s called Hellevator, and it premiered on GSN TV last night - you can catch future episodes every Wednesday at 8pm. Read More
 Yesterday, news broke that Gilmore Girls may be returning to a TV near you with four 90-minute episodes catching up on all our favorite citizens of Stars Hollow. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Netflix is in negotiations with Gilmore Girls creator Amy Sherman-Palladino as well as stars Alexis Bledel (Rory Gilmore) and Lauren Graham (Lorelai Gilmore). Melissa McCarthy (Sookie St. James) is also expected to return. Read More
After seven successful seasons, the television series Mad Men ended this past May. I loved this show on such a deep level for one major reason: the women. The development of the female characters throughout the course of the show is what I connected to the most. Peggy, Joan, even Betty, they were the reason I tuned in every week (well them and Jon Hamm’s damn gorgeous face). The finale season was especially exciting because it so clearly hinted at the impending Feminist Movement of the 1970s. The characters and viewers both felt that things were about the change for women in America. Read More
Everyone has watched Abigail Breslin grow up, it seems. Not long after we sit down in New York’s venerable Italian bakery Veniero’s, an admirer approaches us. She’s not a fellow teen—as many of the 19-year-old’s most ardent fans are—but a middle-aged woman who has known the actress/writer/singer since she was a kid. Breslin was born and raised on the Lower East Side, and she’s been coming to Veniero’s for years. Unlike this woman, you’ve most likely never watched Breslin eat pastries. Read More