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Meredith Fineman

Meredith Fineman

Posted: March 24, 2011 02:07 PM

Late Night Comedy: Where Are All the Female Writers?



Marie Claire magazine published this list, comparing the number of male and female writers on late-night comedy shows. Where are the chicks? Just further evidence that Chelsea Handler gets it right, every time:


From Marie Claire:: LATE NIGHT, BY THE NUMBERS:

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
Male writers: 19
Female writers: 1

Conan
Male writers: 17
Female writers: 1

The Colbert Report
Male writers: 16
Female writers: 1

The Late Show With David Letterman
Male writers: 13
Female writers: 1

Lopez Tonight
Male writers: 12
Female writers: 1

Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Male writers: 10
Female writers: 1

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson
Male writers: 8
Female writers: 1

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
Male writers: 16
Female writers: 2

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
Male writers: 13
Female writers: 2

Chelsea Lately
Male writers: 5
Female writers: 5

See the full article here.
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