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Hilarious Web Series Reveals What We Love About Quirky Female Leads

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 06.02.2016 | Arts

Maybe you haven't heard, but there are a whole lot of female-fronted shows on TV right now -- at least in comparison to the good-ol'-boy days. It's ki...

Women's TV Shows Can't Get No Respect, No Respect At All

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 05.19.2016 | Arts

Fabulous roles have never been more abundant for women on TV, but will we have to be satisfied with representation without respect? On Wednesday, Five...

Castle's Cancellation Was a Victory for Gender Equality in Hollywood

Josh Levs | Posted 05.19.2016 | Entertainment
Josh Levs

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.

Viola Davis: 'We've Been Fed A Whole Slew Of Lies About Women'

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 01.13.2016 | Women

Viola Davis is not afraid to speak the truth when it comes to women in Hollywood. In a recent interview with ELLE for the magazine's "Women in TV" is...

Why Amy Schumer Is Your New Feminist Best Friend

Anushay Hossain | Posted 05.29.2016 | Women
Anushay Hossain

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.

I Hate To See 'Mad Men' Go, But I Love To Watch It Leave

Leslie Bowman | Posted 05.18.2016 | Entertainment
Leslie Bowman

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.

Lily Karlin

How Romantic Comedies Are Failing Women (And How To Fix It) | Lily Karlin | Posted 04.16.2015 | Entertainment

Girl enters coffee shop. Orders intricate-sounding latte. Rushes off toward very important meeting only to run smack into a tall, strapping man casual...

Golden Globes Prove Why Hollywood Needs Feminists

Anushay Hossain | Posted 03.15.2015 | Women
Anushay Hossain

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.

Female TV Journalists Speak Out About Being Scrutinized Over Their Looks

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 07.14.2014 | Media

Former CNN anchor Kiran Chetry and PBS' Judy Woodruff spoke out on Sunday's "Reliable Sources" about the way women in television are scrutinized over ...

Hollywood Stars Explain Why TV Is A Great Place For Women To Work

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 05.22.2014 | Women

While Hollywood's woman problem -- on both the big and small screens -- is alive and well, some of TV's top leading ladies say TV is the place to be f...

Why 2013 Was A Great Year For Women In TV | Posted 12.18.2013 | TV

Maybe someday there will be as many roles for women as there are for men. I dream of that day. I'd especially love to watch more shows about complex, ...

Difficult Women: White Girls Breaking Bad?

W. Scott Poole | Posted 10.21.2013 | TV
W. Scott Poole

The season six premier of Breaking Bad ended with an Albuquerque standoff between Walt and Hank, giving us a performance from Bryan Cranston and Dean Norris that TV dreams are made of.

The Real Women on TV

Meryl Hartstein | Posted 06.04.2013 | Entertainment
Meryl Hartstein

From the very first "Housewives of Orange County" show, I was hooked. As the years went on and the new versions started popping up in the different cities, I became obsessed. What was this magnetism that had a hold on my appetite for entertainment?