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Why I Need Role Models Who Are Over the Half Century Mark. Here Are Some Names to Watch

Pat Gallagher | Posted 05.06.2012 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

Lucille Ball was 40 when I Love Lucy first hit the airwaves in 1951. Desi Arnaz was 34, Vivian Vance was 42 and William Frawley, 67. At the time, Lucy, Ricky and Ethel were "adults." Fred was old. It's 2012 and now 67 seems to be just a hair over middle age.

No Women Featured in NY Comedy Festival! No Joke!

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Beverly Wettenstein

The Primetime Emmy Awards showed that women writers on a comedy or variety series are a rare and endangered species. Only seven of the 81 writers were women.