Archive For The “TV” Category

ABC Names Jamila Hunter As New Head Of Comedy | Deadline

ABC Names Jamila Hunter As New Head Of Comedy | Deadline

ABC’s VP Comedy Jamila Hunter has been promoted to SVP and head of the network’s comedy department. Hunter emerged as a leading candidate to succeed ABC’s long-time head of comedy… Source: ABC Names Jamila Hunter As New Head Of Comedy | Deadline

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The New Series About Police Brutality Everyone Will Be Talking About | BUZZFEED

The New Series About Police Brutality Everyone Will Be Talking About | BUZZFEED

“Our sons’ reactions to the Trayvon Martin trial, and Mike Brown… Trying to explain to them what was going on… This was a way for us to speak to all that,” co-creator Gina Prince-Bythewood said. Source: The New Series About Police Brutality Everyone Will Be Talking About

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Get That Life: How I Became a Writer on Full Frontal With Samantha Bee – Ashley Nicole Black Profile | COSMOPOLITAN

Get That Life: How I Became a Writer on Full Frontal With Samantha Bee – Ashley Nicole Black Profile | COSMOPOLITAN

Ashley Nicole Black was four years into a PhD when she dropped out and decided to finally chase her dream of pursuing comedy. It paid off. Bit parts led to bigger auditions, and when the opportunity to write for a new political comedy show came her way, she was ready. Black, 31, was hired as a…

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TV Review: ‘Pitch’

TV Review: ‘Pitch’

Sending props and praise to Paris Barclay — let’s see if this crosses home plate with just the pilot. TV Review: ‘Pitch’ “Pitch” has swagger, for good reason. It gets the big things right; the Fox drama about the first female baseball player in the Major Leagues is one of the year’s most assured and…

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TV Diversity: Women, Minority Directors See Slight Improvements | VARIETY

TV Diversity: Women, Minority Directors See Slight Improvements | VARIETY

The television industry has made only slight improvements in the hiring of women and minority directors, a new DGA report shows. Source: TV Diversity: Women, Minority Directors See Slight Improvements | Variety

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The Black List for Female Directors? New Survey to “Shine a Spotlight” on Rising Talent | HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

The Black List for Female Directors? New Survey to “Shine a Spotlight” on Rising Talent | HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

The Alice Initiative includes 20 women who have directed at least one (nonstudio) feature and 10 who have earned attention for their work in TV or short films. Source: The Black List for Female Directors? New Survey to “Shine a Spotlight” on Rising Talent (Exclusive)

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‘Game of Thrones’ Producer Sets Historical Drama Series ‘Empress’ (Exclusive) | HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

‘Game of Thrones’ Producer Sets Historical Drama Series ‘Empress’ (Exclusive) | HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

The drama will be centered on Wu Zetian, the only female empress in the history of China. Source: ‘Game of Thrones’ Producer Sets Historical Drama Series ‘Empress’ (Exclusive) | Hollywood Reporter

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Inclusion is key to better TV: It’s time to reframe the “diversity” conversation | SALON

Inclusion is key to better TV: It’s time to reframe the “diversity” conversation | SALON

Reflecting what America looks like, in front of the camera and behind it, is the way to lasting change Source: Inclusion is key to better TV: It’s time to reframe the “diversity” conversation

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Fox Director Fellows Chosen For Comedy & Drama Apprenticeships | DEADLINE

Fox Director Fellows Chosen For Comedy & Drama Apprenticeships | DEADLINE

Fox Global Directors Initiative has selected 16 Director Fellows for its comedy and drama apprenticeship programs. Source: Fox Director Fellows Chosen For Comedy & Drama Apprenticeships | Deadline

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Comedy Central Is Turning Its Most Popular Snapchat Series Into A Television Show | TUBELFILTER

Comedy Central Is Turning Its Most Popular Snapchat Series Into A Television Show | TUBELFILTER

SO PROUD OF JAMES!   Comedy Central premiered ‘Swag-A-Saurus With James Davis’ last September, in which Davis attempts to explain slang terms like ‘Bye, Felicia’. Source: Comedy Central Is Turning Its Most Popular Snapchat Series Into A Television Show – Tubefilter

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