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Weigel Broadcasting Co. on Wednesday unveiled its latest multicast entertainment television network — Start TV —with CBS Television Stations as the launch group. It will premiere on Monday, Sept. 3.
For several years now there has been a rise in popular television shows that feature female-driven narratives and lead characters. We're also seeing a recent surge of women writing, directing and producing television shows and films in an historically male-dominated entertainment industry.
The cast and executive producers of The CW’s upcoming “Charmed” reboot debuted at San Diego Comic-Con on Thursday, in part discussing how the new show will pay tribute to the original.
The wistful fantasies of legions of female Whovians were answered when Jodie Whittaker was announced as the first female doctor in Doctor Who Season 11.
Greg Berlanti and Caroline Dries are developing the drama ahead of the lesbian character's debut in the network's DC crossover event in December.
Reese Witherspoon will host a show called "Shine On with Reese," which will highlight what "inspires, motivates and gives joy" to female trailblazers as they share "their perspectives on ambition, work, family and hopes for the future."
The landscape is slowly starting to change, as more diverse writers break into the genre, and publishers take chances on love stories that reflect a broader range of experiences and don’t always fit the stereotypical girl-meets-boy mold.
Even with the increased demand for episodic content, women of color remain offensively underrepresented in behind-the-camera positions. The jobs are out there, but WOC are not being considered for them.
Danielle Lee is Spotify’s global head of partner solutions, charged with helping big brands tap in to the streaming service’s data on its listeners. The potential of which was a core plank in Spotify’s pitch to brands at the Cannes Lions conference this month.
Barbie manufacturer Mattel partnered with Oakland nonprofit organization Black Girls Code to to promote the new doll they hope will encourage and inspire kids — especially girls and minorities — to pursue a career in science, technology engineering and math, or STEM for short.
Robotics Barbie is a lab-coat-and-glasses-wearing robotics engineer, a far cry from the 1992 “math class is tough” version. Appropriately, she’s also part of a Mattel Inc. initiative to promote new jobs for girls, in line with a public pledge the company made earlier this year.
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