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    Orange is the New Black, Scandal, Borgen Among Peabody Winners

    Nearly half of the Peabody winners this year are by and/or about women.

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    Viola Davis to Star in Shonda Rhimes' Next Show

    The return of "Scandal" tomorrow night isn't the only good news coming out of Shondaland.

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    NAACP Awards: Black Women Creators Thrive in TV

    Shonda Rhimes' "Scandal" took home Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series, while black women helmers took home the two main TV directing prizes (Milicent Shelton for "The Hustle" and Regina King for "Southland").

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    DGA Diversity Award Winner Shonda Rhimes Is Pissed Off That There Still Needs to Be a Diversity Award

    Accepting the Directors Guild of America's 2014 Diversity Award this past weekend, "Scandal" and "Grey’s Anatomy" creator and showrunner Shonda Rhimes spoke out about how the "comfortable" practice of people hiring who they know has lead to a lack of diversity in Hollywood.

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    Shonda Rhimes "Honored" and "Pissed Off" at DGA Awards

    Rhimes "felt honored" receiving the Diversity Award, but "I was also a little pissed off." "There shouldn't need to be an award. Its very shocking to us that there is much of this lack of diversity in Hollywood in 2014."

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    Hollywood Feminists Fire Back at Mike Huckabee's "Gender Victim" Comments

    Married women comprise the vast majority -- around 77% -- of contraception users, so I guess according to Huckabee, no woman should have sex unless she is actively trying to get pregnant. (Ew, and also, how sad.)

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    Sarah Polley, Lucy Walker, Jehane Noujaim are DGA Doc Nominees

    Jehane Noujaim's "The Square," Sarah Polley's "Stories We Tell," and Lucy Walker's "The Crash Reel" are three among the five nonfiction films to receive a Best Documentary nod from the Directors Guild of America.

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    TV: The Women-Created Network Shows in Contention for Fall 2014

    About 40% of them (11 of 26) feature women creators, showrunners, and/or executive producers, and four boast series commitments or straight-to-series deals.

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    Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers to Receive DGA Diversity Award

    Rhimes and her producing partner Betsy Beers will be honored by the Directors Guild of America for "their commitment to diversity hiring, their long record of providing jobs and opportunities to women and minorities, and for the example they set for the rest of the industry."

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