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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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    Women-Centric TV Shows Dominate WGAs

    If the so-called Golden Age of Television -- a cultural epoch that deconstructed masculinity while reveling in violence and guilt -- is now over, we appear to be living in a second Golden Age -- one for women on TV.

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    Quote of the Day: Shonda Rhimes

    Today in "duh tinged with schadenfreude," Shonda Rhimes reveals that gray-haired male ABC execs have no idea what women are like or what they want to watch.

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    Lena Dunham and Mindy Kaling Talk Feminism, Role Models, and Being the Boss

    The two showrunner-stars were eager to discuss a variety of female-centric topics, including the the difficulty of confronting sexism in the media, the temptation to judge other women for hampering feminist progress, and their shared love for their mothers and Nora Ephron.

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    TV Pilot Roundup for August 16th: New Shows from Shonda Rhimes, Tina Fey and Nahnatchka Khan

    Here's a roundup of some of the most notable pilot news from the last week.

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    What's Wrong With This Picture?

    The Hollywood Reporter does it again by having an all male panel of showrunners featured in one of the Emmy previews.

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    Interview with Tassie Cameron - Creator and Executive Producer of Rookie Blue

    The summer used to be a void of new TV shows. No more. Now summer has a bunch of series -- many that star women like Rizzoli & Isles and Covert Affairs. Another one of those summer shows is Rookie Blue. Women and Hollywood got the chance to do an email interview with Tassie Cameron, the creator ...

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    2013 Women-Created TV Pilots

    It’s prime pilot season for the networks. After all the news that’s been coming out in the last six months or so about women-created shows, we wanted to see how that’s holding up with official announcements. Thanks to The Hollywood Reporter’s amazing and extensive guide of al...

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    A Conversation with Melissa Rosenberg - Writer of the Twilight Series

    I had the opportunity to speak with the hugely successful and very interesting screenwriter and TV writer Melissa Rosenberg last week while she was on the set of her new show Red Widow. 

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    14 Women are in The Hollywood Reporter's Top 50 Showrunners of 2012

    The Hollywood Reporter recently named their Top 50 Showrunners of 2012 for both comedy and drama. 14 of the 50 showrunners named were women. And women made up 4 of the 11 on the Showrunners to Watch list. Despite the recent and continuing frustrating news regarding women in television, I’m hop...

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