My first #ConQnA features Jo Roark, a writer living in Los Angeles. Read about her writing journey so far! #writers
Race and Television
This week’s #ConStarClicks feature controversy over interracial touching on TV, staying ready, “universal” stories & overuse of “jumping the shark.” Click away!
#ConStarClicks No. 6 features some writerly advice form Eric Haywood, the evolution of Nickelodeon’s kidsitcom format & some Larry Wilmore praise. Click at your own risk!
Shonda Rhimes has been winning awards left and right recently! There was the Director’s Guild Diversity Award last year (which got all sorts of controversial press because of Shonda’s statement that she was “pissed off” that they even needed an award for such a thing) and recently the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award, which made headlines as Shonda broke […]
How are your favorite PoC characters doing so far this season? Have they survived the midseason slaughter (as I am now calling it)?
I start reviewing one of fall’s biggest hits: rife with diversity, humor, and heart–things I think more TV shows need. Let’s dive into the telenovela goodness!
Link: How To Make It As A Black Sitcom: Be Careful How You Talk About Race on Huff Post Black Voices Several people have sent this to me and I want to share it here. I haven’t been able to dissect it just yet, as it’s a long read, but it looks to be a really, really […]
More Diversity in Prime Time: It’s Not Your Imagination – The Root This article mostly talk about black-ish in the aftermath of it’s premiere yesterday, but it also spotlights Jane the Virgin, which I must say was probably my favorite pilot this fall. Check it out! Also check out two more articles regarding blackish: In […]
Stephanie Beatriz of Brooklyn 99 is awesome and blogs for Latina.com and shares her feelings just before she got cast as the second Latina actress on Brooklyn 99–a sight all too rare on TV. Check it out!
I’d kinda wanted to watch this, and now I *really* want to watch this. Jane the Virgin is original and diverse and is laying the seeds for some fun, dramatic storytelling, with tellanovella twists.