ConStar Clicks #2, a little later than usual, but full of Jane the Virgin, Annie and Shondaland goodness.
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 […]
a ZEN PENCILs comics drawn from Shonda Rhimes’ Darthmouth commencement address tells us to DO in classic Shonda speak.
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 […]
Check out the Post’s article on the PoC led dramas coming this fall. And a few are led by women! Numbers are getting better, but no where near where they need to be. The link and a couple of quotes below. With “Scandal” commanding $200,970 per 30-second advertising spot, it’s a cash cow.“The color Hollywood loves the most […]
This Is What Black People Watch And Don’t Watch On Premium Cable Wow all sorts of great articles about black TV viewership and creation today! This one is about black premium cable audiences. It seems that black people have higher percentages on black shows (new Starz series Power, The Wire and the short-lived No 1 […]
“Let’s not pretend we’re there yet,” when it comes to the television industry accurately reflecting the demographics of America, ABC president Paul Lee said at the Television Critics Association press tour Tuesday. “I think we’re taking a very good step along that journey. But to be able to pull this off, you need not just […]
Shonda Rhimes is ABC’s biggest money maker right now. She’s been re-upped through 2018 and nearly all her shows get greenlit without much effort or fuss. Scandal is one of television’s hottest shows right now and Grey’s Anatomy has been 10 years strong, so it makes sense to keep that legacy going. And of course, […]
Make Your Own Scandal Monologue — Vulture Four Scandal Actors Break Down Four Memorable Shonda Rhimes Monologues Tonight is the #Scandal season finale! I haven’t been recapping Scandal lately (busyness–I often don’t get home to watch it live, then had things to do Friday morning, no writing time–and my recap style fit more when the […]
Panelists: (l-r) Ylana Kellar (moderator), Chenoa Maxwell, Sharon Hope, Neema Barnette, Rachel Watanabe-Batton (r on screen) Julie Dash (l on screen) Last week, I was blessed to have been able to attend a NYWiFT Panel on the current state of black women on screen at Harlem venue My Image Studios (MiST). It was very inspiring […]