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Stealing the show: how women are revolutionizing television

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"From a leading cultural journalist, a definitive look at the rise of the female showrunner--and a new golden era of television. Female writers, directors, and producers have radically transformed the television industry in recent years. Shonda Rhimes, Lena Dunham, Tina Fey, Amy Schumer, Mindy Kaling: These extraordinary women have shaken up the entertainment landscape, making it look like an equal opportunity dream factory. But things weren't always this rosy. It took decades of determination in the face of preconceived ideas and outright prejudice to reach this new era. In this endlessly informative and wildly entertaining book, veteran journalist Joy Press tells the story of the maverick women who broke through the barricades, starting with Roseanne Barr (Roseanne) and Diane English (Murphy Brown), whose iconic shows redefined America's idea of "family values" and incited controversy that reached as far as the White House. Barr and English inspired the next generation of female TV writers and producers to carve out the creative space and executive power needed to present radically new representations of women on the small screen. Showrunners like Amy Sherman Palladino (Gilmore Girls), Jenji Kohan (Weeds, Orange Is the New Black), and Jill Soloway (Transparent) created characters and storylines that changed how women are seen and how they see themselves, in the process transforming the culture. Stealing the Show is the perfect companion to such bestsellers as Mindy Kaling's Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?, Tina Fey's Bossypants, and Shonda Rhimes' Year of Yes'; not to mention Sheila Weller's Girls Like Us and Rebecca Traister's All the Single Ladies. Drawing on deep research and interviews with the key players, this is the exhilarating behind-the-scenes story of a truly groundbreaking revolution in television"--
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subject_facetTelevision and women -- United States -- History
Television broadcasting -- United States -- History
Television programs -- United States -- History
Women television producers and directors -- United States
title_displayStealing the show : how women are revolutionizing television
title_fullStealing the Show How Women Are Revolutionizing Television
Stealing the show : how women are revolutionizing television / Joy Press
Stealing the show : how women are revolutionizing television [electronic resource] / Joy Press
title_shortStealing the show
title_subhow women are revolutionizing television
topic_facetHistory
Nonfiction
Performing Arts
Sociology
Television and women
Television broadcasting
Television programs
Women television producers and directors
Women's Studies