"All the [network] TV executives in LA were going, 'Women are not interesting,' Nurse Jackie co-creator Linda Wallem told me of the post-90s climate. "And you see what happened to television. Shame on them." Not everyone was so unimaginative.
Yesterday, we expressed disappointment in HBO's male-dominated series lineup. But as several readers pointed out, there is a fast-growing alternative: Showtime. Maybe being the underdog has its virtues.