Mara Brock Akil to Woman TV Bosses: 'We Should All Be Feminists'

The organization Girls Inc. held its annual entertainment-industry luncheon Wednesday, bringing together some of the most powerful women in television for a host of inspirational speeches. And Mara Brock Akil, pioneer of this current era of women in television with Girlfriends and The Game, had some of the best… » 11/20/14 7:00pm Thursday 7:00pm

How Lifetime Can Learn From All the Aaliyah Movie Hate

It's Monday and everyone's still talking about the skid marks left behind by Lifetime's biopic, Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B, which aired on Saturday. Some fans are even (hilariously) going so far as to boycott Wendy Williams, the movie's co-executive producer. I haven't seen this much vitriol for a TV biopic since… » 11/17/14 2:00pm 11/17/14 2:00pm

Newscaster Wore The Same Suit For A Year To Prove a Point about Sexism

It's obviously no secret that there is a huge gender gap (in general but also) in how we respond to what celebrities wear. Women's appearances are always subject to critique while men's wardrobes are hardly judged in comparison. One TV show host decided to test that double standard by wearing the same knock-off… » 11/15/14 1:00pm 11/15/14 1:00pm

You Will Never See a Modern Grope Sesh on Downton Abbey

During the final countdown of Mary and Matthew's courtship on Downton Abbey, I started screaming at my television for them to just get a room — hell, even a broom closet — so that they could FINALLY have the hot and heavy feel-up (or even just a prolonged under-the-table handholding!) that their yearning glances were… » 11/12/14 2:40pm 11/12/14 2:40pm