Cartoon Network Cancelled a Show Because It Was Too Focused on Girls

Paul Dini is the creator and writer behind the Cartoon Network show Tower Prep, which was cancelled in 2011 after one season. Now Dini has revealed that he's fairly certain it got cut was because he wasn't doing enough to make the show appealing to boys. » 12/19/13 2:15pm 12/19/13 2:15pm

How Boardwalk Empire Reinvented The Stereotypical Nagging Wife

It's an image anyone who's watched the odd Looney Toon is familiar with –- the large, scary wife brandishing her rolling pin as she harries after her husband, a fellow diminutive in both size and spirit. The hen-pecked husband, and the nagging wife –- if you'd asked me about it a year ago, I would have told you it was… » 1/06/12 5:15pm 1/06/12 5:15pm

On TV, Single, Middle-Aged Women Are Aliens

When Jon Caramanica writes about a show in which "a female alien lands largely unannounced in a predominantly male universe," he's talking about The Good Wife — because on television, single women over 35 might as well be Martians. » 10/19/09 3:40pm 10/19/09 3:40pm