Some network executives have been forced to respond to an open letter penned by 76 women television writers asking why there is such a gender disparity in the writing staff of primetime shows.
There is an entire ecosystem of British reality TV that drifts across my feed without the finer details really registering. Couldn’t really tell you what Love Island is, for instance. But occasionally something stops me in my tracks. For instance: Bromans, a (real) show about lads living as Roman gladiators.
There’s a splashy new television show about the life of Queen Victoria currently airing in the UK—it’s even beating the lately returned Poldark in the ratings. But is it historically accurate? Look out—aggrieved history takes, coming in hot.
The United Kingdom has been shaken to its foundations. And what has that nation all atremble? That would be vibrators.
Remember when British TV show Loose Women asked viewers if rape could be the victim’s fault? Following some speculation that the show could be in deep shit with regulators, it’s been announced that the show won’t be investigated, after all.
Sadly, Downton Abbey will not stretch on long enough that we finally see the whole kit and caboodle sold to some aging rockstar. The show is giving it one more season—the sixth—and then calling it quits with a Christmas Day finale.
We may be lightyears away from Season 5 of Downton Abbey, but let's stir the spoiler pot, shall we? This week, some cast members escaped the Dowager Countess' disapproving gaze and served up some TV tea.
In spite of all the criticism Hollywood has faced recently for its awful female-to-male director ratio, women are still being widely discriminated against in the film industry. Maybe, being a generally optimistic person, you might be inclined to think that things are a little more equal outside of the US. What about…
"Past Life Regression Therapy" may be legit, but the reality show Have I Been Here Before is ludicrous.