Here's a shocking stat: in the 2006-2007 US TV season, 35% of primetime, network TV writers were women. In the 2010-2011 season, it's 15%.
How did that happen? AOL TV's Maureen Ryan (formerly The Watcher) has written a fascinating article, well worth reading, with all manner of writers and showrunners. Give it a go if you have 10 minutes or so to spare.
And what do you think? Is this a bad thing? A doesn't matter thing?
- October 19, 2011: Happy Endings: loads of female writers
Casey Wilson tries to pitch some storylines to Happy Endings'female writers