Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda Fans Start a Petition for Gender Pay Equality on ‘Grace and Frankie’
The debut season of Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda’s wonderful new Netflix comedy Grace and Frankie premiered on the streaming network last month, and not long after revealing that they were making the same amount of money as their male supporting costars Martin Sheen and Sam W... [Read More]
Amy Schumer, Lena Dunham, Tracee Ellis Ross, and Ellie Kemper Comment on Late Night’s Lack of Women
The Hollywood Reporter recently sat down for a roundtable interview with some of today’s top comedy actresses to chat about everything from Hollywood sexism to Hillary Clinton to the price of fame, and when asked about late night’s glaring lack of women hosts, Amy Schumer, Unbreakable Ki... [Read More]
Study Confirms That Primetime TV Is Getting Tougher for Women
by Megh Wright San Diego State's Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film recently released the results of their 17th annual "Boxed In" study, which analyzes how many women are working behind and in front of the camera in the entertainment world. In the primetime television sphere, women... [Read More]
Craig Ferguson Thinks His Late Night Replacement Should "Unquestionably Be a Female"
by Megh Wright "Back in May, Craig [Ferguson] and I switched places so I could 'audition' for the job he's vacating at the end of the year—and guess what, the world did not explode! During the commercial break, Craig used our few minutes off-air to encourage me to go after the position in earn... [Read More]
40 Comedians to Compete for Prestigious ‘Ladies of Laughter’ Titles
The funny ladies will compete for cash prizes, comedy bookings and the prestigious 2014 Ladies of Laughter titles. Past winners include Tammy Pescatelli, Jane Condon, Robin Fox, Dana Eagle and Dena Blizzard.Author informationStage Time MagazineSTAGE TIME is an online magazine that covers the art and... [Read More]
Cameron Esposito Answers the Age-Old Question "What's It Like to Be a Woman in Comedy?"
by Megh Wright As part of her ongoing A.V. Club column, standup Cameron Esposito has a new feature out today called "What It's Like to Be a Woman in Comedy" that addresses issues females face in the standup world, why the overload of white male comics should embrace the idea of more diverse lineups,... [Read More]