Meredith Blake

Meredith Blake


I write about the teevee for the Los Angeles Times. Not to be confused with the Parent Trap character.

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Ahead of this weekend's virtual and sure-to-be-strange #Emmys , I talked to some of the folks behind the scenes who depend on (in-person) awards shows

Please enjoy this picture of Cousin Greg looking dapper in rhinestone-bedazzled crocs on his NYC rooftop. May it cleanse your timeline.

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This is by far the #1  Thing a Smug Childless Person would say (probably because they read a review of Bringing Up Bebe once a few years ago). Cut to five years later and their kids have feedbags of Pirate’s Booty strapped to their faces.

A powerful first-person account of racism in the newsroom by my friend and colleague, @GeBraxton 

I wrote about the stylized recreations that have taken over TV

It is *almost* like they're trying to actively conceal her record

Hmmm someone missing from this but can't think of who

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I wrote this nearly four years ago and uh, things haven't changed

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Parasite was the best picture of the year but I don’t think it can win so I’m voting for 1917 and furthermore I think all Parasite voters should line up behind 1917 even though many of them might actually prefer The Irishman

In "AKA Jane Roe," a new documentary filmed before her death in 2017, Norma McCorvey says she was paid to "switch sides" and become an anti-abortion activist in the '90s

A&E ditches KKK reality series after discovering producers paid some of its subjects. Full statement:

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The Show You Must Watch Right Now is "I May Destroy You," and with good reason. I talked to @MichaelaCoel  about channeling her trauma into art, the not-so-gray areas of consent, & how she stayed safe while making the show.

I talked to @HillaryClinton  about her new docuseries, sexism in politics, Fleabag and why she's sounding the alarm about election integrity in 2020

NBC announces it's ending its business relationship with @realDonaldTrump  .

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"Hey, hey, NRA, how many kids have you killed today?" Kids outside Trump Int'l in NYC this morning.

Does this include the part in the middle where a lawless Republican president is held accountable by members of his own party and resigns in disgrace?

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Here's a breakdown of major late-night shows and how many women they employ as writers -- both in total numbers and in percent of credited writing staff

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Here is a story I've been working on for longer than it takes to gestate a human. It's about the difficulties faced by working moms in the entertainment business and how the lack of support for parents may be contributing to the gender gap

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