I'm a television critic for @Variety, a former juror for the @PeabodyAwards and on the board of @OfficialTCA.
Josh Hawley, I will work until my fingers bleed to make sure you never again hold public office or get elected dog catcher in East Bumblefuck. Fuck you and all your objections and your transparently desperate attempts to secure your political future. Fuuuuckkkk youuuuu
Regret to inform you that President Biden issued an executive order today. There’s a minimum 1-year ban on starting your episode of television with an in media res action sequence putting key characters in unexplained jeopardy, followed by the on-screen words “36 hours earlier”
Charlyne Yi was at work, trying to do her job, and allegedly endured racist & sexist harassment, and is still paying the price. That is *in addition* to all the other obstacles women of color face in this industry. Here is Charlyne's full statement:
Some Hollywood TV studios came after the pay of lowest-level assistants & support staff after the pandemic hit. For @VanityFair , I talked to 20+ industry people abt what happened, 1 studio changing course & why this affects marginalized folks most severely
Wrote about a major TV trend for @VanityFair : TV shows getting fewer episodes & seasons to tell their stories. Call it "3rd & final season"-itis. Yes, some shows should be brief! But applied too widely, this growing trend may undermine TV's best ambitions