television

CBS seeks a new programming direction one year after Les Moonves’s ouster

The network spent much of 2018 dogged by sexual-misconduct allegations against the former chief executive

During her Emmy acceptance speech, Patricia Arquette advocated for trans rights. Here’s why.

Arquette’s sister, Alexis, was a transgender actress and advocate who died in 2016

Geena Davis made children’s TV more feminist. Here’s how.

She has been commissioning research on the representation of women and girls on screen and sharing results with decision-makers and content creators

In her novels and screenplays, Attica Locke seeks to elevate the story of blackness in America

Locke is clearly having a moment, both with her latest novel release and in television

A ‘Sesame Street’ Muppet has given autistic children a role model. Now, she’s at the center of controversy.

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network cut ties with the show after it partnered with Autism Speaks

Lisa Bloom, a feminist attorney, became just another complicit Aunt Lydia. Here’s how.

As I read ‘She Said,’ I marveled over how much Bloom seemed to relish her role as Harvey Weinstein’s adviser

‘Unbelievable’: In this new series, a rape investigation goes horribly wrong

The television show, available Friday on Netflix, is based on a true story

Leslie Jones went from writer to fan favorite on ‘Saturday Night Live.’ After five seasons, she’s leaving the show.

At 47, she skirted SNL tradition by earning the most recognition for playing an exaggerated version of herself

Michelle Obama hasn’t yet been fictionalized on TV. Viola Davis is set to play her in Showtime’s ‘First Ladies.’

In addition to Obama, the first season will feature Eleanor Roosevelt and Betty Ford

Lara Spencer ‘did great harm’: How male dancers are responding to the ABC host’s comments about Prince George dancing

Spencer apologized for the ridiculing comments, but the damage is done