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Cynthia Bemis Abrams, TV Scholar, Writer, Leadership/PR consultant
Advanced TV Herstory
Finally, a podcast that studies, analyzes and celebrates women in TV. Thousands of comedies, variety shows and dramas have aired, yet the presence of strong women – both in front of and behind the camera - is an experience we need to understand better and embrace. With an eye to aligning the leadership lesson, time capsule observation or fascinating backstory of a show’s success or failure, my goal of Advanced TV Herstory is to connect the treasures of the past to the great potential of today’s TV and online platforms. Tomorrow’s success is rooted in understanding what has come before...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.5 stars from 29 ratings
Great Resource
I just listened to one episode to get another perspective on a topic I’m researching and I really appreciate how neatly packaged the information is in a format that was so well thought out. I will definitely be listening to more. Thank you!
Hamilchin via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/16/23
The “Wow” factor
Who knew? All these shows I grew up watching - it’s fascinating to learn the back stories, and the impact on shows that came later. I find myself thinking “wow - I never knew that!” every time.
Mnkaren via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/16/19
Quality content
Thoughtful, insightful and with a host who is well-spoken and has a very pleasant voice, I turn to this podcast primarily to learn. They deliver the goods. Highly recommend.
kouw18 via Apple Podcasts · Netherlands · 09/20/18
Recent Episodes
Has “Cheers” aged well? Was Norm the norm in 1982? Was the toxic behavior in the show’s Boston-based bar a device to expose the destructive nature of misogyny or was it just a casual reflection of a patriarchal system?   Carla Tortelli and Diane Chambers, the barmaids in the first season of the...
Published 05/10/23
Published 05/10/23
I am very excited to share the second of a two-part conversation with author and TV/film historian, Lee Gambin. His double-volume work, "Tonight, On a Very Special Episode: When TV Sitcoms Sometimes Got Serious," provides a launch pad for our thoughtful and fast-paced discussion of the issues and...
Published 04/17/23
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