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Stephen Glover, younger brother of Donald Glover and writer for hit FX show ‘Atlanta,’ has signed a deal with FX productions to continue to develop original content for the network: “Stephen Glover has signed an overall deal with FX Productions. Glover, the younger brother of Donald Glover, is an award-winning writer and producer on the […]

Ava DuVernay discusses what it truly means to be inclusive in Hollywood and how much work still needs to be done pertaining to inclusion:  “Ava DuVernay is done with diversity panels. “I’ve done them, I’ve tried,” the writer, producer, director and distributor said at a discussion with “Queen Sugar” author Natalie Baszile at the Writers Guild Foundation […]

‘Insecure’ creator Issa Rae was interviewed by Adweek about her rise from YouTube to HBO, her recent achievements, and the goals she has yet to achieve:  “It’s a Friday afternoon in late August, and Issa Rae—the creator, star and executive producer of HBO’s Insecure—is leaving the bar at The London hotel in midtown Manhattan. But before […]

Lena Waithe, contributing writer and actor for comedy series “Master of None,” made a huge impact at the Emmys with her historic win:   “Lena Waithe has made Emmy history as the first African-American woman to win for comedy writing. Waithe won for co-writing the “Thanksgiving” episode of “Master of None” with series co-creator and star, […]

Fox network has recently bought high profile drama “Being Judged” from co-executive producer of the TV show ‘Rosewood”, Nkechi Carrol:  “Nkechi Carroll’s (Rosewood) high profile legal drama Being Judged has received a script commitment from Fox! Written and executive produced by Carroll, Being Judged centers on Josephine Graves. No one likes Being Judged, least of all Josephine, who is […]

A Google doc was created for various TV professionals put their race, gender and salaries to show the difference between men, women, and people of color: “A sharable Google doc was passed around town Tuesday in which writers and assistants shared their wages amid a renewed quest for equal pay. Days after Ellen Pompeo opened up […]

Tig Notaro discusses her journey as a female comedy writer and overcoming the obstacles that have come along the way:  “In 2012, Tig Notaro was just getting started. She had released her debut stand-up album, “Good One,” and was appearing on programs like “Conan” and “This American Life.” She’d just launched a Kickstarter campaign for a short […]