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Thousands of comedies, dramas & news shows have aired, yet the presence of strong women – both in front of and behind the camera - is often a story untold. Advanced TV Herstory believes it’s all worth telling and re-telling.

Sometimes shows offer great leadership lessons or are so timeless in their writing that people say the series has aged very well. We’ll revisit moments in TV where women broke records, exceeded expectations or put their careers on the line. Advanced TV Herstory connects the treasures & moments of the past and places it into context of American life, for women, today.

Tomorrow’s success is rooted in understanding what has come before us. Knowledge is power. So gear up for a little storytelling and fun, sociology, fashion, economics or strategy. It’s all here in Advanced TV Herstory.

Hosted and produced by Cynthia Bemis Abrams

Jun 30, 2015

Five generations of American women have been depicted in TV. Five generations of women have been influenced by impressions of other women they've seen on TV. 

This was the podcast's initial mission and focus - summer 2015.


Jun 24, 2015

Teen fiction in the 30s & stringent standards for the girl detective

Warner Brothers attempt to put Nancy Drew on the silver screen

Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries on Sunday nights in 1977-79: DISASTER

Pamela Sue Martin bolts for Playboy and ends up a Dynasty Carrington.

Resource: Melanie Rehak's 2005 "Girl Sleuth:...