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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

Feb 8, 2017

Interview with Dr. Elana Levine, Background and path to academia

Previous books: (Editor) Undead TV: Essays on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Cupcakes, Pinterest, and Ladyporn, 

(Author) Wallowing in Sex: The New Sexual Culture of 1970s American Television and Legitimating Television: Media Convergence and Cultural Status

Book currently in final stages of editing Her Stories: Daytime Soap Operas and US Television History.



SArah Adams
over six months ago

Great interview and food for thought.