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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

Jul 27, 2015

This episode examines Betty White's (b. 1922 - ) approach to success, longevity and being a comic genius role model for women. Her career spans every decade in existence and with each role in TV comedy, Betty White broke new ground. Laughter knows no age, so listeners will also learn how White's confidence in her comedy...

Jul 15, 2015

Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson (LAPD) is a rare female character, in that the series begins with her assuming a leadership role, brought in to change the culture of a male-dominated work environment. This episode uses established principles of leadership to assess Brenda's evolution into a respected leader of a...

Jul 6, 2015

This smart workplace comedy only last two seasons. In this installment, we look closely at how three main characters bring mentor/mentee relationships to life and how two smart women sort through trust, work/life balance and competitive issues in this fast-paced news room.