Aug 8, 2016
Enjoy this interview with Susan Silver, a woman who has witnessed TV Herstory first hand. Among Susan’s TV sitcom writing credits – The legendary Mary Tyler Moore Show, Love American Style, Bob Newhart and the pilot for Maude. She’s worked with the very best in the industry.
In this interview, we cover her background and seat in the first golden era of TV Herstory. Then we fast forward to 2016 and TV’s coverage of women and politics. We cover all angles – from the anchors and commentators to women political figures finding their voice on the nation’s most pressing issues.
Finally, we review successful women showrunners and how political women are covered in drama and comedy today, including the satirical talents of Samantha Bee.
**Apologies in advance for diminished sound quality.