May 9, 2019
In this season dedicated to cable's growth and capacity to niche program content aimed at women, we'd be remiss if we didn't includes a look at the made-for-TV movie genre on eating disorders. Art historian, professor and author Emily L. Newman provides insights into the milestone movies and headlines of the 80s, 90s and recent years that contained bulimia and anorexia as plotlines. We talk about the influence of Cathy Rigby, Tracey Gold, Meredith Baxter and Karen Carpenter.
Learn more about art historian, professor, author Emily L. Newman and her books at emilynewman.com