Writer-directors' process is mysterious, even to them
This year a very different field of contending roles is gaining attention.
On paper, Dee Rees felt her directorial debut "Pariah," which tells the story of an African-American teenager coming to terms with her homosexuality, was a can't-miss investment.
Femme hosts face a fight to get into latenight yakkers
Drawing on inspiration from years working in her mother's toy store, Nee drew up a series -- about an African-American girl who runs a playhouse toy clinic -- that quickly became the No. 1 series for…
Thesp feels personal connection to Entertainment Industry Foundation
March saw the spinoff of Disney Junior from a block on the Disney Channel to its own 24/7 network, quickly scoring No. 1 and 2 slots among kids aged 2-5 with original programming "Doc McStuffins" and…
With the death of longtime NRG and FP Prods. partner Joseph Farrell, veteran marketing strategist Paura decided to "get my groove back" about the marketplace and created Capstone with sister Angela…
With Sherman heading up the charge, Logo, now in 50 million homes, underwent a brand shift meant to reflect the mainstreaming of gays and lesbians into American culture, which translated into a slew…
Smith-Anoa'i is still working in a relatively new field; her position didn't exist five years ago at CBS until she pitched it to her bosses.
L.A.-based but Oxford-born, Tranter spent the last year overseeing delivery on the most series on air in BBC Worldwide Prods' history.