Women in Television History
Barbara Walters, the first woman to anchor an American network evening news program, is profiled in this biography sketch.
A biographical sketch of Oprah Winfrey, billionaire talk show host, producer, and philanthropist.
Feminism in 1960s Sitcoms
You can find emerging feminism in 1960s sitcoms in the conventional and unconventional ways women revealed their power, success, grace, humor….and even just their presence!
Feminism in 1970s Sitcoms
While still creating humorous shows, television producers provided audiences with feminism in 1970s sitcoms by using social commentary and strong female protagonists – with or without a husband.
Cagney and Lacey
An article by a writer and female police officer on the image of "lady cops" on television.
Visible Storytellers: Women Narrators on 1950s Daytime Television
An article about the image of women on television in the 1950s, telling their real stories in what this author calls "the confessional quiz show" format such as Queen for a Day.
Women in Film & Television
A bibliography of mostly-print resources on women in the media, focusing on film and television.