Why do audiences find mostly narratives presented through the perspective of white leads (and most often, white male leads), even if people of color are prominent characters or the basis of the show’s plot?
Social media as a place of community helps fuel the lost group aspect of television watching. Twitter connects TV to its live, collective habits, and serves as a reminder that entertainment can be even greater when it is matched with others who care about it as you do.
The Big Brother controversy provides an ample opportunity for more media outlets to not only report on the nastiness and the the outrage, but to also spark further discussion on how these statements are not just “flukes” of the house
Shonda Rhimes – a writer, producer, and showrunner who at one time maintained three successful television shows (Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice, Scandal) at the same time on one network – bucks industry standards to create work that is inclusive, unique, feminine and fun.