In 1905, Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874 – 1942) wrote her first novel, Anne of Green Gables, and received rejections from every publisher to whom she sent it. So she put her manuscript "away in a hat box" and there it sat until 1907, when she dusted it off and decided to have another go at getting ... [Read More]
On October 15, 1951, I Love Lucy made its television debut, cementing Lucille Ball’s status as one of America's top comedic actresses, and pioneering a new sitcom genre that would influence countless family-related sitcoms for years to come. The success of the show was unmatched, as was Lucille’s perfectionism and hard work. ... [Read More]
From 1975 to 1979, thirty-four years after the feminist icon's comic debut, Wonder Woman was brought to life by actress Lynda Carter on what was "the first, longest running and most successful syndicated television show with a serious female action hero." Captivated by her golden lasso of truth and bullet deflecting bracelets, we watched her death defying leaps and ... [Read More]
This Wednesday is taking us Way Back to our childhoods. If you were a kid in the '70s or '80s you probably learned about conjunctions, the Constitution, and even how a bill becomes a law from the animated educational TV series Schoolhouse Rock. But one of our favorite episodes was Sufferin' 'Til Suffrage, which ... [Read More]
Meet Lori Mae Hernandez, a 13-year-old stand-up comedian who brought the house down on America's Got Talent last night. The funny girl, who wowed with her unexpected wit and moxie, started doing stand-up 3 years ago after her dad developed Bell's palsy, a form of temporary facial paralysis. ... [Read More]
Pitch is a new drama series coming to FOX early next year, and by the looks of the trailer, it’s going to be good!
The series, which is the first of its kind to collaborate with Major League Baseball, tells the story of the fictional character Ginny Baker (played by Kylie Bunbury), a young pitcher ... [Read More]
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12.18 million viewers tuned in on Sunday to watch Fox's production of Grease Live. While most were dazzled by what they were seeing - a cast of over 650 dancers and extras singing and dancing across 21 sets - what was happening behind the scenes to orchestrate the 3-hour spectacular was ... [Read More]
As part of an initiative with Women In Film, Turner Classic Movies presents Trailblazing Women, a month-long programming event featuring films made by women directors, created to raise awareness about the historical contributions of women working behind the camera.
Statistics continue to prove a lack ... [Read More]