Quick Hit: Women writers (or the lack thereof) in late night TV

The NY Times has an article about the sad fact that late night television has a severe lack of female writers behind the big host shows. For example, the Jay Leno Show, David Letterman or Conan O’Brien has not-a-one woman writer.
Courtney’s friend and Daily Show writer Hallie Haglund says in the piece, “When you’re writing for late night, you’re writing through one person’s prism, and that person at the shows you’re looking at is always a dude.” Indeed.

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