Matthew Weiner responds to sexual harassment allegation from former Mad Men writer

Matthew Weiner’s The Romanoffs hits Amazon later this month, and, while the star-studded cast and spare episode breakdowns remain tantalizing, the accusations of workplace misconduct by former Mad Men writer Kater Gordon continue to hang over the show. Late last year, Gordon came forward with a story about how, in a…

Jeffrey Tambor will compete for an Emmy after all, thanks to Netflix and Arrested Development

In what’s amounting to a cold war between Amazon and Netflix, with the trans community caught in the middle, Deadline reports that Jeffrey Tambor—who was fired from Transparent in February amid charges of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior from two trans women who work on the show, and was subsequently …

Ann Curry says she reported Matt Lauer for harassment in 2012, and nothing happened

In the five months since his initial apology after he was let go from Today for what parent network NBC tactfully characterized as “inappropriate sexual behavior”—Variety published a report with all the creepy details, if you’re inclined to read them—Matt Lauer has kept out of the public eye, allowing his former…

Melissa Benoist says Supergirl crew is “recover[ing] together” after Andrew Kreisberg allegations

While promoting the limited series Waco at the Television Critics Association winter press tour, Supergirl star Melissa Benoist responded to a question about the sexual harassment allegations against EP Andrew Kreisberg, telling reporters that the cast and crew have “recovered together” since the news broke late last…

The Girls In The Picture traces Hollywood's problem with women to the very beginning

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Melanie Benjamin finished writing The Girls In The Picture months before the Harvey Weinstein scandal broke, but the novel still feels firmly rooted in the Me Too movement. As Hollywood faces a reckoning about sexual harassment and, among other issues, equal pay, Benjamin’s book about the role two women played in the…

Community writer Megan Ganz accepts Dan Harmon's apology for sexual misconduct

Last week, former Community writer Megan Ganz engaged in an online dialogue with her old boss, Dan Harmon, about the ways he “treated [her] like garbage” and “crossed lines” when they worked together. At the time, Ganz said she wasn’t ready to accept Harmon’s apology, and he offered to do anything he could to make it…

Seth Meyers asks women to lead us into the future in searing Golden Globes monologue

Leading up the ceremonial duties for the largest Hollywood gathering since the revelations of just how deep the culture of sexual harassment (and misogyny) runs in the film and TV industry—and really, anywhere—was going to be a tough task for anyone. And while handing over that kind of platform to a white man again…

Vice responds to an in-depth New York Times report into its alleged culture of widespread sexual harassment

The New York Times released the latest in an ongoing series of reports about sexual harassment in the American media today, this time targeting the culture at punk-rock news outlet turned Disney-partnering production giant Vice. The profile—which involved interviews with more than 100 Vice employees, past and…

Harvey Weinstein denies or “can't recall” Salma Hayek's allegations

In an op-ed published in The New York Times, Salma Hayek revealed the extent to which Harvey Weinstein, who’s now been accused by about 90 women of sexual harassment or assault, was also “her monster.” Hayek collaborated with Weinstein on her 2002 film Frida, a partnership she initially considered a once-in-a-lifetime…