From “Roseanne” to “Gilmore Girls” and “Grey’s Anatomy,” women showrunners like Roseanne Barr, Amy Sherman-Palladino and Shonda Rhimes have changed TV. A new book looks at how they’ve fought for creative control, struggled with being “liked,” and introduced more nuanced characters and stories.
The rise of women TV showrunners
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