The goal is that everyone should get to turn on the TV and see someone who looks like them and loves like them. And just as important, everyone should turn on the TV and see someone who doesn’t look like them and love like them.
This is one time where television really fails to capture the true excitement of a large squirrel predicting the weather. (Phil)
The worst thing about sketches is that they are the most labor intensive form of comedy you can do. Because you have to put almost as many resources and almost as much writing and story has to go into a sketch as goes into a half hour or hour. But a sketch only lasts about […]
How do you say goodbye to something like 50 years in television? How proud when I see all the young women who are making and reporting the news. If I did anything to help make that happen, that is my legacy.
I don’t think we could have had the changes in civil rights without TV.
Well, it’s almost like I’m in a no-win situation with the media sometimes. … You know, I know how the media is. I know how TV works. They’ll throw a question out there and they’ll edit it. You know, the way they want to put it out there to the world. So, my thing is […]
I took a break, which turned into a longer break. But I’m interested in anything that I would find interesting. I still get the occasional query about a film or television role.
Growing up, we didn’t have a lot of visible LGBT people on TV. And I was VERY influenced by television. It formed my aesthetic and view on fashion and design – the clothes worn by Cher and Carol Burnett on their shows really stand out. Both designed by Bob Mackie, of course. When I was […]
The biggest difference for me being on Hulu is that I don’t have to tell a story that’s exactly 43 minutes long every week because I have to make room for a certain number of commercials. That’s not how storytelling works — different stories are different lengths, and you start to fall into this cadence […]
The question of what justice means depends on the audience witnessing the process. It could be the litigants, or the people watching courtroom television (for whom it may be entertainment). When we talk about the litigants, there’s rarely grey areas in a case, it’s black or white.