HOT SPOT: 'Daily Brief' Celebrates TV's Powerful Women

by Brief Staff  |  03.31.2017

Women have always been on TV, and many of the medium’s most beloved icons—Jean Stapleton, Mary Tyler Moore, Lucille Ball, Bea Arthur, ​Diahann Carroll, Isabel Sanford, Candice Bergen—broke ground in their own ways. Some were mothers, others were career women, others were both, but all of them made their mark.

In recent years, the ways women are portrayed on TV has evolved at an ever-quicker rate, representing an array of diversity. Today, women on TV are warriors, queens and even superheroes, and they come in all shapes, sizes and colors. Just like the world in which we live.

RELATED: Celebrating Black History Month

CREDITS:

Senior producer: LaFern Cusack

Music: Video Helper

Soundtrack: “Power Takes Power” by Bojan Dugic, Peter Rogers

← Back

New from Daily Brief

Brett Ratner Comes on Board PromaxBDA: The Conference 2017 as Keynote Speaker
Joins previously announced keynote speakers, including Justin Simien, creator of Netflix’s "Dear White People"; The Black List’s Franklin Leonard; "Master of None"’s Lena Waithe; Viceland President and GM Guy Slattery; E!’s and Esquire President Adam Stotsky and many more.
‘Claws’ Brings New Meaning to a Trip to the Nail Salon
“Who do you think we are? Some multi-ethnic steel magnolia trash from Palmetto?”
‘Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly’ Promises ‘Sharp, Strong Journalism’
NBC debuted first promo for host’s news magazine show premiering in June.
HOT SPOT: IFC Raps
With help from creative agency Dutch Toast, IFC showcases its favorite rappers-turned-actors in all-day marathon.
Life Moves on Without Rayna James on CMT’s ‘Nashville’
Connie Britton may be gone, but all the drama is not.
First Look at Epix’s ‘Get Shorty’
Dark comedy is reimagined with Chris O’Dowd and Ray Romano.
Jun 5
The Conference 2017
Jun 8
PromaxBDA Promotion, Marketing and Design North America Awards 2017
Jun 8
PromaxBDA Promotion, Marketing and Design Global Excellence Awards 2017
Jun 19
Station Summit 2017
Jun 22
The PromaxBDA Awards at Station Summit
FG|PG Advertisement Power Your Career Advertisement