Women in Late Night Comedy/Variety

Join us May 13th at The Paley Center for Media for a discussion exploring the challenges faced by women writing for the genre.

 

WGA, Emmy and Peabody award winning panelists including Allison Silverman (The Colbert Report, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Late Night With Conan O'Brien), who will serve as panel moderator, Anne Cohen (The Best Week Ever), Hallie Haglund (The Daily Show with Jon Stewart), Meredith Scardino (The Colbert Report, The Late Show With David Letterman, The Best Week Ever), Jill Goodwin (The Late Show with David Letterman) and Morgan Murphy (The Late Show with Jimmy Fallon) will tell what it is like to work on a late night show and share tips on how other women writers can get hired and stay hired in the competitive Comedy/Variety world.

May 13, 2010

Former Colbert Report writer Alison Silverman will moderate

Female comedy writers in late night television are still a rarity, despite the fact that some of today's top shows were co-created by women.  Join the Writers Guild of America, East and the Paley Center for Media for a discussion exploring the challenges faced by women writing for late night Comedy/Variety, as well as insider suggestions for increasing female representation on writing staffs in the genre.

WGA, Emmy and Peabody award winning panelists including Allison Silverman (The Colbert Report, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Late Night With Conan O'Brien), who will serve as panel moderator, Anne Cohen (The Best Week Ever), Hallie Haglund (The Daily Show with Jon Stewart), Meredith Scardino (The Colbert Report, The Late Show With David Letterman, The Best Week Ever), Jill Goodwin (The Late Show with David Letterman) and Morgan Murphy (The Late Show with Jimmy Fallon) will tell what it is like to work on a late night show and share tips on how other women writers can get hired and stay hired in the competitive Comedy/Variety world.

Thursday, May 13th 6:30 PM

Location:  The Paley Center for Media
                  25 West 52nd Street
                  New York, NY


$10.00 WGAE/Paley Center Members
$15.00 General Public


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Please call Rebecca Olerich at 212-767-7835 if you have any questions.