Male TV insiders seek better representation of women

11/28/2012 | Slate

"Weeds" writer and producer Stephen Falk and "Community" creator Dan Harmon are among the television industry insiders to speak on the added value women bring to a creative team and the need to increase the number of women working in the medium. “I think having them in the room is crucial to a family comedy, ensemble comedy, television comedy, where half the eyeballs on your show are women ... I think we have to stop thinking of it as a quota thing and think of it as a common-sense thing," Harmon has said of the persistent gender gap in television.

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