Thursday, June 17, 2010
CRIMINAL MINDS: IS THIS A GENDER ISSUE?
Criminal Minds: Here is a wonderful article which talks about the gender issue of firing A.J. Cook and the cutting back of Paget Brewster's job on Criminal Minds.
-Procedural dramas have flourished on television over the past decade plus, and while the success of the CSIs of the world are good for both viewers (some procedurals are pretty cool) and TV networks’ bottom line, there is an unpleasant pattern that has long been developing with regards to these kind of shows. Namely, that when it comes to procedurals, any female actor not named Mariska Hartigay seems to be eminently disposable. Deadline now reports that CBS is ready to jettison most if not all of the female regulars on “Criminal Minds”:
continues here: http://www.nbclosangeles.com/blogs/popcornbiz/Criminal-Minds-Cutting-Loose-Female-Cast-Members--Isnt-That-Kinda-Wrong-96385974.html