I’d love to see a huge outcry when, next fall, the broadcast networks unveil schedules that are full of TV shows that are full of white characters and which will be, for the most part, created and run by men.
You know what I’d love to see?
I’d love to see a mass campaign catch fire, one in which thousands of TV viewers bombard the heads of the broadcast networks and cable networks, asking those executives why they don’t commission more shows from women and people of color.
This week’s episode, “Street Revenge,” is a perfect example of Benson showing her muscle. While running the investigation of a high-profile serial rapist, Benson takes on a new leadership role as spokesperson for the Special Victims Unit, working to catch the rapist, support his victims, and keep an outraged community calm, all at the same time. And when she’s out in the field, she hasn’t forgotten how to use force — when necessary.
Yeah, more “Girls” criticism, what of it? At least this one is about eating cupcakes in the tub.
Girls don’t …
Keep a cupcake in the fridge Take a bath with said cupcake Take a bath with said cupcake, while her roommate half-sits in the tub, shaving her legs Take a bath, while her roommate half-sits in the tub, shaving her legs