WEEK IN WOMEN: PBS launches female trailblazer series with TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM – Brandy McDonnell reports

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am, a compelling documentary about the legendary Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, will have its U.S. broadcast premiere at 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 23 on PBS (check local listings), as part of PBS’ summer-long celebration of women trailblazers.

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WEEK IN WOMEN: Jamie Lee Curtis to Helm Lifetime’s HOW WE SLEEP AT NIGHT – Brandy McDonnell reports

Two-time Golden Globe winner Jamie Lee Curtis is the executive producer, director and star of How We Sleep at Night: The Sara Cunningham Story, an upcoming Lifetime telefilm adapted from Cunningham’s memoir of the same name, which chronicles her struggle as a devout Christian mother to come to terms with her son being gay.

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Tara Duncan’s Hulu deal includes Zakiya Dalila Harris’ THE OTHER BLACK GIRL – Brandy McDonnell reports

Tara Duncan has made an overall deal with Hulu, setting up an adaptation of Zakiya Dalila Harris’ upcoming novel The Other Black Girl at the streaming service. Now in development, the project will be co-written by Harris and the author will be an executive producer alongside Duncan,

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WEEK IN WOMEN: Dahvi Waller Premieres MRS. AMERICA on FX/Hulu – Brandy McDonnell reports

Primetime Emmy-winning writer and producer Dahvi Waller, whose premier previous credits include Mad Men and Halt and Catch Fire was looking for an intriguing angle to delve into 1970s feminism, and she found it in Mrs. America.

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