Reba McEntire to star in and executive produce TV series based on ‘Fried Green Tomatoes’

Reba McEntire to star in and executive produce TV series based on ‘Fried Green Tomatoes’

Although she is best known as one of country music’s top hitmakers, Reba also is a seasoned actor who has 11 movie credits to her name, played a lead role on Broadway in Irving Berlin’s “Annie Get Your Gun” and starred for six seasons in the TV sitcom “Reba.”

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NBC unveils inaugural, all-woman class for its Alternative Directors Program

NBC unveils inaugural, all-woman class for its Alternative Directors Program

With the new initiative, NBC takes a step toward equal representation behind the scenes on alternative series – an unserved part of the industry when it comes to inclusion efforts, despite the prevalence of unscripted shows on TV. The program gives experienced female and ethnically diverse directors access to expand their repertoire of alternative formats and complex directing styles, with the ultimate goal of opening the door to future projects.

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WEEK IN WOMEN news roundup: Dynamic women behind the throne of “Black Panther,” Kristin Chenoweth tapped for Season 2 of ‘Trial & Error,’ free tickets to ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ for underprivileged children

WEEK IN WOMEN news roundup: Dynamic women behind the throne of “Black Panther,” Kristin Chenoweth tapped for Season 2 of ‘Trial & Error,’ free tickets to ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ for underprivileged children

Dynamic women stand strong behind the throne of “Black Panther,” Kristin Chenoweth tapped for Season 2 of ‘Trial & Error,’ and free tickets are being arranged to ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ for underprivileged children.

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