Los Angeles Times For many women in late-night television, this depiction of a male-dominated workplace rings true, with one glaring exception: The show Molly works for is hosted by, of all things, a woman. While there are now more women writing for late-night shows than ever before, female hosts, like female presidents, largely remain a figment of the Hollywood imagination. More encouraging are the gains made by female comedy writers. A decade ago, a tally of women writing for late-night shows read like binary code: zeros and ones across the board.
Be deficient in of diversity in late-night television is nothing new, but it's back all the rage the conversation in a big approach, thanks to the recently busy circling door of host changeovers. The after everything else few years have been the busiest in late night's history. After decades of watching the same faces arrange late night, the landscape is looking rather different these days. But is it really? As Vanity Fair's contemporary feature made startlingly clear, all these changes have taken the form of men passing the torch to erstwhile men. Samantha Bee will break ahead this all-male club in with her own late-night show for TBS. It's not all male, all the age.