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If you grew up in the 70's or became a fan of Nickolodeon television and its popular reruns of sitcomes from thata decade, you are already familiar with The Mary Tyler Moore Show.  It was the first sitcom that cast its lead actor as a strong, independent woman whoset  out to confidently follow her dream of a career in tv news. Not only did The Mary Tyler Moore Show break down barriers for how female actors in tv sitcoms, it also ushered in a wave of extremely talented women working behind the scenes, as writers, directors and producers. Jennifer Keishin Armstrong, is the author of, Mary and Lou and Ted and Rhoda, an account of how the actors in the WJM newsroom interacted, the increase of female comedy writers in the industry, and the impact it had on how tv executives viewed women in the industry. Get ready for a fun hour, this Thursday, June 5th at 10 a.m. right here on "I'm Just Sayin' with Diane DiVall." on www.BlogTalkRadio.com

 

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