TITLE

Sitcom's first ladies leave legacy of laughs

AUTHOR(S)
Donahue, Ann
PUB. DATE
October 2003
SOURCE
Daily Variety;10/30/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 19, pA5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on comediennes and their television programs on CBS Inc. Pioneering work done by early sitcom actresses such as Lucille Ball and Carol Burnett; Designation of comedic performances as a separate category in 1996; Number of CBS actresses that have won Emmy awards for lead and supporting work in sitcoms; Ways in which sitcoms dealt with sensitive and controversial issues such as abortion.
ACCESSION #
11275235

 

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