BROOKE GLADSTONE: Do you get the impression that the Web seems to have a larger percentage of female involvement than network TV? You’ve got shows like “The Guild” about a female gamer, “The Misadventures of an Awkward Black Girl,” Lisa Kudrow’s “Web Therapy.”
JANE ESPENSON: There was a study done in this last year or so that only 19 percent of TV writers are females, which was a number that had fallen. We’ve been trying to storm this castle of network TV. Maybe we don’t have to. Go build your own castle.
Excerpt from an interview from On the Media with Jane Espenson of ‘Husbands,’ about making a web series and how the web series world is changing.
and also, I love this bit too from Alyssa Rosenberg
“These people can’t afford to send out 400 screener copies to anyone who might conceivably be interested, and they find audiences anyway. That they can do that without any of the budget or the marketing or the distribution is, I think, a demonstration of potential more than challenge.”