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Subject: Re: Amazons "Good Girls Revolt" seeing renewed interest in return
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Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2017 11:05:05 -0700
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In article <ou4i31$scp$1@dont-email.me>, Obveeus<Obveeus@aol.com> 
wrote:

> On 11/10/2017 10:47 AM, David wrote:
> > On Thu, 9 Nov 2017 23:38:46 -0500, Obveeus<Obveeus@aol.com> wrote:
> > 
> >> On 11/9/2017 11:26 PM, David wrote:
> >>> On Thu, 9 Nov 2017 23:07:28 -0500, Obveeus<Obveeus@aol.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> When I watched the pilot episode, it certainly looked like a series
> >>>> worth watching.  That being said, the high IMDB score (8.2) is reflected
> >>>> by a miniscule 3,492 votes...indicating little interest in the show
> >>>> actually existed.  The fact that the revival folks have spun the issue
> >>>> into one claiming that sexism at Amazon is the reason for the show's
> >>>> cancellation is silly.  The show was canceled due to lack of viewership
> >>>> and trying to claim otherwise is rather opportunistic dirty pool.
> >>>
> >>> Amazon premiered it on October 28th and canceled it on December 2nd.
> >>> That seems odd. I'm certain no other streaming show has ever been
> >>> canceled that quickly.
> >>
> >> Likely, that is simply a coincidence of timing as it was also around the
> >> time that Amazon started trying to change direction (looking to find
> >> wide audience shows rather than niche shows...or at least looking to axe
> >> a lot of underwatched shows).  HAND OF GOD was axed before the second
> >> season aired.  MAD DOGS got a fairly quick axe as well, though not as
> >> quick as GOOD GIRLS REVOLT.  THE LAST TYCOON was canceled just as fast
> >> as GOOD GIRLS REVOLT.  CRISIS IN SIX SCENES was canceled before it ever
> >> aired.
> > 
> > Okay, true. But re-reading the article I don't think they're blaming
> > Roy Moore's issues, 
> 
> Roy *Price* was the Amazon exec who was pushed out amid accusations of 
> harrassment and sexism and being friends with Weinstein and one of the 
> claims is that he didn't respect women so female led shows got canceled 
> unfairly...despite the actual track record of Amazon having lots of 
> female led shows.
> 
> Roy Moore is the crazy Alabama GOP politician accused of child rape by 
> multiple women and twice thrown off the Alabama supreme court...and 
> likely to win the Senate election there in a month or so.
> 
> 
> > just making general "exec didn't like/support the
> > show" comments.
> 
> ...with implications that he didn't support the show (or Z: THE 
> BEGINNING OF EVERYTHING) because they were female oriented shows.  The 
> accusations seem pretty baseless.  there are other questionable events, 
> though, like his pushing forward with his girlfreind's show (Amazon 
> eventually denied his ability to approve the project, so it got picked 
> up by Weinstein).

You'd think a casting couch guy would be *more* likely to approve female 
led shows.

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