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Nell Scovell had a dream career working in television. She’s worked on every classic I can remember. And she even created a show, “Sabrina the Teenage Witch.” She took tired sitcom plots and put them through what she calls a “magical blender.” And out came something original. She told me how her ambition to be a prominent female television writer gave her these amazing opportunities that us men can only dream of. And how being on the sidelines gave her the confidence to lead a team to success.
Links and Resources
It’s Garry Shandling’s Show
Late Night with David Letterman
Sabrina the Teenage Witch, created by Nell
I Dream of Genie
Coach with Craig T. Nelson
Curb Your Enthusiasm
A Thousand Clowns, the play by Herb Gardner
The Cosby Show
I’m Dying Up Here: Heartbreak and High Times in Stand-Up Comedy’s Golden Era by William Knoedelseder
Superstud: Or How I Became a 24-Year-Old Virgin by Paul Feig
Freaks & Geeks
Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg
Sheryl Sandberg’s TED Talk: Why we have too few women leaders
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