From Bridget Liszewski of The TV Junkies:
Women behind Canadian TV: Amanda Tapping
“I donâ€™t know. Itâ€™s like why are the numbers so horrible for female showrunners? Is it just that we havenâ€™t been represented so people coming into the industry donâ€™t expect that thatâ€™s something they would be able to do. Like Stephanie [Morgenstern] said in herÂ interview, without representation thereâ€™s no â€˜Well Iâ€™m going to do that. Iâ€™m going to be like her,â€™ because there was no â€œherâ€ to be like. Now itâ€™s changing and now youâ€™ve got Stephanie Morgenstern (X Company) and other amazing women showrunning. Itâ€™s happening, but itâ€™s still a small number. I think it will become more and more prevalent to see women in positions of power because we are actually making the change that needed to be made and highlighting it.” Continue reading.