Over the weekend, 60 Minutes correspondent Mike Wallace died in Connecticut. Wallace was the star of that CBS news magazine for 40 years. And he stood out because of his seeming willingness to ask anybody anything. In 2005, he sat down for an interview with Steve Inskeep.
Lena Dunham's new series Girls debuts on HBO on April 15. Dunham, who got quite a bit of attention for being the star, director and writer of the 2010 indie film Tiny Furniture, fills the same three roles in this ensemble show about four young women in New York.
ABC's new drama Scandal, from Grey's Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes, depicts a powerful black woman in Washington, D.C.: Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington), a top-flight crisis manager. Critic Eric Deggans says the show is an example of programming increasingly aimed at black female viewers.
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