AARP sponsored a panel discussion with The Paley Center for Media on how women on television are fighting ageism. Award-winning producer and president of HBO’s documentary division Sheila Nevins moderated a panel of all-stars who are sustaining careers in an historically ageist industry and thriving in the new “golden era” of television programming. Panelists included Marlo Thomas (That Girl, Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later, Ballers), Carol Kane (Taxi, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), Tovah Feldshuh (Holocaust, The Walking Dead, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Salvation), and Cheryl Wills (NY1 weekend evening anchor, host of In Focus with Cheryl Wills).
PHOTO: Panelists walk the red carpet prior to The Paley Center’s panel discussion, “Better Than Ever: Women on Television Are Fighting Ageism–And Winning,” sponsored by AARP New York and AARP Media. Left to right: Sheila Nevins, Carol Kane, Tovah Feldshuh, Marlo Thomas, Cheryl Wills. Photo courtesy Paley Center for Media.