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Marissa Mayer

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  • Yahoo In Talks for Comedy '34 and Pregnant' from 'Girls' Scribe Lesley Arfin (EXCLUSIVE)

    Yahoo is considering a series order for "34 and Pregnant," a comedy from Lesley Arfin, a former writer on HBO's "Girls" and MTV's "Awkward." The show is on the shortlist for Yahoo's prospective lineup of big-budget originals, according to multiple...
  • Can Yahoo Make Big TV Shows Pay?

    With an eye toward landing its own "House of Cards"-style tentpole, Yahoo is looking to pour top dollar into original shows with TV-biz pedigrees. It has approached multiple studios and agents to scope out potential hits, and is zeroing in on specific...
  • Forget one-size-fits-all solution to work-family balancing act

    This is a column I long resisted writing. Resisted when a high level State Department official left her job and wrote a controversial piece for The Atlantic magazine headlined, "Why Women Still Can't Have it All." Resisted when Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer...
  • Childless writers address choice to forgo parenthood

    Childless writers address choice to forgo parenthood
    Writer and director Henriette Mantel was at a reading for fellow comics when a familiar theme took root. "They were all reading these essays about their kids," says Mantel, who doesn't have children. "Everyone was laughing, 'Ha ha! I know!' and I turned...
  • Let's end the obsession with women's wombs

    Let's end the obsession with women's wombs
    When liberals talk about states like Texas implementing laws to deter women from their constitutional right to an abortion, the conversation often veers into a frustrated rant, highlighting the hypocritical nature of conservatives who don’t...
  • Watch Jennifer Lawrence in new 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' clip

    Like Mugwumps, Gryffindor and Hufflepuff from "Harry Potter" before it, the world may now be divided into those for whom "Hunger Games"-related words such as Katniss, Peeta and Haymitch mean something and those for whom they do not. The latter trio is...
  • Apple TV Gets 'SNL' Clips and More with Yahoo and PBS Channels

    Apple TV has added channels for Yahoo and PBS, bringing full episodes of some PBS shows as well as short-form videos from Yahoo's collection of "Saturday Night Live" clips, Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and other programming to the...
  • Yahoo's Marissa Mayer, Tumblr Talk 'Hunger Games' With Jennifer Lawrence

    Continuing their march of worldwide promotional domination, "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" star Jennifer Lawrence and director Francis Lawrence joined Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer on November 6 for a live Q&A with their fans as part of the movie's Global...
  • Fandango Fans Flames for 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' with Web Video Series

    NBCUniversal's Fandango movie-ticketing website is launching a 10-part video series for Lionsgate's "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," aiming to kindle more box office presales ahead of the pic's Nov. 22 premiere. According to Fandango, "Catching Fire"...
  • Yahoo Video Chief Erin McPherson Is Heading to Maker Studios

    Maker Studios announced that it has hired Erin McPherson, the exec in charge of Yahoo's video strategy, as chief content officer. At Maker Studios, one of the biggest YouTube multichannel network operators, McPherson will report to exec chairman Ynon...
  • Jennifer Lawrence and 'The Hunger Games' Cast Premiere 'Catching Fire' in London

    "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" world preemed in London's Leicester Square where the wet, chilly November weather did nothing to dampen the enthusiastic response of the SRO celeb crowd or the hundreds of screaming femme fans who waited for several hours...