14 May 2012 6:45 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

It's that tme of the year again.  When your favorite shows get cancelled, and shows that you have no idea why they exist get renewed again for another  year. For renewals, one piece of good news is that Scandal created by Shonda Rhimes has gotten a renewal.  Other news is that Megan Good will be joining Washington as the second African American female to head a series. Oscar winning writer Callie Khouri comes to TV with Nashville starring Connie Britton (so glad she got her own show) and Twlight scribe Melissa Rosenberg (who worked on Dexter)  brings a spy drama Red Widow to ABC. New shows - There are 39 shows that have been ordered (research from The Hollywood Reporter and Deadline) are 12 created by women.  CBS continues to skew male iwth only one show by a woman, and the CW wins the record for most female created shows with over »

- Melissa Silverstein

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