On TV, Men Are the New Women

It is not surprising that the feminization of the television industry would give female characters more prominence, but it is a little disconcerting to see how men have waned in the process. Suddenly, sensitive shows are dealing with men as an oppressed minority group. Television writers who once focused on women’s dilemmas are now exploring the emotional difficulty of being a man in today’s world. —Alessandra StanleyOn TV, Men Are the New Women (NY Times)