Perfect women’s satire site Reductress is getting a Comedy Central show
Comedy Central has greenlit a pilot from Reductress co-creators Beth Newell and Sarah Pappalardo for a late-night show adaptation of their women’s media satire site, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Saturday Night Live’s Abby Elliott will serve as the show’s in-character host. The Reductress Hour will aim to translate the withering social commentary that has made the site so beloved by Women Online™ in recent years.
The Reductress website, launched in 2013 and often described (sarcastically or not) as The Onion For Women, has been a balm in an era fraught with attacks on women, from health care access to corporate feminism. It skewers women’s lifestyle blogs and sanguine marketing with headlines like “‘Most Women Lie About Rape,’...
Published on 13 Jun 2018 at 04:34PM