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INTERVIEW: Tennille Read of Workin’ Moms Talks About Complex Female Characters

Tennille Read stars as Frankie’s close friend, Bianca, in season two of Workin’ Moms. She is also the co-founder of Theatre Inamorata, a company focused on developing female-centric stories for the stage. Tennille talks to Defective Geeks about her work and the importance of representation in the creative community.

Hi Tennille, thank you for answering our questions! Tell us about Workin’ Moms and your character, Bianca? How did you get involve with the show? 

Workin’ Moms is a comedic sitcom about women who are juggling their professional careers with their personal lives and being moms. I love the show because we get to see women in different situations, expressing themselves in ways that we don’t typically see on tv. I first got involved at the end of Season 2. My scenes were with Juno Rinaldo’s character Frankie, and I think the powers that be liked our chemistry because I was brought back in Season 3. I think Bianca is pretty courageous, choosing to become a solo-parent and all, and I think she’s pretty relatable.

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Ep. 116 Hollow Ship

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We spoke to Curtis Fortier and Helen McElwain — and Stephanie Sheh also joined us for a few minutes in the beginning! — about their upcoming comedy sci-fi webseries, Hollow Ship. Curtis and Helen joined forces to bring you a unique spin on a sitcom that takes place in a science fiction world. They spoke to us about what inspired the idea and the characters, plus what it took to get this project off the floor. Still, they need your help so please check out their Kickstarter page and donate or help spread the word!