The Women Who Run TV: ‘Homeland’ writer Meredith Stiehm on Claire Danes, new FX pilot

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Writer Meredith Stiehm, 44, shares similarities with Homeland‘s Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes): both work in male-dominated places (Stiehm is the Showtime series’ sole female writer) and both have personal connections to bipolar disorder (Stiehm’s sister, like Carrie, suffers from the condition). Stiehm  has penned some of the series most acclaimed and talked about episodes, including season… Continue reading The Women Who Run TV: ‘Homeland’ writer Meredith Stiehm on Claire Danes, new FX pilot