Late-night television is dominated by men, and mostly white ones at that. This is not news. But a Vanity Fair article that gathered all the hosts together for one photo has prompted Internet ire nonetheless. How could late-night TV be “better than ever,” as the headline claims, given the total absence of female hosts? (It was also recently reported that the latest addition to late-night, Stephen Colbert, has only two women on his all-white writing staff of 19.)
The accompanying article acknowledges in some depth “how gobsmackingly insane” it is that late-night hosts all share the same gender:
Bee had her own ideas on how to improve the photograph.