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TV critic Melissa Girimonte, also known as The Televixen, hosts Fem TV, an interview series featuring real stories of women working in the TV industry. Created to celebrate women in television, Fem TV aims to inspire, educate and entertain.

Jun 18, 2018

In the first interview from The 2018 ATX Television Festival, Melissa sits down with Genius: Picasso’s costume designer, Sonu Mishra and makeup designer, Davina Lamont. These talented women share stories about recreating the worlds of Pablo Picasso and Albert Einstein during the first two seasons of Genius and tease...


Jun 2, 2018


Sherri Chung is a composer, currently working on Riverdale and Blindspot. She joins Melissa to talk about her start in TV, the process of collaborating with the production team on a series, and how she creates theme music for characters.

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May 11, 2018

ATX Television Festival co-founder Emily Gipson joins Melissa to chat about her start in the TV industry, the festival's growth since its first year, and how it's become a forum to discuss important issues. She also gives us a preview of what's in store during the 2018 festival.

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Apr 19, 2018

In this episode, Melissa is joined by Abigail Winter, most recently known for playing Jess Geller on Mary Kills People. She talks about her start in the industry, the exciting turns for her MKP character during Season 2, and some of the projects that she’s working on as a director and a producer.

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Mar 16, 2018

Our guest this episode is costume designer Lyn Paolo. She has worked on some of TV’s most popular shows, like ER and The West Wing. Many listeners will know her for her work on Shondaland series Scandal and How to Get Away With Murder, or Showtime’s long-running hit, Shameless. We discuss her career, how social...