Panel members at The Power of TV discussion on breast cancer
Wednesday, January 25, 2023 - 12:00am

Hollywood showrunners, writers and producers were joined by a medical expert for a discussion about young women affected by early onset breast cancer, how the disease disproportionately affects women of color, and the importance of messaging to raise awareness about risk.

Abbott Elementary creator and star Quinta Brunson on the red carpet
Tuesday, November 15, 2022 - 10:45am

Some of the brightest stars and creative talent in Hollywood walked the red carpet at the 2022 Sentinel Awards held Oct. 25 at the Television Academy. It was an evening to celebrate TV entertainment that makes a difference, and 12 shows were honored for storytelling that tackled powerful and timely topics.

Image graphic showing effects of climate change
Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - 12:00am

A “lunch and learn” webcast discussion presented by Hollywood, Health & Society explored the health and wide-ranging effects of extreme weather, focusing on how do we lessen the impact of climate change, protect water resources, practice environmental sustainability and survive? 

Image of human and robot hands
Monday, June 27, 2022 - 12:00am

Hollywood, Health & Society presented a "lunch and learn" webcast that explored the ways artificial intelligence will revolutionize how we grow older—from predicting illness to enriching daily life through virtual reality.

Panelists discuss a future with autonomous weapons and other A.I.-driven technologies.
Wednesday, June 8, 2022 - 12:00am

In its first live event in more than two years, Hollywood, Health & Society brought together experts and TV writers-producers to explore the topic of emerging A.I.-driven technologies, including lethal autonomous weapons known as "slaughterbots," and their depiction in entertainment storyline

Speakers for panel on Ukraine-Russia conflict: Joan Rohlfing, David E. Hoffman and David Grae
Wednesday, April 6, 2022 - 12:00am

It’s a nightmarish scenario ripped right out of television or movie storytelling: A rogue authoritarian nation threatens the world with catastrophic nuclear consequences if the U.S. or NATO allies interfere with its unprovoked invasion of a neighboring country.

Main image for Kerner panel
Wednesday, February 23, 2022 - 12:00am

Few studio and network executives today probably know that the landmark 1968 Kerner Commission ever existed, or what it aimed to accomplish.