From Writer’s Assistant to Showrunner

Interning, Knocking on Doors, and Making Connections

▶ An Interview With Stacy A. Littlejohn

Stacy A. Littlejohn has been working steadily in television since the mid-1990s, and she is one of a select few African American women to bear the title of Showrunner. She has written for shows such as The Hughleys (1998–2000), One on One (2001–2002), Cedric the Entertainer Presents (2002–2003), Barbershop (2005), All of Us (2004–2007), The Wanda Sykes Show (2009–2010), Single Ladies (2011–2014), Mistresses (2015), and American Crime (2015–2016). Littlejohn has producer credits on many of these shows, most notably Single Ladies, Mistresses, and American Crime.

Stacy A. Littlejohn

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