“Some Nickelodeon executives were worried, says Konietzko, about backing an animated action show with a female lead character. Conventional TV wisdom has it that girls will watch shows about boys, but boys won’t watch shows about girls. During test screenings, though, boys said they didn’t care that Korra was a girl. They just said she was awesome.” —
‘Airbender’ Creators Reclaim Their World in ‘Korra’ (via firenationroyalty)
# sorry tv execs # being sexist a prick is learnt # not an inherent trait
I’ve never watched any ATLA, but this made my day when I read it.