EngGuide

80s Monied Matriarchs: Ellie Ewing and Angela Channing

Serial drama genre's appearance in prime time in the 70s: Dallas and Falcon Crest

Audience bait - acclaimed film actresses Barbara Bel Geddes and Jane Wyman (bios)

Comparison of roles - older woman with quiet power vs. older woman with vocal, aggressive agency. Representation of older woman