Solvej Schou

Solvej Schou is a Southern California-based journalist, USC Annenberg School of Journalism graduate school alumna and Barnard College, Columbia University undergraduate alumna with 15 years of professional reporting and writing experience.

Solvej's work, from breaking news stories and features on entertainment, lifestyles, film, television, music, travel and fashion to coverage of finance and politics, has been published nationwide by outlets such as The Associated Press, The New York Times, Yahoo!, Billboard, BBC.com, LA Weekly and Los Angeles Times. A former Associated Press staff writer and Entertainment Weekly, EW.com, senior staff film writer, she has also covered the awards season, including the Oscars, for more than a decade.

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Recent Articles By The Author

Can TV Survive Another Year of So Many Scripted Shows?

Can TV Survive Another Year of So Many Scripted Shows?

A glut of of successful and unsuccessful serials coupled with cord-cutting has put pressure on TV operations at major media companies.

Golden Globes Offer More Proof Internet Shows Are Overtaking TV

Golden Globes Offer More Proof Internet Shows Are Overtaking TV

Between them, Netflix and Amazon snagged more Golden Globe nominations this week than all four of the big broadcast networks combined.

Trump vs. World Series: High Stakes for Comcast's CNBC

Trump vs. World Series: High Stakes for Comcast's CNBC

Despite competition from the second game of the World Series, Comcast's CMCSA CNBC could see an advertising sales windfall when it hosts the third Republican presidential debate.

Why Violent, Gory TV Shows Are Still Hits and Why We’re Likely to See More of Them

Why Violent, Gory TV Shows Are Still Hits and Why We’re Likely to See More of Them

FX’s newest installment of 'American Horror Story' could be setting a new bar for violent TV, but it seems that's what viewers want.

Starz, Lionsgate in Merger Talks -- Report

Starz, Lionsgate in Merger Talks -- Report

The Los Angeles Times reports Santa Monica, Calif.-based Lionsgate is in advanced talks to merge with Starz.

Can Hip-Hop Save Television? Ask Starz's 50 Cent

Can Hip-Hop Save Television? Ask Starz's 50 Cent

Fox’s "Empire" and Starz’s "Power" open up new ABC Family deal for Nicki Minaj and expanded deal for Curtis “50 Cent" Jackson

Some Major Reasons Television Viewing is Way Down

Some Major Reasons Television Viewing is Way Down

A glut of TV content and platforms help to explain the sagging fall premiere ratings.

Apple's News App Could Bring Publishers Enormous Traffic

Apple's News App Could Bring Publishers Enormous Traffic

Analysts weigh in on Apple's upcoming News app

4 Netflix Shows Good and Bad Awash in TV’s Huge Content Glut

4 Netflix Shows Good and Bad Awash in TV’s Huge Content Glut

Netflix has emerged as the darling of streaming video, though not everything the streaming powerhouse touches has turned to platinum.

CBS Offers Stock-Pickers Prime Stock to Buy

CBS Offers Stock-Pickers Prime Stock to Buy

CBS is trading at its lowest valuation since at least February 2014, making the most-watched network an inviting target for stock-pickers looking for beaten down shares.