MUSE TV & Culturally Obsessed‘s Jennifer Ortega recently talked about the new IGTV show CherryChat with host Meg McCarthy. CherryChat is a fun, interactive conversation with the women from TheCherryPicks’ favorite films, tv shows, social platforms, and albums who share with the audience what they are doing, watching, and listening to currently. CherryChat is the newest initiative from Miranda Bailey’s TheCherryPicks, a multi-platform brand focused on female-identifying, non-binary reviews by women of all races. TheCherryPicks source reviews from female critics from around the world and provide a unique score based entirely on the opinions of women and non-binary reviewers. TheCherryPicks is where you can find out what women think about movies and more.
Besides hosting CherryChat, McCarthy is the Director of Production at TheCherryPicks. McCarthy has directed and wrote an animated short film winning Best Animation at the Los Angeles Film and Script Festival and Audience Favorite at the LA Film and Television Festival. Meg has also been the Writer, Producer, and Host of weekly web shows for some of the largest YouTube movie content networks including Movieclips Trailers. She also continued to develop web shows and worked as a contributing writer and content creator at Fandango.
CherryChat airs live via Instagram every Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. To watch current and past episodes of CherryChat make go to their Instagram page and follow them at: @thecherrypicks
Past guests have included Zoë Chao (The High Note), Melia Krelling (Guardians of the Galaxy), Lydia Hearst (Z Nation), and Elizabeth Grullon (Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order).
About Cherry Picks: Once called “The Female Rotten Tomatoes” for creating our own film scoring system exclusively from female & non-binary critics published reviews. www.TheCherryPicks.com highlights and hires entertainment writers for their female perspective.
About Meg McCarthy: Meg has worn many hats in her professional career: Host, Writer, Director, Producer, and Social Media Strategist. She directed and wrote an animated short film winning Best Animation at the Los Angeles Film and Script Festival and Audience Favorite at the LA Film and Television Festival. Meg was the Writer, Producer and Host of weekly web shows for some of the largest YouTube movie content networks including Movieclips Trailers. At Fandango, she continued to develop web shows and worked as a contributing writer and content creator. She was a social media strategist, producing digital content across all platforms for TBS and TNT. Currently, Meg is the Director of Production at CherryPicks, host of CherryPicks Choices, and the instagram live interview show CherryChat.
About Miranda Bailey: Miranda Bailey is the founder and CEO of TheCherryPicks. Prolific producer, director, actor, and distributor Miranda Bailey is known for creating high-quality independent films through her companies Cold Iron Pictures and The Film Arcade. Her passion for bringing strong, well-crafted stories to the screen is evident in the diversity of her movies. In a 15-year filmmaking career, Bailey has distinguished herself by producing over 20 films; among them, the Oscar-nominated THE SQUID AND THE WHALE, the Spirit Award-winning THE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL, James Gunn’s SUPER, the Sundance hit SWISS ARMY MAN, as well as the critically acclaimed DON’T THINK TWICE and NORMAN. As a director, her first narrative feature BEING FRANK starring Jim Gaffigan premiered at SXSW 2018 and was released in June 2019.