Becoming Ms. Big

White House, schmite house. TV examines how women handle power in the world of Big Biz

Craig Blankehorn / New Line

As TV retwists its formula, Sex and the City is getting a big-screen release

If Hillary Clinton's campaign were a TV show, what kind of TV show would it be? Her message focuses on her experience and wonkish policy competence, with a touch of glass-ceiling-breaking empowerment: The West Wing, by way of Lifetime. Yet voters came to know her as both a political figure and the star of a domestic drama: her husband's infidelity and impeachment. "She has the soapiest personal story, combined with the potential to be the most powerful leader in the world," says Darren Star, former producer of Sex and the City. "The tension between the two is what's really interesting to...

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