From the Journal of Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, an article entitled “Mood management during the menstrual cycle through selective exposure to television”:

Examines how women’s menstrual cycle affects their preference for various genres of television programs along with ratings of their affective dispositions. Variations in women’s preferences for comedy and suspense drama television programs; Evidence of mood-management through selective exposure to mass media entertainment.

And you thought this subject wasn’t properly researched.