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LGBT Characters on U.S. TV at Record Highs

LGBTQ Characters on U.S. TV at Record Highs

In it annual report on diversity on the small screen, GLAAD found 329 regular and recurring LGBTQ characters across all broadcast, cable and streaming TV platforms, including the first asexual and non-binary characters.

Less than 5 Percent of TV Writers Are Black: Study

"What particularly stood out to me was the numbers on crime procedural programs,” Rashad Robinson, executive director of Color Of Change, told DiversityInc.

Robert Guillaume, Star of TV’s ‘Benson,’ Dies at age 89

Robert Guillaume, Star of TV’s ‘Benson,’ Dies at age 89

The two-time Emmy Award-winning actor lent his talents to Broadway, television and film over his long career.

Steve Harvey Regrets Private Meeting with Trump

Steve Harvey’s Rules to Staff: Don’t Talk to Me

“I promise you I will not entertain you in the hallway, and do not attempt to walk with me,” wrote Harvey.

Black Youth Exposed to Junk Food Ads at Greater Rates, Study Says

Black Youth Exposed to Junk Food Ads at Greater Rates, Study Says

An analysis of TV-viewing patterns and related exposure to ads provides answers, and leads to the question, what are the health implications?

GLAAD Report: LGBT Characters at All Time High on U.S. Television

LGBT Characters at All Time High on U.S. Television

GLAAD said some TV characters and storylines still portrayed the LGBT community in a negative or stereotypical way and added that numbers only tell part of the story.

Channing Dungey Named ABC TV’s First Black President Since Launching in the 1940s

“We will continue to be as diverse as we possibly can,” says Dungey.

Number of TV Characters with Disabilities Drops; Fewer Roles Go To Disabled Actors

Despite slight increases in the number of TV characters with disabilities, the percentage is down this year.

HBOAccess Writing Fellowship

HBO Shows How Not to Launch a Diversity Program

Questionable rules and technical difficulties at the launch of fellowship program to promote diversity provoke a social media backlash.

Use of Digital Devices Greater for Latinos Than Online Access in Households

A recent study found that Latinos utilize digital devices at high rates, but lack of Internet access makes television the dominant media to access educational content for children.

Samuel L. Jackson

VIDEO: Samuel L. Jackson Chides Reporter Who Mistook Him for Laurence Fishburne

What did the star say during a live interview as he playfully ripped the reporter for two minutes?

COMCAST ANNOUNCES AGREEMENTS WITH FOUR NEW MINORITY-OWNED INDEPENDENT NETWORKS

Selected Networks Were Proposed By Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Robert Rodriguez, and Constantino “Said” Schwarz