Wednesday, September 28, 2011

New TV Season Cuts LGBT Roles

As LGBT TV junkies this is the report we look forward to at the beginning of the new TV season. Today GLAAD released their 16th annual Where We Are On TV report that reviews the presence of scripted LGBT primetime characters in the 2011-2012 television season. Unfortunately after a significant increase last year, the number of regular lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender (LGBT) characters on broadcast networks decreased while the overall LGBT character count remains steady on cable television. Fox is the most LGBT inclusive network & on cable HBO tops the list. Updates to Come...:)
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1 Comments:

Anonymous Mike Thompson said...

While the number of LGBT characters is down, some of the most popular shows with critics and viewers such as Glee, True Blood and The Good Wife weave storylines about gay and lesbian characters into the fabric of the show. Whether it’s the growing household of Mitchell and Cameron on Modern Family or the recent wedding of Callie and Arizona on Grey’s Anatomy, Americans expect to see the diversity of our country represented in their favorite programs and that includes gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people.

Mike Thompson, GLAAD Acting President

September 28, 2011 at 8:15 AM  

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