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13:37 | 20th August 2017

News: World

Fri 30 Jul, 2010
By Sam Bristowe


They plan to introduce three new gay characters to three of their hit show’s which are new comedy $#*! My Dad Says, returning sitcom Rules of Engagement and legal drama The Good Wife.

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CBS vow to improve gay portrayal

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US TV network CBS has confirmed that they will add gay characters to three of its leading shows after a fall in the GLAAD Media Survey of network gay portrayal.

Following the survey by the Gay And Lesbian Alliance Against Discrimination (GLAAD) organisation, the network came out last in the survey for their portrayal of LGBT characters.

After vowing to do better at the Television Critics Association press tour, President of CBS Entertainment, Nina Tassler, insisted things will improve come Autumn.

They plan to introduce three new gay characters to three of their hit show’s which are new comedy $#*!

My Dad Says, returning sitcom Rules of Engagement and legal drama The Good Wife.

Networks that came out on top were CW and Fox and MTV showed that over forty-two percent of their prime time shows were ‘LGBT inclusive.’

CBS scored just 7% in the GLAAD survey whereas CW scored 35%.

 

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