Elizabeth Banks

You might see more women and minorities on TV, but Hollywood has a ways to go when it comes to diversity, report says

You might see more women and minorities on TV, but Hollywood has a ways to go when it comes to diversity, report says

The news is good but not great. Women and minorities have made modest gains in front of and behind the camera but remain significantly underrepresented as leading actors in films, as TV show creators, as writers who sweat out the dialogue — just about every part of the entertainment industry, according to a report to be issued Tuesday by UCLA.

The “2017 Hollywood Diversity Report,” set to be released by the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA, analyzed 168 theatrical films released in 2015 and more than 1,200 television programs released during the 2014-15 season on broadcast, cable, digital and via syndication.

What  few gains  the report...

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