Grading the Networks: Diversity Report Card Series
7 Reasons There Aren’t Enough Latinos on TV
By Lee Hernandez | 12/15/2011 - 13:07

Why aren't there more Latinos on TV? That's a question we ask often here at Latina. So this fall, we set out to grade the major TV networks (and some cable networks, too) to find out if they're featuring enough Latinos in their primetime shows. Read on to find out which networks made the grade (and which ones failed). 

Do the Emmy Awards Only Reward Latina Stereotypes?


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Dexter
Fall TV Diversity Report Card: Showtime
By Lee Hernandez | 12/07/2011 - 14:11

From Californication to Shameless to The Big C and Nurse Jackie, to Weeds and The Borgais—almost all of Showtime's signature shows feature mostly all-white casts—and only two of the network's shows (the hit serial killer drama, Dexter and new drama, Homeland) feature Latino stars in supporting rol


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Fall TV Diversity Report Card: CBS
Fall TV Diversity Report Card: CBS
By Lee Hernandez | 11/01/2011 - 21:18

Last year, there were six Latino stars in lead roles on CBS—but this year, there are only two. Chilean actress Cote de Pablo is still in a lead role (as Israeli Weapons Expert Ziva David) on the network’s #1 drama (heck, TV’s #1 drama!), NCIS, while the network’s hit show, CSI: Miami features Puerto Rican actor Adam Rodriguez in the lead role of Eric Delko.


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Fox Diversity Report Card
Fall TV Diversity Report Card: FOX
By Lee Hernandez | 10/05/2011 - 00:06

Last year, we were so disappointed by the lack of diversity on the FOX network—namely the lack of Latino stars on the network—that we gave FOX a grade of "F" in our diversity report cards series.


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ABC Diversity
Fall TV Diversity Report Card: ABC
By Lee Hernandez | 09/08/2011 - 20:39

With the Fall TV season starting next week (September 13th), we decided there was no better time to evaluate the diversity efforts of various TV networks (both broadcast & cable). Over the next couple of weeks, we'll be grading the networks (including FOX, NBC, CBS, HBO, and Showtime, among others), on how well (or not well) they feature Latino stars on primetime television. First up? ABC.

Diversity Report Card: ABC


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