GLAAD report shows LGBTQ inclusion on television at record high

By : John Paul King OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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ABOVE: Daniel Levy of “Schitt’s Creek,” Ruby Rose of “Batwoman,” MJ Rodriguez of “Pose.” Photos courtesy “Schitt’s Creek,” “Batwoman” and “Pose” Facebook pages.

The mood was light and spirits were high at the offices of United Talent Agency in Beverly Hills Nov. 7, as GLAAD held the presentation of its “Where We Are On TV” report for 2019-2020

The report was authored by GLAAD Director of Entertainment Research and Analysis Megan Townsend, who told the gathered crowd of journalists and industry professionals that the percentage of regular LGBTQ characters on broadcast television reached an all-time high in 2019 – exceeding last year’s challenge by the organization to reach 10 percent inclusion on primetime scripted series by 2020.

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‘One Day at a Time’ saved from cancellation

By : Mariah Cooper of the Washington Blade, Courtesy of the National LGBT Media Association
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“One Day at a Time” lives to see another day.

The reboot of the 1975 Norman Lear sitcom will return for season four on Pop TV, which is owned by CBS, Vulture reports. Netflix canceled the show back in March after three seasons. This is the first time a streaming series has moved to a cable network.

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