GLAAD finds fewer LGBT characters on TV

10.11.13 4 years ago

GLAAD finds fewer LGBT characters on TV
A new report from GLAAD says that the percentage of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender characters has fallen from 4.4% last year to 3.3%. Fox was found to be the most gay-inclusive, while History channel had no LGBT images on screen last year.

“Glee’s” Cory Monteith tribute left out one of the show’s lasting attributes: cold honesty
“Erasing Finn,” says Hank Stuever, “seemed to be the ultimate goal: no clips of Monteith”s character from past episodes, just vague memories and broad strokes. That undermined the episode’s strongest scenes, including one in which Finn”s mother, Carole (Romy Rosemont), broke down in tears while packing up her son”s bedroom.” PLUS: No one can accuse “Glee” of crass exploitation, and it was a triumph of restraint.

Is “Falcon Crest” getting a reboot, too?

Several stars of the ’80s CBS primetime soap say they’ve been approached about doing a possible reboot.

Jon Stewart gives “The Daily Show” showrunner a heartfelt sendoff
Stewart chronicled Rory Albanese’s ascent from production assistant to executive producer. “He was a wiseass, and I really liked him,” said Stewart.

Miley Cyrus called out by The Stroke Association
Her “SNL” joke about “having tiny strokes, yo!” during her monologue didn’t go over well with The Stroke Association, which says “having a mini-stroke is no laughing matter.”

Happy 40th birthday, Mario Lopez!

The “Extra!” star is celebrating his 40th as perhaps the most successful “Saved by the Bell” alum.

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