Diversity Drought: Why Is TV So White?

By Jill Slattery on
The Cosby Show. Fresh Prince of Bel Air. Family Matters. All were popular television comedies and all featured African-American families. But despite the critical and ratings successes that shows like those garnered in the 80s and 90s, today's television landscape is almost entirely devoid of scripted shows that center on families of color. In fact, the only black family unit currently headlining a network television show is the Brown family on Fox's The Cleveland Show. There you have it...Read Full Story