GLAAD Commends HBO, MTV and ABC Family for LGBT Representation in TV

October 2, 2014 6:10 AM

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GLAAD Commends HBO, MTV and ABC Family for LGBT Representation in TV

GLAAD praises HBO, MTV and ABC Family for their LGBT representation in scripted TV. Each network has earned an "excellent" grade from the media advocacy group's annual Network Responsibility Index, which rates LGBT content on networks during the 2013-14 TV season.

The study finds an increase in the number of LGBT characters in scripted shows, both on broadcast and cable networks. LGBT characters make up 3.9 percent of series regulars across ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX and The CW scripted shows in the current television season, up 0.6 percent from last year's 3.3 perce...

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