SAG Award Winners Reflect TV's Imperative to Embrace Diversity

January 31, 2016 3:30 AM

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SAG Award Winners Reflect TV's Imperative to Embrace Diversity

The first 20 minutes of the 22nd annual Screen Actors Guild Awards reinforced television's new world order on multiple levels. Netflix and Amazon dominated the wins throughout the night, and the level of diversity among the TV winners was impossible to miss in light of the outcry over this year's all-white field of Oscar acting nominees.

"Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to diverse TV," Idris Elba quipped during the telecast. Elba was a double winner for supporting actor in a film for Netflix's "Beasts of No Nation" and for actor in a TV movie/miniseries for BBC America's "Luther."

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