How are your favorite PoC characters doing so far this season? Have they survived the midseason slaughter (as I am now calling it)?
Pilot Season Diversity Watch
I start reviewing one of fall’s biggest hits: rife with diversity, humor, and heart–things I think more TV shows need. Let’s dive into the telenovela goodness!
More Diversity in Prime Time: It’s Not Your Imagination – The Root This article mostly talk about black-ish in the aftermath of it’s premiere yesterday, but it also spotlights Jane the Virgin, which I must say was probably my favorite pilot this fall. Check it out! Also check out two more articles regarding blackish: In […]
I’d kinda wanted to watch this, and now I *really* want to watch this. Jane the Virgin is original and diverse and is laying the seeds for some fun, dramatic storytelling, with tellanovella twists.
Of course I’m going to watch The Flash, who do you think I am? Helps that I’m obsessed with Arrow and there are a couple of crossovers already in the works. The CW is getting a lot of my viewership this fall.
It might not be The Fault in Our Stars, but Red Band Society was nicely done. It’s cute and fun and has a lot of story and character potential. But it is also a great opportunity to add more diversity to its already diverse cast. Let’s hope the writing gets even stronger and allows people of all colors and capabilities to be represented on television.
Cristela started off a bit rough, but pleasantly surprised me in the end. A solid show featuring a funny Latino family with an opportunity to break stereotypes along the way.
Is Black-ish the new Cosby Show? I’m not so sure, but there’s certainly potential. Also, Tracee Ellis Ross kills it.
Check out the Post’s article on the PoC led dramas coming this fall. And a few are led by women! Numbers are getting better, but no where near where they need to be. The link and a couple of quotes below. With “Scandal” commanding $200,970 per 30-second advertising spot, it’s a cash cow.“The color Hollywood loves the most […]
What are you watching this fall? What should I be watching? Can you squeeze in all this year’s fall TV into your everyday life? Share your potential fall schedules!