on television

Sometimes you just gotta agree. In “Diversity on TV Increasing, but Slowly,” reported by HispanicBusiness.com, the following statement nearly made me go “uh huh” out loud:

Television reflects more diversity today than it did six years ago, but there’s still a long way to go, according to a report released Thursday.

The article also included:

Hispanics made noteworthy strides this year, Nogales said, particularly at ABC. He lauded the network for two of its prime-time programs, “The George Lopez Show” and “Freddie,” which feature largely Hispanic casts and show some characters speaking Spanish.

ABC earned the highest overall marks from the Hispanic and Asian advocacy groups.

It’s a significant shift for the network, which “was beyond an F-minus six years ago,” said Karen Narasaki, chairman of the Asian Pacific American Media Coalition.

We’re making strides, but very slowly.

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