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Billy Porter. Black man wearing yellow and black hat and green jacket.

The Number of LGTBQ Characters of Color on TV Has Risen, Again

For the second year in a row, these characters outnumber their White counterparts, according to a new report by GLAAD.

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'The Boondocks' to Return in 2020

The Freeman family will now live on HBO Max. And yes, creator Aaron McGruder is running the show.

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Watch the Hilarious Trailer for 'A Black Lady Sketch Show'

The upcoming HBO series features a star-studded cast.

Stars of "A Black Lady Sketch Show." Robin Thede, Quinta Brunson, Gabrielle Dennis and Ashley Nicole Black

'A Black Lady Sketch Show' Has a Premiere Date

Robin Thede helms the first major sketch comedy series created by and starring Black women.

Janet Mock. Black woman with long hair in black and pink dress, standing in front of a white and back backdrop.

Janet Mock Makes History With Massive Netflix Deal

The “Pose” producer is the first transgender woman to sign a creator-in-charge deal at a leading entertainment company.

Party of Five. Older Latinx man and young Latinx man separated by metal fence.

Latinx Parents Deported in Emotional 'Party of Five' Reboot

The 2019 version of the series follows five siblings after their parents are sent to Mexico.

Seven people of color stand side by side at a glamorous event.

'Pose' Producers on the Driving Force Behind the Show

“Pose” co-creator Steven Canals on why his show needed to be made: “We weren’t seeing Black and Brown people who also happen to be queer and trans.”

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ICYMI: John Cho to Lead Netflix's 'Cowboy Bebop'

Cho’s casting in the anime is a win for the meme-turned-movement #StarringJohnCho, which showed what major films would look like if they cast more Asian actors in lead roles.

A Black man with a salt and pepper view is turned to the side in front of a black background with a blue sign that reads "The Twilight Zone " behind him.

Jordan Peele Brings Trademark Boundary Breaking Vision to the 'Twilight Zone' Reboot

The classic TV series comes back to life, more intriguing and racially diverse than ever.

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Watch the Trailer for Open Mike Eagle and Baron Vaughn's New Series

Confirmed first season guests for “The New Negroes” include Lizzo, MF Doom and Method Man.

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READ: On 'Shrill,' Black Characters Are Portrayed With Rare Complexity

The new Hulu series is one of the rare TV worlds in which Black women have full lives outside of their friendship with the lead character.

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ICYMI: Meek Mill's New Docuseries Has a Teaser Trailer

In “#FreeMeek,” the Philly rapper hero details his firsthand experience with the criminal justice system.

A young man of color with black bair and black beard wearing a black blazer, burgundy shirt and backwards baseball cap, smiles with one hand open in front of face as if for emphasis.

Watch the Trailer for Ramy Youssef's New Comedy Series

Being a millennial in a Muslim-American community in suburban New Jersey ain’t easy.

Indian Woman with straight long hair in high ponytail stands on a stage in front of bright multicolored background wearing black leather jacket with one hand on her chest and another hand holding microphone towards an audience.

YouTuber Lilly Singh to Replace Carson Daly on NBC

Singh, who is Indian-Canadian, will be the only woman to host a late-night show for a major network.

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Oh Yes!: Sandra Oh's Hot Streak Continues on 'Saturday Night Live'

The “Killing Eve” actor will be the third woman of Asian descent to host the iconic series.

Three men of color sit side by side on a sofa looking as if watching something on television with beer bottles and a bag of chips in front of them on a coffee table.

Comedy Central Welcomes More Creatives of Color

The network looks to move beyond its White, male core for laughs.

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Twitter Responds to Michael Jackson Doc, 'Leaving Neverland'

The new documentary centers on two men who allege that the pop star sexually abused them as boys.

Desus Nice and The Kid Mero. Black man in maroon hat and black and maroon jacket stands next to Brown man in black hat and shirt and white and gold and blue jacket in front of black wall with red Showtime logo.

LISTEN: 'Desus & Mero' Stars Talk Making 'Late Night for the People'

The Bodega Boys want their new Showtime show to represent the people who are largely unrepresented in late-night television.

Lena Waithe and Halle Berry. Black woman in brown hat and black pants and shirt and navy and white flannel shirt sits on white chair next to Black woman in black pantsuit in White chair in front of Black man and woman and blue screen.

Lena Waithe and Halle Berry Update 'Boomerang' for TV

The new series follows the children of the 1992 Eddie Murphy film’s protagonists.

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Robin Thede and Issa Rae Launch 'A Black Lady Sketch Show'

The first Black woman to serve as head writer on a late-night show makes history again.