The Nielsen Company is regarded as the world's most trusted source of television ratings statistics, and in a new report utilizing GLAAD's own work in television, they've turned their attention towards how LGBT inclusive programming stacks up in terms of both viewership and ad dollars. Some of the findings come as a pleasant surprise.
Tonight catch all new episodes of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Say Yes to the Dress, and a showing of Valentine's Day. Tomorrow look out for the GLAAD Media Award nominated film Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, and on Sunday all new episodes of The Good Wife, Desperate Housewives, Boardwalk Empire, and Hung.
“I came on this show because I wanted to show America a different kind of man,” Chaz says. “I know that if there was somebody like me on TV when I was growing up, my whole life would have been different.”
Unlike many of his competitors, Chaz Bono didn't come into Dancing With the Stars with a lifetime of training in performance or athletics behind him, but nevertheless he showed how far someone can go and improve through hard work and perseverance. What's more, Chaz allowed millions upon millions of viewers to learn a little more about him with each passing week and quickly became the world's most well-known transgender person.