Emmy-winning director Paris Barclay has been elected president of the Directors Guild of America, the DGA announced on Saturday. Barclay is the DGA's first out gay president, as well as the group's first African American president.
CBS has ordered a new pilot for Irish-American family comedy The McCarthys, which will be converted from a single-camera to multi-camera. Talks are underway with cast members about joining the new pilot.
GLAAD staff met with over a dozen senior execs in charge of entertainment programming at CBS for an honest discussion about CBS' recent history of problematic transgender media representations and ways in which GLAAD can help CBS create more fair and accurate portrayals of our community.
TV Guide reports the Disney Channel will break new ground early next year with the airing of an episode of Good Luck Charlie which includes a lesbian couple, the network's first out characters in a series.
Aviva Drescher of Bravo's Real Housewives of New York City held a press conference this past Wednesday at the LGBT Community Center in NYC about a wrongful termination case against Jeffrey Villacampa by his former employer, Bayside Volkswagen of Queens.