GLAAD 2015 Network Responsibility Index

GLAAD 2015 Network Responsibility Index

The Network Responsibility Index rated LGBT content on 15 networks during the 2014-2015 TV season that wrapped earlier this year.

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The grades of Excellent, Good, Adequate, or Failing were awarded based on the quality, diversity, and relative quantity of LGBT representations in each network's original programming. FOX is the first broadcast network to receive an "Excellent" grade.

  • Excellent: ABC Family and FOX
  • Good: ABC, CW, FX, HBO, MTV, Showtime
  • Adequate: CBS, NBC, TLC, TNT, USA
  • Failing: A&E, History

This is the final edition of the NRI, but GLAAD will continue to advocate for greater diversity on television through our annual Where We Are on TV and Transgender Images on TV reports, both of which will be released later this year.

Download the full report here.

And check out our video journey through the last 9 years in television below:


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Thursday, September 3, 2015