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NBC touts increased diversity in casts of new shows during upfronts

NBC touts increased diversity in casts of new shows during upfronts

NBC Entertainment President Bob Greenblatt made a special note of mentioning the "diversity" of the network's upcoming lineup during its upfront presentation in New York on Monday. Evidence of several clips from new shows indicates that after several years of struggling with increasing diversity and casting minorities in leading or principal roles, NBC is making a concerted effort this season to boost people of color in comedies and dramas. INTERACTIVE: The TV addict’s guide to what’s new (and what’s gone) for the fall season Featured in that effort are several prominent celebrities, including Jennifer Lopez, Wesley Snipes and Eva...

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