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Directors Guild report highlights lack of progress on diversity hiring
Directors Guild report highlights lack of progress on diversity hiring

Cable channels and broadcast networks have made little progress when it comes to hiring female and minority directors on episodic television shows. That's the conclusion of the latest report from the Directors Guild of America analyzing the ethnicity and gender of directors hired for prime-time television shows across broadcast and cable networks, as well as programs made for the Internet. The DGA analyzed more than 3,500 episodes produced in the 2013-14 television season from more than 220 scripted series.  The guild found that Caucasian males directed 69% of all episodes, down from 72% in 2012-13; minority males directed 17% of all episodes, up from 14% the prior year....

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