Los Angeles Times

Gay Characters on Network TV: 2010-2011

The 2010 TV season is seeing slightly more lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) regular characters on scripted shows, across the five broadcast networks with 3.9 percent representation among regular characters. ABC leads the way with the highest concentration, 7.2 percent, and CBS is last with only 0.8 percent. It doesn't seem to matter if it's a comedy or drama, animated or live action. Here's a look at those LGBT lead or supporting characters, along with several recurring characters on network shows. --Hanh Nguyen, Zap2it Related: Gay characters on network TV: 2009-2010 Gay characters on cable TV: 2009-2010 'True Blood' aces GLAAD's 2010 TV report card, ABC nabs top spot for networksThe CW, ABC, CBS