The Most LGBT Friendly Networks for 2010/11

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By Chris O'Shea Comment

Yesterday GLAAD released its Network Responsibility Index, which evaluates the quality, quantity and diversity of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) people featured on television. It’s the fifth year of the study, which takes into account the five broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, The CW, Fox and NBC) and 10 cable networks (A&E, ABC Family, AMC, FX, HBO, Showtime, Syfy, TBS, TNT and USA). ┬áHere’s a look at the winners and the losers from this years study.

Broadcast networks:

  1. The CW (33 percent of primetime programming including positive LGBT images)
  2. Fox (29)
  3. ABC (23)
  4. NBC (15)
  5. CBS (10)

Cable networks:

  1. ABC Family (55)
  2. Showtime (37)
  3. TNT (33)
  4. HBO (31)
  5. AMC (29)
  6. SyFy (22)
  7. FX (19)
  8. USA (18)
  9. A&E (5)
  10. TBS (5)