CBS Chief Says Network 'Needs to Do Better' When It Comes to Diversity in Its Shows

Fall slate has 5 new series starring white guys

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In one of the most contentious sessions of the Television Critics Association's summer press tour so far, CBS Entertainment president Glenn Geller was repeatedly questioned about the lack of diversity in his network's fall slate, which features five new shows starring white men.

"We're very mindful at CBS about the importance of diversity and inclusion," said Geller. "We need to do better, and we know it."

Geller repeated some version of "we need to do better" at least seven separate times in response to questions from reporters about his fall shows, which star Matt LeBlanc, Kevin James, Michael Weatherly, Dermot Mulroney and Joel McHale.

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