In some propaganda right out of the Tea Party handbook, Deadline editor Nellie Andreeva bemoaned the plight of Hollywood being beset by an implied quota of “ethnic” casting. Ava DuVernay and Shonda Rhimes were the first to clap back.
Beyond the nonsense, entitlement, and coded racism of the piece, it takes a special kind of person to attack shows they’ve never seen. Aside from obvious ratings winners like Empire and How To Get Away With Murder, Andreeva eyed over a dozen shows either in the pilot or development stages. Knowledge is power, so hit the jump and check these 13 TV shows targeted in Deadline’s “ethnic” article.