Being Seen on Screen: The importance of quantity and quality representation on TV

Explore the representation of diversity and inclusion on TV

Demographics 12-09-2021

Nielsen has long been known for counting everyone. Just as we are the measurement standard for the media industry, we are committed to bringing the industry standard for measuring representation and inclusion in programming. As part of our Diverse Intelligence Series, our new report Being Seen on Screen: The Importance of Quantity and Quality Representation on TV explores the state of inclusion and representation in television programming.

Our goal: help the media industry create inclusive content, powered by diverse content creators.

This year, we have expanded our report from the top 300 to the top 1500 programs across broadcast, cable and streaming. We have also included deep dives into new identity groups: Native Americans and people with disabilities.

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