Cultural Diversity & The Emmy Awards – With Thanks to Publisher Lee & Low Books

Culrtural Diversity & TV 2Hi everyone,

Join me in a little experiment and let’s be ready for the Emmy Awards ceremony by looking at their track records when it comes to cultural diversity – Keeping in mind the TV Shows categories (Comedy, Drama, Soap Opera), you’re invited to cast your vote by answering the following questions:

1- Which show would you nominate for its culturally diverse ensemble cast?

2- Who would you nominate as best lead actor? And best lead actress?

3- Who would you nominate as best supporting actress? Best supporting actor?

4- What TV Show, spotlighting a bit of cultural diversity through its cast or story, would you nominate for best writing?

5- Last but not least, what type of TV Shows or story lines/ plot lines would you like to see more on TV?

A big thank you for publisher Jason Low of LEE & LOW BOOKS for inspiring this post and starting yet another thought-provoking and sobering conversation. Please, make sure to read (and comment on) Where’s The Diversity? A Look At The Emmy Awards & TV, at the open book.

About these ads

About Nathalie Mvondo

Nathalie Mvondo lives in Northern California and studies anthropology and nutrition. She is a Christian and children's story writer. Nathalie Mvondo vit dans le nord de la Californie, aux Etats-Unis, et fait des études d'anthropologie et de nutrition. En tant qu'écrivain, elle se spécialise en litérature chrétienne et pour enfants de tous âges.
This entry was posted in Awards, Events, Miscellaneous, Multicultural Platform and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to Cultural Diversity & The Emmy Awards – With Thanks to Publisher Lee & Low Books

  1. I wish I could answer these, but I barely watch TV. It would be interesting to see what others come up with.

    • Thanks for your reply, Medeia. I don’t own a TV myself, but I catch a few shows online. Sometimes I become a fan and devour every episode — House, The Closer, Cosby Show (well, when I was younger), to quote a few. What I found challenging in writing this post was naming TV shows with a culturally diverse cast. When you look into it, I don’t think there are that many out there that are known, except for the ones created by Shonda Rhimes. If there are more than I think, then there might not be much buzz about them, or they appear to cater only to a niche (I mean an ethnic community), and the niche unfortunately isn’t being vocal about it.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s