Quick Takes

Feb 16, 2004  •  Post A Comment

“Unfortunately, it hasn’t changed enough. The fact that premium television is the only place where an audience can find an hour-long drama with a predominantly black cast seems antiquated, and simply does not reflect the times we live in.
Robert Greenblatt, president of entertainment, Showtime Networks
“I really don’t think the portrayal of human beings has improved much on television in the last year. That said, I think it’s great that African Americans portray characters similar to those of other racial groups.”
Talleah Bridges, production associate,
“Peter Jennings Reporting,” ABC News