The 2012-2013 TV lineup features the highest percentage of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) characters on broadcast networks in prime time, GLAAD announced Friday.
According to the organization's annual "Where We Are On TV" study, LGBT characters make up 4.4 percent of regulars on scripted series this season on the five broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC and The CW), up from less than 3 percent last year. ABC leads the way with 5.2 percent, while CBS is last with 2.8 percent.
The 2012-13 TV season doesn't begin for nearly four months, but it's never too early to start planning your viewing habits — especially when it comes to certain ultra-competitive timeslots.
We can't be the only ones who groaned when Fox moved Glee to go up against Grey's Anatomy. Or when ABC shifted Revenge to duke it out with The Good Wife.
Since there are only so many hours in the day and even less DVR space, it's time to pick and choose with which shows we want to spend our precious time. Below are four major timeslot battles this fall and our take on what to watch, DVR, skip or just watch online...
Get those season passes ready. The networks have announced 39 new series for 2012-2013, spanning virtually every kind of drama (procedurals, serials, thrillers) and comedy (family, workplace, romantic). And while new X Factor judges Britney Spears and Demi Lovato threaten to dominate the media's attention this fall, even they may be no match for Dr. Zaius, the monkey M.D. on NBC's Animal Practice, or the drippy aliens on ABC's The Neighbors. Here's a look at what viewers will encounter next season...
A.J. Cook is in discussions to return to Criminal Minds next season as a regular, while longtime showrunner Edward Allen Bernero will depart the show, TVLine reports.
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Cook left Minds in September after she was dropped from the procedural over the summer for "creative reasons. She returned last month to reprise her role as agent and media liaison Jennifer "JJ" Jareau for Paget Brewster's final episode.
Paget Brewster says au revoir to Criminal Minds; what did you think of her exit?
Brewster, who was demoted this season before deciding to leave the show, could also return ...