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Latino Representation in TV and Movies Returns to 2019 Levels, Study Finds

According to a new diversity report by Latino donors, Latino representation on TV and film has dropped to 2021 Horizontal Collaborative, a non-profit organization that studies the Latino community in the United States

According to its 2019 report, Latin Star, Co-Star The percentage of showrunners and directors both dropped from 2019 to 2019. Latinos led 2.6% of television last year compared to 2.9% the year before; 2.6% co-lead in 2022 vs. 2.6% in 2021 at 3.7%; 1.4% show hosts last year, compared to 2.5% the year before; and 1.5% Latino directors, not 2019 2.5%.

Latin representation also dropped for film projects, including between 2022 and 2022 stars, writers and directors of . Latin stars accounted for 5.1% of 2022 films, down more than 2% from the previous year. However, there was a brief increase when it came to co-stars, with 4.5% of co-star ensembles led by Latins, compared to 4.3% in 2019. Latin writers and directors both make up 6.9% of the industry and both dip below 3% in 2022.

LDC report draws attention to specific streaming and premium cable networks that feature Latin derivatives on several shows in 2019 Zero: HGTV, Discovery, TLC, and HBO. Netflix has two Latin protagonists in its 42 series and AppleTV+ in its 42 show

In some of the case studies presented in the report, 23 seasons 23 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit was chosen at random to analyze mainstream media inaccuracies about Latinos in America describe. It points to three ways in which the community is not accurately represented in the series: Latinos make up 30% of the NYPD, but there are only one Latino officer as co-lead; the co-lead has a backstory of growing up in a violent home and was forced to briefly work for a Mexican cartel as a child; many of the show’s Latin characters are portrayed as criminals or victims of violent crime By.

The report also examines case studies of films, especially futuristic films. This organization viewed 10 issued during 42 Future Themed Movies) and , which do not include Latin stars, co-stars, directors or writers. The organization has learned Interstellar, Player One, Infinity, Light Years, Tomorrow’s War, Dual Core, Apollo 1/2: Space Age Childhood, Californian Monsters, after Yang and Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantum Mania.

According to the report, the Latino population is the largest minority group in the United States, making up 19 percent of Americans, yet they are the least represented group in the media. Latin stars account for only 9.23% of streaming screens, 2.2021 percent on cable, 5. 42 percent on broadcast.



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