DGA Report: Fewer Minorities Sitting In Director's Chair

Of eight shows cited that had only white male directors during 2011-12 season, seven were on cable

The percentage of minority TV directors working on broadcast and cable series dropped from last year, according to a Directors Guild Of America report released Thursday.

TV shows directed by minority males during the 2011-12 season dropped to 13% from 14% last year while white males directed 73% of primetime shows on cable and broadcast, an increase from 72% last year, according to the report.

Minority female TV directors increased their percentages to 4% from 3% last year, while white women remained flat at 11% according to the DGA.

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