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Distribution of characters on prime TV in the U.S. 2020, by sexual orientation

The statistic presents information on the distribution of regular characters on primetime scripted broadcast TV in the 2019-20 season, sorted by sexual orientation. According to the source, 10.2 percent of characters in the 2019-20 season were LGBTQ.

Distribution of regular characters on primetime scripted broadcast TV in the 2019-20 season, by sexual orientation

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Source

Release date

November 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2019-2020 season

Supplementary notes

Counts are based on original scripted series airing or which are expected to air in primetime between June 1, 2019 and May 31, 2020 for which casting has been announced and confirmed by content providers.
* There were three transgender characters who are also straight, so they are counted among both groups.

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