Newsclip®: [Entertainment] CBS’ new lineup shows it missed the diversity memo | New York Post

"Earlier this year, CBS proudly announced that it was going to develop a series based on the exploits of the classic mystery novel character Nancy Drew. The news suggested that the network was willing to address its diversity problem—by casting a minority actor in the lead role—and eventually signed Iranian-American actress Sarah Shahi (“Person of Interest,”“The L Word”) to star as the grown-up Drew, a detective with the NYPD. When CBS unveiled its fall lineup on Wednesday, “Drew” did not make the cut, with Deadline Hollywood reporting it was passed over because it “skewed too female.” (Network president Glenn Geller denied that reasoning). CBS did choose to pick up “Doubt,” a legal drama starring blond Caucasian actress Katherine Heigl, whose last series, NBC’s “State of Affairs,” was a ridiculous flop, but who can still trade on her “Grey’s Anatomy” heyday. The other",

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