Why Does TV Matter? presented with The Hollywood Reporter

Date: Saturday, 6/9

We often ask ourselves, would “Friends” or “Seinfeld” be made in 2018, as stories that followed 4-6 white, heterosexual characters. Every year executives strive to expand representation behind and in front of the camera to include a wider range of races, religions, sexual orientations, and cultures. These key decision makers discuss why such changes are essential, what strides their companies are making to be more inclusive of all types of people, and how (if at all) they believe this evolving television landscape is impacting society.   

Panelist: Sarah Aubrey (EVP Original Programming, TNT), Carolyn Newman (SVP Scripted Programming, Television, eOne), Lauren Whitney (President of Television, Miramax)Karey Burke (EVP, Freeform Programming & Development)
Moderator: Lesley Goldberg (The Hollywood Reporter)