And Then There Were Five

Horwitch, Lauren
June 2006
Back Stage West;6/15/2006, Vol. 13 Issue 24, p3
This article reports on the implication of the merger of Warner Bros. and UPN networks into CBS Warner for television actors in the U.S. The CW, which will debut in September 2006 with 14 scripted shows, picked up only two new series. If African-American and other writers of color could be affected by the closure of UPN, the playing field may also narrow for female and minority actors. UPN had become the haven for actors seeking shows with diverse casting.


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