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There’s still more room—and need—for diversity on TV

Several new TV shows—including CBS’s The Great Indoors, ABC’s American Housewife and NBC’s Timeless—are struggling to include authentic minority characters

ONE OF THE MOST STRIKING MOMENTS at this year’s Emmy Awards came early, when Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang won the Best Comedy Writing prize for an episode of their Netflix series Master of None. The episode, “Parents,” explored how children relate to their immigrant moms and dads, drawing heavily from the real-life experiences of its Indian-American and Taiwanese-American writers.

Less inspiring was what happened next. After Yang gave a heartfelt acceptance

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