DGA Study Finds First-Time Episodic TV Directors More Diverse Than Ever: Women Hit 41%, Minorities 33%

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Deadline—A new DGA study has found that the pool of first-time episodic TV directors "is more inclusive than ever," with women and minorities seeing dramatic employment gains and setting record highs for the second year in a row. The latest numbers, the guild said, "are certainly encouraging, but there's still room for improvement." The guild, which has been tracking first-time director data for the past nine seasons, found that 82 female directors accounted for 41% of the…

TV series hiring more diverse first-time directors, study finds. A new study says that the TV industry's hiring of first-time female directors and directors of color hit record highs for the second year in a row.