Here are some of the shows with main characters of color premiering in 2017, so y’all can prepare your schedules.
Emerald City (first season: 10 episodes)
Premiere date: January 6th.
Where to watch: Will be broadcast in the U.S. on NBC.
Highlights: Florence Kasumba as the Wicked Witch of the West and Adria Arjona as Dorothy, two classically white characters.
Image: the promotional poster for “Emerald City·, with the tagline “A new Oz rises”.
When a tornado transports Dorothy Gale from Lucas, Kan., to the faraway land of Oz, her arrival sets in motion a prophecy about a disastrous event known as The Beast Forever and strikes fear into the land’s…
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