Mindless Iconoclasm is a series of posts where I argue an unpopular opinion of mine. In this edition, I point out that ABC’s programming for the upcoming TV season is not as progressive as it appears.

ABC announced its schedule for the upcoming television season last week. It consists of the usual assortment of goofy comedies and crime dramas, but there is one thing in particular about it – three comedies that not only star minority leads, but are actually about families of visible minorities. Considering how white American television is, that sounds like progress, right? Not exactly. More