Kerry Washington’s lead role in Scandal has earned applause from proponents of diversity on television.

But do ABC’s 2013-’14 fall premieres follow suit when it comes to inclusion?

In the 83 regular roles on ABC’s new shows, 58 are portrayed by Caucasians.

That’s nearly 70%.

Six African Americans (7.2%) fill these new roles.

Seven (8.4%) Asian Americans have lead or supporting roles: all female, with the exception of Albert Tsai, who plays an adopted child on Trophy Wife.

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There are only two new African American women joining the network this fall: Lenora Crichlow and Megalyn Echikunwoke.

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Eleven Latinos (13.2% of total roles cast) are featured in new ABC shows.

One Egyptian, Vanessa Lengies, is on network in Mixology.

Check out how CBS is doing.

–Ken Choy

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