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Television producers take note.

If you want more viewers, a racially diverse cast and racially diverse writers might lead to higher ratings. A new study from UCLA's Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies suggests there could be a link between ratings and diversity.

The study revealed that shows with a more ethnically diverse cast attracted more viewers. 

Hollywood Diversity Brief Spotlight 2013