The whiteness and the male-ness of those Sunday morning political talk shows on various networks like Face the Nation (CBS) or Meet the Press (NBC) or This Week (ABC) isn't exactly news. According to Media Matters' analysis of ethnicity and gender of Sunday morning talk shows published earlier this year, between ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, and CNN, around 75% of the guests were male. The stats for white guests were even higher. So you would think that maybe they'd put some effort into diversifying their line up in response to the data, right?
Nope. Annie-Rose Strasser at Think Progress looked at the panels from all main Sunday talk shows today, and the results were disappointing and yet not at all surprising: