Actor Scott Turner Schofield is officially joining the cast of the CBS daytime soap The Bold and the Beautiful on May 8, marking the first time a transgender actor will play major, recurring role on a daytime soap in the U.S.
Syndicated television show “Inside Edition” has revealed in a press release their hiring of Zoey Tur as a special correspondent. Tur is a trans woman who is best known as the Los Angeles helicopter pilot who covered the pursuit of O.J. Simpson’s white Ford Bronco in 1994.
Padmini Prakash has become India’s first transgender to anchor a daily television news show. Beginning August 15th, Padmini has appeared every evening to present a news show on the Tamil-language Lotus TV based in the city of Coimbatore.
A new drama about a transgender teenager has been green-lit by U.S. broadcaster, The CW. The show will revolve around a female-to-male transgender teen and his family.