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DGA Fails TV Producers; Winkler Honored by Queen

Wink • TV producers are not hiring enough women and minorities behind the camera, according a survey by the Directors Guild of America, reported Los Angles Times. The union looked at more than 2,600 television episodes of 170 scripted television programs in the 2010-11 season and discovered: white females directed 11 percent of all episodes, minority males directed 11 percent, and minority females directed only 1 percent, while white males directed 77 percent.

• Henry Winkler, known for playing the Fonz in "Happy Days" and for some of us the "very good" Barry Zuckerkorn in "Arrested Development," has received an honorary Order of the British Empire. Winkler has spent the last two years traveling to British schools to educate students about dyslexia, from which he suffers. Read the story at The Guardian

• Hulu is not faring well in Europe. A source told THR that after two years of trying to sign deals with European broadcasters, nothing has been inked. Hulu's lack of success is apparently attributed to its desire to control the ads shown around its content. 

• Tickets for "Godspell" go on sale Sept. 15 at 10 am EST, and all customers that purchase them in person at Circle in the Square Theatre between 10 am and 2 pm will receive an inside tour of the musical. Check it out at Playbill.

Pictured: Henry Winkler (Photos: Getty Images)

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