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In this June 12, 2016, file photo, Daniel Dae Kim arrives at the Tony Awards at the Beacon Theatre in New York. Kim said in a Facebook post Wednesday, July 5, 2017, his decision to leave "Hawaii Five-0" stemmed from a contract dispute. (Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
In this June 12, 2016, file photo, Daniel Dae Kim arrives at the Tony Awards at the Beacon Theatre in New York. Kim said in a Facebook post Wednesday, July 5, 2017, his decision to leave "Hawaii Five-0" stemmed from a contract dispute. (Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
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CBS executives are again on defense this week over a lack of diversity in the network's prime-time shows. Two lead cast members from the CBS police drama "Hawaii Five-0" said they will not be coming back when the show returns for an eighth season next month.

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd talks about diversity on television with NPR TV critic Eric Deggans (@Deggans).

This segment aired on August 4, 2017.

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