By Mandi Bierly
Updated July 23, 2010 at 12:45 PM EDT

GLAAD, the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, has released its annual analysis of the portrayal of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender characters. MTV received the first-ever “excellent” rating, with 42 percent of its primetime programming reflecting the lives of the community. The CW was the top-rated broadcast network with a “good” 35 percent.